|Salary:||£53,353 to £63,673 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. A higher rate may be offered for an exceptional candidate.|
|Placed On:||30th January 2023|
|Closes:||26th February 2023|
FTE: 1.0fte, working 37 hours per week
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Location: de Havilland Campus, Hatfield
Hertfordshire Business School has enjoyed major success in REF2021 elevating its position substantially among UK Business Schools, achieving a high ranked position for its impactful research, working with a range of businesses and organisations. The School is an ambitious and growing organisation, which continues to evolve and develop its outward-facing research orientation, seeking to further expand both the quantity and quality of its research to the next REF exercise, expected in 2027.
Main duties and responsibilities
As part of a new investment strategy, we are planning to appoint to Reader level dependent upon experience and qualifications. These are part of the Business School’s strengthening of its research infrastructure and environment.
For the appointment of Principal Lecturer/Reader you will be required to carry out and publish research of international quality in any area of Business and Management and attract external funding for research projects. You will be expected to establish international collaborations and contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the Business School. At Reader level you will receive at least a third of your time to do research.
In addition to this you will teach undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the Business School and assist in the development of a high-quality teaching portfolio.
Skill and experience required
We are looking for researchers with transferrable skills from across the social science field so areas such as Sociology, Psychology, Statistics, Psychology as well as other Business and Management areas are welcome to apply.
For appointment at Principal Lecturer/Reader level you will have extensive experience of high-quality research publications, including the effective completion of PhDs. You will also have a record in attracting research funding. This position will also require you to have extensive experience of high-quality teaching to undergraduate and postgraduate students, including the effective completion of PhDs.
You will be proficient in written and oral elements of the English Language and have excellent interpersonal and presentation skills. It will be expected that you have good IT skills, including the use of online communication platforms such as MS Teams and Zoom. Additionally, you will be able to deal with sensitive material with strict confidentiality and have the ability to deal with conflicting demands and priorities with high level attention to detail.
For the role of Principal Lecturer/Reader you must also hold an Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree, or equivalent qualification, in a relevant subject area. Additionally, you will also hold a Doctorate level qualification (or equivalent), in a relevant subject area.
Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria.
Appointment to a Readership
Details regarding the additional requirements of the title ‘Reader’ can be found on the University of Hertfordshire Vacancy page.
Informal Enquiries: Associate Dean (Research) Professor Stephen Page, email@example.com
Closing Date: Sunday 26 February 2023
Interview Date: Monday 13 March 2023
Reference Number: 048415
Our vision is to transform lives: UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics, and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. #GoHerts
Apply online at https://www.jobs.herts.ac.uk/go/048415
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