Associate Professor in HR Management

Part of the Department of Business and Management, the Human Resource Management subject group is a thriving community of academics, currently comprising of 26 members with a vacancy for an Associate Professor in Human Resource Management to join the team.

We are looking for a committed academic who can make a strong contribution primarily in research, to include taking a leading role in the development of our vibrant and growing research group, Human Resources, Work and Employment (HRWE). In addition the post holder will be expected to make a positive contribution to teaching and learning, and building effective and beneficial external relationships.

You should ideally hold a PhD in a relevant subject, and preferably a postgraduate higher education teaching qualification. You should be a recognised authority in your field and an active contributor to the academic community; demonstrating subject excellence with a strong and growing publication record plus evidence of developing academic collaborations nationally and/or internationally. In addition you should be able to demonstrate successful and innovative practice in the design and delivery of teaching.

You will have the opportunity to contribute to our range of highly rated undergraduate and postgraduate offerings, including our CIPD accredited programmes – the BA (Hons) in Business and HRM, the MSc in HRM and MSc in International HRM. You should share our passion for research and education as well as our desire to influence practice.

Bristol Business School is an environment where talent and career aspirations are nurtured and supported. In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent pension schemes;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. The post will be based at the Bristol Business School at our Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources. Our new home offers world class facilities and has enhanced our ability to deliver an innovative and exciting practice led curriculum, strengthened our stakeholder engagement activity and allows us to build on our culture of practically orientated research. Our vision is to be internationally renowned for enterprising and practice-led teaching and research that benefits both our students and society.

The campus is within close proximity of excellent motorway links and also within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Sue Hutchinson, Associate Head of the subject group on 0117 328 3474 or

To apply, please click on the apply button and visit our website.

Closing date: 1 July 2018.

Interviews are scheduled for 31 July 2018.

UWE is committed to equality and values diversity; to work for an employer that aspires to achieve excellence through inclusion.

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