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Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
£44,737 - £51,805 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

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Glasgow Caledonian University - the University for the Common Good - is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural University with a global outlook, dedicated to delivering social innovation. Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fifth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, 69th globally for social impact, and the top modern university in Scotland for research power. In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe.

GCU is committed to widening participation, delivering positive outcomes for our students, and we’re Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students. Guided by our inspirational Chancellor, Dr Annie Lennox OBE, and guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence - we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.

An opportunity has arisen to join us as a Fixed term Full Time Lecturer in Human Resource Management. The role is based within the Department of Management and HRM, located within Glasgow School for Business and Society. The Department delivers a wide range of programmes including a BA (Hons) International Business and HRM, MSc HRM and MSc International HRM programmes. The postgraduate programmesare fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and aligned to the US Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) standards, with the MSc International HRM also recognised by the Australian Human Resources Institute.

The applicant should have the expertise and flexibility to deliver a range of modules across the Human Resource Management/Development discipline.  Experience of teaching and assessment in the HRM subject area within a blended-learning environment is required as well as an understanding of how to guide students through their dissertation or projects.

Applicants should be qualified to at least MSc level within a Human Resource Management discipline and ideally also have membership of a relevant professional body such as CIPD.

Applicants are expected to have both excellent written communication skills and presentation skills. You should also be able to demonstrate excellent planning and organisational skills along with a student-centred approach and an ability to work in a collaborative manner with colleagues.   

Ideally, the successful applicant would be able to undertake the post as soon as possible. All applicants must complete the online application form detailing how they meet the essential and desirable requirement for the role. A covering letter (1 page) and a short CV may also be included.

Further details on this post are available by contacting Irene Mains, Deputy Head of Department; Email:

Further details about the department can be found at:

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).