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Professor of Human Resource Management

University of the West of England, Bristol - Business & Management

Location: Bristol
Salary: £62,420 to £90,130 commensurate with experience and qualifications
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 25th March 2019
Closes: 28th April 2019
Job Ref: 1800669

The Human Resource Management subject group, part of the Department of Business and Management at UWE Bristol, is seeking a Professor of Human Resource Management to join the team at our £55million business school.

Our new home offers world class facilities and has enhanced our ability to deliver an innovative and exciting practice led curriculum, strengthened our stakeholder engagement activity and allows us to build on our culture of practically orientated research. Our vision is to be internationally renowned for enterprising and practice-led teaching and research that benefits both our students and society.

We are looking for a committed Professor of HRM who can make a strong and growing contribution primarily in research, to include taking a leading role in the development of our vibrant and growing research group; Human Resources, Work and Employment. In addition the post holder will be expected to make a positive contribution to teaching and learning, building effective and beneficial external relationships and demonstrate proven experience of successful academic leadership.

The successful applicant will join a thriving community of academics in the HRM subject field which currently comprises 26 members of staff. You will have the opportunity to contribute to our range of highly rated undergraduate and postgraduate offerings, including our CIPD accredited programmes – the BA (Hons) in Business and HRM, the MSc in HRM and MSc in International HRM.

Sharing our passion for research and education as well as our desire to influence practice, candidates should hold a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline, preferably a PhD, and a postgraduate higher education teaching qualification.

You should be a recognised authority in your field and an active contributor to the academic community; demonstrating subject excellence with a strong and growing publication record plus evidence of developing academic collaborations nationally and/or internationally. In addition you should be able to demonstrate successful and innovative practice in the design and delivery of teaching.

We particularly welcome applicants with proven research credentials in the general subject area of Human Resource Management and expertise in some of the following teaching areas: Strategic HRM, managing performance, reward and resourcing. The nature of the subject group’s teaching means that candidates should be confident, outgoing and able to lead a teaching team on large modules as well as independently on specialist HRM modules. You should share our passion for research and education as well as our desire to influence practice and you will have the opportunity to contribute to our range of highly rated undergraduate and postgraduate offerings.

Bristol Business School is an environment where talent and career aspirations are nurtured and supported. In addition to progressive pay rates we offer a wide range of staff benefits which includes a holiday allowance of 35 days as well as up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year, flexible working, excellent defined benefit pension schemes, employee assistance programme, retail discount scheme and a range of family friendly policies.

We also have a generous relocation package to support qualifying candidates in moving to the area.

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Sue Hutchinson on 0117 3283474 or email:

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