Post-Doctoral Researcher in Business and Management Studies (Fixed-Term)

Bournemouth University - The Faculty of Management

Starting Salary: £28,936 - £33,518 per annum with further progression opportunities to £36,613

At BU our vision is to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences to build our global learning community.

The Faculty of Management is seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher to undertake a significant role in the delivery of high-quality outputs for the Research Excellence Framework and contribute to the writing of applications for prestigious research funding. Based in the Business School, this is an opportunity for a competent researcher to undertake work to join our team. We welcome applications from any area of Business and Management Studies; we are particularly keen to attract researchers with an expertise in one or more of the following: Financial Markets; Capital Markets; Critical Management Studies; Consumer Relations/Behaviours.  

You will plan, develop and engage in high-quality research projects, embedding your research expertise into the life of the Faculty. You will review our body of research to identify opportunities for academic publishing, the dissemination of research findings, and future research funding. You will collaborate with staff in the Faculty to produce high-quality peer reviewed outputs for publication and support the development and submission of external research funding proposals. You will undertake various research activities (e.g. analysis, data collection) in conjunction with academic colleagues and provide input and advice for publications. Overall, you will contribute to Bournemouth University’s reputation as a leading Business School through further development of excellence in research profile.

You will have demonstrable research experience in one or more of the areas listed above and need to be self-motivated and able to work using your own initiative as well as in a team. You will need highly developed communication skills and be able to work under pressure.

The post is available on a 24-month fixed term contract basis.

For further information and discussion, please contact Prof Dean Patton (Email:

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please telephone 01202 961133 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the appropriate reference FOM125.

BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking.  We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and professional practice, creating a unique academic experience.

Share this job
  Share by Email   Print this job   More sharing options
We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role:


South West England