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Senior Lecturer (Work Psychology)

Posted 18 days ago by Manchester Metropolitan University
Location Manchester Job Type Permanent
Salary £40,523 to £46,924 Sector Occupational, Teachers and Researchers

Reference: T1-80326193-02

Grade 9 (£40,523 to £46,924)

Renowned for fostering links with business, the Department of Management’s expertise spans the spheres of strategy, international business, innovation, enterprise and entrepreneurship, alongside the more specialist subjects of human resource management and sports management.

Staff provide academic leadership for a broad undergraduate and postgraduate portfolio as well as executive educational programmes including the Masters in Sports Directorship and Executive MBA.

The department is distinctive for its links to professional bodies including the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Chartered Management Institute, the Institute of Directors, meaning course content is acutely linked to the needs of today’s business environment.

This position resides in the Department of Management, which forms part of the Business School and is located in the Faculty of Business and Law. In February 2016, AACSB accredited the Business School, which is the global standard for excellence in management education. It also received the award Business School of the year 2016 from North Educate.

Renowned for fostering links with business, the Department has an excellent national and international reputation for research, teaching and professional expertise in the areas of Human Resource Management, Leadership, International Business, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship. Staff provide academic leadership for a broad range of undergraduate, postgraduate and executive educational programmes including the MSc in HRM, MSc in Leadership, Masters in Sports Directorship and Executive MBA.

The Department is distinctive for its links to professional bodies including the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, the Chartered Management Institute, Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, and the Institute of Directors, meaning course content is acutely linked to the needs of today’s business environment. With nearly 70 permanent staff and a vibrant student body, we are one of the largest Management Departments in the country.

The Management Department is host to three-research centres, Centre for People and Performance, Sylvia Centre for Gender Studies and the Centre for International Business and Innovation, all of which have a track record of conducting nationally and internationally recognised academic research, successfully delivering large funded research projects, and delivering consultancy projects for organisational clients. It also supports a thriving community of PhD students. The successful candidate will contribute to research and/or knowledge exchange in the Centre for People and Performance enhancing its international, national and regional reputation.

Role

As part of the HRM subject group, this role will involve designing, leading and teaching approved programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. There will be a particular focus on teaching Work Psychology on our CIPD and Executive programmes. Commitment to and engagement with British Psychological Society and CIPD forms part of the role. There is an expectation that the appointed person will enhance the Department’s reputation in the field of HRM through business engagement, research publications, conference papers, and engaging in REF type impact activities with practitioners and policy-makers. The successful candidate will help contribute to the business engagement and research culture within the Department of Management.

The ideal candidate will have:

• A PhD in an area relevant to the post

• Charted Psychologist

• Practitioner experience

• Sufficient breadth and depth of specialist knowledge to inform teaching, programme development, research and identify new research areas within the cognate discipline

• Ability to contribute to the overall enhancement and development of the Department’s provision of CIPD programmes

• Excellent teaching experience at all levels particularly on postgraduate and executive programmes

• A willingness to teach on programmes delivered internationally

• Publication profile (at or developing toward a quality grade 3* and above as defined by the UK’s REF 2014)

• Experience in supervising postgraduate students

• Experience in disseminating knowledge arising from research or knowledge exchange to various audiences and stakeholders.

Fairness

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to creating a diverse environment where everybody is treated with dignity, fairness and respect. We welcome applications from all potential candidates.

Closing date: 3rd July 2017

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