Lecturer / Senior Lecturer/ Reader or Chair in Organizational Psychology or Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management

Birkbeck, University of London - Academic

Purpose and Main Duties

Are you attracted to working for a leading London University, with a unique mission for widening participation, positioned in vibrant and historic Bloomsbury? Birkbeck, University of London, is a research-intensive institution ranked in the top 1% in the world by the THE. The School of Business, Economics and Informatics brings together the College’s business-facing activities, teaching around 5000 students in its four departments. The Department of Organizational Psychology combines research and education in Organizational Psychology, Leadership and in Human Resource Development/Management.

Candidate Requirements

We are looking to appoint a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader or Chair in Organizational Psychology and/ or Human Resource Management. You are a committed educator with proven teaching capabilities who will embrace Birkbeck’s commitment to access and opportunity in higher education in a research-intensive environment through evening teaching and flexible, innovative provision. The role will offer you opportunities to have strategic input into our existing programmes, as well as harnessing new opportunities.

You have a PhD in Organizational Psychology or Human Resource Management demonstrating expertise in the field. You are pursuing a vibrant research programme, and will be making an active contribution to our research groups with particular focus on impact into organizational practice. Your strong research trajectory means that you are well positioned for a successful return under REF2021. Collaboration is important to you, both within and across disciplines, as well as the fostering of national and international networks. You are, or have potential as, an effective leader and are committed to mentorship of others and are excited about taking on supervision duties for MPhil/ PhD candidates. You will make a strong contribution to the success of our institution through your membership and participation in committees and other activities.

Further Information

Salary scales (dependent on level of appointment):

Lecturer A at Grade 7, which is £37,169 rising to 42,483 per annum

Lecturer B at Grade 8, which is £43,642 rising to £51,372 per annum

Senior Lecturer/ Reader at Grade 9, which is £54,268 rising to £60,600 per annum

Professor at Grade 10, starting from £62,305 per annum

This post is full time, 35 hours per week (1.0 FTE) and open-ended. The salary quoted above is on the College's London Pay Scale and includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the Greater London area. The initial salary will be dependent on the skills and experience of the successful applicant. The appointment is subject to a probationary period of 3 years. Birkbeck also provides a generous defined benefit pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and other great benefits.

The closing date for completed applications is midnight on Monday 23 October 2017.

Interviews are likely to be held in the week beginning 6 November 2017.

If you are interested to making an inspiring contribution in such a varied role, we would love to hear from you. Informal enquiries can be directed to the Associate Dean Dr Almuth McDowall, a.mcdowall@bbk.ac.uk.

Please note that we are unable to respond to any enquiries from recruitment agencies.

Birkbeck welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award and membership of WISE, operating the Disability Confident and Mindful Employer schemes, is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and is working towards the Race Equality Charter Mark.

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