Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University, International Business School Suzhou (IBSS)
Professorship in Economics/Financial Economics

International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) at Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University invites applications for positions of Professor in Economics. Expertise in all fields of economics including financial economics are welcome.

ABOUT XI'AN JIAOTONG LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY: Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is a unique collaborative institution, the first and currently the only university in China to offer both UK (University of Liverpool) and Chinese (Ministry of Education) accredited undergraduate degrees. The University now has over 10,000 students on campus, enrolled in programmes taught in English. The university is located in the Higher Education Town of Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP), well-connected via nearby airports to cities such as Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, and Taipei, and via high-speed rail to other major cities in China. SIP is a major growth zone, including operations run by more than one-fifth of the Fortune 500 top global companies. Greater Suzhou is now the fourth largest concentration of economic activity in China in terms of GDP, and the SIP has been on the receiving end of both private and public investments into innovation and R&D.

ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL SUZHOU (IBSS): International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) is the largest academic unit within the university and is quickly emerging as a leading Business School in the region, as illustrated by its recent accreditation by AACSB in 2016 - becoming the youngest institution ever to receive this recognition. IBSS is directed by the overarching theme of ‘bridging East and West' in all areas of academia, including teaching, research, and business engagement. As a fast-growing business school in one of the most dynamic locations in the country, IBSS provides an outstanding environment for development and for highly motivate academics to fulfil their ambition in their career development. For more detailed information about our programmes, research strategy, as well as other general information, please visit our website http://www.xjtlu.edu.cn/en/departments/academic-departments/international-business-school-suzhou

1.- Applicants should possess an excellent research portfolio, published in top ranking international journals. In addition, the candidates must hold excellent reputation and impact in their respective fields of research. A proven track record of successful application for national and international grants is also an essential requirement for the position. Ability and experience in transforming academic research into practical knowledge is also desirable.
2.- Applicants should be excellent educators with extensive experience teaching and designing courses as well as supervising student dissertation at all levels - including undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, and executive courses. Experience teaching and managing diverse cohorts is also required.
3.- Applicants should have significant experience in academic administration as they will be expected to contribute to the continuous development of the School.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Salary is by negotiation and highly internationally competitive. Generous benefit package including housing allowance, insurance, private travel allowance, etc. will be provided. Relocation allowance and assistance will also be provided.

For enquiries, please contact Professor Jean Chen, Dean, International Business School (Email: jean.chen@xjtlu.edu.cn).

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: For full details of the role and how to apply, please visit http://job.xjtlu.edu.cn

Applications should be made online (http://job.xjtlu.edu.cn and received by 30 August 2017

Posted: 21 Jul 2017