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Professorial position at the University of Edinburgh

  • 1.  Professorial position at the University of Edinburgh

    Posted 08-19-2023 07:17

    Apologies for cross posting

    University of Edinburgh Business School

    Professor of Strategy (or related area)

    Strategy Group           



    We are looking for an outstanding academic to join the Strategy Group and contribute to its reputation for excellent research, teaching and engagement.


    The Opportunity

    We are looking to appoint a Professor in any area relating to strategy or organisation theory. This is an opportunity to join a strong academic group with a track record of publishing in the field's very best journals and delivering excellent teaching. You would be joining a triple-accredited Business School in one of the world's top 25 universities.

    The Strategy Group studies contemporary issues of societal and organisational importance at the local, national, and global levels. Members of the group draw on a wide range of social science theories and empirical contexts. The group possesses research expertise across public, private, and third sector organisations with knowledge production organised around five distinct themes:

    1. Strategic Change and Leadership
    2. Organisations and society
    3. Global/International Strategy
    4. Services Management
    5. Creative Industries

    More details of the research carried out in these themes can be found at:

    The Group is highly collegial and comprises the following academics: Samer Abdelnour, Kenneth Amaeshi, John Amis, Katherine Aulton, Chris Carr, Chris Carter, Tie Cui, Corentin Curchod, Giovanni Formilan, Royston Greenwood (Fractional appointment), Candace Jones, Ron Kerr, Marc Krautzberger, Winston Kwon, Ling Liu, Nkosana Mafico, Stephen Osborne, Xiaobai Shen, Ferran Vendrell-Herrero, Andrea Wessendorf & Rick Woodward. Members of the Group publish in, edit, and serve as editorial board members of some of the field's leading journals including Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Business History, Human Relations, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Organizational Research Methods and Public Administration Review. 

    Your skills and attributes for success:

    • PhD in Strategic Management, Organisation Theory, or a related discipline
    • Clear record of publication in leading journals
    • A commitment to excellence in the classroom and digital teaching
    • Experience in supervising UG, PGT & PhD students

     As a valued member of our team you can expect:

    An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We will support you, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

    The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

    This is a full-time, open-ended position. For more details and application information, please click here. You can also contact John Amis ( for more information.

    Application deadline: 30th August 2023

    Marc Krautzberger
    University of Edinburgh Business School