University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate, Full Professor


International Business


Champaign, Illinois, United States

Start Date

August 16, 2020


November 3, 2019

Job Description

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, Gies College of Business Department of Business Administration, Open Rank Position in International Business

We seek candidates with an expertise in International Business. Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a tenure-track position (open rank) beginning August 16, 2020. Candidates applying at the Assistant Professor level should expect to have completed their doctoral degree by Spring 2020. The faculty member will be housed in the ‘Strategy, Entrepreneurship & International Business’ (SEIB) area within the Department of Business Administration. We are interested in persons who have achieved or have the potential to achieve prominence through research in international business. While a Ph.D. in business or a related field is required, we are open to candidates with disciplinary training beyond business who demonstrate the ability to conduct innovative and impactful research on important international business topics. Thus, we welcome candidates with cross-disciplinary backgrounds who have trainings in economics, history, political science, and/or sociology. The ability to interact as scholars and colleagues with the members of the SEIB area is also valued. Furthermore, teaching expectations are high.

The University of Illinois offers an outstanding tradition of scholarship and a supportive environment for faculty development and excellence. The Gies College of Business at Illinois received a monumental $150 million investment from U of I alumnus, Larry and Beth Gies. This gift ranks amongst the largest to any business school in U.S. history. This investment will grow and strengthen our investment in students, faculty, and world-class programs and will solidify our distinction as a global innovator in business.

The Gies College of Business offers the Ph.D., iMBA, and specialized Masters’ programs, as well as undergraduate programs. As part of the larger Department of Business Administration, with leading scholars in Information Systems, Management, Marketing, and Operations Management among other related fields, we offer a uniquely hospitable environment for interdisciplinary work, as well as the opportunity to work with talented doctoral students. We seek like-minded individuals who are committed to engaged scholarship of the highest caliber. Additional information about the Department, our programs and faculty may be found at

In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 3, 2019 to ensure full consideration. Applications and supplemental materials must be submitted at Application materials must include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, a sample publication and/or working paper, evidence of past teaching success, and at least three letters of recommendation. For further information regarding application procedures, please email

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks and other required pre-employment assessments on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Final approval is given by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois.

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