Senior Lecturer in Project Management

Job Details:

Salary: £46,974 to £57,696 per annum

York St John is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic York and there has never been a more exciting time to join us.

As one of the fastest growing universities in the UK over recent years, we have a new strategy for the next decade, emphasising our commitment to widening opportunity through the power of education and contributing our talents to creating a fairer world and a more prosperous region. We are putting inspirational learning and impactful research at the heart of this strategy, recognising our academic expertise as our greatest asset.

The School

York Business School was officially launched in 2018 following over 25 years of the delivery of Business and Management education at York St John University. York Business School is an ambitious and innovative business school where students are at the centre of everything that we do. We have over 1,700 students across our suite of programmes running in York, London and in partnership with our National and International partners.

Our burgeoning national and international research profile, excellent teaching and learning, and welcoming and inclusive ethos supports an exceptional student experience.

The role

We are seeking an enthusiastic Senior Lecturer to contribute to our vibrant undergraduate and postgraduate portfolio.

The majority of your work will involve teaching in a variety of settings, including small group tutorials/seminars and lectures; assessment; and the provision of pastoral and academic support to students. We are passionate about our students and they are at the forefront of everything we do. We work to ensure that our courses are delivered in partnership with industry, embedding work-readiness, practical skills and digital literacy so an interest in these areas is vital. The successful candidate will also be supported in developing a solid research profile in management or their related field.

Key requirements

Candidates will have expertise in teaching Project Management at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level. The successful candidate will be supported in cultivating an outstanding research profile in project management or a related field. It is essential that candidates hold a doctoral level qualification or are near completion.

Additional information

This role is eligible for Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship. For further information regarding this visa route please visit Skilled Worker visa: Overview – GOV.UK (

For informal candidate queries, please contact Brendan Paddison –

If you require a reasonable adjustment in order to apply for this position please contact Within the application form there is an opportunity for you to request a reasonable adjustment at the interview stage of the process, however if you wish to discuss this in further detail at any point in the process please do not hesitate to contact us.

We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive policies and facilities to support staff from different backgrounds. As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements.

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Our benefits package

We offer a wide range of employee benefits including –

  • Excellent annual leave entitlement, including five discretionary university closure days over the Christmas period
  • Pension scheme
  • Health Cash Plan after six months service
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Relocation expenses package for certain roles
  • Visa loan scheme

Further information about life at YSJ

Read more about our culture, inclusive community, working arrangements and benefits for York St John employees here.

The latest news, views and stories from our staff and students can be found here.

We are committed to managing and reducing our environmental impact and to promoting sustainable development wherever we can, read more here.

Closing Date – Monday 20 November 2023 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date – Monday 11 December 2023

Job Category: Education
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lord Mayors Walk

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