Research Fellow in HRM
City Site

Job reference: 007522

Location: City Site

Closing date: 25/05/2020

Salary : Grade G (£28,331 - £32,817 p.a.)

Department: College of Business, Law & Social Sciences

School/Section : Nottingham Business School

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Nottingham Business School (NBS) is the largest of NTU’s 8 schools. Internationally recognised and accredited, the School is one of UK’s top schools for business engagement and impact. NBS has been accelerating its research development since the REF 2014 which recognised 95% of school’s research as world leading and internationally excellent with 100% of impact case studies rated at 3* and 4*. The Centre of People, Work and Organizational Practice (CPWOP), a vibrant team encompassing world-renowned scholars as well as capable and committed mid and early career researchers, reflects the School’s commitment to excellent research with impact. As part of our ambitious growth strategy, we are appointing a new researcher. Successful candidates will join at an exciting moment, taking forward several externally funded and high-profile projects and supporting the team in further building our capacity to influence society, business and the academic world, to fully realise our ambitious goals.

You may be working towards one of our emergent projects investigating resilience at work in the light of Covid19, or further developing our ‘Employee Voice’ project, partnered with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (See You may be working on projects examining mental health and well-being at work, aligning with a study recently commissioned by the Lloyds Foundation. You may be working with global teams to develop new, cutting edge research in the HR- innovation- entrepreneurship space, or connecting with small and medium-sized businesses in the East Midlands area through ‘Enabling Innovation’ projects and similar.

We also run many events, often reflecting our multi-disciplinary perspective and building on our networks in practice as well as scholarly bodies such as the British Academy of Management and the US Academy of Management, such as publishing in leading journals, gaining research funding, engaging employees and supporting the career growth of early and mid-career academics.

The successful candidate will have a PhD, as well as proven competence in quantitative methodologies, with experience at designing surveys and data analysis (using SPSS, MPLUS or other statistical software). The role entails supporting centre activities, including delivery on ongoing projects such as those detailed above. Do contact Centre Co-Directors, either Helen Shipton ( or Daniel King ( if you would like to find out more. We look forward to hearing from you.

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Professor Helen Shipton, on 0115 848 4486 or via email

Closing date – 25 May 2020

Remote Interview date – 8 June 2020

Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances.

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. However, candidates who require sponsorship cannot be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EEA applicant is available due to the UK Visas & Immigration requirements. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website.


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