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Professor in Business Ethics

Durham, UK
Closing date
30 Jan 2021

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Dynamic and vibrant, Durham University Business School is one of Durham University's four Faculties and is comprised of three research-intensive departments: Accounting, Economics and Finance, and Management and Marketing. Known for its global reputation, its impact on policy and practice and its strong focus on ethics, responsibility and sustainability, the School aims to be a leading European business school with a strong global presence by 2027, The School currently has 180 academic and teaching staff, with plans and resource commitments to grow to 230 by 2027. In addition, 11 funded research centres blend leading theoretical perspectives with a strong emphasis on impact and engagement with practice, noted in The school's student population is around 4000, across undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes.

Our vision is to lead business thought and practice to improve global wealth and well-being. Our associated mission is to create, share and use knowledge to deliver equitable and sustainable futures around the world. We pursue this mission by advancing world changing knowledge and securing global impact through increasingly collaborative research across disciplines and around the world.

The Department

The Department of Management and Marketing at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the role of Professor. We welcome applications from those with research and teaching interests in the broad field of Business Ethics. We are particularly eager to hear from applicants with a focus on any aspect of business ethics but particularly on one of the following themes:
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • Sustainability.
  • Ethical theory.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility.
  • Consumer and/or marketing ethics.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of internationally excellent research and teaching while allowing you unrivalled opportunities to progress and embed your career in an exciting and progressive institution.

For more information on the department's business school's and research centres' activities, please visit our website via the button below.

Business Ethics at Durham University Business School

The Business School prides itself on the way Ethics Responsibility and Sustainability (ERS) are integrated across all its research, teaching and outreach activities. ERS is one of the three strategic transversal themes, alongside internationalisation and external engagement. In addition to ERS being integrated in the curriculum of all our programmes, it constitutes a key research area across most research centres. The business school is a proud member of the UN's PRME (a full report can be found here, the Academy of Business in Society (ABIS), and the North East's Initiative for Business Ethics (NIBE). Finally the University holds the Bronze Athena SWAN award.

For further information on research activities in the Department, the Business School and its research centres please visit:

We aim to conduct interviews for shortlisted candidates from mid-February to early March.
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