College of Business: Tenure-Track Position in International Business - Business Administration

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Gies College of Business
Department of Business Administration
Assistant Professor Position in International Business

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for an Assistant Professor position in International Business beginning August 16, 2019. Candidates should expect to have completed their doctoral degree by Spring 2019. We seek candidates with an expertise in International Business, who can interact with the 'Strategy, Entrepreneurship & International Business' area faculty within the Department of Business Administration, and who have the willingness and ability to teach a class in Global Supply Chain Management. Salary is competitive.

We are interested in persons who have the potential to achieve prominence through research in the international business area and in related fields (e.g., strategy, entrepreneurship and beyond). While a Ph.D. in international business or a related field is required, we are open to candidates with disciplinary training beyond business (e.g., economics, history, geography, political science, etc.) who can demonstrate the ability to conduct innovative and impactful research on important international business topics. Teaching expectations are high and this position will principally involve teaching a new course in Global Supply Chain Management for undergraduate students.

The University of Illinois offers an outstanding tradition of scholarship and a supportive environment for faculty development and excellence. The Gies College of Business at Illinois received a monumental $150 million investment from U of I alumnus, Larry and Beth Gies. This gift ranks amongst the largest to any business school in U.S. history. This investment will grow and strengthen our investment in students, faculty and world-class programs and will solidify our distinction as a global innovator in business. The Gies College of Business offers the Ph.D., MBA, iMBA, and specialized Masters' programs, as well as undergraduate programs.

As part of the larger Department of Business Administration, with leading scholars in Information Systems, Management, Marketing, and Operations Management among other related fields, we offer a uniquely hospitable environment for interdisciplinary work, as well as the opportunity to work with talented doctoral students. We seek like-minded individuals who are committed to engaged scholarship of the highest caliber. Additional information about the Department, our programs and faculty may be found at

In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by September 30, 2018. Applications received by September 30, 2018, will be given first consideration. Interviews may take place and offers may be made before the closing date, but all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration for an open position. For those interested in interviewing at the Academy of Management in Chicago, please submit application materials by July 15, 2018. Review of applications will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Applications and supplemental materials must be submitted online at Application materials must include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, a sample publication and/or working paper, evidence of past teaching success, and at least three letters of recommendation. For further information regarding application procedures, please email [email protected] or call Rebecca Heid at (217) 333-9396.

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The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

College Name or Administrative Unit: Business
Category: Faculty and Other Academic
Title: College of Business: Tenure-Track Position in International Business - Business Administration
Open Date: 06/07/2018
Organization Name: Business Administration





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Posted: 10/6/2018
Application Due: 12/5/2018
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