Associate Professor in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management

Southampton, Hampshire (GB)
£51,034 to £64,145
Jan 23, 2020
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Feb 23, 2020
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Department of Organisational Behaviour (OB) & Human Resource Management (HRM)

Southampton Business School has an ambitious quality driven strategy, which will see us strengthen our position as a world-class Business School in research, education and enterprise. As an AMBA and AACSB accredited Business School we are seeking to recruit a number of outstanding individuals for key research and teaching positions in a number of disciplines as outlined below to play a crucial role in the School achieving its vision which includes securing EQUIS accreditation within the next 12 months. Applications will be considered from candidates interested in part time hours of 0.6FTE and above. 

As part of a world-renowned Top 100 QS ranked Russell Group University with a global reputation for academic excellence, we offer a stimulating, challenging and dynamic working environment for all our staff. The Business School is a strong part of the University with successful undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, a large PhD portfolio as well as an MBA and DBA. 

The Department of OB and HRM brings together internationally renowned academics with teaching and research interests in the area of careers, corporate social responsibility, crisis, critical management studies, employment, entrepreneurship, ethics, immigration, industrial relations, labour unions, leadership, liminality, mindfulness, psychoanalysis, sustainability, and the changing world of work. Members of the department have published in top tier journals such as the Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Discoveries, Academy of Management Education and Learning, British Journal of Management, Human Relations, Human Resource Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Work, Employment and Society. The department has a thriving undergraduate and postgraduate portfolio, which is built on the research strengths and focus of department staff.

You will have a PhD (or equivalent degree/professional qualifications and experience) as well as a well-established academic reputation in your specialist discipline, demonstrated by a significant record of high quality published research (minimum ABS3*level or equivalent standing). Visible, engaged and collegiate you will have extensive experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level and be passionate about developing and disseminating successful learning techniques, as well as a track record in securing research funding.  

The University of Southampton offers different career pathways based on the proportion of research and education in a role. Please see the attached job descriptions based on both the level and career pathway.

For applicants interested in a Part Time role, please note: This role is unlikely to support a Certificate of Sponsorship with a part time salary amount (a Certificate of Sponsorship is required to obtain a Tier 2 visa to work in the UK).

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Head of School EA, Sue Westcott, +44 (0)23 80 593966 or email in the first instance.

We currently have a number of other vacancies available within the Business School at the University of Southampton. Please visit our central Business School recruitment page to see a list of other available vacancies: