Opportunity ID: 2420
Contract Type: Full Time Permanent
Salary: £57,696 – £64,914

Join us as a Reader or Associate Professor of Sustainability at Salford Business School and be part of the University of Salford, one of the UK’s fastest growing universities!

Salford Business School boasts a vibrant international community with entrepreneurial, innovative students, a dedicated team of expert colleagues, and a remarkable global network of accomplished alumni. We’re not just a school – we’re pioneers in redefining education and its role in shaping the future and world around us.

Our community values, commitment to innovation, and deep-rooted ties with industry drive our dedication to pushing boundaries. Embracing edtech and an enterprising mindset, we equip our students with the latest tools and methodologies.

We are a Small Business Charter accredited School, proud to work in partnership with regional businesses, SMEs and multinationals, supporting growth and productivity in Greater Manchester and the wider region.

We are in the top 5 HESA ranking for SME engagement and recently launched our Centre for Sustainable Innovation (CSI), a collaboration with academia, policymakers and industry, empowering businesses to overcome challenges in today’s everchanging business landscape.

Role Detail

To undertake a sustained level of research of international quality, to manage significant research projects and to co-ordinate or supervise the work of research assistants and students. To contribute as appropriate to activities designed to enhance the School’s research culture. To teach on, contribute to and be involved in the management of undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes

Join us in providing academic leadership across a broad spectrum of research and innovation activities and to play a lead role in developing research-informed undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

  • Work with our academic leadership team in modelling strong academic practice.
  • Enhance your research, project and publication trajectory in our state-of-the-art-facilities.
  • Take an active role in regional and national digital transformation agendas.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the Centre for Sustainable Innovation.
  • Work in partnership with industry developing and delivering sustainable change.

Join the University of Salford where you’ll find:

  • a career that works for you, with flexible working, great benefits and continuous professional development
  • a real sense of community and belonging. We value diversity — in backgrounds and experiences, and together we share a passion for improving students’ lives.
  • our commitment to be Net Zero by 2038 and embed sustainability in all aspects of university life.
  • our unique Peel Park campus with lots of green spaces and our MediaCity campus at the heart of one of the country’s leading digital and media hubs.