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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Marketing (Teaching and Research) - Multiple positions - QMUL25805

Department: School of Business & Management
Salary: Grade 5/6, £42,433 - £52,833 per annum for those appointed as Lecturer, or Grade 7 £55,840 - £62,415 per annum for those appointed as Senior Lecturer, inclusive of London Allowance.
Reference: QMUL25805
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 29-Jul-2021
Closing date: 26-Aug-2021

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About the Role

The School of Business and Management (SBM) seeks to recruit several outstanding researchers and teachers to a Lectureship or Senior Lectureship in Marketing (Teaching & Research). This post offers an opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of marketing research and teaching in a rapidly growing and distinctive business and management school.

About You

Applicants should be able to demonstrate the capacity to research and publish at an internationally excellent level. Applicants for the Lectureship should have a completed doctorate or will have submitted their thesis and be awaiting examination. For the Senior Lectureship, the successful applicant will already be an established academic have a strong publication record with demonstrated potential to publish at the world-leading level.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the marketing teaching on our MSc and undergraduate programmes. We will consider applications from marketing, communications and inter-related fields such as Public Relations. Our cognate areas of interests include marketing, marketing analytics, consumer behaviour and marketing psychology, sociology of consumption and consumer culture, marketing ethics and sustainability digital/e-marketing, new media and communications. Applicants will be expected to show how their research interests complement those within the School and how they can contribute to the development of marketing programmes within the department of marketing.

About the School of Business and Management, and the Department of Marketing

The School of Business and Management is one of the eight schools in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The School has been undergoing a period of rapid growth, doubling our number of academic staff over the last five years. We presently have 90 academic staff. We have over 1,600 undergraduate business studies students plus approximately 800 students taking business in combination with other degree subjects within QMUL. At the post-graduate level we have approximately 800 MSc students and a well-established doctoral programme of around 80 doctoral students.

SBM’s core purpose is to promote social justice, sustainability and good governance in the management of private, public and voluntary organisations through our research and education. We are a distinctive School that takes a humanities and social science-led approach to our scholarship, including interdisciplinarity and are now the largest school within QMUL’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, with its traditional strengths as a site of critical thinking in the humanities, law, history, geography and politics.

The Department of Marketing at the School of Business and Management is research-led, and our academics publish in journals such as Journal of Marketing, Journal of Service Research, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of International Marketing and interdisciplinary social science journals. We focus on excellence in teaching and have our own BSc in Marketing and Management (around 75 students yearly), as well as an MSc in Marketing (around 200 students yearly).

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full time, permanent appointment, with a start date as soon as feasible for the successful candidate, but at the latest by 4th January 2022. The starting salary will be Grade 5/6, in the range of £42,433 - £52,833 per annum for those appointed as Lecturer, or in Grade 7, in the range of £55,840 - £62,415 per annum for those appointed as Senior Lecturer, in both cases inclusive of London Allowance.

How to Apply

Your application should include:

  • a statement as to whether you are applying for a Lectureship or a Senior Lectureship.
  • a focused CV of no more than five pages (Lectureship) or ten pages (Senior Lectureship), to include up to one page of evidence of teaching quality (for example recent evaluations and teaching awards or other recognition),
  • a brief (one page) outline of your research plans for the next three years.

As part of the selection process you will be asked to present to members of the Department of Marketing on your research and teaching. Please do not send research papers or evidence of qualifications with your application as these will be requested at a later stage in the process.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

At the Senior Lecturer level, we particularly welcome applications from women and BAME applicants who are currently underrepresented in the School at this level.

Enquiries can be addressed to Professor Yasmin Ibrahim, Head of Marketing Department and Professor of Digital Economy and Culture,   


Information about the School can be found at and about the Department of Marketing at


To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 26 August 2021

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


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