Lecturer in Human Resource Management Ref 8306

School/department: University of Sussex Business School/ Department of Management 
Hours: Full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 8306
Salary: starting at £42,149 to £50,296 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:  20 April 2022
Closing date:  23 May 2022   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: TBC
Expected start date: September 2022 or January 2023


Job description

The Department of Management is looking to recruit a full-time faculty member at Lecturer level to contribute to our undergraduate and postgraduate courses in human resource management and organisational behaviour and to contribute to research in this field. 

The successful candidate will be part of a growing and enthusiastic team of academics with specialisms in organisational behaviour and human resource management. Expertise in empirical methods is particularly desirable.

The successful candidate will be a research active academic who enjoys working in a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment. Candidates are expected to demonstrate ability to publish in internationally-rated journals at the level of ABS 3, 4, and 4*. In addition to publications, the applicant should demonstrate potential to generate income through external funding and impact on policy and practice.

The successful applicant is expected to have an enthusiasm for teaching and for collaborating with colleagues to deliver teaching in teams. They are expected to teach modules broadly related to occupational and organizational psychology and human resource management and enrich our teaching portfolios by drawing upon their research.  

The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop innovative research and teaching strands (in line with the Sussex ethos), and can expect to enjoy protected research time (see below), a range of opportunities to secure internal research funds and support, and a wide range of teaching and development training. There are a number of relevant research groups that the successful candidate will be welcome to join within the Management Department, such as the Future of Work Hub and Digital Futures at Work Research Centre.

Informal enquiries may be made with the Head of Department, Dr Benjamin Everly (b.everly@sussex.ac.uk) or the Deputy Head of Department, Prof Dimitra Petrakaki (d.petrakaki@sussex.ac.uk).  

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 8306 [PDF 127.06KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to usbsrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk  

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.


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