Lecturers in Human Resource Management

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
£40,322 - £49,553 per annum (Grade 6)
May 11, 2021
End of advertisement period
Jun 06, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

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We will be appointing two lecturers in Human Resource Management to the following academic pathways: Research, Professional Practice or Learning & Teaching. 

The HRM team is well-established with a strong academic reputation. The subject area of HRM is consistently rated very highly in the National Student Survey (in 2019 the HRM subject area was ranked 1st in UK). The team is well-known for its approach to practice based learning and research around the theme of 'maximising human potential', which focuses on well-being, diversity, talent and leadership development and performance improvement.

The subject area delivers HRM programmes at Degree and Masters Levels and runs programmes on-campus, overseas and online. We also run bespoke part-time programmes with commercial partners.

A truly international community of practice, the School is one of the largest Business Schools in Scotland and offers expertise, teaching and research across: Accounting & Finance, Business & Management, Law, Marketing, Tourism, Hospitality, and Festival & Events Management.

Our industry links are second to none and we have developed excellent connections with the corporate community and organisations such as Scottish Enterprise, Quality Scotland and the Chamber of Commerce. We also act as official advisers to the Scottish Government. To learn more about our Business School, watch this short video

Edinburgh Napier University is the ‘#1 Modern University in Scotland’ (Guardian Good University Guide 2021) and the number one university in Edinburgh for Student Satisfaction (NSS 2020). 

The role 
We are looking for two academics to contribute to a busy HRM department in the areas of teaching, module and programme leadership and research. Academic areas of expertise that would be particularly attractive are behavioural studies, change management, data analytics, digital working and leadership. You will deliver across our suite of HRM programmes (on campus, online, off shore and commercial) at all academic levels, including our Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) accredited MSc HRM, and our MBA. You will also supervise student research projects at all levels and take on a programme leadership role.

You will be required to conduct individual and collaborative research projects, leading to the production of high quality research outputs and will be expected to have published in the HRM discipline/ pedagogy stream, and have plans for further scholarly outputs.

Who we are looking for 

In addition to the role profile, the following criteria are essential:

  • A doctoral level qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • Member of the CIPD and well networked across the HRM discipline, especially in your area of expertise.
  • Evidence of a professional academic and research profile, alongside a commitment to sustained continuous professional/academic development.
  • Evidence of innovative teaching and learning practice and experience and high level skills in on-line learning.
  • Sufficient breadth and depth of experience in specialism to develop high quality teaching/ learning and research projects. 

To know more about this exciting opportunity please click here to view the role profile. 

Benefits we offer 

£40,322 - £49,553 per annum (Grade 6) + Pension (Employer contribution of 23%)

Further information about our benefits can be found here

Additional information 

Closing: Sunday 6 June 2021@11:59pm

Interviews: TBC  

For an informal discussion about the position please contact Dr Kirsteen Grant k.grant@napier.ac.uk and for general queries recuitment@napier.ac.uk 

Edinburgh Napier University is committed to the creation of an inclusive culture. 

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