Assistant Professor in Management (HRM)
Job Posted: 7 April, 2021
Company: London School of Economics and Political Science
Closing Date: 10 May 2021
Location: London, UK


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LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university For this post, we particularly welcome applications from women and people from minority ethnic groups 

Salary is competitive with peer institutions and commensurate with experience, taking into account pay equity within the Department.

The salary scale starts at £55,974 per annum (pay award pending) and can be found on the LSE website

In addition to the salary, this post may attract significant pay supplements. 

The Department of Management’s faculty and research strength is centred in employment relations and human resource management, organisational behaviour, managerial economics and strategy, information systems and innovation, marketing, public management and governance, and operational research. The Department’s faculty members are engaged in research and scholarly activity across LSE, through research centres such as the Centre for Economic Performance, the Behavioural Research Lab, and interdisciplinary Institutes. 

The Department seeks to hire an Assistant Professor who will strengthen our internationally renowned, innovative and publicly engaged faculty. Applications will be considered from candidates who investigate HRM foundational domains (e.g. staffing, learning, development, inclusion, retention, rewards, performance management, voice), and/or those who research strategic HRM, emerging employment relationships, HR analytics, big data, algorithms, artificial intelligence, or the future of work. 

The post holder will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting and publishing outstanding quality research, engaging in high quality teaching as instructed by the Head of Department, and participating in the School and wider Department activities. 

Successful applicants will have expertise and research interests in Human Resource Management and a PhD or be close to completing a PhD by the post start date in a social science discipline and/or an interdisciplinary field relevant to human resource management. You will have proven ability, as evidenced by existing publications or potential to publish in top journals; and a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications. You will also have a demonstrable ability to teach on undergraduate, postgraduate, and executive programmes in management. 

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system. 

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research grants policy with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities. 

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification. 

To apply for this post, please click the 'Apply' button aboveIf you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please contact Nenna Opara [email protected] 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 25 April 2021 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.