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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader/Associate Professor in Human Resource Management

Cranfield University

Location: Cranfield, Bedfordshire

Role Description

We welcome applications from people who are experienced in Human Resource Management (HRM) to join our team and contribute to the exciting growth of the Changing World of Work Group at Cranfield School of Management.

About the Role

This opportunity is within the Changing World of Work Group, which focuses on examining the implications of the changing work context on managing people and organisations. The Group provides thought leadership in areas such as generational diversity, emerging technologies and work, gender, leadership and inclusion, global mobility, HR and technology, organisation design, flexible and agile working and employee engagement, and brings together expertise in Human Resource Management (HRM), Employment Relations, Organisational Behaviour (OB) and Diversity. This is a flourishing group that is particularly active in relation to producing high quality applied research. The Group has ambitious plans including the development of a digital learning pathway in HRM, and an apprenticeship programme focused on the Senior People Leader Level 7 Standard. The role will report directly to the Group Head, Professor Emma Parry.

You will have the opportunity to progress your research and scholarship in this field.  This post will be offered on either an Education & Scholarship career pathway, or a Research & Teaching career pathway depending on your track record, focus and preference.

About You

You will be educated to doctoral level in a relevant area, and you will be able to demonstrate experience of teaching, training or executive development in HRM.  You will be able to show recognition of your expertise, through, for example publications, conference presentations, professional involvement, industry demands, or similar. For higher levels we would expect some experience of leading projects or programmes. With excellent communication skills, you will be able to collaborate effectively with students, executive learners, academics, practitioners and policy makers.  You will be respectful towards others and collegiate in approach. Experience of teaching and leading modules or programmes at post-graduate level and of developing digital modules is preferred.

In return, you will have exciting opportunities for career development, whilst joining a supportive team and environment and contributing to this growing area of importance within the School.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

Cranfield School of Management has long been recognised as a leading centre of excellence for Organizational Behaviour.  It has never been out of the FT ranking of the “top of their class” Top 10 OB departments (in the world by subject), and was ranked #1 globally in 2015. OB is core to nearly every programme in the School of Management as we develop people for the future; the success of every enterprise depends on its people, and our graduates fill senior positions in global firms, in industry, in consultancy, in charities and not for profit enterprises.

Find out more about our work here

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. Find out about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here. We are currently piloting hybrid working arrangements until April 2022.  This means the majority of our staff are spending between 40% and 60% of their time working from the office where their roles allow.

How to apply

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Emma Parry on

Location: Cranfield
Salary: £44,001 to £60,192 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th December 2021
Closes: 28th January 2022
Job Ref: 3853
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