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France / Lyon
Business and Management
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Permanent Full-time

Faculty positions in business and management

In view of its ongoingdevelopment, ESDES is opening full-time faculty positions in

  • Management and Financial Accounting
  • Marketing (Digital, B2B, …), Sales and Negotiations
  • Strategic Management
  • Management of Information Systems
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

As a faculty member, you will be expected to perform the following tasks

  • Develop a consistent line of research and publish in high-quality journals
  • Deliver top-quality education at undergraduate and post-graduate level
  • Develop new courses as required
  • Supervise master theses
  • Follow and advise students during their internships
  • Assist in the recruitment and selection of students
  • Participate in the school’s general activities

We arelooking for junior as well as more experienced candidates with the following profile

  • PhD in a business-related discipline (near-completion for junior positions)
  • Evidence of quality research (including from thesis and working papers)
  • Ability to publish in high-quality journals
  • Excellentteaching ability
  • Fluency in English and basic knowledge of French (recommended but not required)

About the school:

ESDES Business School is a member of the elite group of French GrandesEcoles. It shares with the Catholic University of Lyon,to which it belongs,a brand-new campus located right in thehistorical city center. The school offers a three-year bachelor degree and an integrated Master’s degree program to high-school graduates who are admitted through a selective entrance examination.

The mission of ESDES is to train students and professionals, through education and research, to create sustainable value, in order to promote the emergence of a responsible economy in an increasingly globalized and digitalized world. The values underpinning thismission are collective engagement, exemplary behavior, cultural and social openness, and aquest for excellence. Indeed, ESDES graduates have gained a reputation in the market for their high employability skills. More than 70% secure permanent positions before graduation and 98% are employed within the next 6 months.

The school is accredited by the French Ministry of Education and is in the process of gaining international accreditation (AACSB, EPAS). Several outstanding foreign professors (from Korea, Brazil, etc.) have joined last year to enhance the school’s international profile.

More on ESDES website: here

About Lyon:

Lyon is dynamic businesshub which ranks second in France after Paris. The surrounding region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpesalso boasts a number of world-leading companiesin electronics, clean-tech,and biotechnologies. This makes Lyon the most sought-after employment destination amongFrench graduates and executives.

More about Lyon: EY’s business survey 2016

The city counts the second largest number of university students in France. The atmosphere in town is lively throughout the year. Lyon is a city of culture. Major events are regularlytaking place. Besides, Lyon is world-famous for the quality of its restaurants and counts more than its fair share of tourist attractions. No wonder Lyon has recently been named the Best Weekend Destination in Europe!

Lyon voted best in Europe: here and here
If you feel the positions correspond to your profile, please apply by sending us the following

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Up to 3 most representative papers
  • Teaching evaluationswhen available
  • 2recommendation letters or references available for contact

Applications must be sent by email before 28 February 2018to esdes.recruitment@univ-catholyon.fr
For further details, feel free to contact Pr. Pascal Nguyen, Associate Dean for Research. Tel: +33 4 2684 4934. Email: pnguyen@univ-catholyon.fr

The positions should be filled by 1stJuly 2018 as the academic year starts in September 2018.

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