Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, International Management
Masters (M.A., M.S., M.B.A.)
Senior Lecturer in Strategy/International Business/Entrepreneurship with Research Experience on Africa
The Nanyang Business School (NBS), Nanyang Technological University invites applications for Senior Lecturer in Strategy/International Business/Entrepreneurship with Research Experience on Africa.
About NTU: A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and Graduate colleges. It also has a medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, established jointly with Imperial College London.
NTU is also home to world-class autonomous institutes – the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various leading research centres such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) and Energy Research Institute @NTU (ERI@N).
Ranked amongst the world’s top universities by QS, NTU has also been named the world’s top young university for the past seven years. The University’s main campus is frequently listed among the Top 15 most beautiful university campuses in the world and has 57 Green Mark-certified (equivalent to LEED-certified) buildings, of which 95% are certified Green Mark Platinum. Apart from its main campus, NTU also has a campus in Novena, Singapore’s healthcare district.
Under the NTU Smart Campus vision, the University harnesses the power of digital technology and tech-enabled solutions to support better learning and living experiences, the discovery of new knowledge, and the sustainability of resources.
About the School: As a premier business school in a leading technological university, Nanyang Business School (NBS) is the nexus of world-class innovation, research, and business education. Situated within NTU’s technology and innovation ecosystem, we are uniquely positioned to create and share knowledge on how cutting-edge technologies can be leveraged for enterprise transformation and a smart economy. Located in Singapore, the heart of East-West culture and business, NBS aims to develop leaders who are able to innovate for the future, lead and transform organizations with cultural dexterity, and build sustainable enterprises in Asia and globally.
NBS is AACSB- and EQUIS-accredited and is currently ranked No. 35 in the 2020 Financial Times (FT) Global MBA ranking and No. 8 in Asia Pacific. We have been consistently ranked among the top 40 in the FT Global rankings. NTU Singapore, of which NBS is a part of, has achieved the rank of the first amongst the world’s best young universities and the global rank of No. 13 in the most recent QS World University Rankings.
About the Division: The Division of Strategy, International Business, and Entrepreneurship (SIE) comprises faculty with expertise in diverse topics, including corporate and business strategy, corporate governance, entrepreneurship, innovation, international business, sustainability, organizational paradoxes, and social networks. We are dedicated to providing students with an excellent education in various programs and equipping them with the necessary knowledge and skills to thrive in today’s highly dynamic and competitive global business environment. We are responsible for delivering the core strategic management course in undergraduate and graduate programs, enriching students’ global business perspectives, and supporting entrepreneurship initiatives and education in NBS and the University.
The multi-disciplinary perspective of our faculty has led to publications in leading journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Venturing, Management Science, Organisation Science, and Journal of Applied Psychology. We emphasize relevance in our research through engagements with industry stakeholders. Our faculty provide thought leadership in assisting the firm growth and entrepreneurial activities in Southeast Asia.
The Division is closely integrated with the NBS Centre for Emerging Market Studies (CEMS) that aims to be a global knowledge hub on emerging markets. The Centre conducts research on pressing and timely business issues in emerging markets through a global research platform that involves scholars and institutions with leading expertise and access to emerging markets. Our faculty leads and joins the global research team to pursue impactful research that would have direct and valuable implications for sustained profitable growth in emerging markets.
Requirements: Applicants should have extensive industry and/or academic experience, a passion for teaching, and preferably possess a Masters degree from a recognized university.
The position also requires familiarity with Africa, where one of the main responsibilities will be to direct the NTU-SBF Center for African Studies (CAS). Candidates should possess strong knowledge and research experience in the African economy and business and a track record in leading journal publications. Candidates with at least three years of research experience in the African economy and business will be preferred.
Candidates should demonstrate teaching excellence at the undergraduate/graduate level, and are able to engage in curriculum development and course administration for undergraduate and graduate courses. Candidates should have a passion for and excel at teaching and service, work closely with students, and contribute to practice-based research and development of courses that leverage technology-enabled learning. Candidates must have the versatility to teach multiple courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Appointment terms are for three years.
Key Benefits: NBS offers an internationally-competitive salary commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.
Young and research-intensive, NTU is placed 13th globally in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2020 and was also ranked the world’s best young university (under 50 years old) by QS for the seventh consecutive year in 2020. In addition, NTU was named the world’s fastest rising young university by Times Higher Education in 2015.