Autonomous University of Barcelona
The Department of Business at Universitat Autònoma Barcelona (UAB) invites applications for full time positions for junior level candidates in accounting, finance, operations management and information systems, marketing, managerial and financial economics, and strategic management. The positions will be effective in September 2014 and continue over a minimum period two years with the possibility of being extended over other five years. There are no administrative responsibilities, but the newly recruited academics are expected to contribute to the department through research and teaching at the undergraduate/graduate level. However, the teaching load will be conveniently reduced (English, Spanish and/or Catalan courses exist).
The Department of Business at UAB has active research and teaching groups in all the above-mentioned areas with more than 100 employees. It is located in the Faculty of Economics and Business Studies at UAB, Campus Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain.
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) was founded in 1968 and currently stands 11th in the world university ranking Top 50 under 50 (QS WUR 2012/13). It corresponds to the position 4th in Europe and 1st in Spain. Furthermore, according to the QS WUR Ranking 2013/2014, the University is located at position 177th in the world ranking, 79th in Europe, and 1st in Spain. In the field of Social Sciences, UAB is in the top 100 worldwide (it ranks 95th). The University currently enrolls about 40,000 students, with 3,500 academics (teaching and research staff) and is located at 15 km from the city of Barcelona with excellent public transport facilities.
Qualifications: The candidate must have a PhD in any of the aforementioned or highly related areas from a reputable university received before September 2014. He/she must demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarly research and potential for high-quality research with reasonable publications in international refereed journals or expectations for potential future publications. Flexibility to join and collaborate with the research in progress in the department will be considered. The candidates are also expected to actively engage in research seminars and similar activities at the Department. As regards teaching, demonstrated teaching competences in the related fields of the position are also required. The candidate should have good communication skills in English (applicants must be fluent but not necessarily native speakers) and familiarity with a technologically infused academic environment.
Contact and Application procedure: Interested candidates should send an e-mail including the following attachments:
- Cover letter or statement of research interests
- Curriculum Vitae
- Job market paper
- Two letters of reference
The full application has to be electronically sent to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for the application is on Jan, 31st, 2014. Short listed candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview-job seminar which will take place between March and April, 2014.