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Stefanos Nachmias

Stefanos Nachmias

Principal Lecturer

Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Department of Human Resource Management

Role

Stefanos is a Principal Lecturer and the Deputy Head in the Department of Human Resource Management.

Stefanos work closely with the Head of Department to develop and implement strategies in achieving the Department's learning and teaching objectives. He supports the academic team in managing student needs and timetable issues. He provides support to the Head of Department through involvement in recruitment, staff appraisals, observations and workload. At School level, Stefanos is the Department's Academic Standards and Quality representative working with the Quality team in developing internal quality assurance and systems. At university level, Stefanos is a member of the Trent Institute for Learning and Teaching contributing to the discussions around employability and work based learning.

Stefanos specialises in equal pay, equality in the workplace, employability and diversity management in modern organisations. He teaches human resource management at postgraduate level and supervise a number of doctoral students. He has strong interests in authentic learning practices within the curriculum. This is due to his previous professional experience in hospitality industry and working with organisations in promoting effective educational practices. Stefanos had a number of other academic resources throughout his academic career, including programme director, international coordinator, online programme leader, member of the academic board and employability ambassador.

Career overview

Stefanos completed his PhD in Business and Employment Practices (2012) at Leeds Metropolitan University which explores students’ career aspirations and expectations upon graduation.

Stefanos also worked for York St John University and Leeds Metropolitan University holding a number of senior academic and course leadership roles.

Before joining higher education in 2008, he worked in the hospitality and service industry in Cyprus and UK holding a number of supervisory and management roles.

Research areas

Stefanos' scholarly interests range from graduate recruitment, career decision-making and labour markets to learning and curriculum development as well as diversity management. He supervises a number of PhD and DBA students in the areas of employee engagement, diversity management and informal learning. He also has a particular interest in diversity management including research on gender equality, the business case and diversity education through the use of a postmodern approach. Stefanos is now working on an edited book around HRD and technology and a paper on digital competences.

He also has a particular interest in diversity management including research on gender equality, the business case and diversity education through the use of a postmodern approach.

Please visit the NTU Doctoral School website for information on doctoral research opportunities at NBS.

External activity

Stefanos is a senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy after completing an accredited Postgraduate Certificate programme in Higher Education (PGCHE) and an active academic with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and British Academy of Management.

He is also a member in the University Forum for Human Resource Development and an external examiner in various postgraduate courses in the UK.

Sponsors and collaborators

Stefanos is now working on an edited book around human resource development in the workplace.

Press expertise

Diversity and equality issues in the workplace; student employability; careers in higher education.