Surrey Business School is currently seeking candidates for a Chair in Strategy (see the job announcement here). The Chair is part of the Department of Strategy & Entrepreneurship, which is focused on research and teaching at the intersection of entrepreneurship, organization, and strategy. The mid-sized business school is based in Guildford (close to London) and canvasses its focus on research excellence.
The Chair in Strategy will be staffed as a full-time position. The announcement describes the job profile as follows:
We are looking for a strongly research-active academic with an excellent track record of publications in top international journals. You would lead the development of the research agenda of the Department: Supervising PhD students, mentoring early career researchers, and attracting and managing externally funded research programmes. You would also be contributing to teaching, in particular in our MBA and EMBA programmes. However, we will ensure that your teaching load is such as to provide you with sufficient time for research leadership. There will be ample opportunities for you to become active in business engagement and executive education.
The deadline for applications is March 31st, 2017. More information on Surrey Business School, the Department of Strategy & Entrepreneurship, the job description, and the overall staffing procedure can be found here.
The SAP IG would not work without the voluntary support by its members. Much of this work, e.g., reviewing activities, is informal in nature and invaluably contributes to the ongoing development of the Interest Group. In addition, the SAP IG is steered by an Executive Team that ascribes formal roles to some of its members and is in charge of important managerial tasks. Until February 28th, you can nominate members (including yourself) who you think might be interested in and capable of doing some of these tasks. Specifically, nominations are sought for the following positions:
- PDW Chair
- Membership secretary
Keynote speaker Jean Bartunek, commentator Julia Balogun and SAP IG Chair Anne Smith (from left)
The Strategizing Activities and Practice (SAP) Interest group acknowledges each year the contributions of a distinguished scholar who has had a major influence on the work in the SAP research area. This year’s Strategizing Activities and Practice Distinguished Keynote Speaker was Jean Bartunek talking about “When academic relevance truly happened in practice: the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau“. Below are the video from her keynote talk and a video with SAP scholar Julia Balogun commenting on “Turning practice into an academic contribution“:
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