Associate Professor in International Business/International Management
University of Leeds Department of International Business
United Kingdom

Associate Professor in International Business / International Management

Are you an experienced and influential academic with the proven ability to carry out teaching and research in International Business and related topics? Do you have an excellent research track record and the vision and drive to tackle new challenges? Are you passionate about delivering world leading research and an exceptional student experience?

As Associate Professor, you will carry out research, teaching and management within Leeds University Business School (LUBS) and contribute to academic leadership in the field of international business and management.

The International Business Department at LUBS is an established and internationally esteemed centre of excellence for scholarly research work and teaching in international business. Among others, research by its members has pioneered theories of internalisation, market and business co-creation and orchestration and the Global Factory, which are informing business and  international policy makers (e.g. UNCTAD, ASEAN, World Bank). International standing is evidenced by four Fellowships of the Academy of International Business and six medals of achievement from the pre-eminent journal in the field, Journal of International Business Studies. The research strategy of the Department is based on teamwork and co-authorship, reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the field of international business.

Under the leadership of its professors, the International Business Department is making great strides in its research performance and exhibits considerable strength and depth. It is one of the leading centres of International Business learning and teaching in the world and offers specialised degree programmes that combine high academic standards with practical application in today's rapidly changing business environment. Academics in the International Business Department provide cutting edge research-informed teaching by bringing their world-leading research and practice expertise into the classroom.

The International Business Department is home to the Centre for International Business at the University of Leeds (CIBUL), one of the world's premier scholarly centres for international business and at the forefront of academia and practice. Research development is divided into five main thematic areas, focused especially on the regions of China, India and Southeast Asia:

  1. The determinants and impact of foreign direct investment (FDI);
  2. The strategy of Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) and countries, MNEs impact on home and host country productivity and competitiveness;
  3. Global innovation; international entrepreneurship, digital economy, born global firms, internationalization and performance of SMEs;
  4. Global grand challenges, sustainable practices of MNEs, international migration, global value chains, and global health;
  5. Cross-cultural management, diversity, and inclusion, MNE and local governance.

 Leeds University Business School is internationally renowned for the quality of its teaching and its research. Our work covers the full spectrum of business disciplines, teaching undergraduate, masters and doctoral students and creating new knowledge through research. We place a premium on international levels of scholarship and research excellence. We seek to appoint one Associate Professor in the field of international business and management. We are particularly interested in candidates specialising in the areas of International Management, International Entrepreneurship MNE Subsidiaries, Global Value Chains, Digital Globalisation, and Global Governance and Leadership, applied to global challenges such as migration, climate change and health.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Chris Pitelis, Head of International Business Department and Professor of International Business and Sustainable Competitiveness


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Department of International Business
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 9
Salary:  £54,421 to £63,059 p.a.
Appointment may be made within the discretionary range of £64,946 - £70,951 p.a for an exceptional candidate
Working Time:  100% - We will consider job share / flexible working arrangements
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 28 April 2023
Closing Date:  Wednesday 21 June 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  BUSIB1000-R

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