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Professor in International Business

London, United Kingdom
£70,913 to £81,533 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Closing date
8 Jan 2024

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Location: University Square
Salary: £70,913 to £81,533
per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type:  Full Time
Post Type:  Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 08 January 2024
Reference: 3272-23-A

University of East London

We’re the University of East London (UEL) founded in 1898 and proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About Us

The Royal Docks School of Business & Law is a contemporary and vibrant learning community where we focus on providing a transformational educational experience for our students. With a clear focus on creating graduates of the future, we are a key School within an ambitious University. Based in the fast growing and diverse environment of east London and Docklands, the school is well positioned in a community benefiting from substantial inward investment and regeneration.

The School has strong links with industry partners from a range of sectors who help to inform and enhance our curriculum. Our careers focus means that we are not only delivering degrees shaped to meet the needs of industry, but we are also preparing students for careers of the future – giving them the skills to adapt to and thrive in a rapidly changing employment market.

We are going through several exciting developments with the ambition to become the leading post-92 School of Business and Law for career development. Part of this growth includes a range of new appointments that we are looking to make to add to our creative and ambitious faculty.

We take pride in all our staff and students, who are talented, hard-working and come from rich, diverse backgrounds. We are driven to provide the best qualifications, practical ability and career support, so that our students and graduates have the best possible chance of developing a great career in their chosen field.  Our academics deliver original and innovative teaching ensuring that students are academically challenged.

About You

If you are an ambitious and creative individual who wants to work for a like-minded university, then we invite you to join us at this exciting time. You will work to develop our programmes in a fast-changing market and deliver a distinctive education focused on future-proofing the skills of our students. You will need to have a passion for education and creating successful graduate outcomes, plus a real desire to play your part in one of our specialised hubs of like-minded experts to pioneer our students’ future.

At this level, you should have substantial experience in research, teaching, leadership, and in related management administration leading to a wide recognition of your expertise within your academic discipline. The role typically requires significant leadership or management contributions, usually within the school and in the University more widely.

Please see Job description for more information!

Benefits Package

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our great benefits includes:

  • shared success bonus scheme of up to £5,000 pa.
  • Pension of 31.08 to 35.38% You’ll contribute 7.4 to 11.7% (depending on your grade) and we contribute 23.68% to maintain the scheme,
  • 38 days holiday (in 3 days over Christmas) plus bank holidays,
  • Hybrid working for most positions, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements.
  • Subsidised gym membership,
  • 3 times base salary life assurance,
  • Cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on; Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

We're a disability confident employer and value all applications. Please let us know if you require any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment process.

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification

To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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