Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Chair

Company:The University of Nottingham

Location:United Kingdom / Nottingham

Discipline:Business and Society

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Chair in Business and Society
Nottingham University Business School

Location: University Park
Closing Date: 04/02/2019
Reference: SOC482

Nottingham University Business School is one of the UK’s leading Business Schools and a globally ranked centre for management education and research at one of the UK’s most successful universities. With around 140 academic staff, this dynamic Business School has a strong commitment to excellent research, teaching and learning. Our strategy of research led teaching is supported through close engagement with other Schools across the University, as well as with businesses and organisations in the public and private sector. We are embracing the contemporary challenges confronting Business Schools and Universities more broadly, by integrating sustainability issues into the curriculum and inspiring radical innovation thinking in our students. We are financially strong both as a Business School and a University. For more information about Nottingham University Business School, please see

The posts are located in the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR) which enjoys an international reputation for research and teaching excellence in the areas of CSR, Business Ethics and Sustainable Business. The ICCSR team engages in interdisciplinary research and teaching in the following broad areas: strategies for CSR; business ethics; social and environmental accountability; CSR and governance; managing for sustainability; and sustainable finance. It adopts an interdisciplinary approach and has an international focus. This is an exciting time to join the ICCSR as it orientates its activities towards some of society’s ‘Grand Challenges’. The new posts would ideally compliment and enrich activities in any one of our three research hubs – ‘Ethics and corporate responsibility’, ‘Sustainable business and environmental justice’ and ‘Governance and accountability’ (details below) - that aim to address contemporary Business-Society challenges such as ‘food poverty’, ‘climate change’ and ‘labour exploitation’.

Applications are invited for three positions; Assistant, Associate and Full Professor in Business and Society, based in Nottingham University Business School. The person/s appointed will be expected to engage in high quality research and teaching in any one of the Business and Society subject areas of CSR, Sustainable Business or Business Ethics, contributing to programmes offered by the School at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. They will also be required to make an appropriate contribution to administration.

Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant area, together with significant teaching experience in relevant subjects at HE level. They should have excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in relevant subjects across Business and Society. A sustained track record and/or pipeline of high quality publications in the area of Business and Society, and the ability to produce high quality research in a relevant area is also required. For more senior posts, experience of research leadership, collaborations, grant-funding activity and effective mentoring of others are desirable qualities. Candidates should have the ability to develop their own research area, the flexibility to collaborate with colleagues and the ability to work well in a team.

Links to the three posts and further particulars can be found here:

Assistant Professor in Business and Society -
Associate Professor in Business and Society -
Chair in Business and Society -

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof Robert Caruana, Director of ICCSR, tel: 0115 8466798, email: Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.

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