Professor and Director of the Research Centre for Decent Work and Productivity – Manchester Metropolitan University

Location: Manchester All Saints Campus
Faculty / Function: Business and Law
Salary: Competitive
Closing Date: 13 December 2019
Contract Type: Permanent
Contracted Hours per week: Full-time

Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the UK’s most inspiring higher education institutions, offering the opportunity for passionate and committed individuals to make a difference to the lives of people and communities locally, nationally and internationally. We are a great, modern university, in a great global city, here to make an impact on Manchester, our nation and beyond.

We work closely with our city, with business, the community and our academic peers to be inventive and creative, generate great opportunities, and enable our students, colleagues and everyone whose lives we touch, to make an impact.

With around 100,000 students attracted to the city from all over the world, Manchester is the second largest student city in the UK. And everything that Manchester represents – a global, cutting-edge, and innovative city – infuses the culture at Manchester Metropolitan University.

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for the appointment of a Professor to make a major contribution to research and knowledge exchange within the Business School, as Director of the University Centre for Research and Knowledge Exchange in Decent Work and Productivity. The post of Professor is a permanent position and the role of Research Centre Director is available as a rotating position, tenable for 4 years in the first instance. Established in 2018 and currently consisting of around 20 core members plus a further 42 associate and affiliate members, Decent Work and Productivity provides a focus for research in the Department of People & Performance, as well as staff in other business school departments.

Located in the Department of People & Performance, the successful applicant will be expected to play a major role in providing leadership to drive forward research and knowledge exchange within the centre and will have a background in one of a number of cognate areas, namely: human resource management, organisational behaviour, organisation studies, gender and diversity, leadership, strategy and sustainability, entrepreneurship.

For any informal enquiries, please contact Professor Mike Bresnen or Professor Ben Lupton

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