Senior Lecturer / Reader in Strategic Marketing or Sales

Company:Cranfield School of Management

Location:United Kingdom / Cranfield

Discipline:Strategic Marketing or Sales

Employment Type:Fixed term contract for 3 years


School of Management

Centre for Strategic Marketing and Sales

Senior Lecturer / Reader in Strategic Marketing or Sales

Fixed term contract for 3 years

£52,162 to £58,139 per annum with additional performance related pay up to £72,673 per annum

Location: Cranfield, Bedfordshire

Cranfield School of Management has been educating business leaders for over fifty years. We are a Financial Times top 40 school, triple accredited by EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB, ranked 7th in the UK and 17th in Europe. Our MBA was ranked 7th in the world for one-year programmes by Times Higher Education / Wall Street Journal.

The School’s research and teaching has always had a strong managerial inspiration and relevance. Our faculty enjoy working closely with managers in organisations across a range of sectors via our specialist Masters programmes, open and tailored executive courses, best-practice clubs and research. We offer post graduate degrees as well as teach post experience learners.

The Centre has a long history of leadership in strategic marketing planning, relationship marketing, key account management, sales, business-to-business solutions, customer experience management, CRM and brand management. We are developing our capabilities in digital transformation and behavioural science. Our MSc in Strategic Marketing is ranked 12th in the world by QS World University Rankings.

We are looking to recruit a talented and committed Senior Lecturer / Reader to join the Centre for Strategic Marketing and Sales to support our growing business. Candidates will have experience at a leading business / management school operating in a sophisticated and competitive environment. You will have a clear research direction evidenced by publication and pipeline. You will be committed to learners and comfortable in an environment of only post graduate teaching.

The School and the Centre are enjoying a period of rapid growth in learners and income and we are increasing teaching and research capacity in marketing and sales. You will be joining a collaborative faculty group that balances teaching with rigorous and relevant research, and working in a close-to-practice academic, postgraduate environment. You will be engaging with senior managers and you would have the opportunity to develop your expertise in executive education in due course if you have not already done so. We are looking for collaborative people to join a close-knit unit to contribute to the development of Cranfield’s thought leadership in Marketing & Sales.

The Centre has a strong research ethos and its members have published in high-quality, impactful journals including Journal of Marketing, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Sciences, Journal of Service Research, Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Review and California Management Review.

Reporting to the Director of Centre for Strategic Marketing & Sales, you will already have a doctorate in a marketing / sales discipline or related topic, a developing publications pipeline and some existing publications in high-quality journals. You will have teaching experience, and preferably programme or executive course leadership experience. Cranfield also values industrial experience and therefore any practical experience of working in marketing, operations, sales, business development, consultancy, or related contexts can be a valued bonus.

At Cranfield, we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.

For an informal discussion, please contact Stan Maklan, Professor of Marketing & Technology on +44 (0)1234 75 1122 or (E);

Apply online now at or contact us for further details on E: or T: +44 (0)1234 75 4109. For any enquiries, please quote reference number 3076.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 07 July 2019

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