Professor Ref 7989

School/department: University of Sussex Business School/Department of Management 
Hours: Part time hours considered up to a maximum of 0.3 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed Term for 3 years
Reference: 7989
Salary: Competitive
Placed on: 06 June 2022
Closing date:  14 July 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: 10 August 2022
Expected start date: TBC

Job description

The Department of Management is looking to recruit a part-time professor to help lead the next phase of the department’s development. We are seeking to recruit a world leading scholar who can contribute to our research culture. A key part of the role will be mentoring junior colleagues. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in the training of PhD students in research methods. We are inviting applications from candidates with expertise in any of the following areas: Organization Studies; Organizational Behaviour; Leadership. The post is part-time (0.3) and for a fixed term of three years. The successful candidate will be expected to spend between 6-8 weeks on our Sussex campus and to contribute to our activities outside their period of residence.

The Department of Management hosts the ESRC-funded Digital Futures at Work Research Centre, that is leading research on digital working and the future of work. Taking sociological, organizational and psychological perspectives, colleagues in the Department of Management conduct research in leadership; HRM, organisation studies; business ethics; AI and the platform economy; digital entrepreneurship; sustainability and operations management. We have expertise in a range of sectors and methodologies.    

The Department of Management follows research-led teaching and has a rich programme portfolio that includes the BSc in Business and Management Studies; MSc in Organisational and Occupational Psychology; MSc in Human Resource Management; MSc in Management; MSc in Global Supply and Logistics Management programmes and the Sussex MBA.

We invite applications from researchers that demonstrate enthusiasm to contribute to our Department’s research culture, through publications in leading journals and research leadership.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr. Benjamin Everly, Head of Department of Management or Catherine Liston-Heyes, Associate Dean for Faculty and Resource.

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.

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How to apply

If you wish to apply for the role, you should submit a short, up to two-page, letter of application, plus a summary CV (no more than 4 sides) outlining the key facts and information about yourself, what you will bring to the role and why you are the right person for it. 

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