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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in HRM/HRM & ER

Requisition ID:  4325

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Posted Date: 


We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.


Salary: Lecturer: £35,845 - £55,570 per annum.

            Senior Lecturer : £51,034 - £64,959 per annum.


Closing Date: 11 April 2020


The Role


We seek to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management/ Human Resource Management & Employment Relations (T&R), who can contribute to the ongoing development and delivery of programmes in the Leadership, Work & Organisations (LWO) Group,and who has a particular focus on global and sustainable aspect.  You will be committed to the success and development of Newcastle University Business School. You will have a sustained international research and scholarly profile or trajectory, with an interest in interdisciplinary research in the Future of Work and developing future leaders. You will have the motivation to connect positively with organisations, and care about nurturing academic colleagues and students to reach their potential.


You must have a PhD in a related area, as well as the ability to: secure external research funding, publish in internationally recognised journals and conduct research with the potential to create impact. You will be able to demonstrate research excellence/potential as evidenced by high quality publicationsYou must also have the demonstrated capacity to deliver outstanding teaching and management of programmes in higher education. 


If you are applying for Senior Lecturer  position, you may be asked to serve as Degree Programme Director (DPD) for the MSc in Global HRM and are expected to take responsibility in a management role.


The level of appointment will be determined by your ability to meet the requirements of the person specification and job description. The University has developed an Academic Job Summary Guidance document which summarises the range of activities that academic staff may be expected to perform.


Informal enquiries about this position can be made to Professor Stephen Hughes (Head of the LWO Subject Group) via email at: at Stephen.Hughes@newcastle.ac.uk.


The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.


For more information about Newcastle University Business School, please visit our website https://www.ncl.ac.uk/business-school/.



Key Accountabilities

  • Contribute to the Business School Vision and Strategy and the interdisciplinary themes of the Future of Work and leading on leadership;
  • Provide education for life, that engages, challenges and supports our students to discover and fulfil their potential both while they are studying with us and once they have graduated;
  • Contribute to the Business School’s Triple Accreditation and Professional Body Accreditations;
  • Demonstrate impact by developing research-based solutions to real-world problems and engage with external stakeholders to develop the impact of your work;
  • To have a commitment to high quality teaching and learning and student support;
  • Provide high quality teaching of modules within the Business School;
  • Coach and support students throughout their studies in the role of personal tutor;
  • Set and mark assessment of modules in accordance with University standards and utilise on-line and digitised curricula and education frameworks;
  • Contribute to curriculum development;
  • Operate as an active citizen in the Business School community;
  • To pursue external funding;
  • Contribute to the research profile of the Business School by publishing in high quality journals, demonstrating impact and winning external research funding;
  • Conduct research that demonstrates international standards of excellence in terms of originality, significance and rigour in the subject area of HRM/HRM & ER and ensure all our students benefit from studying in a research intensive, research excellent academic environment;


For Senior Lecturer:

  • Make a positive citizenship contribution to the School
  • Serve as Degree Programme Director (DPD) for the MSc Global HRM


The level of appointment will be determined by your ability to meet the requirements of the person specification and job description.


Person Specification (Essential)


Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of potential to contribute to the Business School Vision and Strategy
  • Evidence of the ability to provide an outstanding educational experience, rooted in strong disciplinary HRM/HRM & ER knowledge that engages, challenges, and inspires our students.
  • Evidence of or potential for internationalising the curricula
  • Make effective use of technology to enhance learning
  • Evidence of/potential to develop and secure grant capture and/or impact
  • Personal resilience in a context of change and fast paced environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational, time management and presentation skills
  • Evidence of potential active citizenship in a Business School  
  • Demonstration of successful team working and operating as an effective colleague
  • Experience or potential for undertaking a management and leadership role
  • Commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and ethics, responsibility and sustainability


In addition for Senior Lecturer level:

  • Experience of holistic, integrated programme-level design of learning, teaching and assessment strategies, to deliver learning opportunities that engage, challenge and inspire our students
  • Evidence of internationalising the curricula
  • An established research profile and proven track record in international and world-leading publication
  • A track record of securing external research funding
  • A track record of engaging with external stakeholders, generating real-world impact from research
  • Experience of supervising research students to completion
  • Skills in organisation and leadership necessary for undertaking a management and leadership role in the School 


  • A good Honours degree in a relevant subject
  • PhD (or equivalent) at or near completion in a relevant subject
  • A profile with currency which meets external accreditation bodies criteria
  • Professional Body Membership as appropriate to the Subject area (Desirable)


In addition for Senior Lecturer level:

  • HE Teaching qualification (or equivalent experience)
  • PhD (or equivalent)



Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.


Requisition ID: 4325