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Reader/Professorship position at Manchester Business School, Organisational Psychology Group


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1 The University invites applications for the above post which is available from 1 August 2014.

2 Salary for Reader will be in the range £47,787 to £57,031 per annum according to relevant experience. Salary for Professor will be on the professorial salary scale.

3 Informal inquiries may be made to Professor Sharon Clarke. Email: Telephone: 0161 306 3442

4 Applications should be made online. If you are unable to apply online please request an application form by emailing quoting the reference number or by calling 0161 275 4499.

5 The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Job title: Reader / Chair in Organisational Psychology

Salary: Grade 8 (Reader, £47,787 – £57,031 p.a.) or on the professorial scale, depending on appointment

Start/duration: 1 August 2014 / permanent

Based at: People, Management and Organisations (Organisational Psychology Group)
Manchester Business School

Responsible to: Professor Fiona Devine Head of School

The main requirements of this post will be to provide teaching and to undertake research in the general area of organisational psychology.

• To provide teaching on core organisational psychology modules on the School’s undergraduate degree programmes.
• To provide teaching on the MSc in Organisational Psychology/Managerial Psychology and on other masters programmes within the School, including the new Masters in Management programme.
• To contribute to Organisational Psychology Group’s teaching on the Full-Time MBA Global MBA programmes.
• To supervise undergraduate and postgraduate student dissertations on specific topics in organisational psychology, as well as other topics relevant to the appointee’s area of research expertise.
• To contribute to MBS’s reputation for world class research in any area of organisational psychology.
• To disseminate the results of research through publication in appropriate peer-reviewed journals and books at a level of excellence consistent with a world-class institution, through academic conferences, and through publication in other journals oriented at policymakers and practitioners.
• To participate in the provision of executive education, development and other activities aimed at the policy and practitioner communities, particularly in areas and on subjects drawing on the research and teaching activities referred to above.
• To contribute to the wider activities, management/administration and development of the School.

• A doctoral degree in organisational psychology
• A track record of publication in academic peer-reviewed journals
• Excellent presentation and communication skills
• The ability to write and communicate effectively with policymaker and practitioner audiences
• Experience and track record of effective teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level
• Versatility and willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues
• Experience and track record of undertaking high-level research and securing external research funding Desirable
• Registration as an Occupational Psychologist with the HPC