Associate Professor in Responsible Business (Research and Education)

  • Birmingham
  • 12/03/2022
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£53,353 to £61,823 p.a. Grade 9

Full Time


16th September 2022

16th October 2022


Position Details

Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK 

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £53,353 to £61,823, with potential progression once in post to £80,613  

Closing date: 16th October 2022


The Department of Management at the University of Birmingham is seeking to appoint an outstanding Associate Professor (Teaching and Research) in Responsible Business. Responsible Business is an anchoring strategy for Birmingham Business School and a central area of research and teaching for the School. Dedicated responsible business teaching across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the Department of Management is delivered from a managerial perspective, guided by the UN Sustainable Development Goals. While Birmingham's approach is distinct, learning touches on multiple research themes, including sustainability, business and society, and business ethics. In addition, we cover ESG reporting, responsible marketing, and sustainable consumption, engaging with colleagues in the Accounting and Marketing departments.

Job Summary

You will contribute at a senior level to teaching, research, and administration. In addition, you will be expected to contribute to academic citizenship, likely to be demonstrated through generous, mutually respectful and supportive working relationships with all staff and students.

Teaching is likely to include: (a) development and leadership of major teaching programmes or equivalent; and (b) enhancement of the student experience or employability.

Research is likely to involve an established national and international reputation through significant original research work and a clear record of impact.

Management and administration is likely to include Departmental/School leadership and management activity with University wide involvement – for example through sustained high value research, knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, and public engagement or similar activities. 

Main Responsibilities

  • making a significant contribution to the pedagogical knowledge base of the subject that advances teaching through the enhancement of practice, the development of teaching resources and/or through practice-based research; 
  • leading on the management and the development of approaches to teaching and learning, including designing innovative approaches to digital resources/environments and supporting colleagues to use them that are innovative to the subject area or institution;
  • contributing to the management of research activities and/or supervising other research staff;
  • leading successful funding bids;
  • making an important contribution to the development and running of the Department or School, for example, leading activity on research and/or teaching assessment  
  • leading a successful international engagement at School or College level;
  • identifying wellbeing issues within the School/College/University and developing appropriate solutions to address these.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Normally, a higher degree relevant to the research/teaching area (usually PhD) or equivalent qualifications.
  • Demonstrated excellence in at least Research, with competence in Learning and Teaching and Management and Administration.

Informal enquiries can be made to the Head of the Department of Management, Dr Paul Lewis; *********, or Responsible Business Lecturers Dr Adam Nix; ***** or Dr Jennifer Tyree Hageman; ***************

To download the full job description and details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below or visit Please quote the Job Ref 100265 in all enquiries. 

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