Dear colleagues

The International Business Division at the University of Leeds is currently recruiting a new Head of Division. As a world-leading centre for international business, the division produces outstanding and impactful research. Drawing upon research and scholarship, the division seeks to provide students an exceptional educational experience, offering skills and capabilities for competing in the global economy. To view the advert use the link:

Head of the International Business Division

Do you have the ability to provide the strategic vision and leadership necessary to lead the Division to successfully develop and deliver the Division’s plans through inspiring, motivating and developing staff to achieve their full potential?

Are you passionate about delivering world-leading research and an exceptional student experience in an international and interdisciplinary context?

You will lead and manage the Division of International Business, maximising strategic opportunities arising from the changing landscape of higher education and the University’s strategic plan, whilst leading and delivering excellence in research and education.

You will be an active member of the University’s Leadership Forum and the Faculty of Business Executive Leadership Team, promoting a coordinated approach to delivering innovative strategic academic development. You will be taking on a significant and complex leadership role in the Faculty, and must be able to lead with a clear vision, engaging others across the Division, Faculty and University.

You will have the leadership skills, ambition and creativity to take forward the development and delivery of the School’s academic strategy and objectives. You will thrive on working collaboratively in a busy and dynamic environment to enhance the reputation of the School with a focus on quality and excellence.

Academic credibility is essential. You will have a sustained track record of excellence in research and/or student education with a focus on the student experience, combined with excellent skills in team working and collaboration.

The appointment will be from September 2019 (or as soon as possible thereafter).

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

Professor Peter Moizer, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Business
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 4499, email: [log in to unmask]


Leeds - Main Campus


Faculty of Business


Leeds University Business School




Grade 9 to Grade 10

Competitive salary

Post Type: 

Full Time

Contract Type: 


Release Date: 

Tuesday 12 March 2019

Closing Date: 

Thursday 11 April 2019

Interview Date: 

Thursday 09 May 2019




Candidate Brief  


Best wishes




Professor Yingqi (Annie) WEI

Head of International Business Division

Leeds University Business School

1.22, 10-12 Cromer Terrace

University of Leeds

Leeds, LS2 9JT

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 7946 



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