Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour and/or Human Resource Management

Surrey, United Kingdom
£43,413 to £51,805
12 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
09 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

People & Organisations

Location: Guildford
Salary: £43,413 to £51,805
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Sunday 09 October 2022
Reference: 062322

Surrey Business School (SBS) is home to over 120 academic staff members from around the globe, and a highly cohesive and collegial atmosphere. The School is accredited by AACSB (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and by AMBA (the Association of MBAs). Emphasising research excellence throughout its six Departments, SBS was ranked in the top 10 in the UK for research output quality and in the top 20 for research impact in the REF2021. The Times World University Rankings places SBS 9th in the UK and 61st in the world for business and economics. The School is part of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Surrey, which is ranked 9th in the UK in the 2022 National Student Survey and awarded the Times University of the Year for Graduate Employment 2022.

We are seeking an exceptional early-career researcher in the areas of Organisational Behaviour and/or Human Resource Management to join our People and Organisations Department at Lecturer Level. Applicants should have outstanding research and teaching capabilities and be able to contribute to the SBS purpose and vision to inspire and enable positive change in business and society, individuals and organisations, locally and globally.

The People and Organisations Department at SBS is a leading centre for research in Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource Management (HRM) and Work and Organisational Psychology. Through world-leading research, teaching and industry collaborations, our faculty work to develop the next generation of evidence-based leaders and practitioners.

At Lecturer level, we expect an excellent record of scholarship and research of international significance, demonstrated by a strong publication profile and pipeline commensurate with experience, and the capability to generate research funding.

Successful candidates will find the People and Organisations Department to be a positive, supportive, collaborative, and highly productive environment within which to develop their research and careers. All staff in the Department are expected to contribute to research, teaching, academic citizenship and business engagement activity.We especially welcome applications from researchers who can complement our existing research interests and strengths. Applicants are advised to review our research themes and those of the newly launched Future of Work research centre, hosted in the Department.

This is a period of exciting development and opportunity for Surrey Business School; the successful candidate will participate in developing innovative approaches to research, teaching and strategy that contribute to our ongoing successes in for example the REF2021, and National Student Survey 2022.

We can offer a generous remuneration package, which includes relocation assistance where appropriate, funding for conference attendance, the latest teaching facilities, and access to a variety of staff development opportunities.

Interviews will take place on campus.

Informal enquires should be directed in the first instance to the Head of the People and Organisations Department, Professor Stephen A. Woods (

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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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