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Professor/Reader of International Business

Requisition ID:  15461

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  18-Nov-2022


We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.


What’s in it for you? Newcastle University is a great place to work, with excellent benefits. We have a generous holiday package; plus the opportunity to buy more, great pension schemes and a number of health and wellbeing initiatives to support you.


Newcastle is an inclusive global University community where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.  As a University of Sanctuary, we aim to provide a welcoming place of safety for all, offering opportunities to people fleeing violence and persecution.


Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.


Closing Date: 08 January 2023


The Leadership, Work and Organisation Group within Newcastle University Business School currently has over 45 full-time research and teaching staff. We are a collegiate group and deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality and attract high qualified students to our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Business Management, International Business Management and Global Human Resource Management as well as attracting high calibre PhD students through our world-leading research profile.


Two vibrant Research Communities currently promote and support research across the Group. The Strategy, Organisations and Society community is a group of scholars committed to adopting an inter-disciplinary approach to understand major strategic, organisational and societal issues. The Human Resource Management, Work and Employment community contributes to local, national and international debates about the changing experience and management of work, employment and organisational environments.


Key themes in the Strategy, Organisations and Society research community include
•    Strategic management
•    International business and management
•    Organisations and management
•    Ethics, responsible business and sustainability
•    Business history


We seek to appoint a Professor/Reader of International Business with an outstanding international research reputation, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and with a track record of leadership and academic citizenship. As a senior colleague and academic leader, the successful applicant will engage in high quality research that leads to impact and will help shape and deliver future-facing research strategies. 


Newcastle University Business School is located in Newcastle City Centre and at the gateway to the Newcastle Helix, a £350million partnership between Newcastle University, Newcastle City Council and Legal and General, where business meets Science. Home to 4000 students, the School is in the top 1% of business schools worldwide to hold triple accreditation from the three internationally recognised accreditation bodies: AMBA, AACSB, and EQUIS.


For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Elizabeth Alexander, Subject Group Head: Leadership, Work and Organisation at 


Further details about the School are available at 


Interview date: 26 January 2023


To view the Candidate Briefing Pack please click here



The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University is also a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.


Requisition ID: 15461