Associate Professor of Strategy

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7127400 (Ref.No. LUBSC1684)
Posted: March 7, 2023

Job Description

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out research and teaching in the strategy domain? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University? Do you have expertise in obtaining research funding?

We are seeking to appoint a high-calibre individual at the Associate Professor level in the S&O subject group within the Management Department of Leeds University Business School (LUBS). The school is internationally renowned for the quality of its research, its teaching, and its facilities. REF 2021 positions LUBS as one of the UK’s leading business schools for research and impact power. As a triple accredited, top-ranking European business school, it has more than 3000 students from around 100 countries and more than 200 academic staff. Its work covers the full spectrum of business disciplines, creating new knowledge and teaching undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students. 

The S&O group and the affiliated Centre for Technology Innovation and Engagement (C-TIE) are the focal points for strategy-related research and education at LUBS. With its collegial and vibrant team of scholars, the S&O group aspires to become one of the leading faculties working at the intersections of strategic management, organisational theory, and innovation management. For the position that has opened, we are looking for a well-rounded academic who has published in top-tier journals and can contribute to the group’s reputation for excellent teaching and engagement with practice. While we are open to considering applications from candidates with interest in any strategy subfield, we have preference for those specializing in one of the following areas: corporate leadership and governance; corporate strategy; competitive strategy; knowledge and innovation management; strategic management of sustainable business practices and/or diversity, equity and inclusion.

To apply for this role, please submit a CV along with a supporting statement, outlining how you meet the criteria under the section 'What will you bring to the role', contained within the attached Candidate brief.

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

Prof. Jatinder Sidhu, Head of Strategy & Organisation Group, email: [email protected] 


Prof. Krsto Pandza, Director of Centre for Technology Innovation & Engagement, email: [email protected]  


Prof. Lynda Song, Head of Management Department, LUBS, email: [email protected] 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Leeds University Business School
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 9
Salary:  £53,353 to £61,823 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Monday 06 March 2023
Closing Date:  Sunday 16 April 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  LUBSC1684

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