Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in HRM & Organisational Behaviour


Staffordshire Business School

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
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1 Possession of a PhD or equivalent professional standing in a relevant subject area E A/I
2 Be an experienced academic or practitioner, able to teach and assess students across UG and PG levels and different contexts such as work based learning – specifically but not exclusively in the areas of HRM, Employment Relations and Organisational Behaviour E A/I
3 Ability and experience in the leadership and delivery of CIPD modules to a range of audiences (essential for Senior Lecturer) D A/I
4 Be familiar with current developments in the field of HRM, Employment Relations and Organsiational Behaviour, and be able to integrate current thinking into classroom and research-based activities E A/I
5 Experience of providing pastoral and academic support to students E A/I
6 Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to engage a diverse audience demonstrating an innovative and effective use of technology to enhance the learning experience of students E A/I
7 A flexible worker, with an ability to work independently and part of a team, with a willingness to contribute to the school’s wider activities that include home and overseas partnerships, corporate programmes, professional programmes and business engagement agenda E A/I
8 Demonstrate the potential to both contribute to and supervise the University’s research outputs in HRM and/or Organisational Behaviour and to attract research funding individually and collaboratively to underpin high quality research activity and research programmes/projects E A/I
9 Ability to supervise PhD and DBA qualifications (essential for Senior Lecturer) D A/I
10 The ability to contribute professionally in internal and external meetings, acting as a representative of the University and a champion of Organisational Behaviour and HRM E I
11 An understanding of the University’s strategy and values with the ability to demonstrate behaviours that align to these values E I
12 Possess an understanding of the quality framework of higher education and be familiar with its application across a spectrum of courses (essential for Senior Lecturer) D A/I
13 Possess an appropriate teaching qualification (essential for Senior Lecturer) D A/I
14 Hold a current membership and be an active member of a relevant professional body or special interest group D A/I
15 Be a member of the Higher Education Academy D A
16 Experience of using social media in either a teaching and learning context or for research D A/I
17 An understanding of the key issues and challenges in the HE environment (essential for Senior Lecturer) D I

* A - Application Form   I - Interview