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Faculty position in Innovation and Sustainable Business, University of Manchester, UK

  • 1.  Faculty position in Innovation and Sustainable Business, University of Manchester, UK

    Posted 03-23-2023 13:35

    Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Research) in Innovation and Sustainable Business

    Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK

    Alliance Manchester Business School seeks to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Innovation and Sustainable Business. This is a research and teaching position, broadly equivalent to Assistant/Associate Professor.  The position offers an internationally competitive salary, reasonable teaching load, generous research support, and a vibrant environment committed to producing world-leading research, delivering excellent teaching, and generating economic and societal impact.

    The post is part of a significant Faculty investment to the area of sustainable business.  To complement our existing areas of expertise, we would welcome especially applicants interested in the intersection of sustainability and digital transitions, including digital transitions and environmental and/or economic sustainability and the effective management of digital transition.  We would also welcome applicants with expertise and interests in sustainable business, including corporate social responsibility, sustainable business model innovation, corporate sustainability and strategy, sustainability practices, and responsible management.

    Established in 1965 as one of the UK's first two business schools, Alliance Manchester Business School is ranked third in the UK in terms of the quality and scale of its research.  Inspired by the city of Manchester's history as a world-leader in enterprise, innovation and creativity, our research ethos can be defined as Original Thinking Applied. We undertake cutting-edge and influential research which has a transformative impact on policy and practice.  The School is home to the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), a world-leading centre built on more than five decades of interdisciplinary science, technology and innovation studies and the Sustainable Consumption Institute (SCI), which focusses on the sustainability challenges of consumption and production, from climate change and resource scarcity to social inequality and environmental injustice.

    As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

    Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

    Blended working arrangements may be considered     

    For further details and to apply, please use the link below, which includes the person specification:


    In your online application, please include a CV and a letter explaining how you meet the person specification and what your research and teaching would add to the School.   

    Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

    Name: Professor Andrew McMeekin

    Email: andrew.mcmeekin@manchester.ac.uk

    General enquiries:

    Email: People.recruitment@manchester.ac.uk​​​​​​​

    Technical support:


    Closing date:


    Mark Healey
    Professor of Strategic Management
    Head of Innovation Policy and Management Division
    Alliance Manchester Business School
    University of Manchester, UK