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Sustainability position at the University of Edinburgh

  • 1.  Sustainability position at the University of Edinburgh

    Posted 11-16-2023 03:47

    Apologies for cross posting

    University of Edinburgh Business School

    Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Sustainability and Strategy

    Strategy Group          


    We are looking for an outstanding academic to join the Strategy Group and contribute to its reputation for excellent research, teaching and engagement.

    The Opportunity

    We are seeking a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Sustainability and Strategy who can contribute to our teaching and research on the implications of sustainability and/or climate change for management and organisations. This is an opportunity to join a strong academic group with a track record of publishing in the field's very best journals and delivering excellent teaching. You would be joining a triple-accredited Business School in one of the world's top 25 universities.

    The Strategy Group studies contemporary issues of societal and organisational importance at the local, national, and global levels. Members of the group draw on a wide range of social science theories and empirical contexts. The group possesses research expertise across public, private, and third sector organisations with knowledge production organised around five distinct themes:

    1. Strategic Change and Leadership
    2. Organisations and society
    3. Global/International Strategy
    4. Services Management
    5. Creative Industries

    More details of the research carried out in these themes can be found here.

    The Group is highly collegial and comprises the following academics: Samer Abdelnour, Kenneth Amaeshi, John Amis, Katherine Aulton, Chris Carr, Chris Carter, Tie Cui, Corentin Curchod, Giovanni Formilan, Royston Greenwood (Fractional appointment), Candace Jones, Ron Kerr, Marc Krautzberger, Winston Kwon, Ling Liu, Nkosana Mafico, Stephen Osborne, Xiaobai Shen, Ferran Vendrell-Herrero, Andrea Wessendorf & Rick Woodward. Members of the Group publish in, edit, and serve as editorial board members of some of the field's leading journals including Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Business History, Human Relations, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Organizational Research Methods and Public Administration Review. 

    Your skills and attributes for success:

    • Good understanding of the management and organizational implications of sustainability and/or climate change in the context of public, private, and non-profit organisations;
    • A collegial and collaborative colleague committed to academic teaching and research;
    • A track record or potential for publishing in leading journals and to impact on policy/practice;
    • Ability to work to and to meet academic deadlines.

     As a valued member of our team you can expect:

    An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We will support you, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Please use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

    The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

    This is a full-time, open-ended position. For more details and application information, please click here. You can also contact Professor Stephen Osborne ( for more information.

    Application deadline: 23.59GMT 24th November 2023

    John Amis

    Professor of Strategic Management & Organisation
    University of Edinburgh Business School