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Lecturer in Business and Management

Land, Farm and Agri-business Management Department

Salary:   £34,189 to £38,460 per annum
The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications and experience
Closing Date:   Friday 16 August 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  RP-102

Harper Adams University seeks to appoint a Lecturer to join their Business Management team. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic business professional, who is passionate about and motivated by communicating and applying sound management ideas. Ideally, you can offer us experience in people management, logistics, operational management or data analysis. You might already have experience of lecturing/teaching or you may be working in a management, consultancy, advisory or sales role and fancy a change. What is important is that you are comfortable having a ‘business’ conversation with our students, can share your experience and apply management theory to the ‘real world’ and inspire them to achieve their very best.

Applications are welcome from individuals with relevant commercial or academic experience. If appointed, you will play a key role in the delivery of a variety of management modules at undergraduate level and must therefore be able to demonstrate your ability to support the next generation of Harper Adams business professionals, as they develop their skills and thinking during their studies with us.

If you have any queries or questions or for an informal discussion please contact Rebecca Payne via email at

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of criminal records via the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions.

This post may meet the relevant criteria to allow the University to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship to non-EEA nationals who wish to come to work in the UK through Tier 2 of the Points Based Immigration System. For information on the sponsorship system, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website at You are advised to assess your circumstances against the criteria set out in the UKVI policy guidance, available at UK NARIC provides advice and guidance on international qualifications at UK NARIC Visas and Nationality

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

Harper Adams University is one of the premier UK Higher Education Institutions focused on the land-based and food supply chain sector.

With 2800 undergraduate students, plus those completing postgraduate, research and CPD programmes, Harper Adams is the UK's largest single provider of higher education for these subjects.  Programmes fall into eleven broad subject areas – but none operate in isolation. Community and collaboration are key at Harper Adams, meaning everyone, including staff, students and industry partners, benefits from a close network of knowledge and opportunity exchange

Situated in Shropshire, the campus and the surrounding area provide an excellent working and living environment for staff and students alike.

Harper Adams is consistently positioned highly in a range of national ratings, performance measures and league tables. Its current graduate employment rate is 98% (the joint top rating in England) and student satisfaction stands at 93% (National Student Survey 2017).

Harper Adams is ranked as the UK’s Best Modern University by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018; was named University of the Year in the 2016 and 2017 Whatuni Student Choice Awards and holds a Gold (highest level) award from the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.

In 2018 Harper Adams University will receive the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education, part of the UK honours system.

Applied research is at the heart of the university’s activity, with the work of a thriving academic community underpinning both teaching and work with the industries allied to Harper. The 2014 Government Research Excellence Framework rated all of the university’s research as “of international quality”, and more than half was deemed “world leading” or “internationally excellent”.