Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

University of Nottingham
Business School
Closing Date
WorkplaceNottingham, East Midlands, UK


Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Nottingham University Business School is one of the UK’s leading Business Schools and a globally ranked centre for management education and research at one of the UK’s most successful universities. With around 140 academic staff, this dynamic Business School has a strong commitment to excellent research, teaching and learning. Our strategy of research led teaching is supported through close engagement with other Schools across the University, as well as with businesses and organisations in the public and private sector. We are embracing the contemporary challenges confronting Business Schools and Universities more broadly, by integrating sustainability issues into the curriculum and inspiring radical innovation thinking in our students. We are financially strong both as a Business School and a University. (?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate with the skills to contribute to the on-going development of the Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (HGI) and further strengthen its reputation.

The Haydn Green Institute (HGI) is a leading centre for research, education and practice in entrepreneurship and innovation. The Institute provides a programme of world class entrepreneurship education across undergraduate, postgraduate and executive levels. Academic staff at HGI are engaged in research exploring issues such as entrepreneurial legitimacy, technology entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship education and social and digital innovation. HGI actively translates this research evidence into practical outcomes, providing societal and economic impact. This is manifest locally within the Ingenuity lab which supports students, alumni and early career researchers to realise their entrepreneurial aspirations. At a global level, HGI hosts high profile innovation competitions including the YES programmes for early career researchers, the annual Ingenuity innovation event for students, alumni, ECRs and local communities of the international campuses and the International Ingenuity Challenge to address the Sustainable Development Goals (?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

The successful candidate will have evidence of research and broader academic leadership, a sustained track record in knowledge transfer and in publishing international quality research in peer-reviewed journals in the relevant areas of entrepreneurship and innovation. The should also have evidence of securing research funding/undertaking major research projects, an ability to supervise undergraduate, postgraduate, MBA and PhD candidates and a commitment to educational excellence. A proven track record of developing PhD candidates to completion is required, along with the ability to deliver a variety of courses in the relevant areas of entrepreneurship and innovation to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Candidates should have the ability to develop their own research area, the flexibility to collaborate with colleagues and the ability to work well in a team. They should also have excellent communication and presentation skills. Effective mentoring of others is a desirable attribute. They will also be required to make an appropriate contribution to administration.

This is a full-time, permanent post.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Simon Mosey, Director of the Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (HGI), tel: +44(0) 115 9513763, email: simon.mosey [at] Nottingham[.]ac[.]uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit; ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

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