The Department of Management at the University of Birmingham is seeking to appoint two outstanding Associate Professors (Research and Education) in Industrial Economics and/or Business Economics. Important areas of research and teaching for Birmingham Business School include innovation and technological change; sustainable business; industrial economics; and policy and trade.
The Department of Management has a collegial culture, with over 70 faculty organised across four disciplinary groups: Organisation, Work and Employment; Business and Labour Economics; Operations and Procurement Management, and; Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Innovation. Research networks flourish within and across these Groups, the wider School and University, with the Work Inclusivity Research Centre (WIRC) situated in the Department and several members of the Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business based there. The Department has a strong and supportive research culture, with regular seminars, reading groups and a healthy PhD programme. Early Career faculty are particularly supported with developing teaching and research. These posts in Industrial or Business Economics will sit in the Business and Labour Economics Group.
The successful candidate will undertake research of international excellence and contribute to knowledge exchange activities relative to their discipline. They will contribute to the Department’s learning and teaching in the fields of business economics and industrial organisation on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes delivered on our campuses and through distance learning. Successful applicants will also undertake leadership and service activities in line with the Department, School and College’s strategic objectives. We encourage applications from under-represented groups in Economics and HE. The Birmingham Business School is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive working environment, where equality is promoted, diversity is valued and discriminatory behaviour is not tolerated.
Normally, a higher degree relevant to the research/teaching area (usually PhD), or close to completion, 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 Group, Professor David Bailey firstname.lastname@example.org ; Group member, Dr Liza Jabbour L.Jabbour@bham.ac.uk ; or the Head of the Department of Management, Dr Paul Lewis; email@example.com