Associate Professor of Strategy

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

September 30, 2022


Associate Professor of Strategy

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out research and teaching in the strategy domain? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University? Do you have expertise in obtaining research funding?

We are seeking to appoint a high-calibre individual at the Associate Professor level in the S&O subject group within the Management Department of Leeds University Business School (LUBS). The school is internationally renowned for the quality of its research, its teaching, and its facilities. REF 2021 positions LUBS as one of the UK's leading business schools for research and impact power. As a triple accredited, top-ranking European business school, it has more than 3000 students from around 100 countries and more than 200 academic staff. Its work covers the full spectrum of business disciplines, creating new knowledge and teaching undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students.

The S&O group and the affiliated Centre for Technology Innovation and Engagement (C-TIE) are the focal points for strategy-related research and education at LUBS. With its collegial and vibrant team of scholars, the S&O group aspires to become one of the leading faculties working at the intersections of strategic management, organisational theory, and innovation management. For the position that has opened, we are looking for a well- rounded academic who has published in top-tier journals and can contribute to the group's reputation for excellent teaching and engagement with practice. While we are open to considering applications from candidates with interest in any strategy subfield, we have preference for those specializing in one of the following areas: corporate leadership and governance; corporate strategy; competitive strategy; knowledge and innovation management; strategic management of sustainable business practices and/or diversity, equity and inclusion.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Prof. Jatinder Sidhu, Head of Strategy & Organisation Group, email:


Prof. Krsto Pandza, Director of Centre for Technology Innovation & Engagement, email:


Prof. Lynda Song, Head of Management Department, LUBS, email:

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Business School/Institute: Leeds University Business School Category: Academic Grade: Grade 9 Salary: £51,799 to £60,022 p.a. Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Ongoing Release Date: Friday 29 July 2022 Closing Date: Friday 30 September 2022 Reference: LUBSC1624 Downloads: Candidate Brief

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The University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was established in 1874 as the Yorkshire College of Science. In 1884 it merged with the Leeds School of Medicine (established 1831) and was renamed...