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Job summary

Career Level:
Professor, Lecturer
Doctorate or PhD
Job type:
Full time
Competitive Remuneration Package – depending on experience
Apply before:
08 Feb, 2017

Professor in Digital Business - Westminster Business School

About this job
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This is an enviable opportunity to shape and nurture the future of research at a business school with a history of fresh thinking – and ambitious plans for growth.

The centre of new ideas, the foundation of excellence

Westminster Business School is one of the largest University business schools in the UK, with a turnover exceeding £45 million and more than 350 full-time and visiting staff. We’re renowned for the strength of our professional practice focus, which is built on impressive corporate connections, the success of our executive education portfolio, the impact of our research and the number of professional accreditations we hold.

2017 is set to be a pivotal year for us – creating five new professorships and a range of additional strategic posts. There’s a real sense of excitement about the investment in the School and the phenomenal potential it opens up. We see this as the start of a new chapter in our story. You can be there at the outset to play your part. 

Your role - Professor of Digital Business
This role is based in our Department of Business Information Management and Operations – where you will provide academic leadership in the emerging field of digital business. The rapidly evolving nature of the subject makes this a fascinating career opportunity. You will be tasked with enhancing our research capacity and ensuring it is focused on real world impact. A key priority is to build the capabilities of the team by mentoring research-active colleagues. We also want you to secure further funding and deliver research income.

Your profile
You will need to bring a PhD, a successful academic background and, ideally, relevant industry experience. You will certainly be a recognised expert in the field, with a record of publishing internationally-leading research and generating significant income. An inspiring educator and mentor, you will also have experience of delivering high-quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Find out more about this outstanding opportunity, and apply, at

Closing Date: Close of business on Wednesday 8 February 2017.
Interview Date: Tuesday 21 March 2017.