Director of Research and Professor of Management / Business

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
18 Sep 2017
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16 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Director of Research and Professor of Management / Business

Home to 3,500 students, Newcastle University Business School is one of an elite group of Business Schools’ worldwide (top 1%) to hold triple accreditation from the three internationally recognised accreditation bodies: AMBA, AACSB, and EQUIS.

We are seeking to appoint a Director of Research (DoR) and Professor of Management / Business, that will develop, lead and deliver an ambitious research strategy that enables world-class subject and interdisciplinary/multi-disciplinary research which contributes to society, organisations and the economy. 

The successful applicant will provide inspirational academic leadership to deliver a strategy which engages colleagues across the Business School to deliver research with impact and relevance, engaging with world-class research across the University and through national and global research collaborations. 

Applicants for this post should hold a PhD in a relevant subject and have a record of excellence in research. The appointee will have a substantial national/international academic reputation and experience of successful leadership and management of collaborative research, academics and research related activities, and will join a vibrant research community, making a full contribution to the Business School and academic staff’s wider ambitions.

Further details about the School are available on the School website at 

Informal enquiries concerning the post can be made to the Director, Professor Sharon Mavin, at

We are the proud recipients of an institutional silver Athena SWAN award demonstrating our achievements and ongoing commitment to achieving gender equality. We value diversity at Newcastle University and welcome applications from all sections of the community. The University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network.