Director of BRISTT and Chair in Marketing

University of Sheffield

  • Permanent
  • Sheffield, East Midlands
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Director of BRISTT and Chair in Marketing
Specialisms:Board, Education
Date posted:22nd December 2023
Closing date:4th March 2024

Are you a distinguished scholar with a passion for sustainable marketing, marketing innovation, and digital marketing? The University of Sheffield invites applications for the position of Professor, offering a unique opportunity to contribute significantly to research, teaching, and leadership within the Department. As a Professor, you will be a driving force in shaping the future of the department and leaving a lasting impact on academia, industry, and society.

In this role, you will also assume the responsibility of Director of BRISTT, leading and directing the initiative to contribute to its growth and success. Your expertise will play a pivotal role in developing a strong research portfolio, securing external funding, and leading impactful research programs. As a key figure in teaching excellence, you will demonstrate high-quality teaching practice, designing and delivering research-led teaching programs that foster effective learning.

Maintaining a strong academic and professional profile is integral to this role, achieved through high-quality publications, national and international engagement, and active participation in committees. Beyond these responsibilities, you will also have experience of other leadership roles, such as Head of Research Centre/Cluster, Research Development Director, or Head of Subject Group.

To be successful, you should possess a PhD in a relevant subject area and demonstrate expertise in sustainable marketing, marketing innovation, and digital marketing. Your track record should reflect internationally excellent or world-leading publications, and you should present significant evidence of research impact beyond academia. Success in securing income/grant funding and managing externally funded projects is essential, as is an internationally outstanding reputation and professional standing in research and publications.

Your experience should extend to leadership roles, including building effective research teams, mentoring and motivating colleagues, and contributing to their professional development. Excellent communication and diplomatic skills are crucial, alongside a strong commitment to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion principles.

If you are a dedicated and accomplished academic ready to make a difference, we would welcome your application to join us at the University of Sheffield, where your expertise will shape the future of sustainable marketing and digital innovation. You will be a part of a vibrant academic community dedicated to excellence in research, teaching, and leadership where, together, we aim to create a transformative impact on the world.

Anderson Quigley is acting as an advisor to the University and an executive search process is being carried out in addition to the public advertisement. Should you wish to discuss further details about the role in strict confidence, please contact Carolyn Coates on +44 (0)7825 871 944 or or Kiersten Avery on +44 (0)7510 384 735 or

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 4th March. 

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