Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

Birmingham Business School

Birmingham, United Kingdom


  • Posted on: 19th Oct 2021
  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF: 59719
  • Closes: 09th January 2022
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Main Duties
Develop, plan and lead research activities and programmes of outstanding quality and international repute in entrepreneurship and innovation management
Develop and lead collaborative working arrangements with academics in cognate areas to deliver outstanding research and teaching.
Lead major funding bids which develop and sustain support for research.
Publish high-quality internationally recognised outputs.
Develop sustained and strong relationships with relevant external organisations.
Participate actively in the development of the School’s research agenda, identifying and building collaborations inside and outside the University.
Champion and provide academic leadership in entrepreneurship and innovation management, internally and externally.
Mentor and support less experienced colleagues in their development
Promote the positive interrelationship between research and teaching, using own research to provide innovative teaching
Actively seek and promote interdisciplinary research partnerships within the Department, School, across the University or with external bodies.

Person Specification
Outstanding and sustained international research, evidenced by a substantial record of international quality outputs and achievements
Proven ability to plan and lead the delivery of research and teaching programmes.
Successful and sustained collaborations with other teams/institutions and significant and sustained success in obtaining external grants.
Track record in interdisciplinary working in research and/or teaching and bringing multi-disciplinary teams together.
Evidence of developing research community and culture within previous institutions.
Track record of attracting and successfully supervising high quality doctoral students
Delivering excellence in the design and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and the student learning experience
Track record in translating research into academic and societal impact and engaging with policy makers, third sector and business
A PhD in a relevant discipline

Informal Enquiries – Dr Paul Lewis, Head of the Department of Management, email

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We value diversity and inclusion at the University of Birmingham and welcome applications from all sections of the community and are open to discussions around all forms of flexible working.

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