Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Human Resource Management/Organisational Behaviour

Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
£32,548 to £56,950 per annum
16 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Human Resource Management/Organisational Behaviour
Aston Business School
Salary:     £32,548 to £56,950 per annum 
Grade:     Grade 08
Basis:     Full Time 
Closing Date:     23.59 hours GMT on Friday 15 December 2017
Interview Date:     To be confirmed 
Reference:     R170554

Aston Business School is a Triple Accredited University (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA) and one of the leading Universities in the UK for academic research (in the recent REF we received 100% for Research Impact), excellent teaching (awarded Gold rating in the 2016/17 TEF) and business engagement. We are only one of three UK institutions with the Small Business Charter Gold Award.The University actively supports and finances academic spin-offs.  The Work and Organisational Psychology Department hosts three main clusters – HRM, Work Psychology/OB and Social Responsibility and Sustainability - conducting research in various aspects of human and organisational performance. There is a thriving research culture in the Department, which has a strong reputation for being rigorous and relevant. We support participation in international conferences and supervision of PhDs via the Dean’s scholarships, and actively support business engagement/Executive Education opportunities.

We are seeking an inspirational and highly motivated individual to contribute to the development of the Department’s research, teaching, PhD/DBA supervision, and enterprise activities. We welcome discussions with prospective candidates with expertise in any area of HRM, OB, and Work/Organisational Psychology. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in the domains of Leadership and Behavioural Insights (nudging).  Applicants should possess a good first degree and a doctorate in a relevant discipline.  For Senior Lecturer, they should have an established research profile, including evidence of a growing body of internationally excellent and leading publications in HRM/OB/Work and Organisation-related journals, as well as a developing international network. They must have experience in securing substantial funding from different sources, leading externally funded research projects, mentoring junior faculty and undertaking effectively doctoral research supervision. For Lecturer, applicants should have demonstrable ability or potential to excel in these domains of work. All applicants should have a passion for their subject and be able to communicate that passion effectively to the academic, business and policy-making communities. They should be able to demonstrate effective and innovative teaching practice at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They should be at least Fellows of HEA (or equivalent). Chartered membership of CIPD/BPS, industry experience and possession of entrepreneurial skills are highly desirable.The post-holder will report to the Head of Department.  

For informal discussions relating to this post please contact the Head of Department, Prof. Nicholas Theodorakopoulos; email:

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