Yujie Hu

Yujie Hu


Yujie joined the Work and Employment Relations Division and the Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change at the University of Leeds in 2018. She teaches research methods, HRM, and internal communications, and she works as a personal tutor for HRM and Management Consulting students. She supervises dissertations at UG and PG levels on HRM and management consulting subjects. Yujie also takes up administrative roles on module leadership and programme directorship.


Prior to joining the University of Leeds, Yujie taught business and management subjects at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels at Durham University. Yujie holds a PhD from the Faculty of Social Sciences, Durham University. 


  • Programme Director for MA Human Resource Management

Research interests

Her scholarly interests encompass AI and employee performance, work-life balance and wellbeing, unemployment and poverty, self-development ability, digital skills, climate change and sustainability, interactional discrimination, longitudinal methods, internationalisation of higher education, and academic skills and support for international students.


  • PhD Business Studies, Durham University
  • MA Human Resource Management (Distinction), Durham University

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Student education

I teach human resource management, research methods, change management and internal communications. 

Research groups and institutes

  • Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change

Current postgraduate researchers