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Professor of Future of Work

Requisition ID:  3481

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.



Closing Date:  18 May 2020


Newcastle University Business School is located in Newcastle City Centre and at the gateway to the Newcastle Helix, a £350million partnership between Newcastle University, Newcastle City Council and Legal and General, where business meets Science.


At our core, Newcastle University Business School is an integral part of a founding Russell Group University that exists for the public benefit to advance education, learning and research. Our Vision is to build on this core purpose to become a globally renowned international business school that delivers excellence in the Future of Work and develops leaders for a future they can shape. In making progress towards our Vision we will play an integral part in the University’s Vision to become a globally inclusive institution providing new knowledge and creative solutions that make a positive impact on the economy and society of our region, the UK and beyond.


Newcastle University is continuing its substantial investment in the Business School with a Vision and Strategy to develop world leading reputation in the Future of Work and Leading on Leadership. You will join a leading international business school which is triple accredited, ranked in the world top 150 according to QS World University Rankings 2020, and an integral part of a founding Russell Group University.


This is an exciting Professorial position where you will have the freedom to lead academics across the Business School, the University and with colleagues regionally, nationally and internationally. You will be an influential leader who can contribute research, funding and impact in the Future of Work as an interdisciplinary and social phenomenon.


We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture and welcome applicants who will help us realise this. Women applicants are particularly encouraged as women are currently under-represented in Professorial roles.


Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant subject and have a record of excellence in research, engagement and impact (including PhD supervision and research funding).


For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Professor Sharon Mavin at Sharon.Mavin@ncl.ac.uk


To view the candidate Briefing Pack please click here


Further details about the School are available on the School website at http://www.ncl.ac.uk/nubs 


Interview Date: TBC


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: 3481