School of Business and Economics

The School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University is internationally-leading in research and teaching covering the disciplines of business, management, finance, accounting and economics.

We provide high-quality management education and research that is tailored to the demands of today’s business environment. The School is triple accredited (AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB) and it is consistently rated as one of the UK’s top-ten business schools in national league tables. This leading position is built and developed around a vibrant international community that provides an excellent environment for progressing an academic career.

Advancing knowledge, transforming students and impacting practice are central to our ethos here at the School of Business and Economics. We advance knowledge through world-leading research; we transform students by providing them outstanding support and a dynamic and innovative learning environment; and we impact practice through collaborative engagement with organisations and individuals across the sectors.

Our vision for the School is of creating an internationally recognised community of learning, of knowledge creation and of practice, which prepares individuals and organisations for the challenges and opportunities of the global economy of the 21st century. It is a vision that is anchored in our longstanding values of intellectual excellence, innovation and relevance but which equally looks forward and embraces the expectations and ambitions of contemporary society. 

Professor and Reader opportunities

We are looking to make appointments at Professor and/or Reader level in the following discipline groups:

International Business, Strategy and Innovation

The International Business, Strategy and Innovation (IBSI) group is committed to the advancement of world-class management scholarship and to the development of ideas that will help managers navigate the challenges of globalisation and the digital economy. Key areas of specialism within the IBSI group include Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets, Strategy and Performance in Complex Environments, Internationalisation Strategies, Social Innovations and Entrepreneurship, Digital Innovations and Development and Culture-strategy Nexus in Global Organisations.

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Accounting and Finance

Research in the Accounting and Finance (AF) Group covers four main areas: Corporate Finance, Financial Markets, Management Accounting, and Corporate Governance and Sustainability. Our overriding objective is to produce research that is rigorous but also relevant to contemporary accounting and finance issues and debates. We offer the highest quality teaching in Accounting and Finance at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Our programmes are very highly regarded, being consistently ranked amongst the best in the UK.

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Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour

The HRMOB group brings together academics from a number of different disciplines who are interested in a broad range of people management issues. Members of the group make distinctive contributions to knowledge and practice across many contemporary topics that include: organisational psychology, working identities and workplace equalities, career management, work-related health and well-being, the sociology of professional work and employability and job security.

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We particularly welcome applications from those with research interests that complement work already being undertaken within these groups.

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Follow the links below to apply for Professor and Reader roles in the School of Business and Economics.

Lecturer and Senior Lecturer opportunities

We are looking to make appointments at Lecturer and/or Senior Lecturer level in the following discipline groups:

Economics

The Economics Discipline Group is dedicated to undertaking rigorous and relevant internationally recognised research and to the provision of high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in economics. The Economics Group’s research output ranges from academic publications in world-leading scholarly journals to work with a significant impact on public policy in the areas of Applied Econometrics, Financial Economics and Banking, Industrial Economics, International Economics and Trade, and Monetary Economics and Development.

The Economics Group is responsible for teaching a suite of high-quality, rigorous and applied undergraduate and postgraduate courses. In the 2018 Guardian University Guide, our Economics courses were ranked 8th, confirming our place as one of the best providers of economics courses in the UK.

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Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour

The HRMOB group brings together academics from a number of different disciplines who are interested in a broad range of people management issues. Members of the group make distinctive contributions to knowledge and practice across many contemporary topics that include: organisational psychology, working identities and workplace equalities, career management, work-related health and well-being, the sociology of professional work and employability and job security.

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We particularly welcome applications from those with research interests that complement work already being undertaken within these groups.

Further Information

For Lecturer posts we are looking for applicants to be developing a portfolio of publications at an internationally recognised level. From a teaching perspective, the successful applicant must be able to deliver to the highest standards in line with the evolving requirements of one of the above groups.

For Senior Lecturer posts we are looking for applicants who will complement and take forward the existing research capabilities in the relevant group, who are able to demonstrate a proven ability to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and who will make a strategic contribution to the continuing development of the School.

For both levels, applicants should hold a PhD in a related area, possess relevant teaching experience and have experience of publishing and/or developing research outputs at an internationally recognised level.

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Follow the links below to apply for Senior Lecturer and Lecturer roles in the School of Business and Economics.