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Presidential Fellowship: Alliance Manchester Business School
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-14607

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 21/10/2019

Salary: £41,526 to £51,034 per annum (according to relevant experience)

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Humanities

Division: Alliance Manchester Business School

Hours per week: Full and Part Time posts available

Contract Duration: An initial four-year Fellowship leading to a permanent, appropriate academic contract (subject to satisfactory performance)

Presidential Fellowship: Alliance Manchester Business School

Faculty of Humanities

The University of Manchester


These Academic Fellowships are for four years, leading to a permanent, appropriate academic contract subject to satisfactory performance.  Fellowships are available across all disciplines within Alliance Manchester Business School.


Creative, ambitious and keen to develop transformative research, you will relish this excellent opportunity to drive your academic career to a higher level. As an impressive early career academic, youll recognise that securing a Presidential Research Fellowship at the University of Manchester will empower you to unlock your potential. In addition to a good salary for the duration of your Fellowship, youll receive generous research support funds and access to key technology platforms. Your time during this award will be initially dedicated to research, with no or minimal teaching in the first year, and minimal teaching in the second year.  Thereafter teaching would increase with each subsequent year of the fellowship.  You can look forward to mentoring and assistance in winning external funding and awards.


As a Presidential Fellow in Alliance Manchester Business School, you’ll join an exciting community of 250 world-leading academics who, through their research, are making a real difference to business, industry and management for the better.  Our experts generate globally recognised research across a wide variety of disciplines ranging from management sciences, marketing, innovation, work and employment, to organisational psychology, accounting and finance. Our research influences business leaders and policy-makers to address some of the world’s biggest issues; and we use our findings in our collaborations with international partners, as well as in our teaching, advisory and public speaking roles. You can learn more at:


To join us, you will need a relevant PhD or equivalent qualification. You will have a growing reputation in research, evidenced by an emerging portfolio of internationally recognised publications, and a clear vision for an independent post-doctoral research agenda and the ability to carry that out. Crucially, you will demonstrate the ability to develop a coherent world-leading research programme in any of the disciplines within Alliance Manchester Business School, with new concepts and ideas to extend intellectual understanding. You have what it takes to organise resources and deliver results to deadlines. Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills also equip you to build a team, and to inspire and engage students. The determination to win your own research funding will be key to your success.


The University of Manchester is committed to building a culturally diverse institution where all staff and students can flourish and feel valued for their contribution and individuality.  Our policies and practices are designed to encourage talented people, whatever their background, to work and study here.  All appointments are made on merit.


The successful candidate must be able to take up the post before 31 July 2020.


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Tel: 0161 275 4499


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.



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