Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Strategy/International Business

in the School of Business, University of Hong Kong


Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment as Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Strategy/International Business (IB) in the School of Business, Faculty of Business and Economics, from August 1, 2014, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal, or on tenure terms for exceptionally outstanding candidates for Associate Professor or above.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Strategy, International Business, or Management, with potential for high-quality research and teaching. Applicants for the Professor position should possess an exceptionally strong record in research and teaching.  Preference will be given to those in Strategy/IB areas such as competitive and corporate strategy, global strategy, firm boundaries and organization, with a focus on strategies in emerging economies. The appointee is expected to publish in top-tier strategy/IB journals and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses.  Information about the Faculty and the School can be obtained at and Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201200429) need not re-apply. 


A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and medical benefits.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.


Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., recent research papers and relevant teaching evaluation to Mrs. Henrietta Yim (e-mail: [log in to unmask]), School of Business, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong.  Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at Further particulars can be obtained at  Please indicate clearly in the form the post applied for, as well as the field and level (if applicable), and the reference number.  Interviews with promising candidates will be conducted at the 2013 AOM Annual Meeting and 2013 Summer AMA Educators’ Conference.  Closes December 31, 2013


Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years.  The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and about 100 sub-divisions of studies and learning.  There are over 23,400 undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and more than 1,800 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are internationally renowned.


The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.




Kevin Zhou, Ph.D.

Professor of Strategy/IB

School of Business

University of Hong Kong

Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Tel: 852-39171006; Fax: 39175614

Email: [log in to unmask]


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