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

Suzhou, Jiangsu (CN)
Friday, 26 February 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 30 April 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant/Associate/Senior Associate Professor in Management (IOM) (1654)

Position Overview:
School: International Business School Suzhou (IBSS)
Department: Department of Intelligent Operations and Marketing
Position Title: Assistant/Associate/Senior Associate Professor in Intelligent Operations and Marketing
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: 30th April, 2021 (early submission of applications is encouraged)

Department Description:
International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is growing in size and influence in pursuit of its vision to be a  leading international business school. The school is based on strong principles of internationalism, innovation, inspiration and integrity, which together ensure that we have a positive impact on society through our teaching, research and business engagement. In that pursuit, IBSS became the youngest business school to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in 2016, and again, the youngest School to receive EQUIS accreditation in 2018.

IBSS consists of five departments: Intelligent Operations and Marketing (IOM), Strategic Management and Organizations (SMO), Accounting, Finance, and Economics with over 100 faculty members and more than 5,000 students from over 60 different countries. IBSS delivers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, MBA, PhD and Executive Education programmes across a range of business disciplines. 

The Department of IOM, which encompasses the fields of Operations Management, Marketing, Information Management, and Project Management, is set to become an independent academic unit with the beginning of the 2020/21 academic year, as a result of splitting the original Department of Management. At present, the IOM department has a strong team of around 30 academic staff, publishing in top journals, such as Journal of Operations Management (UTD), MIS Quarterly(UTD), Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (ABS 4*), European Journal of Operational Research (ABS 4), Journal of Service Research (ABS 4),  International Journal of Production Economics (ABDC A*) and among others. Members of the department teach a large number of undergraduate students in marketing, business administration, and information management and information system programmes as well as postgraduate students enrolled in the MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management, MSc Project Management, as well as MSc Management or the IMBA.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Applications are invited for Lecturer/Associate Professor in Operations and Supply Chain Management, Lecturer/Associate Professor in Information Management, Lecturer/Associate Professor in Project Management 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) Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management and similar areas; (2) Marketing Management; (3) Information Management, Information System and related areas; (4) Project Management. 
Essential Qualification:

  • A strong potential for research leadership in the subject area
  • A track record in ABS3/ABDC-A or above refereed publications and success in securing external research grant 
  • Relationships with external organisations and funders/ and knowledge and experience of key sectors or business challenges
  • Strong connections with business, government and/or non-profit organisations

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=1654&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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