Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Human Resource Management (Research & Teaching Track)

University of Glassgow
December 06, 2022
Offerd Salary:£37,474 - £42,155
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Human Resource Management (Research & Teaching Track)

The Adam Smith Business School, ranked as the top performing Business/Management School in Scotland in REF 2021, is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Human Resource Management (Research & Teaching Track). The Adam Smith Business School is triple accredited, research- informed and professionally-focused. The School has achieved the Athena SWAN Bronze award and actively encourages an inclusive culture, promoting gender equality and welcoming applications from underrepresented groups.

This is the job description for the Senior Lecturer/Lecturer post (Research & Teaching Track) Grade 8/9. The job description for the Lecturer post (Research & Teaching Track) Grade 7 post is available as an attachment at the bottom of this page. Please specify which position(s) you wish to be considered for on your cover letter.

Job Purpose

To make a substantial and positive contribution to the strategic direction of the School/College within Human Resource Management, through leading and contributing to research of international standard, high quality teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, securing research funding, and providing academic leadership and management within the School/College. To actively engage in relationships with external stakeholders that advance knowledge exchange, public understanding and outreach.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. Pursue and deliver independent research proposals and/or collaborative research projects, in Human Resource Management and related areas, project managing research activities, supervising and taking responsibility for the research team.

2. Develop an expert reputation in the field by effective dissemination and publishing of research findings in leading journals and conferences, and where appropriate undertaking knowledge exchange activities.

3. Make a substantial contribution to developing and enhancing the research profile of the School/College. Establishing and leading research collaborations with appropriate individuals and groups within the University, including multi-disciplinary links, and developing external research collaborations both nationally and internationally, to ensure that research activities are at the forefront of the field.

4. Actively contribute to the effective management and administration of the College/School, assuming responsibility for the management of allocated resources and contributing to the wider organisation of the subject area.

5. Carry out course administration within required timescales ensuring effective communication of information, in particular assessment requirements and criteria and timely and constructive feedback on assessment.

6. Develop effective approaches which enhance intellectual understanding and innovation in the field and support and enhance course delivery, course organisation, feedback and assessment. This may involve blended and/or online provision.

7. Ensure an inclusive and evidence-based approach to facilitating learning in a range of face to face and potentially online delivery formats such as tutorials, lectures, problem-based learning, that promotes student participation and learning outcome attainment.

8. Develop effective working relationships with students and early career staff in the subject specialism, providing specialist advice, support and academic leadership. Work in partnership with relevant student services teams, respond appropriately to the diverse range of learning approaches and learner needs.

9. To supervise project work at undergraduate and masters levels and take forward the supervision and training of postgraduate research students.

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. https:// www.

For appointment at Grade 9:

In addition to the duties and responsibilities above:

13. Undertake a leading role in the development and implementation of individual and/or joint research projects of international standard, participating actively in the development of College/School research strategy. Disseminate research findings locally, nationally and internationally to enhance learning within Human Resource Management area and to represent the University externally.

14. Take a lead in major funding bids and related activities, including Knowledge Exchange, which develop and sustain support for the subject area and recognised excellence for the University. Through an established network of external stakeholders, an ability to influence public understanding and/or professional policy and practice aligned with the strategic priorities of the School/College/University.

15. Undertake academic management and leadership roles and responsibilities to ensure high quality course/programme administration, setting and monitoring standards and lead on the development of policy and practice across research and teaching teams (beyond subject/school level).

16. Where required, develop a strategic approach to embedding learning technologies across the Subject/School and College to support and enhance course/programme delivery, course organisation, feedback and assessment within campus based, blended and online provision.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience



A1: Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) in Human Resource Management, work psychology or an allayed area, or equivalent professional and/or teaching experience in a similar or related role.

A2: Extensive breadth and depth of knowledge in Human Resource Management to develop research and teaching programmes/methodologies/learning support.

A3: Established reputation in research and teaching, including an international research profile in the subject area.

For appointment at Grade 9:

A4: Recognised expertise in Human Resource Management to develop new knowledge and understanding within the field.

A5: A thorough understanding of, and track record in, contributing to broader academic leadership and management at School/Service/College level.

A6: Engagement with the current and future priorities of University/College/Service strategies, aims and ambitions.


B1: A specialism in the development and fulfilment of human capabilities/skill/Human Resource Development or similar.



C1: Proven ability to design, review and enhance multiple learning, teaching and assessment programmes.

C2: Ability to communicate complex or conceptual ideas to those with limited knowledge and understanding, and develop colleagues/research students at earlier career stages.

C3: Ability to contribute to broader leadership and management activities along with an awareness of current and future priorities of the University/College/School/Service.

C4: Effective organisation skills to manage time and prioritise as appropriate research, teaching and administrative responsibilities.

C5: Ability to work on own initiative to contribute to the research and teaching activities within the School/College.

C6: Proven ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues in other disciplines/institutions in developing and progressing research.

For appointment at Grade 9:

C7: Proven ability to plan and lead staff, and efficiently deploy resources, in support of major research and teaching activities.

C8: Ability to undertake academic leadership of groups/activities with substantial impact on finance and other resources.



E1: Established track record of research outputs and of applying for external research funding compatible with enhancing the School's research profile in accordance with School objectives.

E2: Experience and achievement in the relevant field reflected in an expanding personal academic portfolio.

E3: Experience of developing and demonstrating teaching and research methods and devising models, approaches, techniques, critiques and methods.

E4: Track record of continuous engagement with current practice and developing knowledge.

E5: Experience of planning and progressing work activities within professional guidelines or organisational policy, applying initiative and independent judgement.

For appointment at Grade 9:

E6: Internationally recognised excellence and reputation in subject area.

E7: Track record of student supervision and development/mentorship/coaching of early career academic colleagues in subject area/team.

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be Grade 7/8/9, £37,474 - £42,155/£46,047 - £53,353/£54,949 - £61,823 per annum

This post is full time and open ended.

For the Lecturer post: the successful applicant will be enrolled onto the University's Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career. Information on the programme can be found on our website at: https: // www.

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 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.

Informal Enquiries should be directed to Dr Scott Hurrell,

Vacancy Ref: 099951, Closing Date: 06 December 2022.

Vacancy Ref : 099951 Close Date : 06-Dec-2022 23:45

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