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:  17-Aug-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: 17 September 2021

The Role

Newcastle University is seeking a self starter with well developed scholarship and/or experience in the area of innovation and entrepreneurial development. The right candidate will be an inspiring and practical educator and pedagogical leader with experience in relevant Faculty subject areas. This role brings opportunities to work with businesses to develop an impact agenda that supports entrepreneurship and innovation within our Faculty curricula. Candidates can expect to join a vibrant cross-Faculty team and network delivering entrepreneurial opportunities 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. A practical experience of innovation and entrepreneurial development enables our graduates to identify, validate and develop novel opportunities and solutions within their future life-world. 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 position is available from February 2022, is offered on a full-time basis and we would be happy to discuss arrangements for flexible and/or blended working. Interviews are expected to be held in early October 2021.

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