Lecturer in Human Resource Management

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Edinburgh, SCOTLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 08 Sep 2019

Application closing date 08/09/2019
Salary £39,609 - £48,677 per annum (Grade 6)
Package Excellent benefit package

Job description

Pathway: Professional Practice

Build your academic career in HRM with Edinburgh Napier University

We are looking to appoint a Lecturer in HRM on our Professional Practice (refer to criteria here) pathway who can contribute to building excellent links with industry partners and who has experience of developing and delivering innovative HR/OD programmes to external partners.

Edinburgh Napier University is a leading, modern university with a reputation and impact that stretches far beyond our shores. We are an inclusive University with strong links to industry and an 'applied' focus. Our strategy is set around four key pillars of growing our academic reputation; delivering an excellent personalised student experience; internationalising our work; and build innovation, enterprise and citizenship. It is an exciting place to work with a clear growth agenda.

About the school

The Business School is one of the largest modern Business Schools in Scotland, with a strong academic reputation in undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education, and business research. It has an established track record of high level engagement and collaborative working with business and professional networks.

The HRM academic team is well-established with a strong reputation. The subject area of HRM is consistently rated highly in the National Student Survey (in 2019 the HRM subject area was ranked 1st in UK). The team is well known for its approach to practice based learning and research around the theme of 'maximising human potential', which focuses on well-being, diversity, talent and leadership development and performance improvement.

The subject area delivers HRM programmes at Degree and Masters Levels and runs programmes on-campus, overseas and online. We also offer consultancy services and run bespoke part-time programmes with industry and commercial partners.

To learn more about our Business School, watch this short video .

The role

Your contribution on the Professional Practice pathway will involve building relationships and collaborating with external industry partners, particularly in areas of HRM consultancy and bespoke OD projects/programmes. This role will involve taking a leading role in developing tender documents and applications for commercial funding. You will likely have significant experience as an HR practitioner or in leading commercial and client-focused HR projects. You will develop new working relationships with business and other external organisations to grow our commercial and research links with industry.

You will also be responsible for designing and delivering teaching and student centred learning. We are particularly interested in hearing from practitioner-academics who can teach action learning and reflective practice, data analytics and digital working and change management for delivery to our Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) accredited MSc HRM students and also our MBA in Leadership Practice.

You will also be required to conduct individual and collaborative research projects leading to the production of high quality research outputs/ outcomes.

Who we are looking for

In addition to the role profile, the following criteria are essential:

  • A doctoral level qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • Evidence of a professional academic and research profile
  • Evidence of leading professional practice initiatives, e.g. as an HR practitioner or consultant, and strong links with business and other external organisations.
  • Sufficient breadth and depth of experience to develop high quality teaching/ learning and research projects.
  • Some travel may be required as part of our trans-national education provision.

Please click here to view the role profile/description.

Additional information

  • Closing Date: Sunday 8 September 2019 (Midnight BST)
  • Interviews: TBC
  • For informal discussions please contact Norma D'Annunzio-Green N.DAnnunzio-Green@napier.ac.uk
  • Please note that the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK. We are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role.

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.  More details can be found here .


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