Senior Lecturer/Reader in International Business and Strategy

Department of Strategy and International Business

Surrey Business School

University of Surrey


Surrey Business School (SBS) is a mid-sized business school with over 100 academic staff members from around the globe, and a highly cohesive and collegial atmosphere. The school is accredited by AACSB (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and by AMBA (the Association of MBAs). The school’s particular strengths are in digital innovation and technological transformation, international trade and investment, leadership and organizational psychology and sustainability. Based in Guildford just outside of London, the University of Surrey is an outstanding international University with an enterprising spirit.

SBS runs a full range of programmes including undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA programmes, as well as a PhD programme. The school works closely with companies and other stakeholders. SBS has strong links with many technology-oriented start-ups and established firms in London, and the South-East of England in general. For further information, please visit the SBS website.

The Department of Strategy and International Business (S&IB) has core research strengths in nonmarket strategy, corporate political activity, market entry strategies, foreign direct investment, sustainability, business model innovation as well as research into managing political risk. Please visit the S&IB website for more information and details on our research and teaching foci. To get a feel for the team and their experiences please visit the team page.

Our staff publish in leading journals in our fields e.g. Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, Journal of Management Studies, Strategic Organization, Academy of Management Perspectives, Global Strategy Journal, British Journal of Management and Research Policy. The Department’s research increasingly considers the links between business and government relationships, and we are looking to expand this emphasis. Our team manages a wide range of international business related programmes, e.g. BSc in International Business Management, MSc International Business Management. S&IB is led by Professor Tazeeb Rajwani and includes a healthy mix of research active faculty and practitioner teaching fellows, the latter bringing a wealth of business experience.

As a growing department, we seek to appoint an academic at either a Senior Lecturer and Reader level in Strategy and International Business to join our dynamic team. The successful applicant will demonstrate clear evidence of their capability to publish world class research (4* and 3* journals), teach international business and related areas across the curricula of UG and PG programmes. They will be expected to play an active role in leading and developing the MSc in Management programme.

This is a full-time position. Conditions and compensation will be at internationally competitive standards and commensurate with the appointees’ experience.


If you are interested in learning more about this position, please contact Professor Tazeeb Rajwani ([log in to unmask]).


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Candidate presentations and interviews are planned to take place on 19th July 2021.


Best regards



Prof. Tazeeb S. Rajwani, PhD FRSA FHEA FCMI

Professor of International Business and Strategy

Head of Department of Strategy and International Business
Surrey Business School, University of Surrey


Associate Editor, Journal of International Management

Associate Editor, Multinational Business Review

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