The Strategy Department at BI Norwegian Business School is currently inviting applications for an Assistant Professor in Strategy. The position is offered for a period of four years. Prolongation of employment at BI Norwegian Business School is contingent on an affirmative job performance appraisal at the end of the contract period. Strategy is among BI’s prioritized areas, and the position belongs to an internationally oriented research community. The Department is currently home to about 20 faculty and 22 PhD students. Active research areas include International Business, Inter-organizational Relations, Organization Design, Strategic Leadership, Knowledge Based Strategy, and Competitiveness. For more information visit: We welcome applicants to submit a short project proposal that reflects their area of interest.

The successful applicant must hold a doctoral degree when entering the period. We are looking for candidates with strong research capabilities and the ambition to advance the field of strategic management with publications in leading international journals. Accordingly, elements of the position and research funding opportunities can be tailored to accommodate the needs of excellent candidates. The position includes teaching, predominantly at the Masters level; MSc, EMBA and other Executive Master programs. The school also offers attractive opportunities in corporate teaching and managerial development. Salary is determined based on the Norwegian State Salary Scale and the position offers membership of the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund. The evaluation of the project proposals will be organized by the Department Council. The evaluation will be based on the quality of previous research, potential for future research, and teaching qualities. Applicants may be called for an interview, trial lecture, or seminar presentation.

The position will only be filled if qualified candidates are identified. BI will place emphasis on whether applicants have worked as teaching or research assistants, including R&D work, research dissemination and research-based advisory services. Deadline for application: May 28, 2012. The following documents must be submitted electronically; a project proposal, an updated CV (including a complete list of publications and doctoral course work), formal documentation of highest obtained academic degree and other particularly relevant education. Any additional information and/or documentation of other activities that may be of significance for evaluating the applicant’s qualifications can also be submitted. Submit applications to: For any questions, contact:, or call +47 46410479.