Open Rank Tenure-Track Positions in Data Analytics/Supply Chain Management/Service Science/Information System at Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University is located in Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang Province. Hangzhou used to be famous for the beautiful West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and now it is a hub of China’s thriving private economy, ideal for conducting business research. Entrepreneurship is deeply embedded in Zhejiang’s culture, so much so that the term ‘zheshang’ (literally, businessmen from Zhejiang Province) has become a piece of common Chinese vocabulary.

As Asia’s leading university, ZJU has a long-standing commitment to seeking truth and pursuing innovation. The University has been deeply dedicated to nurturing high-caliber innovators and future leaders for an increasingly interconnected world, to encouraging interdisciplinary and creative research that addresses challenges the world faces today, and to translating knowledge and creativity to benefit wider communities. In 2017, while celebrating its 120th anniversary, ZJU was proudly selected for China’s “Double First-Class” Initiative. Embarking on a new journey, ZJU is keen to further open up to the world and collaborate globally for the betterment of the public welfare.

The School of Management at Zhejiang University is a reputable pioneer in the research fields of innovation and entrepreneurship, strategy, organizational behavior, organization theories, and human resource management. It is the first business school in China that has gained international accreditation (AMBA accreditation in 2006). At present, the School is accredited by three major international accreditation institutions (AMBA , EQUIS, AACSB). The School takes as its mission to cultivate the healthy power leading the future of China, and continues to make innovative and proactive moves in furthering international collaborations, conducting research, nurturing students and fulfilling social responsibilities. The School is well on its way to become a leading think tank and talent pool in China.

The School of Management of Zhejiang University invites applications for tenure-track Assistant/Associate/full Professors of Data Analytics/Supply Chain Management/Service Science/Information System. The School offers competitive compensation package, start-up research funds as well as other fringe benefits like attractive housing allowance and etc. Two departments at the School are open to receive applications at present.

  1. The Department of Data Science and Engineering Management seeks qualified applicants for faculty positions in Data Analytics/Supply Chain Management/ Information System.
  2. The Department of Service Science and Operations Management seeks qualified applicants in the fields of Service Science and Operations Management.

Positions will remain open until filled with qualified candidates who are expected to teach MBA courses and to conduct researches in related fields. Generally, applicants should have:

  1. A doctorate degree in the above related fields from renowned universities;
  2. A sound publication record, or at least demonstration of the ability to publish in top journals;
  3. A strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching.

The ideal candidate would be a student-centered, research-active, innovative and entrepreneurial faculty member with the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate level management courses, esp. MBA courses. The candidate may have the opportunity to be involved in program management, marketing the program to students, as well as assisting with student advising and placement. The teaching load for tenure track faculty members is 3 courses per year at minimum.

Applicants are required to submit an application package which includes 1) a cover letter, 2) the curriculum vitae, 3) three selected publications or manuscripts within recent 5 years, and 4) a Statement of Teaching Philosophy, 5) three reference letters. All materials should be submitted to lixianhong@zju.edu.cn

Preliminary interviews will be held at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Chicago, however, attendance at the Annual Meeting is not required for full consideration. In the cover letter, please indicate if you will be attending the Academy of Management meeting in Chicago. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. For full consideration, please apply by Oct 31, 2018.

Please contact Ms. Li Xianhong, Director of Human Resources Office +86-571-88206858 or via email at lixianhong@zju.edu.cn concerning the application. More information about Zhejiang University is available at http://www.zju.edu.cn/english/.