Professor of Strategic Management

Open University - The Open University Business School

Based in Milton Keynes

We seek to appoint a Professor of Strategic Management in The Open University Business School (OUBS). The Professor will be joining a team whose output is closely aligned with the University’s mission of social justice focused on social aspects of the economy, management and governance.

We are open to a wide range of perspectives and backgrounds that can help advance the Department’s commitment to pursuing cutting edge thinking on contemporary strategic management issues, and welcome and encourage multi-disciplinary approaches. We are especially interested in candidates doing research in areas related to, Non-market strategy; International strategy; Strategy-as-practice; Corporate and business strategy; Process view of strategy and Stakeholder strategy.

You will have internationally recognised research expertise in strategic management, significant research leadership experience, an excellent teaching track record and evidence of reach beyond academia on policy or practice. You will have excellent inter-personal skills and experience to support the development of research, curriculum and external engagement in your field. You will have a successful record of leading and winning research funding, experience of working in a senior academic role, mentoring and developing others, and supervision at PhD level.

As part of the Faculty of Business & Law at the Open University, we are at the cutting edge of pedagogy, on-line education and practice based learning. You will have the opportunity to work in teams designing and delivering innovative, high quality and challenging learning experiences for our students. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to the writing of our new exciting MBA Programme. Additionally, there will be possibilities to play a leading role in our post-graduate programmes across the faculty. Previous leadership roles in either or both of these areas would be highly desirable.

Alex Wright - Head of Department, Strategy and Marketing, alex.wright@open.ac.uk, Contact Number:  01908655878

Closing date for electronic applications: mid-day 22 January 2018

Interview date: during February 2018.

For detailed information and how to apply please click the apply button below.

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