Research Professor - Management Education & Learning

University of Derby

Inspire, Innovate, Impact.

At the University of Derby, people are at the heart of everything we do. As a major, local employer we not only offer one of the region’s most competitive reward packages, but we are also constantly recognising and rewarding individual contribution, as well as helping to develop colleagues both personally and professionally. We take pride in being a really friendly, supportive and innovative workplace and we are genuinely committed to offering colleagues the opportunity to develop a fantastic, long-lasting career here with us.

We encourage applications from a diverse workforce who can help us achieve our desire to be the ambitious student’s natural choice for quality, support and achievement.

About the role

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Significant research investment from the University has led to the development of  anewly created Research Professor post within the College of Business, Law and Social Sciences. We are looking to attract the very best academic talent to contribute to our growing research success and are seeking an applicant in a specific area. The area is:

Management Education & Learning

The post is a fractional appointment of 0.2FTE in the first instance. The post is at a senior level and will make a strategic contribution to the development of the Centre for Business Improvement, the Business & Management Studies Unit of Assessment and the wider research activities of the College and University. Appointed individual will be required to supervise doctoral students, mentor research active staff, publish in ranked journals and lead income generation activity in their area. The applicant will have an internationally excellent research profile in the relevant area and will be expected to be entered into the REF 2021 submission with 3* publications in any of the aforementioned themes. The successful candidate will have attracted external research funding and have evidence of publishing with doctoral students, ECRs and colleagues who are looking to expand and improve their research activities.


  • Accessible location; Derby is a thriving, multi-cultural city with easy access from any location within the UK
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Competitive, family friendly reward packages
  • Opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme
  • Discount savings scheme and extensive staff discounts on accredited courses for yourself or family to study here at the University
  • Cycle2Work scheme and subsidised travel
  • Vast programme of training courses and secondment opportunities

Application procedure

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