University College Dublin invites applications for the permanent position of Professor of Organisational Behaviour.
UCD College of Business is Ireland’s leading business school and research centre.
UCD College of Business consists of UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business (‘the Quinn School’) focused on undergraduate education, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business (‘the Smurfit School’), UCD Centre for Distance Learning (‘CDL’) and UCD Smurfit Executive Development (‘Executive Development’) . The Quinn School and CDL are located on the main campus at Belfield while the Smurfit School and Executive Development are located at Blackrock about five kilometres away. Academic staff teach in both schools. CDL also has a significant overseas presence in Singapore, Hong Kong and Sri Lanka and the development of our brand presence in these geographies is an important aspect of this role.
The College has over 7,000 undergraduate students and graduate students in the Quinn School, the Smurfit School and in CDL and approximately 1,200 participants in UCD Smurfit Executive Development.
One of the keystones of the School’s reputation as one of the world’s leading business schools is the quality and expertise of our faculty. We are the only business school in Ireland to hold the triple crown of accreditation from AACSB (US), EQUIS (Europe) and AMBA (UK). We are also the only Irish member of CEMS and GNAM, global alliances of leading business schools and multinational companies. Our MBA programme is consistently ranked in the top 100 globally by Financial Times, and our full-time MBA is ranked 73rd in the world and 22nd in Europe.
Our purpose is to re-imagine business education in an open world by providing together a transformational business education which develops informed, agile, critical, conscious thinkers and doers in the world and for the world and is led by a profound commitment to research, innovation and impact.
Our core values of the School are excellence in research and teaching, collegiality within the university, and willingness to change and encourage diversity. The School is committed to continuous improvement and increasing aspirations in regard to teaching and knowledge creation and dissemination. Collaboration with stakeholders in and outside the University is a central aspect of our strategy in enhancing our international reputation and reach.
About the Position
The OB Chair and group are located within the Management Subject Area within the UCD School of Business. Other Subject Areas share teaching and research interests in organisations, work and employment. The Subject Area designation of the Chair is subject to on-going review of the configuration of Subject Areas within the School of Business and the University.
The appointee should be an internationally recognised specialist in the field of Organisational Behaviour, incorporating the broad family of OB themes including leadership, motivation, creativity teamwork, group dynamics, organisational culture, identity, organisational structures and systems, workplace innovation and human resource management whilst also being able to play a leadership role within the context of the School as a whole.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the development of the School’s profile in research and teaching and will offer leadership in the following areas:
Teaching and Learning: The Management Subject Area is the largest contributor to the Business School’s undergraduate, postgraduate, international and executive education programmes. This includes the BComm, the MBA, MSc and PhD programmes. The appointed professor will play a key role in shaping the delivery and impact of Organisational Behaviour across the range of levels, programmes and student populations.
Research: The School places strong emphasis on research leading to publication in highly-regarded international, peer-reviewed academic journals and in leading debates in business in both the academic and public space
Faculty in the areas of OB, HRM and Organisation Studies more broadly are well represented across the cannon of Management and Business journals, and have published in and are editorially active in leading journals including: Journal of Management Studies; Academy of Management Journal; Administrative Science Quarterly; Organizational Psychology Review; Journal of Business Ethics; Work, Employment and Society; Human Relations, Human Resource Management; British Journal of Industrial Relations; Human Resource Management Journal; Organization; Work and Occupations; amongst others.
Particular emphasis will be placed on the ability to build upon established research traditions and to extend teaching and research collaboration with colleagues into new and exciting areas and ability to work in collaborative research teams within and across disciplines.
Contribution: In conjunction with the Dean of the School of Business, the successful applicant will be involved in the formulation and implementation of policies to develop the academic and strategic potential of the School. It is expected that Professorial staff assume administrative and managerial duties as appropriate to the role, and play an active part in fostering collegiality within the School.
2013 (2010) Prof. C Scale: €106,516 – €136,276 per annum
2013 (2011) Prof. C Scale: €96,064 – €122,848 per annum *
* Subject to all new entrants to public sector as of 01 January 2011
Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines
Closing date: 17:00 hours (GMT) on Friday 29th May 2015
Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website:
Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (GMT) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.