Lecturers (equivalent to Assistant Professor) in Strategy and/or International Business (2 posts)

£43,415 – £54,950 pa


Location: Liverpool

Ref: 052530/WWW

EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA accredited with its full-time MBA ranked in The Economist top 100, the University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS) is a truly international institution with a global reputation for excellence in teaching, research and collaborative relationships. ULMS benefits from Liverpool’s standing as a founding member of the Russell Group of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities. Formed in 2002 through the bringing together of a number of well-established departments and research groups in the University of Liverpool, ULMS provides a world-leading environment for research. The pursuit of research internationally recognised for its excellence, originality, significance and rigour is central to the ULMS culture, as is the delivery of a strong student experience.  

Following the appointment of the School’s Dean, Professor Julia Balogun, in 2015 and supported by strong ongoing investment from the University and the University’s ambitious STRATEGY2026, ULMS is fulfilling its mission to be a globally-connected Management School whose transformative research and teaching places it at the forefront of influential knowledge leadership to better business and society. Over the last five years, ULMS has engaged in extensive recruitment of academic and professional services staff, expanding into a state-of- the-art extension, including a trading room. The School has 220 academic and research staff, supported by 85 professional services colleagues. Echoing the City of Liverpool’s reputation for friendliness and an outward looking orientation, ULMS provides a strongly collegial, international and intellectually vibrant interdisciplinary environment, including a thriving doctoral research community of over 140 PhD students. 

The Strategy, International Business and Entrepreneurship (SIBE) Group is now seeking to appoint two individuals as Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) with research interests in Strategy and/or International Business.  The ideal candidate will possess, or be close to completion of, a PhD in in the area of Strategy, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, or a related discipline, and should have a strong academic background, and demonstrate the ability to publish in the highest quality academic outlets.   

Candidates will also be expected to demonstrate a successful teaching track record commensurate with the post as they will teach on undergraduate and/or postgraduate programmes.   

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills together with the ability and enthusiasm to enhance student experience are required skills for the post-holder. Knowledge of the particular needs of international students would be an advantage. Ability to guide and supervise students’ independent learning is also an important requirement. 

ULMS is being supported in these appointments by Gareth Duxbury: Consulting. For further details, and to apply, please visit http://garethdconsulting.co.uk. For an informal discussion please contact Gareth via gareth.e.duxbury@gmail.com

Applications must consist of the University of Liverpool application form, a full academic CV and a Covering Letter. 

The deadline for applications is midnight (GMT) on Sunday, 5 February 2023. 

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to deliver presentations on Tuesday, 28 February and interview on Wednesday, 1 March 2023.


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