Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Human Resource Management)

Hatfield, Hertfordshire
£33,797 - £40,322 (Lecturer) / £40,322 - £51,034 (Sbr Lecturer) pa dependent on skills & experience
30 Apr 2021
30 May 2021
HR Jobs Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Hertfordshire is committed to transforming lives by finding and powering potential, giving people the opportunity to succeed with us whatever their background. We believe that people sit at the heart of achieving our mission and are excited to recruit to an expanding and thriving subject group within the Hertfordshire Business School.

HR professionals who may have minimal teaching experience and are interested in a career change, are encouraged to apply for this role.

We have experienced strong growth at PG level and additionally we launched a Graduate MBA in January 2021. We therefore need to recruit additional staff with an interest in teaching at this level.

Main duties & responsibilities

You will contribute to the teaching and module leadership in the undergraduate, postgraduate and executive programmes offered by the School.

You will be expected to engage in scholarly and research activity in the field which includes undertaking supervision of student projects, dissertations and theses and contribute, as appropriate, to administration and programme development and support the overseas activities of the School.

In addition, at Senior Lecturer level, you will participate, as appropriate, in the School’s external interface with businesses and the community, engage with the School’s business development activities and maintain and develop links with relevant professional bodies and academic groupings.

Experience and skills needed

You will have expert knowledge in your subject area and at Senior Lecturer level, a proven track record of teaching within Higher Education. Experience of student project and dissertation supervision is desirable, as is a record in research publications.


You will have the ability to communicate effectively, clearly and supportively with both students and academic colleagues, and the ability to deal with conflicting demands and priorities with a high level of attention to detail. You will also be able to demonstrate an ability to teach via a variety of delivery methods e.g. blended learning, online learning, on campus learning.

Qualifications required

You will either:

  • hold a Masters (or equivalent level 7 qualification), in a relevant subject area (for Lecturer)
  • hold a PhD (or within 3 months of viva), or equivalent level 8 qualification in a relevant subject area (for Senior Lecturer) 


  • demonstrate significant relevant industry experience and hold Chartered Membership of the CIPD either MCIPD or FCIPD

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries

Kerry McKay, Head of the HR Group, k.mckay@herts.ac.uk

Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave and discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 25 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

To apply, please visit our website.

Closing date: 31 May 2021.