Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Sustainability/Organisation Studies

Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
£36,382 - £51,800
21 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
05 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Northumbria University is a research-rich, business-focussed, 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 appoint new colleagues at the Lecturer/Assistant Professor (Senior Lecturer) level with specialisms in the broad areas of Sustainability and Organisational Studies to join our team as we continue to grow our research, teaching and knowledge exchange activities.

Our taught portfolio includes UG and PGT programmes in Business Management and Human Resource Management alongside a suite of Degree and Higher Apprentice programmes. We have an extensive portfolio of CPD offers centred around our Help to Grow and Restorative Just Culture programmes. Our research activity principally focusses in the areas of Public Policy and Public Management, Sustainability and Business Ethics, Management Learning and Critical Management Studies.

Working within our Department of Leadership & HRM, part of the award-winning Newcastle Business School, you will join a team of nearly 80 academic staff dedicated to advancing the field of leadership and human resource management. You will possess an outstanding record of publications in high quality academic journals and a sustained record of research funding success. You will continue to 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.

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 will also demonstrate multicultural competence, including awareness, knowledge and skills needed to work in meaningful, relevant and productive ways with others who are culturally different from you.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Alex Hope, Head of 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 up to a maximum of 4. 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 Relocation Assistance Scheme

Please note this vacancy will close on 05/02/2022