Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Associate

Job summary

The Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship within Imperial College Business School is looking to recruit an early career academic who has completed a PhD or be near completion in a relevant discipline to work within the department for up to 2.5 years.  This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual to engage with world-leading faculty and contribute both to the education and research at the Business School.  The...

Job listing information

  • Reference BUS00178
  • Date posted 22 August 2019
  • Closing date 25 September 2019

Job description

Job summary

The Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship within Imperial College Business School is looking to recruit an early career academic who has completed a PhD or be near completion in a relevant discipline to work within the department for up to 2.5 years.  This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual to engage with world-leading faculty and contribute both to the education and research at the Business School. 

The successful candidate will work within the Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship supporting the department’s teaching and developing their research. This position will be suitable for candidates who have or will be completing their PhD and wish to further develop their teaching and research skills and advance their ongoing research before applying for faculty positions. The candidate will benefit from an active research environment and exposure to leading senior scholars that support the development of a research profile commensurate with a leading business school, whilst gaining valuable teaching experience.

Duties and responsibilities

Duties will be to support teaching and learning related activities and undertake research while engaging with faculty. Areas of primary responsibility will be:

  • Marking – act as ‘Assistant Examiners’ and assess students’ work based on published assessment criteria
  • Supervision – support Master’s projects
  • Teaching – support teaching activities as directed by a member of faculty and develop own teaching material where appropriate
  • Feedback to students – providing guidance where appropriate, including feedback on progress.
  • Research – produce research papers for publication in leading academic journals; independently or in collaboration with a member of faculty.

Essential requirements

Completed or near completion of PhD in relevant subject area.

Further information

For technical issues when applying online, please contact: recruitment@imperial.ac.uk.

 

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Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

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  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

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