Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Organisational Behaviour

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£53,205 to £59,302 per annum with potential progression up to £74,126 per annum
06 May 2021
End of advertisement period
12 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

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 £53,205 to £59,302 per annum with potential progression up to £74,126 per annum
Apply by 12/05/2021

Role Description

Cranfield University School of Management welcomes applications for this opportunity to work in the exciting and important area of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour with our postgraduate students and executive clients across a range of programmes.

 As the UK’s only exclusively postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships is creating leaders in technology and management globally.  Our distinctive expertise is in our deep understanding of technology and management and how these work together to benefit the world.

The School of Management has long been recognised as a leading centre of excellence for Organisational Behaviour and Applied (Organisational) Psychology teaching and learning For example it has never been out of the FT ranking of the “top of their class” Top 10 (in the world by subject), and was ranked #1 globally in 2015. Leadership and OB is core to nearly every programme. The Organisational Behaviour and Applied Psychology Group has ambitious plans including new cross campus masters programs and the creation of doctoral pathways in Organisational Psychology.

This post will be within the Organisational Behaviour and Applied Psychology Group and will report to the Group Head, Professor Richard Kwiatkowski.

You will provide teaching in the fields of leadership and organizational behaviour as well as leading modules and designing and developing teaching material.  You will undertake managerial and leadership responsibilities as appropriate. This post will be offered on either the Education & Scholarship track or the Research & Teaching track depending on the successful candidate’s previous track record.

You will preferably be educated to doctoral level (or equivalent, for example charted status) in a relevant subject and will have already developed some experience of teaching or training in this field. You might also have publications or conference presentations. With excellent communication skills, you will be able to collaborate effectively with academics, practitioners and policy makers. You will be respectful towards others and collegiate in approach. Experience of teaching and leading modules at post-graduate level is a plus.

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In return, you will have exciting opportunities for career development in this key position, while joining a supportive team and environment and contributing to this growing area of importance within the School. At Cranfield we value Diversity and Inclusion and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential.

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.

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

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. To find out more, please visit

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Richard Kwiatkowski, Professor of Organizational Psychology and Head of the Organizational Behaviour & Applied Psychology Group by email to;

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