Lecturer in Human Resource Management/Employment Relations

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£43,351 to £48,323 per annum
Friday, 11 June 2021
End of advertisement period
Monday, 5 July 2021
Contract Type

School/Department School of Management
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £43,351 to £48,323 per annum
Apply by 05/07/2021

Role Description

Cranfield University’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships is creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

Cranfield School of Management welcomes applications from Lecturers in Human Resource Management / Employment Relations.

About School of Management

Cranfield School of Management has long been recognised as one of the most established and respected business schools in the UK, with 50 years’ experience of educating business leaders. We are known for excellence in leadership development, deep-rooted relationships with organisations of all kinds, and our focus on transforming learning and research into improved management practice.

The Changing World of Work Group focuses on examining the implications of the changing work context on managing people and organisations. The Group provides thought leadership in areas such as generational diversity, emerging technologies and work, gender, leadership and inclusion, global mobility, HR and technology, flexible and agile working and employee engagement, and brings together expertise in Human Resource Management (HRM), Employment Relations,  Organizational Behaviour (OB) and Diversity.

About the Role

As a Lecturer working within this group you will be responsible for delivering high quality teaching in HRM, Employment Relations and Talent Management. In addition you will support research projects within the UK Defence context and in the areas of the future of work and the future workforce and may be asked to support other teaching and research projects with Defence and for other clients.

This role provides an exciting opportunity to be involved with this growing and research active academic group. The successful applicant will have exciting opportunities for career development in this position, and to support world leading research and education, joining a supportive team and environment.

Support will also be provided for the development of the successful candidate’s own research agenda, via academic publications and applications for research funding.

If you are looking for a role that balances both teaching and research, allows you to develop research expertise and undertake applied research with practical outcomes within an academic setting then this may be the role for you. 

About You

To be successful in this role you will need to be educated to doctoral level in a relevant subject and have experience of teaching HRM, employment relations, talent management and/or related subjects. In addition, you will be able to demonstrate you have the required skills in management research using both qualitative and quantitative methods. In the Changing World of Work Group we support plurality in management studies and therefore welcome applicants with a range of perspectives on the above topics.

In return, the successful applicant will have exciting opportunities for career development in this key position, and to be at the forefront of world leading research and education, joining a supportive team and environment.

Our Values

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here. We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential.

Diversity and Inclusion

Our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring has shown that women and minority ethnic groups are currently underrepresented within the university and so we actively encourage applications from eligible candidates from these groups.

Flexible Working

We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role. Find out more here.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Emma Parry, Professor of Human Resource Management, on (T): +44 (0)1234 75 4808 or (E):

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