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Senior Lecturer in Professional Practice

Business, Law & Tourism - School of Business & Management

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £41,572 to £51,801 per annum
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Sunday 21 August 2022
Reference:  0347-22
Further details:    Job Description    

The University of Sunderland is in the next exciting phase of its development with a new vision and redefined strategic ambitions designed to take advantage of the ever-changing higher education landscape.

The School and University has a lot to offer; situated on the beautiful North East Coast, St. Peter's Campus has wonderful views of the Wear River and is a stone's throw from the regeneration activity within the City as well as the Blue Flag beaches of Roker and Seaburn. For the right people currently working outside of the area, we would offer Staff Relocation Assistance in line with our Policy. We also have agile working, meaning that we offer a combination of on and off-campus activity to support Flexible working. Flexible arrangements apply, these role can be undertaken by one person on a full-time basis or two people undertaking a job.

At the centre of our recruitment, we want to attract and retain our employees to be part of University of Sunderland. We support our staff through a generous pension scheme, cycle to work, health cash plan, flexible arrangements, salary deduction for our On-Site Nursery as well as generous annual leave days.

Relocation expenses may be available for the successful candidate.

We are looking for outstanding, experienced and ambitious individuals to join us at Senior Lecturer level to develop the curriculum and deliver teaching to our business students. As a Senior Lecturer in Professional Practice, you will have the ability to drive our programmes forward and will contribute to teaching with the ability to apply industry-based knowledge and expertise through an experiential learning environment.

We are interested to hear from candidates with PhD/Doctorate qualifications relating to the discipline and welcome applicants with international collaborative experience.

We are very passionate that the people who join us are well prepared for the opportunities and challenges ahead and would welcome further conversations from candidates. If you would like to have an informal chat, please contact:

Celia Samater, Interim Principal Lecturer in Strategy & Operations: 
Professor Monika Foster, Head of School of Business and Management: 

Interviews will take place w/c 12 September 2022

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Relocation Assistance is available for eligible candidates. To find out more see our Staff Relocation Assistance Policy and Procedure.

The University of Sunderland has been awarded the Time/ Sunday Times University of the Year for Social Inclusion for 2021, follow the link below to see why!

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The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from the following groups as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area: Women, LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as well as candidates with disabilities, whether hidden or otherwise. In addition, we are ‘happy to talk flexible working’.

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