Chairs in Strategy/Entrepreneurship/Innovation

Salary negotiable

University of Liverpool Management School

Location: Liverpool

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University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS) is seeking to appoint two Chairs in Strategy/Entrepreneurship/Innovation as part of the drive to enhance ULMS’ position as a world-class School of Management. The Chairs will sit within the Strategy, International Business and Entrepreneurship (SIBE) Group, led by Professor Jordi Surroca.

The appointees will make an outstanding scholarly contribution by conducting world-class research, mentoring early career researchers and supporting the development of colleagues, and enhancing the international reputation of the Group. The Chairs are also expected to shape and support new and innovative teaching directions.

The Group is keen to strengthen existing areas of research and teaching expertise as well as to break new ground in strategy, entrepreneurship, and innovation studies. Candidates with interests in the fields of digital technology and sustainability are particularly welcomed.

Members of the SIBE Group publish in the leading journals in their fields (including Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Entrepreneurship, Theory & Practice, Journal of Business Venturing, and Research Policy) and in more general management journals (such as Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, and Organization Studies). The Group also hosts the Brett Centre for Entrepreneurship, which has been developed following a donation from an alumnus, Paul Brett, to support entrepreneurship research, education and outreach in ULMS.

EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA accredited, and a pioneer in on-line education, ULMS is an international management school that benefits from Liverpool’s standing as a founding member of the Russell Group of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities and from its location in a city known the world over for its culture and commerce. With a world famous skyline, excellent transport links, and regional beauty, Liverpool is highly ranked on quality of life in the UK, while remaining one of Britain’s most affordable cities.

Under the leadership of the School Dean, Professor Julia Balogun, the School has received substantial investment in recent years including a new extension adjacent to the Georgian quarter of Liverpool that is home to state-of-the-art facilities. Its 230 academic staff, including 41 full Professors, enjoy a highly collegial and interdisciplinary environment and the School is at the forefront of the University’s commitment to research excellence, succeeding against its vision of global connectivity, transformational research and education, and knowledge leadership.

Salary will be internationally competitive, commensurate with the appointees’ standing and potential.

Formal interviews will take place on Tuesday, 1 February 2022, with presentations and meetings taking place in advance.

To find out more about the roles, and how to apply for them, please go to candidate brochure.

For a confidential discussion, contact Christopher Lake or Sabine Tilly at Syllogism on +44 (0)20 3417 6076 or email

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