University of Wolverhampton – Faculty of Business and Social Sciences

Salary:£Senior staff.
Hours:Full Time
Contract Type:Permanent
Placed On:28th October 2020
Closes:29th November 2020
Job Ref:12367

We are seeking to appoint a Professor to lead the Management Research Centre in the Business School. The Management Research Centre is multidisciplinary so we welcome applications from qualified candidates in any field of Business and Management, and we are particularly interested to hear from those researching in the fields of Leadership, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, International Business, Business Analytics, Finance or Sustainability.

You will join an enthusiastic team committed to research, teaching and academic enterprise which contributes to the Business School, Faculty and University’s strategic ambitions. You should be willing to share the University’s core values of creating a learning environment that is inclusive, challenging and promotes collaboration, professionalism and confidence.

The Business School is based in the Faculty of Arts, Business and Social Sciences and has a distinguished record of supporting people and organisations. We have extensive business networks and work collaboratively with a wide range of professional bodies. We offer a full range of undergraduate, postgraduate courses, as well as a highly successful Doctoral programme and professional development programmes. We have a strong track record of engagement with business and knowledge exchange including innovative developments in degree apprenticeships and executive education.  Our strong industry links are reflected in our approach which is focused on the pursuit of rigorous and relevant applied business and management research.

Through the appointment of this role we aim to continue to build our research capacity, outputs and community. We seek to appoint scholars that share our mission to deliver high quality research that has relevance for practice, will underpin our curriculum and develop our community of early career researchers and PhD students.

A professorial title will be available to applicants who satisfy the University’s criteria for professorial appointments with evidence of an outstanding record of relevant, peer-reviewed publications, successful research student supervision and research income generation. Please note that consideration of a Professorship will require you to provide three additional academic referees as part of your application for this post. Should your application be shortlisted we will contact these referees in advance of the interview. For further information please see the supporting documents “Professorial Referencing Procedure at the University of Wolverhampton” and “Additional professorial referees form”.

Please contact Professor Clare Schofield, Director of the Business School, by email or telephone 01902 323732 to arrange a mutually convenient time for further discussion.

Ref No: 12367

Closing Date: 29th November 2020


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