Professor of Business and Economics
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Designed to inspire the next generation of global leaders, the Schwarzman Scholars program is the most significant of its kind since the Rhodes Trust was founded in 1902. With a $600 million endowment, it will also be the single largest philanthropic effort ever undertaken in China by largely international donors.
The 100-200 scholars chosen annually for this highly selective program work towards a one year Master’s Degree in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing—one of China’s most prestigious universities. As individuals who want to have a positive impact on the world, Schwarzman Scholars are selected based on their academic credentials, extracurricular interests and leadership potential.
Schwarzman College, in collaboration with the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University is recruiting for a tenured or tenure-track Professor of Business and Economics. We are recruiting rising stars or established faculty and will consider appointments at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor level. The appointment will be made jointly by Schwarzman College and SEM with primary teaching responsibility at Schwarzman College.
Each full-time position will be given to one individual. Faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level will be for an initial term of three years with promotion to Associate Professor conducted jointly by the School of Economics and Management and Schwarzman College for an additional three year period. All appointments will be provided competitive pay and access to research funds.
The Chairs shall work full-time at Tsinghua University and teach at Schwarzman College and
shall have no other full-time obligations outside of Tsinghua University.
We are seeking excellent teachers and scholars with an interdisciplinary focus and whose work is
related to global affairs. The appointed professor will teach at least two courses per year in the
Schwarzman Scholars program and will take primary responsibility for managing the business
and economics course offerings at Schwarzman College in collaboration with the academic team.
Research funding will be available to support the appointee’s scholarly research and career
The appointee will teach primarily in the Economics and Business concentration of the program
and will be expected to teach primarily in one or more of the following topics: the global
economy, global trade, global finance, global business innovation and entrepreneurship, or other
relevant area, and with reference to China.
In addition to teaching, the Chair shall also assume the following duties:
1．Advising students on capstone projects and writing;
2. Serve on committees (academic, student life, etc.) while in residence;
3．Organizing workshops and public lectures for students;
4．Actively participating in academic activities of the Schwarzman College; and
5．Assuming all other duties, as time allows, that Tsinghua University specifies for full-time
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS
The following qualifications and credentials will be considered in appointing the Chair:
1. Scholar with a strong record of teaching, research and publications at the assistant, associate
or full professor level; post-doctoral fellows with strong relevant qualifications may also be
2. A doctoral degree in business, economics, finance, or political economy, with a focus on
global affairs, along with field experience in a developing country is required;
3. For candidates who are Chinese citizens currently based in China, significant time spent
outside of China, such as studying and working;
4. Fluency in English (for purposes of teaching, research and communications);
5. International experience and knowledge and experience working in or on China helpful.
Educational background in the United States and/or Europe is preferred.
|Primary Category:||Business History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Economic History / Studies