University of Bath

University of Bath

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Research and Teaching) in Strategy & Organisation (HC10586)

Job title Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Research and Teaching) in Strategy & Organisation

Department School of Management

SalarySalary for a Lecturer is £44,414 rising to £52,841 per annum. Salary for a Senior Lecturer is £54,421 rising to £63,059 per annum.

Grade Grade 8 to Grade 9

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2311 (Professor/Reader/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer)

Placed on Wednesday 10 May 2023

Closing date Wednesday 07 June 2023

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference HC10586


The Strategy and Organisation Division of the School of Management, University of Bath, is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Assistant/Associate Professors) to join our vibrant and collegial academic community!

About you:

We welcome applicants in any aspect of organisation studies, human resource management, or entrepreneurship/strategy/innovation. We are particularly interested in hearing from people with expertise in cross-national or comparative studies, or regional development. We seek people who are equally passionate about teaching and research, and who desire to influence policy and practice. You will play a full role in the thriving research culture of the Division and its three centres of excellence. We are keen to build upon our track record in attracting external research income, our demonstrable impacts on policy and practice, and our publications in leading journals. You should be interested in participating in a lively and friendly academic culture. You will contribute to our range of successful undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, teaching high-achieving and motivated students. You will attract outstanding doctoral students.

About us:

You will join a high-achieving but supportive team of colleagues who publish in a wide range of leading journals, including the Academy of Management journals others including Research Policy, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Studies, Human Relations, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, etc. Colleagues are active contributors to the academic community through editing journals, taking up leadership positions in professional bodies, organising workshops and conferences. Supporting and mentoring new and/or rising academics is a top priority of the Division.

The School of Management is ranked within the UK's top ten business schools, holds TEF Gold status for its teaching, and is actively working towards building on its award of the Athena Swan bronze status for its diversity strategy. We moved to a multi-million pound new building in early 2021.

The University of Bath is situated on a modern campus surrounded by attractive countryside and overlooking the city of Bath, a UNESCO-designated World Heritage City famous for its Georgian architecture and its annual literature and music festivals. It is a safe and friendly campus with strong student services and excellent sports facilities. Bath is located 100 miles west of London and is easily accessible by air, road and rail.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Nancy Harding (Head of Strategy and Organisation Division) at [email protected], however please ensure you submit your application through our website.

What we can offer you:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Senior Lecturer Job Description
  • Lecturer Job Description

  • Terms of employment

  • Visa information

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    Job details


    Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Research and Teaching) in Strategy & Organisation (HC10586)


    University of Bath


    United Kingdom


    May 24, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 07, 2023

    Job type



    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Situated in Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom, University of Bath is a public university that received its royal charter in 1966. The University of Bath has been consistently ranked amongst the top universities in the UK and is known for its expertise in research and teaching. In 2004, the university launched the SET squared Partnership with the universities of Bristol, Southampton, and Surrey. This is the largest partnership ever, comprises of a combined staff of 6,400 researchers, and has a research budget of £266 million.

    The university is known for its four faculties: management, science, humanities and social science, and engineering and design. The university has been recognized for its excellence in research facilities and according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), 87 percent of the university's research has been defined as world-leading. Notably, the university's research into child poverty and support for vulnerable people won a Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2011. The university's research grants and contracts portfolio is worth around £150 million.

    The university constantly finishes at the top of student satisfaction rankings and excelling in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Psychology. It was also awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. Because of its high-quality teaching, Bath's graduates are highly sought after by the UK's top employers.

    In 2004, Bath University invested in creating a sports training village, which has emerged as one of the best training centers for athletes in Europe. In 2013, the University became a founder member of GW4, an alliance of universities sharing intellectual and physical resources. Also, in the same year, the university opened a block of 75 flats for students living on campus. In 2012, the university began a three-year campus improvement project to improvise and expand student accommodation, teaching space, and a £10million arts centre. The university has invested over £450 million on its campus over the last decade.

    In 2015, the university inaugurated a specialized area for arts, education, and events. The University of Bath has a well-built infrastructure with all the essential facilities and amenities a student will require. The university gives equal focus on sports and offers one of the best sports facilities in the UK. The university-based athletes won six medals in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

    Almost one-fourth of the students enrolled are from outside the UK, so, the university offers a perfect internationally diverse experience. Airbus, World Bank, Nike, Ford, and Rolls Royce are some of the industry leaders, which collaborate with the university.

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