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Lecturer in Employment Law and Human Resource Management

University of Essex - Essex Business School

Location: Colchester
Salary: £40,793 to £48,676 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd April 2019
Closes: 27th May 2019
Job Ref: REQ02587

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management Group at Essex Business School. If successful, you will be part of a team of over 15 research active colleagues with a global reputation for their work in critical organisation studies, HRM, and equality and diversity.

We are keen to appoint a talented scholar with experience in the field of Employment Law and Human Resource Management and, ideally, with the ability to contribute to the teaching of introductory business law more generally across the School. We would, therefore, especially welcome applications from those with expertise in:

  • UK and international employment law
  • Corporate and business law

The offer is competitive, and includes a generous relocation allowance, the possibility of paid research leave, and research funds.

Duties of the Role
The purpose of this post is to enhance the School’s research profile though high-quality publications, grant activity and impact case studies; contribute to the design and delivery of teaching in the area of Employment Law and Human Resource Management, alongside actively engaging in undergraduate and postgraduate supervision; and undertake, where appropriate, administrative and leadership responsibilities within the School and Group.

You will be expected to:

Demonstrate a commitment to high-quality social scientific research in your field or specialism, engaging in individual and/or collaborative research activity that is in keeping with REF criteria, and generating external research income (appropriate in scale to career stage and subject area norms).

Contribute to the University’s mission of excellence in education by delivering teaching across a range of modules, providing substantive and effective student support, and undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate supervision.

Engage with external stakeholders, contribute to the effective administration of the Group and/or School, and enhance the scholarly reputation of the School and the University Department, and experience of the demands of working within a business school environment.

Alongside this, a full list of key responsibilities and main duties (Education, Research and Leadership and Citizenship) can be found within the Lecturer (ASER) job pack.

Qualifications and Skills required

You should have a doctoral level research degree in HRM and Employment Law, or related discipline, or be close to completing your studies; evidence of research output - either published or publishable – that is of peer-reviewed international quality, and experience of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels or demonstrable potential for achieving this. In addition, evidence of a research agenda and evidence of a clear publication plan for submission to future Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercises is essential.

We are advertising for a range of opportunities within our Essex Business School. These roles have a range of start dates commencing between 1 October 2019 and 30 June 2020. Please see the job pack for specific details of the start date of each post.

We particularly welcome applications from those who identify as female or non-binary and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented at this level.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

Our website http://www.essex.ac.uk contains more information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please telephone (01206) 876559.

   
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