Professor in International Business

Wellington (NZ)
20 Apr 2017
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20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Marketing and International Business

The School of Marketing and International Business at Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand is a dynamic and growing school within the Victoria Business School. The Victoria Business School is one of only a handful business schools worldwide that has achieved Triple Crown accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA). The School of Marketing and International Business offers majors in both marketing and international business, and has a strong research focus in each discipline. New Zealand also offers excellent life-style opportunities, with an orientation towards families and outdoor life.

An opportunity has arisen within the school to appoint at the Professor level in International Business. The successful applicant should have a strong research track record that is of a high international standard, and provide academic leadership in the International Business group including mentoring junior staff and assisting them to develop and publish their research. The successful applicant should also provide academic leadership in teaching including mentoring junior staff and assisting them to develop excellence in teaching at all levels (undergraduate, postgraduate or MBA levels), as well as attract and supervise postgraduate students. In terms of service, the successful candidate should contribute to the effective management of the School and also engage with external stakeholders, including developing and maintaining links with the business community, alumni, and other institutions and practitioners.

The appointee will have a proven track record of high quality published research and of successful primary PhD supervision. Competence in both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies is desirable. The appointee should be able to contribute to existing and emerging research themes in International Business, and build on, and strengthen, existing capabilities in the school. All areas of International Business will be considered including FDI, international strategy and entrepreneurship, internationalisation, cross-cultural management and international management. Strong teaching skills in core international business topics, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, are expected.

Applications close Sunday, 18 June 2017.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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