Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in HRM & Employee Relations

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£36,382 - £51,800
07 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
19 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Northumbria University is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Amsterdam, Malaysia, and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe. 

We are seeking candidates who can contribute to teaching and research in the field of Human Resource Management & Employee Relations.

Working within our Department of Leadership & HRM, part of the award-winning Newcastle Business School, you will join a team of more than 70 academic staff dedicated to advancing the field of leadership and management.

You will undertake research and scholarly activities contributing to the Faculty’s research profile and development of its next REF submission, together with contributing to consultancy, enterprise, and other income generation and business development activities. The Department’s research activity covers a wide range of areas principally in Public Policy and Public Management, Business Ethics and in Leadership and Organisational Change organised within a number of research interest groups including “Risk, Responsibility Ethics and Governance”, “Global Entrepreneurial Talent Management” and “Public Policy and Public Management (3PM)”. You will contribute to our Knowledge Exchange activities which play a key part in regional development agenda through developments in public management, leadership and ’localism’ in the public sector; public participation and policy and sustainable regional development. The focus of our research is practical and applied, and aims to add value to our organisational partners.

Our programmes in Business Management, Human Resource Management and Leadership are underpinned by world-class research and are professionally recognised by the Chartered Institute for Personnel Development (CIPD), Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and other professional bodies. You will contribute to research informed and technology enabled learning and teaching on our contemporary suites of undergraduate and postgraduate products including our executive education, Degree Apprentice and MBA programmes.

You must have excellent interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to teach effectively on a range of programmes using a variety of approaches to student learning.  You must have (or be exceptionally close to completing) a PhD or DBA in a field relevant to the post ideally coupled with a record of high-quality publications and have clear plans to enhance your research through further publication, funding bids and knowledge exchange.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Gosia Ciesielska, Interim Head of Department Leadership & HRM, via email

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 4) up to a maximum of 4, since 2017.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio). Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community.The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

We welcome applications from the UK and across the world. Visit our web pages for details about the Information and Support for International Colleagues.

Currently, due to COVID-19, academic staff will normally be on campus for approximately two days per week when face to face teaching is scheduled, and as required to undertake research using specialist facilities.  

Please note this vacancy will close on 19/09/2021

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