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Open Rank positions (Professor to Lecturer) in Management

University of Exeter - University of Exeter Business School, Management

Location: Exeter
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th August 2019
Closes: 25th September 2019
Job Ref: P01297

University of Exeter Business School

Open Rank positions (Professor to Lecturer) in Management

Full time, permanent

Education and Research

The role

The Department of Management is equally committed to advancing theory and working with industry to achieve practical solutions to their most important issues. Research focuses on: Leadership, Well-being, Human Resource Management, Organizational Behaviour, Marketing and Tourism. The Department is home to the Exeter Centre for Leadership. A multidisciplinary group that works closely with corporations, government departments, the armed forces and the not-for-profit sector to inform policy, practice and academic theory. Key areas of focus are Relational Leadership, Leading Change, and Leadership, Health and Well.

We are looking to appoint several open rank posts. We hope to appoint faculty who will contribute to building on current strengths in the department: such as leadership, human resource management, and organizational behaviour. Ideally candidates will have expertise in advanced quantitative methods, such as social network models, agent-based models, NLP and Machine Learning, multi-level and longitudinal regression models. Additional criteria for each level are listed below.

About you

For a Lecturer post you will have:

A PhD or equivalent in Business/Management or related areas and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in a relevant active field of research

A track record in ABS four-star refereed publications, or demonstrate potential to do so

A strong record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding

An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research

Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes

The attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development

For Senior Lecturer, in addition to the above, you will have:

A strong potential for research leadership

A track record in ABS four-star refereed publications and success in significant grant capture

Relationships with external organisations and funders/ and knowledge and experience of key sectors or business challenges

Strong connections with business, government and/or civil society organisations

Involvement in projects which develop impact.

For Professorial level appointments, in addition to the above, you will have:

Strong research leadership

Be a leading authority in your academic field with an international reputation, as evidenced by research publications, sustained funding as principal investigator and PhD supervision as well as other esteem indicators.

Have experience of making significant contribution to the development and clarification of research strategy for your subject area

Contribute to the development of our educational programmes and to the overall student experience.

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of these positions: Professor, Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer and Lecturer.

Indicate clearly in your application which level position you are applying for

For an informal and confidential discussion about the post please contact Professor Alexandra Gerbasi (email:

If you are interested in these positions we recommend that you apply as soon as possible. This is a rolling-recruitment campaign and applications will be assessed and interviews will be held throughout the recruitment period. 

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