The University of Wolverhampton

Lecturer in Sustainable Business

Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty of Arts, Business and Social Sciences
Contract Type
Advert Status
35,844- 42,793 pa
Closing Date
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We are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative candidate to join us a Lecturer in Sustainability. You will join an enthusiastic team committed to delivering teaching, research and academic enterprise which contributes to the Business School, Faculty and University’s strategic ambitions. A commitment to high quality teaching and learning is essential and you should be willing to share the University’s core values of creating a learning environment that is inclusive, challenging and promotes collaboration, professionalism and confidence.


The University of Wolverhampton, on the register of participants of the United Nations Global Compact, holds a distinctive place within the higher education sector, and is one of the most successful modern universities, delivering excellence in teaching and research, widening access, and in business engagement.  Having begun life nearly 190 years ago to enhance education and skill base of the workforce in what is today a major industrial conurbation, we have continued to fulfil and develop the role to meet the needs of the region we serve.  Today as the ‘University of Opportunity’, the University of Wolverhampton is an integral part of economic growth and social change within the West Midlands and beyond.


The Business School is based in the Faculty of Arts, Business and Social Sciences and has a distinguished record of supporting people and organisations. We have extensive business networks and work collaboratively with a wide range of professional bodies and offer a portfolio of online courses, degree apprenticeships and have a growing portfolio of TNE partners.

You will have a good first degree or equivalent, a postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject and experience of teaching in the higher education sector. You should be able to demonstrate a commitment to high quality teaching. The Faculty has well established links with professional bodies, therefore membership and experience of working with relevant industry or professional bodies, particularly PRME, would be an advantage.


For further criteria please review the job description and person specification. 


Please contact Vikki Potts, Head of the Department of Business, by email or telephone 01902 323696 to arrange a mutually convenient time for further discussion.


The University of Wolverhampton celebrates diversity and recognises that difference brings value to our organisation.

As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).

We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident employer status, included in the Stonewall list of employers and are working towards improving our practices against Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter. We believe in creating an even playing field for all our colleagues, where we can all belong.


Living Wage  Stonewall Diversity Champion  Disability Confident    Athena SWAN Gender Charter BronzeREC Charter Bronze



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