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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Management/Business

The Department of Innovative Strategy and Business Administration (tentative) will be the new department under the Business School at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Shenzhen, China. It is seeking applicants for faculty position at assistant and associate professor levels beginning in Februrary 2023 or at your earliest convenience thereafter. We warmly welcome applications from both fresh Ph.D. graduates and experienced assistant/associate professors who are engaged in high-quality scholarship in different business and management areas such as business policy and strategic management, China business, corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship, human resource management, innovation management, international business and management, organizational behaviour, and strategic leadership.



Applicants should possess or be close to completing a Ph.D. in management or a related discipline from an accredited institution. Candidates should be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service. Applications from fresh Ph.D. graduates (or those nearly completing their Ph.D. studies) should demonstrate promise of becoming an outstanding scholar in his/her research areas. Applications from the experienced assistant professor level should possess a publication record commensurate with the years of experience. Applications from the experienced associate professor level should have a record of being an outstanding scholar in every respect.


Responsibilities include publishing high-quality scholarly research, teaching business and management-related courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, supervision of graduate and doctoral students, and participation in academic and professional activities.


Remuneration and Support

Successful candidates will be offered a competitive salary commensurate with their qualifications and experience. In addition, the University offers competitive fringe benefit package including leave, medical care and housing allowance. The department will also provide a collegial faculty environment, excellent funding support and development opportunities. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for numerous Talents Programs sponsored by local, provincial, and national governments.


About SUSTech

SUSTech is an innovation-oriented public university founded by the Shenzhen government. It is a pioneer for promoting the reform of Chinese tertiary education and aspires to become a top international research university. SUSTech draws on the experience of world-class science and engineering universities for its disciplinary approach to research and governance. While focusing on science, engineering, and medicine, it also lays great emphasis on distinctive disciplines in business, the humanities, and social sciences. In recent years, SUSTech has been building interdisciplinary research centers to generate new scientific and technological knowledge in cross-disciplinary fields such as artificial intelligence, life sciences, internet of things, robotics, new energies, financial technology, and intelligent manufacturing.


About SUSTech Business School

Our faculty members serve the academic community through editorial boards in prestigious academic journals and professional activities. Our faculty members have won international awards for their research and contributions to knowledge creation.

Our faculty members publish regularly on business/management-related UTD and FT journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management Studies, Management Science and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. Beyond business/management discipline, our faculty members also publish extensively in other UTD and FT journals.



Please send the application package which contains (1) cover letter; (2) CV; (3) research statement; (4) teaching statement;  (5) three reference letters; and (6) three sample papers, to the Search Committee (, with the subject line “Faculty Application (Management/Business Area)”. Please also submit a bookmarked merged pdf version of the above documents.


Please indicate the position applied (Assistant or Associate Professor) in the email. Application Deadline is January 15, 2023. Shortlisted candidates will be notified for interview. For inquiries, please contact the Recruitment Secretary Wei Hong [].