Assistant Professor in International Business and Strategic Management

Faculty of Mgmt, Law and Social Sciences

School of Management


42,792 to 49,553 per annum

Post Type: 

Full Time

Contract Type: 


Closing Date: 

Sunday 13 June 2021

Interview Date: 

To be confirmed



With over 50 years of academic excellence and having been recently named the UK's University of the Year for Social Inclusion 2020 by The Times and Sunday Times, the University of Bradford has continued to grow its international reputation and innovative course provision. With almost 10,000 students, the University is pioneering in developing new course subjects, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, students, and of society as a whole.

The School of Management is a leader in business education, research, and knowledge transfer with more than 50 years experience of pushing the boundaries, regionally, nationally and internationally. We are part of an elite group of business schools worldwide possessing triple-crown accreditation from AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS. We perform well in the Financial Times (FT) rankings and continue to build on our research strengths in readiness for REF 2021. 

The International Business, Marketing and Branding (IBMB) research center within the School of Management at the University of Bradford is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic academic at the  Assistant Professor level specialising in the field of International Business and/or Strategic Management. The IBMB research center manages a range of international business-related programmes, e.g. BSc in International Business and Management, MSc International Business and Management, MSc Management, MSc International Strategic Marketing, MSc Management. These programmes are co-designed with input from leading industry professionals and key partners and accredited by professional bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). We are looking to strengthen teaching and research capability in the field of International Business and Strategic Management by recruiting a skilled academic staff who can play a leading role in contributing to this ambition.

The ideal candidate must possess a Doctorate in a relevant field and have a research track record of publishing in leading international business/strategy journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, International Business Review, International Small Business Journal, Journal of International Management, Long Range Planning and Global Strategy Journal. The candidate will be expected to lead and contribute to the development and direction contribute to the development and direction of the International Business and Strategic Management area focusing on developing research as well as teaching materials in this field and any other similar topics. The post holder will need to demonstrate Programme Leadership experience and be expected to work closely with established partners and professional accreditation bodies such as the Chartered Management Institute, the Institute of Export and International Trade to support the enhancement of curriculum.  The successful candidate will need to contribute to digital learning teaching and should evidence business and community engagement activities with local and international business/organisations.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Nripendra Rana, Head of Research Centre, [log in to unmask]  or Professor Sankar Sivarajah, Head of School of Management, [log in to unmask]

For more information and making an application, please visit



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Chengang Wang


Professor of International Business 

Director of Studies, PhD programme

Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences/School of Management/International Business, Marketing and Branding Research Centre

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