Associate Professor in Human Resource Management

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

June 30, 2022


Associate Professor in Human Resource Management

Are you an experienced and influential academic with the proven ability to carry out teaching and research in HRM and related topics? Do you have an excellent research track record and proven success obtaining funding? Are you passionate about delivering world leading research and an exceptional student experience?

We are looking for an outstanding candidate to join the Work and Employment Relations Department of Leeds University Business School. One of the largest concentrations of specialists in the field in the UK, WERD has a vibrant research culture.

As Associate Professor, you will undertake research, teaching and management within the Department, contributing to academic leadership in HRM. You will have a proven track record of research and specialist expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • People analytics and quantitative HRM
  • Labour law and employment relations
  • Human capital and skill formation
  • Strategic HRM or other HR specialism
  • You will contribute to the research agenda of in the Centre of Employment Relations Innovation and Change (CERIC) in these areas. In addition to candidates whose research interests align with the CERIC agenda (social inequalities, digital futures of work, and voice and representation), we are looking to strengthen the core HRM team with expertise in international/comparative research and quantitative HR analytics.

    As Associate Professor, you will carry out research, teaching and management within the Department, the Business School, and wider University, contributing to academic leadership in the field of HRM or related area of work and employment.

    With a PhD in HRM or a related area, you will be internationally recognised for your high quality research and publications. With significant experience of research-led teaching at all levels within higher education, you will also have held leadership roles and been involved in mentoring academic colleagues.

    To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

    Jonathan Winterton, Professor of Work and Employment, email


    Jennifer Tomlinson, Professor of Gender and Employment Relations, email

    Location: Leeds - Main Campus

    Faculty/Service: Faculty of Business School/Institute: Leeds University Business School Category: Academic Grade: Grade 9 Salary: £51,799 to £60,022 p.a. Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Ongoing Release Date: Friday 10 June 2022 Closing Date: Thursday 30 June 2022 Reference: LUBSC1615 Downloads: Candidate Brief

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    The University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was established in 1874 as the Yorkshire College of Science. In 1884 it merged with the Leeds School of Medicine (established 1831) and was renamed...