Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Organizational Behaviour

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£54,003 to £60,192 per annum, with potential progression up to £75,238 per annum
24 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type

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 £54,003 to £60,192 per annum, with potential progression up to £75,238 per annum
Apply by 31/01/2022

Role Description

Reader / Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer in Leadership & Organisational Behaviour

We welcome applications from people who are experienced in OB and Leadership to join our team and contribute to the exciting growth of Organisational Behaviour at Cranfield School of Management.

About the Role

This opportunity is within the Organizational Behaviour and Applied Psychology Group, a growing team of OB specialists and Applied Psychologists. The Group has ambitious plans including cross campus masters programs and the creation of doctoral pathways. The roles will report directly to the Group Head, Professor Richard Kwiatkowski. The Group sits with the Work and Learning Centre Headed by Professor Emma Parry and so interesting cross fertilisation often occurs, for example concerning HR, Flexibility, Gender Leadership and Inclusion.


You will have the opportunity to progress your research and scholarship in this field.  This post will be offered on either an Education & Scholarship career pathway, or a Research & Teaching career pathway depending on your track record, focus and preference.


About You

You will be educated to doctoral level in a relevant Leadership related area, and you will be able to demonstrate experience of teaching, training or executive development in the field.  You will be able to show recognition of your expertise, thorough, for example publications, conference presentations, professional involvement, industry demands, or similar. With excellent communication skills, you will be able to collaborate effectively with students, executive learners, 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.

In return, you will have exciting opportunities for career development, whilst joining a supportive team and environment and contributing to this growing area of importance within the School.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

Cranfield School of Management has long been recognised as a leading centre of excellence for Organizational Behaviour.  It has never been out of the FT ranking of the “top of their class” Top 10 OB departments (in the world by subject), and was ranked #1 globally in 2015. OB is core to nearly every programme in the School of Management as we develop people for the future; the success of every enterprise depends on its people, and our graduates fill senior positions in global firms, in industry, in consultancy, in charities and not for profit enterprises.

Find out more about our work here

Our Values and Commitments

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. Find out about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here. We are currently piloting hybrid working arrangements until April 2022.  This means the majority of our staff are spending between 40% and 60% of their time working from the office where job roles allow.

How to apply

Cranfield School of Management have nominated search firm Berwick Partners to manage the recruitment campaign on our behalf, and so for an informal conversation or to apply please contact Elizabeth James via: