Lecturer in Enterprise, Newcastle University

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Requisition ID:  10921
Location: Newcastle, GB
Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  24-Dec-2021

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

Salary: £31,406.00 – £49,553.00  per annum

Closing Date: 30 January 2022

The Role

Newcastle University is seeking a self-starter with experience and/or well-developed scholarship in the area of innovation and entrepreneurial development. You will be an inspiring and practical educator and pedagogical leader who can contribute to innovation in the Faculty’s priority areas (industry and society; bio-systems; future mobility; environmental sustainability and resilience; and future of energy). This teaching-focused role brings opportunities to work with stakeholders to develop an impact agenda that supports entrepreneurship and innovation within our Faculty curricula. You can expect to join a vibrant cross-Faculty team and network delivering entrepreneurial opportunities for students to turn ideas into reality.

At Newcastle University, we enable students to meet the needs of knowledge-based, entrepreneurial and innovation-driven economies worldwide. Global and societal issues require innovation and evidence based awareness of problems in order to make progress in finding solutions. The Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering is a vibrant environment in which to find such changemakers. A practical experience of innovation and entrepreneurial development enables our graduates to identify, validate and develop novel opportunities and solutions within their future life. Our Science, Agriculture and Engineering subjects, their research environments, stakeholders and user networks provide an exciting platform from which to develop students with innovative and entrepreneurial characteristics and competencies.

It is essential that you have the ability to communicate with and teach diverse communities of learners, are a team player willing and able to contribute flexibly to meet the needs of the role. Critically, you will have a genuine interest in, and valuable previous experience or potential in, developing innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities for students. In summary, the right individual will be expected to draw upon their experience, knowledge and networks to stimulate entrepreneurial activity across the University.

We are committed to building and maintaining a fair and inclusive working environment. The opportunity combines the benefits of working within a global organisation, with the purpose of working as an intrapreneur.

The position is available from March 2022, is offered on a full-time, open contract basis and we would be happy to discuss arrangements for flexible and/or blended working. Interviews are expected to be held in February/March 2022.

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