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Job Posting: Senior IB Faculty Position at the Sonoco International Business Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina

  • 1.  Job Posting: Senior IB Faculty Position at the Sonoco International Business Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina

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    Associate/Full Professor of International Business 

    The Sonoco International Business Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenured or tenure track position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor of International Business (IB), to begin August 2023. 

    The primary mission of the Sonoco International Business Department is to be the leader in developing high-impact scholarship on global business. The department includes faculty with diverse functional and disciplinary backgrounds, including management, strategy, finance, marketing, economics, sociology, anthropology, international affairs, and political science, who share a passion for studying international business phenomena from multidisciplinary and multilevel perspectives. Faculty research spans a wide range of topics such as global strategy, MNC management and organization, institutional context and embeddedness, corruption, entrepreneurship and innovation, non-market strategy, globalization, the digital economy, and many others. Our faculty include three AIB Fellows, officers in AIB, AOM, SMS and other professional associations, editors in major academic journals, and other acclaimed researchers 

    The Department offers a portfolio of innovative and top-ranked IB-focused academic programs at all levels. Our undergraduate IB major has been ranked #1 by U.S. News and World Report for 23 consecutive years and includes collaborative degree programs with leading partner institutions worldwide. The flagship International MBA is ranked #1 in the nation for international business, and has been in the top three graduate IB programs for more than 30 consecutive years. Our newest graduate program - Masters in International Business is growing rapidly and offers dual degree partnerships with leading universities worldwide (e.g., Bocconi, Mannheim, ESCP, ESSEC, Aalto, Koc, and Shanghai Jiao Tong). Through our doctoral program, we train new scholars that impact the field and contribute to IB education and research in academic institutions around the country and the world.  

    Our ambitious research and educational agendas are supported by exceptional resources available to faculty to conduct research worldwide, as well as to continuously innovate our academic program offerings. We are one of the original Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) established by the U.S. Department of Education in 1988. In addition, we benefit from an endowment from the Sonoco Products Company, a successful South Carolina-based multinational 

    The Darla Moore School of Business is home to a world-class faculty and 12 major research centers. Located in the heart of South Carolina's capital city Columbia, the   Moore School plays an integral role in the region. While its cosmopolitan downtown offers many of the amenities of larger cities, Columbia is also known for its livability. Traffic is light, housing is affordable, and people are friendly and welcoming. With a metropolitan area population of approximately 750,000, Columbia offers a wide variety of cultural and outdoor activities. Attractions in the area include the Columbia Museum of Art, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, the State Museum, Lake Murray, Congaree National Park, Riverwalk Park and Three Rivers Greenway. It is also a short drive to the Atlantic coast and the Blue Ridge Mountains.  

    In this search, we are looking for tomorrow's thought leaders in international business. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree in business administration or closely related discipline, years of relevant teaching/research/mentoring experience consistent with academic policy, and demonstrated evidence of the following: teaching excellence at undergraduate and graduate levels, potential to train/supervisor doctoral students, and research excellence with a record of publications in leading journals in business administration, as well as a primary research focus on international business, whose expertise either complements our existing strengths or contributes new perspectives in studying relevant international business phenomena .  

    We will begin reviewing applications on July 1 and will continue until the position is filled. We intend to interview at several conferences, including the Academy of International Business Annual Meeting in Miami (July 2022) and the Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Seattle (August 2022). If interested, please submit your application through the USC jobs portal at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/122080. For additional information, please contact the department administrator Beth Busby (beth.busby@moore.sc.edu) or the Chair of the Faculty Search Committee, Professor  

    The University of South Carolina is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.  

    All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding.  



    The Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina announces a senior (Associate or Full) faculty position in International Business. For details, contact information, and application, please visit USC Jobs portal at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/122080.


    Tatiana Kostova, Ph.D.
    Carolina Distinguished Professor

    Buck Mickel Chair and Professor of International Business

    Sonoco International Business Department

    Darla Moore School of Business