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Professor and Head of Department of Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour (Research or Teaching and Scholarship Career Pathway) (2019) at University of Greenwich

The University of Greenwich is a leading London university whose core purpose is to inspire society through the discovery, application and dissemination of knowledge. The University provides high-quality educational activities, research and enterprise. The University comprises over 38,000 students across four faculties, namely Business; Architecture, Computing & Humanities; Engineering & Science and Education & Health.

The Business School is now seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to the position of Professor and Head of the Department of Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour (HROB) to strengthen the Department’s performance in student academic performance, student experience and employment outcomes; and to increase the quality, amount and impact of the research conducted in the Department.

The Business School comprises five departments, three research Centres of Excellence and one other research group. Serving a community of approximately 4000 students on campus at the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Business School’s overall mission is to support students to reach their full academic potential, to conduct innovative and impactful research and to drive engagement between academia and business. 

The Department of Human Resources & Organisational Behaviour’s mission is to contribute to a greater understanding of how work affects people's lives, and how people's behaviour at work affects an organisation's success. It is committed to developing our students' as the managers and constructive citizens of the future. The person appointed could have a particular strength in research, in learning and teaching, or both.

Candidates with a research focus will be expected to possess an international profile in their academic area, with a track record of publishing in journals with international impact, strong understanding and evidence of leading and developing programmes of study, and engagement with business to further the impact of academic activity. 

Candidates with a learning and teaching focus will be expected to have demonstrated international impact in curriculum design and pedagogical innovation, and to have published in these areas, as well as demonstrating a track record of advanced scholarship in their discipline area. 

All candidates will also be expected to demonstrate aptitude and experience in leading and managing academic teams, though not necessarily as a Head of Department.

The deadline for receipt of applications is midday (BST) on Friday 21 June 2019.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on 10th and 11th July 2019.

An appointment will be made subject to receipt of satisfactory references. The appointed candidate will be offered a salary that is commensurate with their experience and the seniority of their new role.

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on


We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

Closing Date: 23 Jun 2019. Category: Academic

About University of Greenwich

The University has been established for over 125 years and is an exciting and rewarding place to work. Situated on three beautiful campuses, the University boasts state-of-the-art facilities and an international student and staff community.

Awarded Silver in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework, the University has a growing reputation for teaching and learning, an attractive portfolio of academic programmes, and highly talented and motivated staff. We specialise in high quality, professional degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

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