Assistant/Associate/Senior Associate Professor in Management (SMO)

Suzhou, Jiangsu (CN)
Friday, 26 February 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 31 December 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant/Associate/Senior Associate Professor in Management (SMO) (1682) 

Position Overview: 
School: International Business School Suzhou (IBSS)
Department: Department of Strategic Management and Organisations 
Position Title: Assistant /Associate/Senior Associate Professor in Strategic Management and Organisations 
Location: Suzhou Campus

Assistant Professor: 29,046 – 31,993 RMB/month (with the opportunity to go to 35,588 RMB/month based on future annual performance and evaluations after being in post)

Associate Professor: 36,127 – 38,967 RMB/month (with the opportunity to go to 42,705 RMB/month based on future annual performance and evaluations after being in post)

Senior Associate Professor: 43,353 – 45,941 RMB/month (with the opportunity to go to 49,319 RMB/month based on future annual performance and evaluations after being in post)
Advertisement Closing Date: 31th December 2020 (early submission of applications is encouraged)

Roles & Responsibilities:
Applications are invited for Associate Professor in Strategy/IB/CSR, Associate Professor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Associate  Professor in HRM at IBSS of XJTLU. XJTLU is a research-led university. In this context, even though the workload of faculty in IBSS is generally shared between teaching, research, and service, early-career faculty members are expected to spend the majority of their time on research, followed by teaching, then service. Research activities include the publication of research articles, attendance of international conferences, and applications for research funding. Research performance in the School is benchmarked on internationally recognized lists of journal quality such as the Academic Journal Guide (UK) – a.k.a. the ABS list – and the ABDC list (Australia). The target levels on those lists are ABS3/ABDC-A or above.
The successful candidate will be expected to deliver lectures and tutorials across all years of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; to supervise undergraduate, master’s and potentially doctoral dissertations. 
Areas of responsibilities: (1) Strategies, International Business and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR); (2) Innovation and Entrepreneurship; (3) Human Resource Management


  • A PhD or equivalent in International Business, Strategy, CSR, Innovation, HRM or related areas and have an independent, internationally-recognised research plan in a relevant active field of research
  • Excellent English communication skills are essential.

Required Competencies and Skills:

  • A track record in ABS3/ABDC-A or above refereed publications, or demonstrate potential to do so
  • A strong record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding
  • Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
  • The attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development
  • Willingness to take administrative role in the department and school.

Compensation Package: 
Members of Academic Staff receive generous subsidies for accommodation, travel, children’s education, and medical insurance. A relocation allowance is provided. Non-Chinese passport holders may qualify for multi-year income tax “holidays”, depending on nationality and tax residency.
Citizenship and Visa Regulations:
Employment at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is regulated by Chinese Labour Laws, and must comply with the regulations of the provincial government. These regulations stipulate who is eligible for legal employment with regard to obtaining work permits and visas.  Please be advised candidates over 65 may be not eligible for a work visa in the P.R. China.

To Apply:
Please submit your application on our university website, the apply link is https://career15.sapsf.cn/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=1682&company=xjtlu

Applications must be submitted in a single pdf file that includes 3 parts in the order of: 

  • A cover letter 
  • A current CV, including date of birth, country of citizenship, and highest degree level
  • Contact Details for Three References 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Head of Department Prof. George Liu or HR Recruiting Team at Xinyun.Yang@xjtlu.edu.cn. Please quote the position and job ID in your enquiry.  

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