Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Marketing – Amsterdam Campus

Faculty of Business and Law

Lecturer or Assistant Professor in Marketing – Amsterdam Campus
Fixed-term 24 months

Northumbria University is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. The University has 3 campuses: in Newcastle upon Tyne, London and Amsterdam. We are global in our scope and reach, with additional partnerships in Hong Kong, Qatar and Singapore. The University has a strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe, which it is now seeking to strengthen. Our Amsterdam Campus was established in 2018 and currently offers six masters programmes and one undergraduate programme with UK accreditation. We also offer an additional master’s degree, jointly with the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS), which has Dutch accreditation. We are looking to expand the range of programmes we offer with Dutch accreditation in the near future. 

The Campus is fully integrated into Northumbria University, meaning that Amsterdam based academics are full members of the Department of Leadership and Human Resource Management at Northumbria University and therefore contribute to departmental objectives in teaching & research. We are part of an elite group of business schools worldwide that holds Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) double accreditation.

To support the further growth of both the Amsterdam Campus and Newcastle Business School, we are seeking exceptional candidates who can contribute to teaching and research in the fields of Marketing at the campus. Appointments will be considered at Assistant Professor (grade 7) or Lecturer (grade 6). The appointee will lead and contribute to the delivery of Marketing modules at postgraduate level. You will undertake research and scholarly activities contributing to the Faculty’s research profile and development of its next REF submission, together with contributing to consultancy, enterprise, and other income generation activities. You will contribute to the design, planning, teaching and module leadership of a range of modules including; Marketing Metrics & Analysis, Business & Sustainability Analytics, Responsible Marketing and / or Digital Business. 

You must have excellent interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to teach effectively on a range of programmes using a variety of technologies and approaches to student learning. You must have (or be exceptionally close to completing) a PhD or DBA in a field relevant to the post ideally coupled with a record of high-quality publications and have clear plans to enhance your research through further publication, funding bids and knowledge exchange. Possession of a university teaching qualification such as Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (UK) or the Basis Kwalificatie Onderwijs (The Netherlands) or preparedness to acquire this qualification within a reasonable timeframe is essential. In accordance with the focus of the programmes we deliver in Amsterdam, an interest in responsible marketing and / or sustainability is desirable.

The successful applicant will obtain the dual benefit of being part of a small and vibrant team at our Amsterdam Campus, whilst being embedded in the larger Department of Marketing Operations and Systems which operates across our 3 sites. The appointment will initially be made for a period of 24 months. At the end of this period, there will be a prospect of permanent employment subject to satisfactory performance. The nature of the post is such that the post holder is expected to work and attend at the University’s Campus in Amsterdam such hours as are reasonably necessary for the effective discharge of the duties of the post.  A fractional appointment of between for 0.5 - 1 FTE or a job share is negotiable. The salary indication for grade 6 [Lecturer] is € 4707 - € 6442 per month, and for grade 7 [Assistant Professor] is € 6522 - € 7322 per month, including holiday allowance, bonus and pension, but not including an allowance for commuting. 

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Professor Christine De Lille [], Director of the Amsterdam Campus, or Dr David Hart [], Deputy Head of Department, Marketing, Operation and Systems.

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs up to a maximum of 4.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio). Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Please note this vacancy will close on 24/07/2022

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