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Lecturer in Agricultural Business Management
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF33249

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 02/11/2020

Job live date: 05/10/2020

Salary: £41,526 - £51,034 per annum

Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)

Department: School of Agriculture Policy & Development

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Permanent

Exciting opportunity to join the University of Reading’s internationally renowned School of Agriculture, Policy, and Development, recently ranked 9th in the World QS subject rankings for Agriculture and Forestry (2020), as a lecturer in Agricultural Business Management.

You will contribute to research and teaching in the area of agribusiness management and related fields, with associated responsibilities relating to administration and outreach.  We would be particularly interested to receive applications from candidates with a strong interest and knowledge of financial business management, agribusiness enterprise and innovation, or experience in practical decision making and management of farm businesses. The ability to engage with on-going research projects and the potential to attract research funding are important. You will undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching as well as supervision of PhD students within the School. Relevant undergraduate programmes in the School include BSc Agricultural Business Management, BSc Agriculture and BSc Food Business Marketing and Economics.

You will have:
•    A PhD or equivalent in a relevant area
•    Good understanding of the principles of business management, planning and control methods
•    A track record of working in and contributing to a dynamic and high quality research environment
•    Fluent English and a high level of literacy
•    A developing record of academic publications and/or research impact 
•    The ability to carry out high quality academic research
•    Excellent writing, presentation and communication skills 

Closing date: 02/11/2020

Interview date: 11/11/2020

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of Department

Contact role:

Programme Director, ABM

Contact name:

Prof Elizabeth Robinson

Contact name:

Dr. Yiorgos Gadanakis

Contact phone:

Via MS Teams

Contact phone:

Via MS Teams

Contact email:

e.j.robinson@reading.ac.uk

Contact email:

g.gadanakis@reading.ac.uk​​​​​​​


The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


 

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