Professor in Leadership and Organisational Behaviour

Durham (County) (GB)
Minimum £67,542 negotiable subject to experience
12 Dec 2022
End of advertisement period
27 Jan 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date: 27 January 2023 at Midnight (UK)

Dynamic and vibrant, Durham University Business School is one of Durham University's four Faculties and is comprised of four research-intensive departments: Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Management and Marketing. Known for its global reputation, its impact on policy and practice and its strong focus on ethics, responsibility and sustainability, the School aims to be a leading European business school with a strong global presence by 2027. The School currently has circa 200 academic and teaching staff, with plans and resource commitments to grow to 230 by 2027. In addition, 12 funded research centres (https://www.dur.ac.uk/business/research/research-centres/) blend leading theoretical perspectives with a strong emphasis on impact and engagement with practice, noted in www.durham.ac.uk/business. The school's student population is around 4000, across undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes.

Our vision is to lead business thought and practice to improve global wealth and well-being. Our associated mission is to create, share and use knowledge to deliver equitable and sustainable futures around the world. We pursue this mission by advancing world changing knowledge and securing global impact through increasingly collaborative research across disciplines and around the world.

The Department

The Department of Management & Marketing at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the role of Professor. The post holder will have the option to work as part of the International Centre for Leadership and Followership (https://www.durham.ac.uk/business/research/centres/centre-for-leadership-and-followership/), an international team of researchers who pursue the goal to advance and push the boundaries of current leadership research and teaching, We welcome applications from those with research and teaching interests in the broad field of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour and we are particularly eager to hear from applicants with a strong background in research and a track record in income generation, external engagement and impact with a focus on, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • Leadership identity and identification
  • Leadership measurement
  • Leader-member exchange (LMX)
  • Leadership and creativity
  • Leader narcissism and the dark triad
  • Social network approaches to leadership
  • Leadership and emotion
  • Trust
  • Self-regulatory theories applied to leadership

This post offers an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of internationally excellent research and teaching while allowing you unrivalled opportunities to progress and embed your career in an exciting and progressive institution. For more information, please visit our Department pages at Management and Marketing - Durham University Business School.

Professor in Leadership and Organisational Behaviour

Applicants must demonstrate research excellence in the field of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour, with the ability to take a leading role in the development of the Department’s research and teaching, and to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University.   The University provides a working and teaching environment which is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect.  Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principle