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Strategy position at University of Edinburgh

  • 1.  Strategy position at University of Edinburgh

    Posted 07-08-2021 12:15
    Apologies for cross posting

    University of Edinburgh Business School

    Early Career Fellow/Lecturer in Strategy

    Strategy Group          



    We are looking for an outstanding academic to join the Strategy Group and contribute to its reputation for excellent research, teaching and engagement.


    The Opportunity

    This is an opportunity to join a strong academic group with a track record of publishing in the field's very best journals and delivering excellent teaching. You would be joining a triple-accredited Business School in one of the world's top 20 universities.

    The Strategy Group studies contemporary issues of societal and organisational importance at the local, national, and global levels. Members of the group draw on a wide range of social science theories and empirical contexts. The group possesses research expertise across public, private, and third sector organisations with knowledge production organised around four distinct themes:

    1. Strategic Change and Leadership
    2. Organisations and society
    3. Global/International Strategy
    4. Services Management

     More details of the research carried out in these themes can be found at:

     The Group is highly collegial and comprises the following academics: Samer Abdelnour, Kenneth Amaeshi, John Amis, Katherine Aulton, Alan Brown, Chris Carr, Chris Carter, Ian Clarke, Maria Cucciniello, Corentin Curchod, Giovanni Formilan, Ian Gordon (Fractional appointment), Royston Greenwood (Fractional appointment), Candace Jones, Ron Kerr, Martin Kornberger, Winston Kwon, Ling Liu, Stephen Osborne, Xiaobai Shen & Rick Woodward. Members of the Group publish in, edit, and serve as editorial board members of some of the field's leading journals including Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Business History, Human Relations, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Organizational Research Methods and Public Administration Review. 

    Your skills and attributes for success:

    • PhD either awarded or near completion in Strategic Management, Organisation Theory, or a related discipline
    • Clear potential of ability to publish in leading journals
    • A commitment to excellence in the classroom and digital teaching
    • Experience or interest in supervising UG, PGT & PhD students

     As a valued member of our team you can expect:

    An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We will support you, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

    The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

    This is a full-time, open-ended position. Click here for more details and application information. You can also contact Head of the Strategy Group John Amis directly (

    Application deadline: 5th August 2021

    John Amis

    Professor of Strategic Management & Organisation
    University of Edinburgh Business School