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    Posted 07-09-2021 10:41
    Edited by Rene Bohnsack 07-09-2021 10:44


    Católica-Lisbon School of Business & Economics (CATÓLICA-LISBON: invites applications for a position in Strategic Management at the Assistant Professor level, to start September 1, 2022. Seasoned Assistant or Associate Professors interested in applying will also be considered in the search at their appropriate level.

    We are looking for applicants with strong potential or track record of high-level publications in Strategic Management. We are particularly, but not exclusively, interested in candidates doing research on topics such as corporate strategy, strategic innovation, sustainability, international strategy, and organizational adaptation. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Applications should be submitted by September 15, 2021. In addition, we will interview candidates interested in the position online via Zoom, July 29 - August 4, in concurrence with the Virtual Academy of Management Annual Meeting. We welcome a request for an interview by July 24, 2021.


    Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics

    CATÓLICA-LISBON is a leading European business school committed to research production at the highest level, excellence in developing outstanding graduates for high-level careers, and offering business leaders a lifelong learning environment. Our aim is to produce knowledge with impact. In terms of top research, CATÓLICA-LISBON ranks #22 in Europe in the prestigious UT Dallas Research ranking. Our programs are internationally recognized: within Europe, we are a top 30 business school, and our Lisbon MBA, Master in Management, Master in Finance and Executive Programs are top 25. The increasingly international character of the school is reflected in our faculty (40% international and 90% with international doctorates), student body, and international recognition, including the "triple crown" of international business school accreditations: AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS.


    Faculty and Research Environment

    CATÓLICA-LISBON provides a vibrant research environment. The core research faculty consists of close to 50 tenure-track members, with doctorates from top North American (including Columbia, NYU, or Stanford) and top European (including INSEAD, LBS, City University of London, Ecole Polytechnique, and Tilburg) programs. Our Research Faculty includes nationals of Belgium, Brazil, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, and Portugal.

    The CUBE research unit of Católica-Lisbon received the highest rating for research excellence in Portugal of all social science units, including business schools, when evaluated by an international panel in 2014 and is currently the top management research unit in Portugal

    Faculty in management areas have published articles in Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Venturing, Management Science, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Research Policy, and Strategic Management Journal, and have been members of the Editorial Boards of prominent journals, such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, and the Journal of Management Studies.


    Living in Lisbon

    Lisbon has recently been ranked the safest capital city in Europe. It is a thriving cultural hub with a vibrant restaurant scene, diverse artistic activities and sporting events, good public transportation, a public healthcare system, historic architecture, among the best weather in Europe, and easy access to world-class beaches.

    Position Requirements

    Tenure-track faculty are expected to maintain a research program targeted at top-tier journals in their field. Católica-Lisbon provides them with ample support to do so. Salary is competitive, and funding for research-related activities, including travel to international conferences, is provided. In addition, faculty are supported to apply for research funding from the Portuguese Science Foundation (FCT) and other European funding agencies.

    Candidates should be motivated to engage students in the classroom. Tenure-track positions involve teaching the equivalent of 3 courses per year, in English, at the undergraduate, MSc and MBA levels, and potentially in executive education programs. The teaching load may be additionally reduced in the first year.

    Candidates must demonstrate the potential to publish in top-tier management journals. For Associate positions, candidates are expected to show a strong research track record in top-tier management journals, excellence in teaching, and the ability to add to the research reputation and productivity of the group. All applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline from a recognized school by the date of the appointment.


    Application Procedure

    In order to receive full consideration, applicants should send: (i) a cover letter, (ii) a CV, (iii) a one-page research statement, (iv) a one-page teaching philosophy, (v) three confidential reference letters, (vi) up to three samples of research papers, (vii) and teaching evaluations (if available) by September 15, 2021.

    We will also be interviewing via Zoom in concurrence with the Virtual Academy of Management Annual Meeting. For the preliminary interviews, please send us your (i) CV, (ii) job market paper, and (iii) a cover letter expressing your interest in the position by July 24, 2021.

    We will host campus visits by invitation in Fall 2021 if the Covid-19 situation allows. If not, the job talks will be held online.

    Applications should be sent by e-mail to:


    Alexandra Correia

    Faculty & Research Unit Assistant

    Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics
    Palma de Cima,1649-023 Lisboa


    Vacancy Questions

    If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, you may contact either Tommaso Ramus ( or João Cotter Salvado (

    Rene Bohnsack
    UCP - Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics