Copenhagen Business School
The Department of Strategic Management and Globalization (SMG), Copenhagen Business School, invites expressions of interest for a tenure-track assistant professor position in strategic and international management, with a starting date around September 2017. Prospective candidates should hold or be very close to receiving their PhD degree around this date. They should also have very strong prospects for a successful research career as well as the willingness and ability to become effective teachers.
SMG employs an international group of 16 full-time faculty members, as well as part-time faculty, PhD students and external lecturers. The core research and teaching area of the Department is strategic and international management. This includes themes like the creation and implementation of global strategies, offshoring and internationalization of firms, the role of individuals and teams in knowledge-based competitive advantage, social networks, strategic entrepreneurship, strategic risk management, and the impact of informal and formal structures on firm performance and innovation. SMG’s stated aim is to continue to be among the leading departments in strategic and international management in Europe.
Over the past five years CBS ranks 20th in the world for research output published in Strategic Management Journal and 1st in the world for research output published in Journal of International Business Studies, the leading specialist outlets in SMG’s domain. SMG faculty have received many research awards from the AoM, AIB, and SMS. They also serve in various governance roles in these organizations and in editor and editorial board roles at leading journals. SMG faculty teach core and elective courses in strategic and international management at all levels, including bachelors, masters, PhD, and (executive) MBA programs, and the department is strongly committed to course development and innovative teaching.
We will be interviewing potential applicants during the 2016 Academy of Management conference, on the 7th, 8th, and 9th of August. You must apply by Friday, July 30th, to be taken into account. We are also available for interview during the 2016 Academy of International Business in New Orleans, with an application deadline of Tuesday, June 21st, and the 2016 Strategic Management Society conference in Berlin, with an application deadline of Friday, September 2nd. Selected candidates will be invited to come and present at CBS in early 2017.
Expression of interest for an initial interview should be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Do not send these directly to the Head of Department or CBS Human Resources. You must include with your e-mail: A cover letter, your CV, and a job market research paper. Please indicate in your cover letter where and when you are available for interview.