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Senior Lecturer (Research and Teaching) in Entrepreneurship and Innovation x2

Job title Senior Lecturer (Research and Teaching) in Entrepreneurship and Innovation x2

Department School of Management

Salary Starting from £54,421, rising to £63,059

Grade Grade 9

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2311 (Professor/Reader/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer)

Placed on Wednesday 10 May 2023

Closing date Wednesday 07 June 2023

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference HC10587

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The Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy centre of excellence of the School of Management, University of Bath, is seeking to appoint two Senior Lecturers (Research and Teaching) to its vibrant and collegial academic community!

About the roles:

Our E&I group aspires to be one of the leading international centres of E&I research and teaching by generating new knowledge, insights and approaches to inform and shape practice. Our research covers the spectrum from applied to theoretical, from qualitative to quantitative methods, and from start-ups to established firms. We publish in leading generalist journals, including Academy of Management journals, Strategic Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Management Studies, and Organization Science, and leading entrepreneurship and innovation journals such as Research Policy, Journal of Business Venturing, and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. 

We sustain a collegial and developmental research culture, supported by a wide range of seminars, workshops, and activities through our research centre, CREI. We offer a diverse set of teaching programmes, which seek to engage, inform, and enliven our students’ passion for entrepreneurship and innovation. We have an established track record of generating impact working with practitioners and policymakers, including co-developing new venture programmes, shaping managerial practice, informing policy making, and generating new tools and techniques. 

We are an international team, with on-going collaborations with leading universities from around the world. Colleagues are active contributors to the academic community through editing journals, taking up leadership positions in professional bodies, organising workshops and conferences. One of the top priorities of the Division is supporting and mentoring new and/or rising academics.

About you:

We welcome applicants in any aspect of Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Innovation but would particularly welcome applications from people with expertise in value creation and future-shaping practices who are interested in contributing to the intersection between entrepreneurship, innovation and strategy. 

We seek people who strive for excellence in research and teaching, and desire to influence policy and practice. You will play a full role in the thriving research culture of the Division and the centre of excellence. We are keen to build upon our track record in attracting external research income, our demonstrable impacts on policy and practice, and our publications in leading journals.  You should be interested in participating in a lively and friendly academic culture.  You will contribute to our range of successful undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, teaching high-achieving and motivated students. You will attract outstanding doctoral students and contribute to the broader academic community.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Nancy Harding (Head of Strategy and Organisation Division: or Professor Dimo Dimov (, however please ensure you submit your application via our website.

About us:

The Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy centre of excellence is part of the Strategy and Organisation Division of the School of Management. The School is ranked within the UK’s top ten business schools, holds TEF Gold status for its teaching, and is actively working towards building on its award of the Athena Swan bronze status for its diversity strategy. We moved to an impressive new building in 2022. The University of Bath is situated on a modern campus surrounded by attractive countryside and overlooking the city of Bath, a UNESCO-designated World Heritage City famous for its Georgian architecture and its annual literature and music festivals. It is a safe and friendly campus with strong student services and excellent sports facilities. Bath is located 100 miles west of London and is easily accessible by air, road and rail.

What we can offer you:

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

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Update to our application process

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.