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Assistant Professor in Management

Higher School of Economics

Faculty of St. Petersburg School of Economics and Management


About HSE University

The Higher School of Economics (HSE University) is a young, dynamic and fast-growing Russian research university. Over the past 25 years, HSE University has become a leader in Russian education, while also being recognized globally.

For instance, we were the first state-run university in Russia to begin recruiting on the international academic market. We aim at being a university with a highly attuned approach to training new professionals. Therefore, we are eager to hire people with real experience, as well as basic and applied knowledge. Committed to high-quality research, HSE University now has more than 100 research institutes and centres and over 30 international research laboratories collaborating with international specialists from all over the world.

The Faculty of St. Petersburg School of Economics and Management in the Saint-Petersburg campus of the Higher School of Economics, Russia, invites applications for full-time, tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor in management and related fields.



The general requirements for the tenure track positions are the following:

  • Candidates must hold a recent PhD in the field of management or relevant area (e.g., organization behavior, industrial-organizational psychology) , which was awarded over the last 5 years or received before starting work at HSE in a relevant field by an internationally recognized university and has been assessed by external reviewers as having the potential to pursue research that is publishable in leading peer-reviewed journals;
  • Teaching experience at leading foreign universities is desirable;
  • Knowledge of Russian is not required as research and teaching are both conducted in English. Therefore, fluent English is obligatory.

We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in the following areas:

  • Marketing: Customer Experience, Digital Marketing, Entertainment, Marketing Communication, Luxury Branding, New Product Development (NPD), Marketing Analytics and Customer Valuation, Services Marketing, Sustainability and Green Marketing.
  • Strategy : Business strategy, International Business, Technology Management, Global Management
  • Operations: Project Management, Lean Management, Industry 4.0, DataMining, Data Visualization, DigitalCommerce, Big Data Analytics.
  • Entrepreneurship: Corporate Entrepreneurship, Innovation Management, Family Business Management.
  • Human Resources: Digital HR, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Performance Management, Labor Laws, Industrial Relations, and Reward Management

Additional requirements

  • Expertise and/or interest in teaching courses in our graduate programs in International Business in the Asia-Pacific Region, Arts and Culture Management, and Analytics for Business and Economics
  • Expertise and interest in teaching courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Prior business industry experience (e.g., a corporate manager or business owner).
  • Evidence of excellent teaching record.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Prior experience with online teaching and online course development.

The successful candidate is expected to conduct high-quality research publishable in reputable peer-reviewed journals with research support provided by the University.

Applicants with extensive teaching and/or industry experience will be given extra consideration. 


Tenure track positions are only available on a full-time, residential basis.

Overall, appointments are usually made for an initial three-year period (starting September 2023) and, upon successful completion of an interim review, contracts are normally extended for a further three years until the tenure review.

HSE University provides excellent opportunities for international faculty. For instance, we can offer a competitive salary (indexed to inflation annually and subject to a 13% flat income tax), health insurance, travel support, research support and other benefits. Since there is a key focus on generating high quality research, the teaching load of newly hired faculty is low. All individual terms of employment will be reflected in the offer letter.

Application Process

Applications must be submitted online. Please provide:

  • CV
  • Statement of research interest
  • Cover letter that indicates the position applied,
  • Samples of teaching evaluations
  • A recent research paper submitted via an online application form.
  • At least two letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the Review Committee at International Faculty Recruitment at before the application deadline.

Read more about the application process here.

The deadline for the applications is January 31, 2023

Apply now

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If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact the International Faculty Recruitment Office at

Assistant Professor in Management

St Petersburg
Full time
Doctorate / PhD

Published on 1 Sep 2023

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