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Professor of Executive Education Development

LUMS - Faculty Office
Closing Date:   Sunday 26 March 2023
Interview Date:   Monday 17 April 2023
Reference:  1529-22

Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) invites applications for a Professorship in executive education development. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of identifying and securing income opportunities from executive education activity, and of scholarship relating to post-experience management education pedagogy.

LUMS is a leading UK management school. In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework, LUMS was ranked first in the UK for research power and joint-first for our research environment. We are one of a select group of management schools accredited by all three international business school accreditation bodies: AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB.  As an influential management school, we recognise that we have a responsibility to help make the world a better place through our research, and to transform the lives of our students. Join us as we fulfil our responsibility to deliver research, teaching and engagement that makes a positive impact on society. Become part of a community using academic excellence to respond to societal needs, find solutions to research grand challenges, and help develop the responsible managers of the future.

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The successful candidate will contribute to the intellectual life of LUMS through an established international profile in executive education. This will typically be reflected in both evidence of generating income from the design and delivery of high quality executive education, and high-profile scholarly outputs that have had an international impact on pedagogic approaches to executive education. Successful candidates will also have proven record of impactful engagement with international scholarship and non-academic networks, and convincing evidence of esteem indicators such as membership of professional bodies and involvement in industry/government/charity consultations etc. The successful candidate must also have an established track record of innovative post-experience management teaching. Preference will be given to applicants with experience of supporting the development of junior faculty and PhD students. 

Lancaster University and LUMS is committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential and is expressed by initiatives linked with recruiting, recognising, and supporting protected characteristics including age, disability, gender identity, race, religion and sex and sexual orientation in alignment with the Equality Act 2010. 

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Professor James Faulconbridge ( or Professor Claire Leitch, Dean (

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