Professor in Management

University of Glassgow
July 08, 2024
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Professor in Management

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Job Purpose

To take a senior leadership role by conducting internationally-leading research, delivering research-led education and demonstrating excellence in teaching that supports the strategic objectives and priorities of the School/College in line with the University's ambitions, and makes a substantial contribution to enhancing teaching and research within the School/College. To undertake substantial responsibilities associated with managing external stakeholder relationships that enhance the University's reputation, advance knowledge exchange, public understanding and outreach and strengthen links with professional bodies.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. Provide leadership across the School and College in relation to research and publication in order to enhance the quality of the School's international research profile; including conducting personal research of the highest quality in the relevant subject specialism and maintaining a consistent high level output of publications and presentations of world-class quality.

2. Sustain internationally leading high quality research activity, seeking and securing funding for a portfolio of research projects in the relevant subject specialism through grant applications to external funding bodies, e.g. Research Councils and mentoring early career staff to support their development in securing funding.

3. Take a leading role across the School and College in relation to strategic learning and teaching initiatives through: embedding a research-led, evidence- based ethos in teaching and learning; leading on teaching collaborations and teaching innovations; and influencing teaching and assessment practices and policy across the School/College.

4. Undertake academic management and leadership roles and responsibilities across the School and College in a manner that enhances the student experience, ensures programmes are internationally benchmarked and of international standing, and that values and supports a culture of enhancement.

5. Demonstrate leadership in supervising research projects undertaken by research staff, postgraduate and undergraduate students and ensure the effective development of the staff and students. Actively engage with potential research students of high calibre intending to undertake postgraduate and doctoral research, building effective working relationships and supervising to completion.

6. Make a substantial contribution to University Committees/Working Groups to ensure the advancement of learning and teaching policies and practice that align with local and international challenges in Higher Education, evolving student needs and other related changes in the University's strategic context.

7. Build effective internal and external collaborations to support the development and mentoring of academic staff and their learning, and to enhance research and teaching within the School and College.

8. Represent the School/College/University on key external bodies and at significant external events nationally and internationally to promote excellence in research and teaching, and the development of professional practice.

9. Ensure a substantial track record of, and demonstrate leadership in, knowledge creation and transfer in the relevant subject specialism; ensuring impact on external bodies and contributions to public understanding and contributing fully to key strategic initiatives that underpin School, College and University strategies for external engagement.

10. Engage in continuing professional development activities as appropriate.

11. Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of School.

12. To contribute to the enhancement of the University's international profile in line with the University's Strategic Plan - Inspiring People – Changing the World.

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Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience



A1 Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent in the relevant subject specialism/an allayed area.

A2 An established and internationally-recognised reputation for high-quality research and knowledge exchange in in the relevant subject specialism.

A3 Comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of research issues and debates, both nationally and internationally, and future direction of research and teaching in the subject area.

A4 A track record of research income generation from a range of sources.



C1 Proven ability to lead and deliver high quality and innovative University teaching, including assessment and curriculum development.

C2 Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage at all levels within the Subject, School, College, University, and beyond, in the academic, policy and practitioner communities.

C3 Demonstrably excellent presentation skills.

C4 Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to foster collegiality and collaborative working.

C5 Proven ability to foster research collaborations with colleagues in other disciplines, Schools, Colleges and Universities as appropriate.

C6 Proven leadership and motivational skills in research, learning and the student experience more broadly.

C7 Proven time management and organisational skills.

C8 Proven project, people and budget management skills

C9 Ability to integrate into a multidisciplinary School



E1 An extensive track record of publications (national and international) in the relevant subject specialism compatible with enhancing the School's submission to the REF (or equivalent).

E2 A research programme that focuses on improving the lives of individuals, communities, and/or society.

E3 Significant experience of research and academic leadership and participation within large international collaborations.

E4 Extensive track record of successfully securing research grants and project managing research projects to completion.

E5 Substantial teaching experience within the subject area.

E6 Established track-record of successful supervision and mentoring of students and staff.

E7 Significant participation at international conferences, symposia and/or holding visiting positions at non-UK universities.

E8 Extensive experience of teaching, supervision and examination of PhD students and researchers at postgraduate and doctoral level.

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be within the Professorial (Grade 10) range and subject to negotiation

This post is full time and open ended.

As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.

As a valued member of our team, you can expect:

1 A warm welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and nurtured, and success is celebrated and shared.

2 An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension - pensions handbook https: // www., benefits and discount packages.

3 A flexible approach to working.

4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing, including a free 6-month UofG Sport membership for all new staff joining the University https: // www.

We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community https: // www.

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan https: // www. and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too. Please visit our website https: // www. for more information.

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