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Lecturer in Management, Business School (BUS219A)

The Business School is seeking to make an appointment at Lecturer level to support the delivery of BSc Business Management & Information Systems as part of the Aberdeen Institute of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, South China Normal University - a collaboration between the University of Aberdeen and South China Normal University (SCNU) to deliver three 4 year undergraduate degree programmes in China.  The Institute builds on an existing 2+2 articulation programme in Business Management with SCNU. We welcome applications from all areas of Management but are particularly keen to receive applications for individuals with expertise in International Business, Managing Organisations, Business Ethics and Business Research Methods. The appointment is open to candidates interested in Teaching & Research positions.

School/Section: Business School
Division: Unspecified
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 7
Salary: £45,585 - £54,395
Ref No: BUS219A
Closing Date: 18-APR-2024


Job Description

The programme to be delivered by the Business School as part of the Institute is as follows: BSc Business Management & Information Systems [Joint programme with School of Natural and Computing Sciences]. Students registered on these programmes will complete their studies entirely in China, with teaching delivered jointly by SCNU and Aberdeen staff, with the latter travelling to China to do so.

Applications are invited from candidates who can demonstrate an excellent research profile, as evidenced by publications in leading academic conferences and journals. They must also be able to demonstrate their potential for sustaining a funded research programme at the University of Aberdeen. Enthusiasm for innovation in Management education and a desire to contribute actively to the success of the Aberdeen - SCNU Institute is also essential.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale, £45,585 - £54,395 per annum, pro rata and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

It is a fundamental requirement of the role that you will spend periods of time working overseas in China. It is expected that teaching time in China will be approx. 6 weeks, twice a year but may on occasion be more.

This role is based in the UK and as such the successful candidate will be required to live and work in the UK.

Informal enquiries should be made to Professor John Skatun Head of School and Dean, Business School, or Dr Joyce Chen , Director of Internationalisation, Business School

Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa.  At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Grant Rae, HR Adviser (e-mail: for further information. In addition, you will be required to be eligible for and be in a position to obtain the appropriate work visa in China.

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Job Reference Number: BUS219A

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 18 April 2024


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