Lecturer in Business Management

York St John University


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Department: London Campus
Location: London

£42,674 to £51,443
per annum (including London Allowance)
Closing Date: Wednesday 27 September 2023 at midnight
Interview Date:
Thursday 19 October 2023
Reference: 0462-23

Full Time – Permanent 

Location – London

Salary £42,674 to £51,443 per annum, including London Allowance

Introduction to YSJ University

York St John is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic York and there has never been a more exciting time to join us.

As one of the fastest-growing universities in the U.K. over recent years, we have a new strategy for the next decade, emphasising our commitment to widening opportunity through the power of education and contributing our talents to creating a fairer world, and a more prosperous region. We are putting inspirational learning and impactful research at the heart of this strategy, recognising our academic expertise as our greatest asset.

The School

The London Campus of York St John University is an ambitious and growing academic School. One of the six schools/faculties at the University. Our burgeoning national and international research profile, excellent teaching and learning, and welcoming and inclusive ethos support an exceptional student experience. The London Campus offers several postgraduate programmes in Management Studies pertaining to our reputable MBA Business Management and MBA Healthcare Management. In addition to our upcoming programmes: Top Up BA Global Business Management, MRes Master of Research in Management, and DBA Doctorate of Business Administration. We also offer further programmes in Business & Health Studies, and Computer & Data Science. All of which is part of our ambitious plan in developing more postgraduate provisions in the near future that suits the needs and aspirations of the constantly changing market of the international workforce.

The London campus provides numerous opportunities for employability to our students through our connections in London in addition to our bespoke ‘Venture Creation Lab’  and ‘Maker Space’ that help students design their business ideas and offer pathways for their execution through our network of partnerships with businesses.

The role

We are seeking an enthusiastic Lecturer to contribute to our vibrant postgraduate offers in the field of Management Studies.

The academic knowledge required for this particular role is exclusive to the areas of Business Management, including but not limited to General Management, International Business, and Supply Chain.

The successful candidate will be involved in teaching and research/scholarly activities. The involvement in teaching entails a variety of settings, including small group tutorials/seminars and lectures; assessment; and the provision of pastoral and academic support to students. In addition to the preparation of high-class academic materials relevant to our programmes in the field of Management Studies. The involvement in research/scholarly activities entails our support in developing a solid research profile for the successful candidate with a clear research plan and trajectory relevant to the areas of Business Management .

The successful candidate will be joining a growing team of academics with excellence in teaching postgraduate programmes in the field of Management Studies as well as burgeoning engagement and aspirations in producing impactful research and scholarly outputs.

Key requirements

The successful candidate will have expertise in teaching in areas of Business Management, including but not limited to General Management, International Business, and Supply Chain  at an undergraduate and/or postgraduate level. The successful candidate will be supported in cultivating an impactful research profile in relevant areas.

Required Skills and Experience 

For this Lecturer post you will have: 

  • A good, relevant first degree, or master’s degree.
  • A doctoral-level qualification (DBA/PhD) in the field of Management Studies. Candidates who are starting their doctoral qualification or who are near completion of their doctoral degree are also encouraged to apply.
  • A Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy – FHEA (or willingness to undertake one).
  • A track record of research output or be able to demonstrate a clear research plan, trajectory or aspiration toward their areas of research interest and the potential contribution.
  • A strong record in attracting funding for research or demonstrating the potential to attract such funding.
  • Candidates with professional business experience coinciding with the previously mentioned academic qualifications will be highly considered.

Additional Information

This role is eligible for Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship.  For further information regarding this visa route please visit Skilled Worker visa: Overview – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Khaled Kesseba, Associate Dean: Management Studies MBA and The London Campus Research & Knowledge Transfer Lead at [email protected] 

If you require a reasonable adjustment in order to apply for this position please contact [email protected].  Within the application form there is an opportunity for you to request a reasonable adjustment at the interview stage of the process, however if you wish to discuss this in further detail at any point  in the process please do not hesitate to contact us.

We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive policies and facilities to support staff from different backgrounds. As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements. 

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Our benefits package

We offer a wide range of employee benefits including – 

– Excellent annual leave entitlement, including five discretionary university closure days over the Christmas period

– Pension scheme

– Health Cash Plan after six months service

– Employee Assistance Programme

– Relocation expenses package for certain roles

– Visa loan scheme

Further information about life at YSJ

Read more about our culture, inclusive community, working arrangements and benefits for York St John employees here.  

The latest news, views and stories from our staff and students can be found here.  

We are committed to managing and reducing our environmental impact and to promoting sustainable development wherever we can, read more here.

Closing Date –
Wednesday 27 September 2023 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date –
Thursday 19 October 2023

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