Associate Professor in Management

Hangzhou, China
£45,680 + converted salary* per annum.
16 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
15 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Zhejiang University - School of Management

School of Management

The School of Management, Zhejiang University conducts teaching and research in two first-tier disciplines according to the disciplinary catalogue developed by the Ministry of Education. They are Management Sciences and Engineering (MSE), and Business Administration (BA). The School has strong teaching and research capabilities in these disciplines. For example, MSE is identified as a key discipline at national level, and BA is a key discipline at the provincial level. The School offers Ph.D. programs in all two first-tier disciplines. In addition, it offers Ph.D. programs in two second-tier disciplines which are Entrepreneurship Management (EM) and Technology and Innovation Management (TIM). The School has a national-level research centers: the National Institute for Innovation Management (NIIM). To facilitate research collaborations both between and within specified fields, the School has also established ten university-level interdisciplinary research centers, such as the Academy of Global Zhejiang Entrepreneurs, and the Zhejiang University Global Entrepreneurship Research Center, as well as twelve university-level research groups.

The School of Management specializes in research fields and specializations for the following areas: Financial Management, Accounting, Technical Economy and Management, Neuro-Management, Operations Management, Marketing, Tourism Planning, Leisure Management, Hotel Management, Resource Economics, Technology Management, System Engineering, Decision Science, Industrial Engineering, Innovation Management, Strategic Management, Management Science and Engineering.

We are seeking to expand in the academic fields of Financial Management, Accounting, Marketing, Innovation Management, Strategic Management and Operation Management.

The School makes social contributions by providing higher education, conducting research and providing social services, and in these respects the School has made continuous and sustainable improvements. For example, since 2000, the number of major national research grants (for instance grants categorized as major or key projects from the National Social Sciences Foundation and the National Natural Sciences Foundation) that the School’s faculty has obtained takes the leading position among Chinese institutes of higher education. The School has also undertaken a large number of projects commissioned by government organizations, private businesses and state-owned enterprises.

The School is the first business school in China that gains international accreditation (AMBA accreditation in 2006). At present, the School is accredited by three major international accreditation institutions (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) on five-year terms, and by one important domestic accreditation institution (the CAMEA of the Ministry of Education).

The School takes as its mission to cultivate the healthy power leading the future of China. It continues to make innovative and proactive moves in furthering international collaborations, conducting research, nurturing students and fulfilling social responsibilities. The School is well on its way to become a leading think tank and talent pool in China. (see school website here)

Message from the dean

For thirty-five years, the School of Management of Zhejiang University has devoted itself to the advancement of management theories and practices. Embracing the University’s motto which views academic rigor and innovative changes as dialectically involved, the School focuses particularly on innovation and entrepreneurship research and education. Today, the School finds itself in the exciting forefront of China’s market economy. It has distinct disciplinary features and a pool of talented scholars and students, and with these, it readily addresses new challenges and opportunities brought about by changes in global contexts as well as the nation’s development strategies. The School centers its teaching, research and social activities around the values that are suggested by its four mission phrases: globalization, entrepreneurship, innovation, and social responsibility.

We believe that real prosperity comes with fair competitions.

We strive for the cause of the renaissance of the Chinese nation.

And we are open for collaborations, for our ultimate goal is the sustainable development of all human societies and the global environment.

We owe our current achievements to those who have gone before us, and yet we aspire to achieve more. Working closely together with local and global communities, and with faculty members aligning personal values with those of the School’s, we are confident in our endeavors for global excellence.


  1. He/She who holds this position should engage in high-quality teaching of core and advanced courses;
  2. He/She who holds this position should apply and host national research projects and forefront projects that closely related to the development of national economy and make innovative research achievements;
  3. He/She who holds this position should engage in the building and construction of discipline development plans and assist the discipline leader to develop the discipline and related disciplines group become world top-class disciplines;
  4. He/She who holds this position is supposed to build a research team of a certain research field and help to introduce and cultivate high-level young faculties.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  1. The applicant should have good work ethics and be rigorous with scientific research;
  2. The applicant should, in principle, hold a doctoral degree and an assistant professorship or above (or an equivalent title) in a prominent national or overseas university;
  3. The applicant should have a good understanding of the advanced research field of related discipline and have made certain renowned achievements at home or abroad;
  4. The applicant are supposed to apply and host international cooperation or major national research projects;
  5. The applicant should have the capacity to lead the disciplines to surpass or maintain international advanced level in a certain research area;
  6. The applicant is expected to be a proactive learner and work full-time at Zhejiang University.


  1. A very decent compensation will be paid;
  2. A very favorable amount of start-up fund will be provided;
  3. Those qualified may apply for purchasing one of the apartments reserved for talents;
  4. The applicant will be qualified to supervise doctoral students; 
  5. The School will provide good working conditions with comprehensive office supplies;
  6. The School will provide a package of welfares including annually physical examination, housing subsidies, favorable dining conditions, etc.

How to Apply

For application please provide a detailed resume, certificates of academic degrees, innovative research achievements and three samples of major publications. These documents may be sent by email via the Apply button below or send directly to Ms Li via ljl@zju.edu.cn

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