Li Dak Sum Chair Professor in International Business and/or Marketing

Ningbo - China
Salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience
Expiry Date:
Monday, 18 December 2017

Join a unique British University in China.  The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. Located in Ningbo, this award winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 7,000 in just 13 years. 

The successful candidate will be expected to further enhance the research impact of Faculty of Business and develop a research group around a key strategic area in international business and/or marketing. IB has been a focal research area in Faculty of Business since its inception, while the internationalization of firms and the enhancement of branding and marketing of Chinese firms is of strategic importance for China. Areas of potential IB research (not exhaustive) include the internationalization of emerging market firms, international HRM, cross-border merger and acquisitions, knowledge transfer in MNEs, Chinese outward FDI, Stakeholder management and corporate social responsibility in MNEs, and FDI and knowledge spillovers. Potential research areas related to marketing (not exhaustive) include branding, marketing innovation, service innovation, digital marketing, cross-border marketing and social media marketing. 

Salary is negotiable depending on experience and qualifications. In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and insurance will be provided for international appointments. 

The post will initially be offered on a fixed term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of five years starting 1 November 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement. 

How to Apply
Informal enquires and applications shall be addressed to Dr. Peter Hofman, Acting dean of Faculty of Business, Email:  The ideal application will include a cover letter, resume, a full list of research outcomes and a brief working plan with output for the next five years. 

Interviews will take place in Ningbo.

Please quote ref. UNNC481

The closing date: The post will remain open until filled.

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“As the first Sino-foreign collaborative University, The University of Nottingham China (UNNC) has just passed its successful first decade with high-quality graduates, excellent teaching and a fast growing research portfolio. The University is located in Ningbo, one of the most vibrant and liveable coastal cities in China. You will find at UNNC a warm welcome and many exciting opportunities for professional and personal development.”

Professor Chris Rudd

Provost and Pro-Vice Chancellor
The University of Nottingham Ningbo China

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