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Research Fellowship at Centre for Globalization of Chinese Companies

Research Fellowship

​China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)

Shanghai, China

The CEIBS research Centre for Globalization of Chinese Companies (CGCC) is seeking applications for a position of a Research Fellow commencing in January or July 2018 or sooner.

Established in 2013, the Centre is located at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Shanghai, China. It is a consortium of faculty members from different academic disciplines at CEIBS, sponsored by Chinese companies that have global operations or are growing global business. Serving as a platform that integrates the academics, the industries, and the policy makers, the Centre is becoming a think tank on the issues of globalization of Chinese companies in China.

The qualified candidate appointed to the Research Fellow position for a two to three-year term is expected to work closely but independently with CEIBS Faculty to design and implement research projects relevant to the CGCC’s mission. The expected outputs are academic publications, cases, books and white papers.  Academic papers are targeted at top academic journals (SMJ, JIBS, AMJ, etc.), as well as leading journals for practitioners (HBR, SMR, CMR, etc.). Some complementary teaching opportunities may be provided to candidates with previous teaching experience in executive-level programs.


  • Recently completed Ph.D. in Business Administration (International Business, Management, Marketing, Organizational Behavior, & Strategy).
  • English language writing excellence is essential.
  • Teaching experience not required.
  • Knowledge of Mandarin useful, but not necessary.

Application requirements:

  • Cover letter
  • Academic CV
  • A research proposal
  • 2 letters of recommendations from senior scholars in the application’s field of study
  • Sample publication or a manuscript under review

Inquiries and applications can be sent to Daisy Li of the CEIBS Dean’s Office at ldaisy@ceibs.edu. Prof. Katherine Xin, Professor of Management, Bayer Chair in Leadership, Associate Dean (Europe) and Co-Director of CGCC will be attending the 2017 AIB Annual Conference in Dubai, UAE, July 2-5, 2017, interested candidates may contact her at katherinexin@ceibs.edu during the Conference. Meetings/interviews may be arranged there if possible.

CEIBS, a non-profit joint venture established in 1994 by the Chinese Government and the European Union, is the leading China-based international business school with MBA (ranked No. 11 worldwide by Financial Times in Jan. 2017), EMBA, Global EMBA (ranked No. 14 worldwide by Financial Times in Oct. 2017), Finance MBA as well as Executive Education programmes (ranked No. 27 worldwide by Financial Times in May 2017). CEIBS has campuses in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Accra in Ghana, and Zurich in Switzerland. CEIBS is committed to teaching and research excellence to educate responsible leaders versed in “China Depth, Global Breadth”.

CEIBS is fully accredited by both EQUIS and AACSB and our faculty are among the best in the world. In February 2017, seven current CEIBS faculty were ranked among the Top 30 Most Cited China-based Researchers in 2016 in the category of Business, Management and Accounting by the world-renowned academic publisher Elsevier.