Sun Yat-Sen Business School, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China
Faculty Positions in Management, Accounting, Finance, Management Science, and Marketing

Sun Yat-Sen Business School (SYSBS), one of the top business schools in China and located in Guangzhou, has several faculty job openings in Management, Accounting, Finance, Management Science, and Marketing. Please see detailed job descriptions below.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: With its longstanding tradition in arts, sciences, medicine, and engineering, SYSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 10 most prestigious and comprehensive universities in China, and was recently (2010) ranked 171st by the Times' (UK) World University Rankings. There are 4,696 doctoral students, 16,243 master students and 32,295 full-time undergraduate students registered at the University. Although the majority of students were Chinese natives, more than 5,000 are international/overseas full-time or visiting students coming from various countries around the world. SYSU is located in Guangzhou, China's third largest city.

ABOUT THE BUSINESS SCHOOL: Established in 1985, SYSBS was instituted to offer a broad range of business degree programs. With the generous endowment from the Ho's Education Foundation, SYSBS became the first business school to be instituted by an overseas foundation and one of the first schools to be engaged in business education in Mainland China. SYSBS is internationally accredited by both AMBA and EQUIS.

SYSBS has a strong faculty body in research and scholarly activities. Over the past three years, our faculty members have published over 788 research papers and 90 books and received 51 major awards for their academic excellence. Their research also appears in some top-tier journals, such as Journal of Financial Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management Perspective, Production and Operations Management, Transportation Research, European Journal of Operational Research, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of International Management, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, to name a few. An upward trend is present with respect to both quality and quantity of our faculty's research record. Additional information about SYSBS is available at:

JOB DESCRIPTION: The School invites applications for full-time positions (all ranks considered, with preference at Assistant or Associate levels) in multiple departments, including Business Administration (e.g., organizational behavior, human resources management, strategic management, international business, entrepreneurship), Accounting, Finance and Investment, Marketing, and Management Science (including operations management). Sabbatical leave faculty from internationally reputed schools are also welcome to teach at SYSBS.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND BENEFITS: Applicants should meet the following minimum qualifications:
1. Applicants should complete (or expect to complete before employment) a Ph.D degree to be appointed at a rank of Assistant Professor. At the Associate level, candidates should also have a record of successful research and publications;
2. Applicants should have a proven ability or commitment to conduct high-quality scholarly research publishable in reputable international journals;
3. Applicants should demonstrate teaching excellence as indicated by teaching assessments or letters of recommendations.

BENEFITS: Compensation package and working conditions are competitive according to the international standard. Start-up research fund and setting-in allowance will be provided.

EMPLOYMENT FOR FOREIGN CITIZENS: SYSBS will apply the work permit for a candidate of a foreign citizen.

TEACHING AND RESEARCH: Lecturing in English is required with reduced workload (about 2-3 courses per year). Research productivity is a critical requirement.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Interested candidates should be prepared to submit a full application by December 31, 2012 consisting of: (1) An application letter along with research and teaching statement, (2) CV, (3) samples of research, (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and (5) three letters of reference. Please send all application materials or direct any questions to: with the subject "tenure-track application".

Posted 5/9/12