Lecturer in Work & Organisations

University of Stirling

United Kingdom

October 12, 2022

Description

Lecturer in Work & Organisations Apply Post Details

Full time Open ended

Grade 7 - £35,333-£42,155 p.a. or Grade 8 - £43,414-£51,805 p.a.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Wednesday 12 October 2022. Interviews are expected to take place on Monday 21 November 2022.

There is an expectation that work will be undertaken in the UK.

For the purposes of sponsorship, this is a postdoctoral role under SOC code 2311.

The University of Stirling recognises that a diverse workforce benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers and welcome applications from those who would contribute to further diversification of our staff and ensure that equality, diversity and inclusion is woven into the substance of the role. We strongly encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds including gender, identity, race, age, class, and ethnicity.

The Post

Stirling Management School's reputation for excellence is reflected in our rankings. We're highly ranked in the UK for both teaching and research and are in the top 5 in Scotland for Business Studies/Management, Accounting and Finance, HRM, Marketing and overall research impact is ranked 40th in the UK. Our close links with industry, range of professional accreditations and memberships with leading management education bodies help to ensure all our teaching is relevant in the real world and it allows staff and student to codesign and cocreate research, experiences and activities with business, third sector and government agencies.

As part of our development, we are looking to recruit outstanding academics with a growing international profile, who can evidence an ability to deliver high quality research, innovative, and professionally relevant, teaching in a number of areas.

Lecturer in Work and Organisations with an interest in one or more the following - Organisation culture and behaviour challenges; Alternative organisations and economies; Small and medium sized businesses inc. family firms; Critical management studies and Management history inc. management and colonisation (Grade 7/8) (Teaching and Research Track)

The successful candidate(s) will contribute to the School's Management, Work and Organisation; Marketing & Retail; Accounting & Finance and Economics Divisions.

The successful candidate will be a committed scholar and teacher, preferably with good links to practitioners and professional bodies and for colleagues on the Teaching and Research track, good quality publications (using the CABS Journal list to guide) and evidence of research grant income capture/ activity.

For further information regarding the CABS Journal Ranking List please see - https: // charteredabs.org/academic-journal-guide-2021-available-now/

There is an array of support and development opportunities for career development and advancement in School that is growing and developing.

For further information regarding this post, please contact: Professor Linda Perriton linda.perriton@stir.ac.uk

Description of Duties

Grade 7

  • Engage in individual and collaborative research, which aligns to the strategic direction of the University, develop a programme of research and disseminate results through regular publication in high impact journals, books and conference proceedings, such as the CABS List or similar
  • Identify appropriate sources of funding, prepare research proposals for funding bodies and manage grants awarded
  • Supervise research students and staff as required, providing direction, support and guidance
  • Design and deliver a range of teaching and learning, supervision and assessment activities across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including online/digital programmes where required
  • Participate in the School's international engagement activities as required e.g delivering teaching, contributing to joint programmes and recruitment of students, research exchanges, etc
  • Participate in, and develop, networks and collaborations both internally and externally to the Division/School/University
  • Participate in the administrative processes of the Division/Faculty/University including committee membership, quality assurance procedures and recruitment and admission of students
  • Any other duties, commensurate with the grade of the post
  • Grade 8

  • Engage in individual and collaborative research, which aligns to the strategic direction of the University and School, establish a distinctive programme of research and disseminate results through regular publication in journals, books and conference proceedings, such as the CABS List or similar
  • Identify appropriate sources of funding, prepare research proposals for funding bodies and manage grants awarded
  • Supervise research students and staff as required, providing direction, support and guidance
  • Design, teach and assess a range of teaching and learning, supervision and assessment activities across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including online/digital programmes where required
  • Contribute to curriculum review and enhancement, in a manner that supports a research-led approach to student learning
  • Participate in the School's international engagement activities as required e.g delivering teaching, contributing to joint programmes and recruitment of students , research exchanges, etc
  • Participate in, and develop, networks and collaborations both internally and externally to the Division/School/University
  • Participate in the administrative processes of the Division/School/University including committee membership, quality assurance procedures and recruitment and admission of students
  • Any other duties, commensurate with the grade of the post
  • Essential Criteria

    Grade 7

    Qualifications

  • PhD in relevant discipline or equivalent such as DBA/DMan, relevant to the post applied for or close to successful completion
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Established track record of published research using the CABS list or similar
  • Credible plans for the active pursuit of external research funding
  • Experience or knowledge to design, teach and assess modules in the subject area
  • Evidence of the ability to deliver excellent teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level
  • Grade 8

    Qualifications

  • PhD in relevant discipline or equivalent such as DBA/DMan, relevant to the post applied for
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • High quality published research using the CABS list or similar
  • A record of involvement in applications for external funding for research and/or knowledge transfer/exchange
  • Experience of supervising dissertation projects across the range of undergraduate/ postgraduate, and ability to supervise doctoral students
  • Experience of providing high quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, preferably including online/digital programmes
  • Experience of designing and delivering course modules
  • Evidence of successful co-ordination, support, supervision, management and/or mentoring of others
  • Desirable Criteria

    Grade 7

    Qualifications

  • Higher Education teaching qualification or equivalent e.g. PGCert and/or holding or working towards Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of success in attracting research grants/external funding and delivering on externally funded research projects
  • Experience of supervising dissertations and research projects
  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning support as key contributions to high quality student learning
  • Evidence or knowledge to support international activities
  • Evidence of a basic knowledge of the Higher Education context and regulatory framework
  • Grade 8

    Qualifications

  • Higher Education teaching qualification or equivalent e.g. PGCert and/or holding an Associate Fellow of the the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and be working towards Fellowship
  • Current professional body membership appropriate to area (if relevant)
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of collaborative research with other institutions and interdisciplinary work
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning support as a key contribution to high quality student learning
  • Evidence of programme innovation and development
  • Evidence or knowledge to support international activities
  • Evidence or knowledge of the Higher Education context and regulatory framework
  • Behaviours and Competencies

    The role holder will be required to evidence that they can meet the qualities associated with the following behavioural competencies, as detailed within the AUA Competency Framework.

  • Managing self and personal skills Being aware of your own behaviour and mindful of how it impacts on others, enhancing personal skills to adapt professional practice accordingly.

  • Delivering excellent service Providing the best quality service to external and internal clients. Building genuine and open long-term relationships in order to drive up service standards.

  • Finding solutions Taking a holistic view and working enthusiastically to analyse problems and to develop workable solutions. Identifying opportunities for innovation.

  • Embracing change Being open to and engaging with new ideas and ways of working. Adjusting to unfamiliar situations, shifting demands and changing roles.

  • Using resources effectively Identifying and making the most productive use of resources including people, time, information, networks and budgets.

  • Engaging with the wider context Enhancing your contribution to the organisation through an understanding of the bigger picture and showing commitment to organisational values.

  • Developing self and others Showing commitment to own ongoing professional development. Supporting and encouraging others to develop their professional knowledge, skills and behaviours to enable them to reach their full potential.

  • Working together Working collaboratively with others in order to achieve objectives. Recognising and valuing the different contributions people bring to this process.

  • Achieving Results Consistently meeting agreed objectives and success criteria. Taking personal responsibility for getting things done.

  • About Us

    The University of Stirling Management School is recognised as a centre of academic excellence that offers innovative scholarship and widespread engagement with a variety of stakeholders to improve business, society and lives. In terms of research just under 80% of our journal papers were ranked 3-star (internationally world leading) and4 star (world class) and for research impact we are 40th in the UK and 5th in Scotland, as evaluated by the UK 2023 Research Assessment Exercise.

    We are in the final stage of our journey towards securing AACSB accreditation, and we already hold the Small Business Charter Award, and we are part of the delivery team for the UK Government-funded Help To Grow Programme for SMEs.

    The School has a divisional structure comprising of four main academic divisions: Accounting and Finance; Economics; Marketing and Retail; and Management, Work and Organisation. We are a member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools; the European Foundation for Management Development and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (which is at the last stage of fully accreditation); and are signatories to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

    A number of our taught programmes are recognised and accredited by professional bodies, the CMI – Chartered Management Institute (MBA); CIPD – Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (BA (Hons) Human Resource Management and MSc Human Resource Management); CFA - Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (MSc in Investment Analysis and for our UG Finance Programme); ACCA (MSc International Accounting and Finance and our BAcc in Accounting UG Programme of study), CIMA and ICAS (BAcc Accountancy); CIM - Chartered Institute of Marketing (MSc Marketing) and Chartered Banker Institute (MSc Banking and Finance) as well as others.

    The University

    The University of Stirling is committed to providing education with a purpose and carrying out research which has a positive impact on communities across the globe – addressing real issues, providing solutions and helping to shape society. Stirling is 4th in Scotland and 43rd in the UK for research impact, with 87% of its research having an outstanding or very considerable impact on society – and more than 80% rated either world leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2021). Interdisciplinary in its approach, Stirling's research informs its teaching curriculum and facilitates opportunities for knowledge exchange and collaboration between staff, students, industry partners and the wider community.

    The University of Stirling is ranked among the top 30 UK universities for student satisfaction (National Student Survey) and top 10 in the UK for postgraduate student experience (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey), and has an overall five-star rating in the QS Stars University Ratings.

    More than 17,000 students study with the University of Stirling globally, with over 120 nationalities represented on its scenic central Scotland campus alone. The campus – also home to 1,700 staff – has its own loch and castle, and a recent multi-million-pound redevelopment has delivered modern, flexible, and digitally connected study and social spaces at the heart of campus, including enhanced student support and retail and catering outlets.

    The University has twice been recognised with a Queen's Anniversary Prize – the first for its Institute for Social Marketing and Health (2014) and the second for its Institute of Aquaculture (2019). Stirling is Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence and its recently redeveloped world-class facilities provide the perfect training environment for the University's sports scholars – many of whom compete at the highest level, including at the Olympics and Commonwealth Games – and for students, staff, and the wider community.

    As a signatory to the £214 million Stirling and Clackmannanshire City Region Deal, the University is driving productivity and inclusive growth across the Forth Valley, and beyond. Through pioneering collaborative solutions to global challenges, researchers are putting innovation, skills, and partnership at the heart of a sustainable economic recovery. www. stir.ac.uk @stiruni

    Job number

    FAC01621

    Contract Type

    Open Ended

    Closing date

    12-Oct-2022

    Location:

    Stirling Campus

    Grade

    Grade8 £43,414-£51,805 p.a.

    Faculty/Service

    Stirling Management School Post Details

    Full time Open ended

    Grade 7 - £35,333-£42,155 p.a. or Grade 8 - £43,414-£51,805 p.a.

    The closing date for applications is midnight on Wednesday 12 October 2022. Interviews are expected to take place on Monday 21 November 2022.

    There is an expectation that work will be undertaken in the UK.

    For the purposes of sponsorship, this is a postdoctoral role under SOC code 2311.

    The University of Stirling recognises that a diverse workforce benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers and welcome applications from those who would contribute to further diversification of our staff and ensure that equality, diversity and inclusion is woven into the substance of the role. We strongly encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds including gender, identity, race, age, class, and ethnicity.

    The Post

    Stirling Management School's reputation for excellence is reflected in our rankings. We're highly ranked in the UK for both teaching and research and are in the top 5 in Scotland for Business Studies/Management, Accounting and Finance, HRM, Marketing and overall research impact is ranked 40th in the UK. Our close links with industry, range of professional accreditations and memberships with leading management education bodies help to ensure all our teaching is relevant in the real world and it allows staff and student to codesign and cocreate research, experiences and activities with business, third sector and government agencies.

    As part of our development, we are looking to recruit outstanding academics with a growing international profile, who can evidence an ability to deliver high quality research, innovative, and professionally relevant, teaching in a number of areas.

    Lecturer in Work and Organisations with an interest in one or more the following - Organisation culture and behaviour challenges; Alternative organisations and economies; Small and medium sized businesses inc. family firms; Critical management studies and Management history inc. management and colonisation (Grade 7/8) (Teaching and Research Track)

    The successful candidate(s) will contribute to the School's Management, Work and Organisation; Marketing & Retail; Accounting & Finance and Economics Divisions.

    The successful candidate will be a committed scholar and teacher, preferably with good links to practitioners and professional bodies and for colleagues on the Teaching and Research track, good quality publications (using the CABS Journal list to guide) and evidence of research grant income capture/ activity.

    For further information regarding the CABS Journal Ranking List please see - https: // charteredabs.org/academic-journal-guide-2021-available-now/

    There is an array of support and development opportunities for career development and advancement in School that is growing and developing.

    For further information regarding this post, please contact: Professor Linda Perriton linda.perriton@stir.ac.uk

    Description of Duties

    Grade 7

  • Engage in individual and collaborative research, which aligns to the strategic direction of the University, develop a programme of research and disseminate results through regular publication in high impact journals, books and conference proceedings, such as the CABS List or similar
  • Identify appropriate sources of funding, prepare research proposals for funding bodies and manage grants awarded
  • Supervise research students and staff as required, providing direction, support and guidance
  • Design and deliver a range of teaching and learning, supervision and assessment activities across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including online/digital programmes where required
  • Participate in the School's international engagement activities as required e.g delivering teaching, contributing to joint programmes and recruitment of students, research exchanges, etc
  • Participate in, and develop, networks and collaborations both internally and externally to the Division/School/University
  • Participate in the administrative processes of the Division/Faculty/University including committee membership, quality assurance procedures and recruitment and admission of students
  • Any other duties, commensurate with the grade of the post
  • Grade 8

  • Engage in individual and collaborative research, which aligns to the strategic direction of the University and School, establish a distinctive programme of research and disseminate results through regular publication in journals, books and conference proceedings, such as the CABS List or similar
  • Identify appropriate sources of funding, prepare research proposals for funding bodies and manage grants awarded
  • Supervise research students and staff as required, providing direction, support and guidance
  • Design, teach and assess a range of teaching and learning, supervision and assessment activities across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including online/digital programmes where required
  • Contribute to curriculum review and enhancement, in a manner that supports a research-led approach to student learning
  • Participate in the School's international engagement activities as required e.g delivering teaching, contributing to joint programmes and recruitment of students , research exchanges, etc
  • Participate in, and develop, networks and collaborations both internally and externally to the Division/School/University
  • Participate in the administrative processes of the Division/School/University including committee membership, quality assurance procedures and recruitment and admission of students
  • Any other duties, commensurate with the grade of the post
  • Essential Criteria

    Grade 7

    Qualifications

  • PhD in relevant discipline or equivalent such as DBA/DMan, relevant to the post applied for or close to successful completion
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Established track record of published research using the CABS list or similar
  • Credible plans for the active pursuit of external research funding
  • Experience or knowledge to design, teach and assess modules in the subject area
  • Evidence of the ability to deliver excellent teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level
  • Grade 8

    Qualifications

  • PhD in relevant discipline or equivalent such as DBA/DMan, relevant to the post applied for
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • High quality published research using the CABS list or similar
  • A record of involvement in applications for external funding for research and/or knowledge transfer/exchange
  • Experience of supervising dissertation projects across the range of undergraduate/ postgraduate, and ability to supervise doctoral students
  • Experience of providing high quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, preferably including online/digital programmes
  • Experience of designing and delivering course modules
  • Evidence of successful co-ordination, support, supervision, management and/or mentoring of others
  • Desirable Criteria

    Grade 7

    Qualifications

  • Higher Education teaching qualification or equivalent e.g. PGCert and/or holding or working towards Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of success in attracting research grants/external funding and delivering on externally funded research projects
  • Experience of supervising dissertations and research projects
  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning support as key contributions to high quality student learning
  • Evidence or knowledge to support international activities
  • Evidence of a basic knowledge of the Higher Education context and regulatory framework
  • Grade 8

    Qualifications

  • Higher Education teaching qualification or equivalent e.g. PGCert and/or holding an Associate Fellow of the the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and be working towards Fellowship
  • Current professional body membership appropriate to area (if relevant)
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of collaborative research with other institutions and interdisciplinary work
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning support as a key contribution to high quality student learning
  • Evidence of programme innovation and development
  • Evidence or knowledge to support international activities
  • Evidence or knowledge of the Higher Education context and regulatory framework
  • Behaviours and Competencies

    The role holder will be required to evidence that they can meet the qualities associated with the following behavioural competencies, as detailed within the AUA Competency Framework.

  • Managing self and personal skills Being aware of your own behaviour and mindful of how it impacts on others, enhancing personal skills to adapt professional practice accordingly.

  • Delivering excellent service Providing the best quality service to external and internal clients. Building genuine and open long-term relationships in order to drive up service standards.

  • Finding solutions Taking a holistic view and working enthusiastically to analyse problems and to develop workable solutions. Identifying opportunities for innovation.

  • Embracing change Being open to and engaging with new ideas and ways of working. Adjusting to unfamiliar situations, shifting demands and changing roles.

  • Using resources effectively Identifying and making the most productive use of resources including people, time, information, networks and budgets.

  • Engaging with the wider context Enhancing your contribution to the organisation through an understanding of the bigger picture and showing commitment to organisational values.

  • Developing self and others Showing commitment to own ongoing professional development. Supporting and encouraging others to develop their professional knowledge, skills and behaviours to enable them to reach their full potential.

  • Working together Working collaboratively with others in order to achieve objectives. Recognising and valuing the different contributions people bring to this process.

  • Achieving Results Consistently meeting agreed objectives and success criteria. Taking personal responsibility for getting things done.

  • About Us

    The University of Stirling Management School is recognised as a centre of academic excellence that offers innovative scholarship and widespread engagement with a variety of stakeholders to improve business, society and lives. In terms of research just under 80% of our journal papers were ranked 3-star (internationally world leading) and4 star (world class) and for research impact we are 40th in the UK and 5th in Scotland, as evaluated by the UK 2023 Research Assessment Exercise.

    We are in the final stage of our journey towards securing AACSB accreditation, and we already hold the Small Business Charter Award, and we are part of the delivery team for the UK Government-funded Help To Grow Programme for SMEs.

    The School has a divisional structure comprising of four main academic divisions: Accounting and Finance; Economics; Marketing and Retail; and Management, Work and Organisation. We are a member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools; the European Foundation for Management Development and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (which is at the last stage of fully accreditation); and are signatories to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

    A number of our taught programmes are recognised and accredited by professional bodies, the CMI – Chartered Management Institute (MBA); CIPD – Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (BA (Hons) Human Resource Management and MSc Human Resource Management); CFA - Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (MSc in Investment Analysis and for our UG Finance Programme); ACCA (MSc International Accounting and Finance and our BAcc in Accounting UG Programme of study), CIMA and ICAS (BAcc Accountancy); CIM - Chartered Institute of Marketing (MSc Marketing) and Chartered Banker Institute (MSc Banking and Finance) as well as others.

    The University

    The University of Stirling is committed to providing education with a purpose and carrying out research which has a positive impact on communities across the globe – addressing real issues, providing solutions and helping to shape society. Stirling is 4th in Scotland and 43rd in the UK for research impact, with 87% of its research having an outstanding or very considerable impact on society – and more than 80% rated either world leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2021). Interdisciplinary in its approach, Stirling's research informs its teaching curriculum and facilitates opportunities for knowledge exchange and collaboration between staff, students, industry partners and the wider community.

    The University of Stirling is ranked among the top 30 UK universities for student satisfaction (National Student Survey) and top 10 in the UK for postgraduate student experience (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey), and has an overall five-star rating in the QS Stars University Ratings.

    More than 17,000 students study with the University of Stirling globally, with over 120 nationalities represented on its scenic central Scotland campus alone. The campus – also home to 1,700 staff – has its own loch and castle, and a recent multi-million-pound redevelopment has delivered modern, flexible, and digitally connected study and social spaces at the heart of campus, including enhanced student support and retail and catering outlets.

    The University has twice been recognised with a Queen's Anniversary Prize – the first for its Institute for Social Marketing and Health (2014) and the second for its Institute of Aquaculture (2019). Stirling is Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence and its recently redeveloped world-class facilities provide the perfect training environment for the University's sports scholars – many of whom compete at the highest level, including at the Olympics and Commonwealth Games – and for students, staff, and the wider community.

    As a signatory to the £214 million Stirling and Clackmannanshire City Region Deal, the University is driving productivity and inclusive growth across the Forth Valley, and beyond. Through pioneering collaborative solutions to global challenges, researchers are putting innovation, skills, and partnership at the heart of a sustainable economic recovery. www. stir.ac.uk @stiruni

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