Chair in Market-Based Analytics and Strategy

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7101998 (Ref.No. BUSMK1000)
Posted: June 13, 2022

Job Description

Are you passionate about delivering world-leading research and an exceptional student experience? Are you an experienced academic leader looking for a challenging senior leadership position?

The Marketing Department is looking for enthusiastic individuals to undertake the role of Professor of Market-Based Analytics and Strategy. You will have a sustained track record of internationally recognised research, teaching excellence and academic leadership. Working within the Marketing Department, LUBS and University, you will provide academic leadership in the field of marketing. 

The applicant should be able to demonstrate expertise through high quality publications in leading academic journals in some of the following areas: market research and business analytics, the interface between marketing and other disciplines, particularly finance, international business/marketing and/or strategy, and branding and brand valuation. You should be able to show a range of expertise in both conceptual and empirical methodology. You should be able to teach courses related to these topics at the post-graduate level. It is also expected that you will be able to supervise doctoral students in a variety of topics and therefore show experience in chairing doctoral theses across many topics. Potential to offer Executive Education in the topics listed above exist and, therefore, prior experience in conducting executive seminars and participative workshops is important.

Leeds University Business School (LUBS) places a premium on international levels of scholarship and research excellence, and you will be expected to place a role in leading the development of the scholarly standing of the Marketing Department. Leeds University Business School is internationally renowned for the quality of its teaching and its research. Our work covers the full spectrum of business disciplines, teaching undergraduate, masters and doctoral students and creating new knowledge through research. You will enhance our international reputation with your research expertise.

The Marketing Department at LUBS is an established and internationally esteemed centre of excellence for scholarly research work and teaching in marketing. Under the leadership of its professors, the Marketing Department is making great strides in its research performance and now exhibits considerable strength and depth. It is one of the leading centres of marketing learning and teaching in the world and offers specialised degree programmes that combine high academic standards with practical application in today's rapidly changing business environment. Academics in the Marketing Department provide cutting edge research-informed teaching by bringing their world-leading research and practice expertise into the classroom.

With its strong and experienced membership, the Marketing Department is one of the world-leading groups in Marketing research and education, and your leadership will play a vital role in continuing and developing this tradition.

Delivering top-quality research outputs that contribute to impact and innovation, you will help us to increase our already-significant international presence and be a key player in our mission to make an exceptional impact on business and society globally, through leadership in research and teaching.

You will have a sustained track record of integrating research with teaching and learning to deliver an excellent student experience, along with sustained delivery of ambitious and imaginative academic leadership. With the ability to forge strong partnerships across subject areas and disciplines, you will have excellent organisational, collaborative and communication skills.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Josko Brakus, Professor of Marketing, Interim Head of the Marketing Department
Tel: +44(0)113 343 6187
Email: [email protected] 


Professor Stavroula Spyropoulou, Professor of Marketing, Marketing Department
Tel: +44(0)113 343 6814
Email: [email protected] 


Professor Constantine S. Katsikeas, Arnold Ziff Research Chair in Marketing and International Management, Marketing Department
Tel: +44(0)113 343 2624
Email: [email protected] 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Department of Marketing
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 10
Salary:  Competitive
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 10 June 2022
Closing Date:  Sunday 03 July 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  BUSMK1000

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