2018 AEBS Invites Applications for Faculty Positions in Marketing and Branding



Asia Europe Business School (AEBS) was founded by East China Normal University (ECNU) and emlyon business school on June 24, 2015. With the mission to develop the Belt and Road entrepreneurs and cross-border talents, AEBS is committed to cultivating the students to be cross-border commercial talents and entrepreneurs with profound humanistic connotations and social responsibilitythrough international, hybrid and innovative training. The School adheres to the values of Creativity, Co-Creation, Cause-Related Responsibility, with distinct characteristics: combining the business administration education of the emlyon business school with the humanities, social science and other advantageous disciplines of ECNU. The School is offering a range of well-designed academic programs covering undergraduate and graduate studies with emphasis on the discipline of marketing and brand management: Bachelor of Business Administration, Master’s Program in Marketing (High-End Brand Management), and Master’s Program in Master of International Business (Global Management and China Studies).Among which, Master’s Program in Marketing (High-End Brand Management) is the only master's program in China approved by the Ministry of Education to cultivate talents of high-end brand management.


AEBS is located in Zizhu International Education Park, Minhang District of Shanghai where there are many Chinese-foreign cooperation (or international) institutions and programs stationed, including the surrounding Intel, Microsoft, HP and many other domestic and foreign high-tech enterprises; adjacent to the Shanghai Jiao Tong University and East China Normal University, the Park is equipped with student apartments, canteen and other living facilities, which provide students with international learning and living environment.


About East China Normal University (Legal entity that AEBS is built within)

Founded in Shanghai in October 1951, East China Normal University (ECNU) is one of the most prestigious universities in China and sponsored by the national program of “Double First-Class” Initiative. In 2017, among Chinese mainland universities, ECNU is ranked 14th by the THE rankings, 20th by the QS World University Rankings, and 23th by the US News Rankings. ECNU has 11 disciplines now among top 1% in ESI, which ranks 17thof allthe universities in China. Asia Europe Business School is affiliated totheFaculty of Economics and Management (FEM) of ECNU. Established in September 2015, the FEM consists of School of Economics, School of Business Administration, School of Public Administration, School of Statistics, Asia Europe Business School (co-founded with emlyon business school), Academy of Transport and Logistics, Professional Degree Education Center as well as College of Economics and Management. Currently, FEM has over 230 faculty members and staff, over 4300 full-time undergraduate and graduate students (international students included). It offers 4 fist-level doctoral programs, 6 first-level academic master programs,9 professional master programs, 4 post-doctoral research stations and 16 undergraduate programs which cover major areas of economics, business administration and management science. FEM has vigorously expanded its cooperation with overseas universities, including famous universities in the United States, France, Britain, Canada, Netherlands, Japan, Australia, Israel, Korea, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and other countries and regions.


About emlyon business school (Cooperating partner of AEBS)

emlyon business school is a French leading business school. It was founded in Lyon, France in 1872 by the local business community, and is affiliated to the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It’s one of the few business schools to hold triple accreditation from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. Its MSc in Management (Grande Ecole program) is currently ranked 11th worldwide and its MBA program is currently ranked 92 worldwide, according to the Financial Times. With a by-line based on the “early maker” concept where by students are highly encouraged to develop their entrepreneurial spirit and experiment, emlyon business school is devoted to lifelong learning for entrepreneurial and international management. The school has maintained close cooperation with businesses, and was ranked #1 incubator in France. emlyon business school has now 5 campuses in Ecully (France), Paris (France), Saint Etienne (France), Shanghai (China) and Casablanca (Morocco).


Positions and Job Requirements

Aiming at developing School’s key discipline - marketing and brand management, AEBSinvites applications for multiple positions in marketing at all different levels (Full Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor). Applicants of assistant professor positions must have a doctoral degree in marketing or related fields (psychology, economics, statistics etc.) in renowned overseas universities by June 2019. We seek for applicants from all areas of marketing, focusing on brand management, consumer behavior, innovation, marketing strategy, big data analysis and quantitative modeling, etc. Applicants with outstanding academic achievements are welcome to apply for “Chinese 1000 Talents Plan” and “Distinguished Professor” positions, more information about which can be find out in the WeChat official account “华东师范大学人才招聘平台”.


Full Professors and Associate Professors:

The candidate is expected to make a significant contribution to research and teaching programs with team spirit and sense of cultural assimilation to the School. Meanwhile, he/she shall also meet the following basic conditions:

(1) Under the age of 50 for full professorship candidate, and under the age of 40 for associate professorship candidate;

(2) Having a PhD degree or more than one-year post-doctoral experience in renowned universities or research institutes other than ECNU;

(3) Having deep academic attainments in this disciplinary area, having obtained important research achievements recognized domestically and internationally, and being able to fulfilling the teaching tasks of specialized core courses and advanced courses in the language of English.


Assistant Professors:

(1) Under 33 years old (the age limitation can be extended for outstanding talent);

(2) Holding a PhD degree in renowned overseas universities (North American universities are preferred);

(3) Engaging in top-level scholarly research in this disciplinary area;

(4) Teaching at different levels such as the undergraduate and postgraduate students;

(5) Supervising students’ research and professional practice.



A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered based on the standards of both ECNU and FEM, including annual salary, research funds and housing subsidies, driven by market competitiveness and individual performance.



To apply, please submit a letter of application, CV, sample publications or research papers, three reference letters and teaching evaluation results (if any) through the online job board of American Marketing Association (AMA)website or send email to hrint@fem.ecnu.edu.cn with the subject heading “AEBS Recruitment + Name + Discipline”.


AEBS plans to interview overseas applicants in 2018 AMA Summer Academic Conference in Boston (10-12 Aug 2018).Domestic applicants will be interviewed in Shanghai with further notice.

Find out more information about AEBS at aebs.ecnu.edu.cn.