Professor of Marketing & Subject Group Head


2nd March 2020

Closing Date

1st June 2020




Newcastle upon Tyne

Interviews Scheduled

24th July 2020

Newcastle University is a world class research-intensive university delivering teaching and learning of the highest quality. The University plays a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to its continued success.

Newcastle University Business School is located in Newcastle City Centre and at the gateway to the Newcastle Helix, a £350million partnership between Newcastle University, Newcastle City Council and Legal and General, where business meets Science.

Home to 4000 students, Newcastle University Business School is one of an elite group of Business Schools worldwide to hold triple accreditation from the three internationally recognised accreditation bodies: AMBA, AACSB, and EQUIS. This places the School in the top 1% of business schools worldwide and is testament to the School’s reputation for Teaching and Research. The vision is to be globally renowned for the Future of Work and developing students for a future they can shape.

As Professor, you will have a focus on interdisciplinary research in the Future of Work, and disciplinary expertise in at least one of the following areas: digital marketing, marketing/branding analytics, international marketing, services marketing, consumer psychology and marketing communications, which stretches the activities of the Marketing research communities and contributes to the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. In particular you will lead/contribute to the Strategic Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain Module for the MBA, contribute to refreshing the MSc International Marketing programme and Digital Marketing modules. You will have experience with policy, practice and impact and funded research and a passion for interdisciplinary collaboration. Your research and impact will extend the excellence in the Marketing, Operations and Systems Research Communities and contribute to taught and research programmes.

Newcastle University Business School is also looking to appoint a new Subject Group Head of Marketing, Operations and Systems. We are looking for an influential leader who is ready for a senior academic leadership and management role, tenured for four years (renewable). You will have the experience to join the School Executive Board and to lead and manage the Subject Group of Marketing, Operations and Systems which comprises 54 academics and growing. The role is supported by two Deputy Subject Group Heads, a Research and Impact Lead, three Research Community Leads, Professors and an Education, Employability and Enhancement Lead. You will work closely with the other four Subject Group Heads (Newcastle and London), Deputy Directors and the Director of School.

Newcastle University committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture and welcome applicants who will help to realise this. Women applicants are particularly encouraged as women are currently under-represented in Professorial roles.

Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant subject and have a record of excellence in research, engagement and impact (including PhD supervision and research funding).

Further information about this role may be accessed in the Candidate Briefing Pack downloadable from the right hand side of this page. Further information about Newcastle University Business School may also be found there.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact Emma Wilkins at Dixon Walter: 07741875289 or

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How to apply

Applications should be made via email to by Monday 1st June (UPDATED) and must include on separate documents:

    • a letter of application outlining your interests in and vision for the role. (no more than two pages of A4)
    • a comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV)
    • details of your current remuneration and contact details for three referees, one from your current employer (referees will not be contacted without your permission)
    • a completed Equal Opportunities form (available above)

    Shortlisting – Monday 22nd June 2020

    Final Interview – Friday 24th July 2020

Following receipt of your application, you will receive an acknowledgment from Dixon Walter. Within this response, you will be required to provide consent under the new General Data Protection Regulation. If you fail to provide this consent your application will not be processed further.

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

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