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Queen Mary University of London - School of Business and Management

The School of Business and Management is one of the eight schools in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The School has been undergoing a period of rapid growth, doubling our number of academic staff over the last five years. We presently have 85 academic staff. We have over 1200 undergraduate business studies students plus approximately 600 students taking business in combination with other degree subjects within Queen Mary. At the postgraduate level we have approximately 600 MSc students and a well-established doctoral programme of around 70 doctoral students.

The School promotes equal opportunities and we welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, race, religion/belief and sexual orientation. Applications are particularly encouraged from traditionally under-represented groups. The School holds an Athena SWAN bronze award and is committed to introduce organisational and cultural practices that promote gender equality and build a better working environment for men and women. Queen Mary is investing £62m in a new and purpose-built home for SBM, expected to be open 2022.

We are seeking to appoint academics with particular interests aligned with our research centres, groups and clusters: (

  • Centre for Globalisation Research
  • Centre for Research in Equality and Diversity
  • Centre on Labour and Global Production
  • Behavioural Finance Working Group • Business Ecosystems Research Group • Accounting and Accountability Research Group
  • Marketing Interactions and Consumer Behaviour Group
  • Organisational Processes and Practices Research Group
  • Public Management and Regulation Cluster • Borderlines: Action Research Cluster in Creative and Cultural Economies
  • Cluster for African Business, Organisations and Society

We also expect all staff to contribute to taught programmes in one of our five departments:

  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Business Analytics and Applied Economics
  • Business and Society
  • Marketing
  • People and Organisations

Experience of, and willingness to undertake, academic leadership roles is also highly desirable, and we particularly welcome those who have undertaken such roles in international partnerships, recruitment, policy and impact.

Successful candidates will be integrated into our research culture as a full member of at least one research centre or group, contributing to the wider intellectual life of the School. The School has a research mentoring scheme for all staff, covering research plans, ambitions for collaboration and publications, training requirements, plans for dissemination and impact, etc. All staff members receive mentoring and guidance from a professorial member of staff. These support structures reflect a stronger focus on the school’s research strategy on mentoring and developing academics.

The School provides all academic staff with the necessary resources to successfully conduct research; a computer; IT support; full access to the QMUL and other University of London Libraries, including Senate House; a generous personal research allowance; access to research funds for research activities; and access to Queen Mary’s Researcher Development Programme, which trains research-active staff in leadership skills. Early career academics will be part of the IHSS (ECRs) Network which offers support to researchers at the beginning of their academic careers.

Salaries are competitive and not less than £41,682 per annum (Lecturer) or £54,853 per annum (Senior Lecturer / Reader) inclusive of London Allowance. Professorial salaries will be commensurate with level and experience. Benefits include 30 days' annual leave, pension scheme and interest free season ticket loan. 

Your application should include:

1) A focused CV. For Lecturer and Senior Lecturer applications, this will consist of no more than 5 single-sided pages of A4. The focused CV should outline your most recent and significant publications, your research plans, any current and recent research grants, your experience of PhD supervision and the breadth, type and excellence of your teaching. For Reader and Professor applications, the focused CV can be up to 10 single-sided pages of A4. Additionally, it will include evidence of academic leadership, external recognition and research impact. Candidates with experience of developing international partnerships or leading international initiatives for recruiting students are encouraged to apply.

2) A cover letter of no more than 1 page of A4 stating how your research fits with one or more of the research centres, groups or clusters in the School of Business and Management. You should explain how your research contributes to knowledge in the REF period and provide an outline of your research plans for the next 3-5 years.

If shortlisted, you will be asked to supply pdfs of recent research publications and two teaching evaluations, as well as the name of three referees. As part of the selection process you will be asked to give a presentation to members of the School.

Enquiries can be addressed to: Professor Mike Noon, Interim Dean and Professor of Human Resource Management,

Information about the School can be found at

To apply, please click on the Apply Button above.

The closing date for applications is 31 January 2019. Interviews will be held at dates through March 2019.

Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 19th December 2018
Closes: 31st January 2019
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