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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Strategy/International Business

(Ref.: 201500637)


Applications are invited for appointment as Assistant Professor in Strategy/International Business (IB) in the School of Business, to commence on August 1, 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal, subject to availability of funding.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Strategy, International Business or Management, with potential for high-quality 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   


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 Ms. Kathy Cheung (e-mail: [log in to unmask]) and cc to Prof. Kevin Zhou (email: [log in to unmask]).  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at, and further particulars can be obtained at Interviews with promising candidates will be conducted at the 2015 AOM Annual Meeting in Vancouver.  Closes September 30, 2015 


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


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Kevin Zhou, Ph.D.

Professor of Strategy/IB

Chairman, Departmental Research
Post-Graduate Committee

School of Business

University of Hong Kong

852-3917-1006; fax: 2858-5614


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