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Lecturer In Marketing

Surrey Business School

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £41,526 to £49,553
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Wednesday 28 April 2021
Closing Date:  Friday 28 May 2021
Interview Date:  Friday 02 July 2021
Reference:  020121

Surrey Business School is a mid-sized business school with over 100 academic staff members from around the globe, and a highly cohesive and collegial atmosphere. The school is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and was recently awarded the Advance HE Athena SWAN bronze award. We inspire positive change in business and society, individuals and organisations, locally and globally by blending the rigour of high-quality impactful research with excellent teaching and the strengths of a technology-led university. We are ranked in the top 10 for business and economics in the United Kingdom by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 by subject.

The school’s strengths are in digital innovation and technological transformation, international trade, leadership and organizational psychology and sustainability. Set in the beautiful countryside of Surrey with the convenience of bustling Guildford on your doorstep and London just 34 minutes away by train, the University of Surrey is an outstanding international University with an enterprising spirit.

The school runs a full range of programmes including undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA programmes, as well as a PhD programme. The school works closely with a network of business partners and other stakeholders, boasting strong links with many technology-oriented start-ups and established firms in London, and the South-East of England. For further information, please visit the SBS website.

The Department of Marketing and Retail Management (M&R) has core research strengths in service marketing, retail marketing and distribution management as well as consumer and shopper behaviour. Please visit the M&R website for more information and details on our research and teaching foci. To get a feel for the team and their experiences please visit the team page.

Our staff publish in leading journals in our fields such as the Journal of Service Research, the Journal of Retailing, the Journal of Experimental Psychology among others. M&R is led by Professor Chanaka Jayawardhena and includes a healthy mix of research active faculty and practitioner teaching fellows.

As a growing department, we seek to appoint a Lecturer in marketing to join our team. Individuals are expected to have a track record of publications in leading journals, with a full pipeline of papers going forward, and teach a broad range of marketing topics, including marketing research and digital marketing across the curricula of UG and PG programmes. You would also contribute to developing the research agenda of M&R, participate in grant applications and cooperate with companies and other external stakeholders. In your teaching, you are expected to emphasise the quality of the student experience.

At Surrey, we are committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equitable opportunities for all, in the pursuit of Surrey’s vision to be a leading global University. We work together to create a truly inclusive culture. We place great value on diversity and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. We are seeking to increase the diversity within our community and would particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities. Appointments will always be made on merit.

This is a full-time position. Conditions and compensation will be at internationally competitive standards and be commensurate with the appointees’ experience.

If you are interested in learning more about this position, please contact Professor Chanaka Jayawardhena (


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