Professor in Leadership/Organisational Behaviour

Durham, United Kingdom
£64606 - £64607 per annum + From £64,606 pa
13 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Dynamic and vibrant, Durham University Business School is one of Durham University's four Faculties and is comprised of three research-intensive departments: Accounting, Economics and Finance, and Management and Marketing. Known for its global reputation, its impact on policy and practice and its strong focus on ethics, responsibility and sustainability, the School aims to be a leading European business school with a strong global presence by 2027, The School currently has 180 academic and teaching staff, with plans and resource commitments to grow to 230 by 2027. In addition, 11 funded research centres (https://www.dur.ac.uk/business/research/research-centres/) blend leading theoretical perspectives with a strong emphasis on impact and engagement with practice, noted in www.durham.ac.uk/business. The school's student population is around 4000, across undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes.

Our vision is to lead business thought and practice to improve global wealth and well-being. Our associated mission is to create, share and use knowledge to deliver equitable and sustainable futures around the world. We pursue this mission by advancing world changing knowledge and securing global impact through increasingly collaborative research across disciplines and around the world.

The Department

The Department of Management and Marketing at Durham University seeks to appoint talented individuals to the roles of Professor/Assistant Professor of Leadership/Organisational Behaviour.

The post holder(s) will have the option to work as part of the International Centre for Leadership and Followership (https://www.dur.ac.uk/business/research/management/leadership-and-followership/), an international team of researchers who pursue the goal to advance and push the boundaries of current leadership research, particularly focusing on issues of leadership identity and measurement. We welcome applications from those with research and teaching interests in the broad field of leadership, including but not limited to the following areas:

  • Leadership identity and identification;
  • Leadership measurement;
  • Authentic leadership;
  • Leader-member exchanges (LMX);
  • Leadership and creativity;
  • Leader narcissism and the dark triad;
  • Trust in leadership; and
  • Self-regulatory theories applied to leadership.

These posts offer an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of internationally excellent research and teaching while allowing you unrivalled opportunities to progress and embed your career in an exciting and progressive institution.

For further information on research activities in the Department, the Business School and its research centres please visit:

We aim to conduct interviews for shortlisted candidates from mid-February to early March.