Fletcher Building Employee Educational Fund Chair in Leadership

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Full-time
  • UoA Department Name: Management & Intl Business
  • Advert Closing Date: 26/07/2020
  • Campus: Auckland City Campus
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Number: 55559288

Job Description

  • Enhance impact of teaching and research in the discipline of Leadership at a top ranked and triple crown accredited Business School
  • Live and work in New Zealand’s largest, most cosmopolitan and culturally diverse city
  • Collaborate and engage meaningfully with business leaders and communities.

We welcome interest from scholars who have developed research expertise and a significant record of high quality publications in the discipline of Leadership, and wish to continue their career with New Zealand’s leading Business School, located in the commercial heart of the largest city. Applicants for the endowed Fletcher Building Employee Educational Fund Chair in Leadership will be motivated to provide leadership to the discipline and develop strategic relationships with industry to apply their research and improve leadership understanding, capacity and performance. This is a continuing academic position based in the Department of Management and International Business or Graduate School of Management in the University of Auckland Business School.

The Chair will be an excellent communicator, able to disseminate research across academic, business and not-for-profit communities. Our academics appreciate the ease with which they are able to access and engage meaningfully with practitioners and business leaders to have a positive impact on the New Zealand economy, whilst operating collegially within the Business School and being supported to remain connected with international research communities.

The University of Auckland’s ranking in the top 100 of the 2020 QS World Universities Ranking (ranking top in New Zealand in Business & Management and Economics) and No. 1 in the world in the Times Higher Education THE University Impact Rankings 2020 confirms both its status as New Zealand’s pre-eminent research-led university and its place amongst the top 1% of universities worldwide.

You will continue to develop your outstanding research and supervision record that focuses specifically on leadership. You will work collaboratively, and mentor others to reach their full potential as leadership scholars. 

The Chair appointment will be for a fixed term (renewable) of 5 years. The substantive academic appointment will be made according to the successful candidate’s research profile and academic experience, ideally at Full Professor level.

Additional Information

For a confidential discussion or further information about the role, including the position description, please contact the University of Auckland as below:

Clare Litten, University of Auckland, DDI: +64 9 923 9096, email: [email protected]

Dr Kathrin Soehnel, University of Auckland, DDI: +64 9 923 9006, email: [email protected]

Applications should be submitted via the University website www.jobs.auckland.ac.nz

Position Reference: REF4056V 

Closing date for applications: 26 July 2020

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