KPMG Professorship of Management Studies

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KPMG Professorship of Management Studies

The Board of Electors to the KPMG Professorship of Management Studies invite applications for this Professorship to take up appointment on 1 January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. Preference will be given to persons with a specialization in an area of Organisational Behaviour.

The successful candidate for this professorship will be joining a dynamic and expanding international and multi-disciplinary business school, determined to achieve and sustain international excellence in research and scholarship. They will be expected to add distinction through research and teaching in the field of Organisational Behaviour. The position offers the opportunity to shape the development of this subject area as a leading member of a highly visible group of scholars within a world-class university. The position also offers a chance to interact with business leaders and shapers of the Cambridge entrepreneurial environment at the highest level.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in management studies and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence. Candidates will be eager to collaborate with existing group members, to mentor junior faculty members and supervise research students.

The successful candidate will join a newly established Organisational Behaviour group with research interests at the micro, meso, and macro levels. The Organisational Behaviour group aspires to promote simultaneously our basic understanding of individual and group behaviour at all levels within organizations and the translation of our scientific research into practical implications that have significant executive and corporate value. To achieve these aims the group is focused on conducting rigorous and cutting-edge research that is published in both major empirical OB outlets and managerial and practitioner focused outlets. To achieve and promote our integrative approach of both basic and practical research we focus on developing local, national, and international collaborations with leading scholars (in OB and other related fields), business leaders, and major corporations.The annual pensionable stipend for a professor is competitive. Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in central Cambridge.

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Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 30 September 2019.

Informal enquiries about this Professorship may be made to Dr Andreas Richter, by email: a.richter [at] jbs[.]cam[.] , to Professor Christoph Loch, Director of Cambridge Judge Business School, email: c.loch [at] jbs[.]cam[.] , or at academic.enquiries [at] jbs[.]cam[.] or by phone on +44 (0)1223 339590.

Please quote reference NS20378 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


Judge Business School






16 August 2019

Closing date

30 September 2019


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