Postdoctoral Research Associate in Organisational Behaviour and Leadership

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Durham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 23 Mar 2024

23 Feb 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

DURHAM UNIVERSITY
Research Field

Psychological sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
Established Researcher (R3)
Country

United Kingdom
Application Deadline

23 Mar 2024 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Other
Job Status

Full-time
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

The Role

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Organisational Behaviour and Leadership to support a research project entitled "Sweating it out for a good purpose: Scaling up mass participation sports events in sustainable ways". The project aims to examine key antecedents of participation in running events, such as runners' motivations, differences between younger and older runners, between junior employees and senior leaders as well as between men and women. It also aims to examine the intrapersonal, interpersonal, and career-related effects of physical activity at the workplace and beyond, such as its effects on wellbeing, leaders' resilience, careers, and social judgements or biased evaluations of others. This project also has a sustainability focus and its findings aim to prompt runners make specific changes in behaviour. You will work alongside a local organisation that organizes mass running events to help answer these research questions and inspire and scale their activities. This will involve bringing your expertise into the role to help shape the underlying research agenda and how it translates into real world impact.

The successful applicant will work alongside the project PI, Dr Maria Kakarika, and the project partner as well as the rest of the academic project team. The role is funded by Durham University Business School's Smart & Scale initiative which is an interdisciplinary impact-driven research programme in smart and scale-up activities, focusing on innovation and business development of SMEs in the North-East of England.


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Additional Information
Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
DURHAM UNIVERSITY
Country
United Kingdom
City
Durham, United Kingdom
Geofield


Where to apply
Website

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/listing/365935/postdoctoral-resear…

Contact
City

Durham, United Kingdom

STATUS: EXPIRED

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