Two Positions (all ranks)

Company:emlyon business school

Location:France / Lyon

Discipline:Strategy and Organization

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Two Positions (all ranks) in Strategy & Organization

emlyon business school (Lyon, France)


The department of Strategy and Organization at emlyon business school, seeks candidates to fill two full-time positions at all ranks, starting in September, 2019. 
We are seeking highly motivated candidates that demonstrate excellent research and teaching competences.

All applicants should have completed their Ph.D., or be close to completion, and may be specialized in any field of Organization and/or Strategy.
Responsibilities for this position include: conducting and publishing academic research and teaching, along with contributing to the service mission of the Department. Teaching opportunities are available at the undergraduate, masters, and executive level. The teaching load will be defined on a personal basis, and will depend on the publications and (possible) managerial responsibilities. Language of instruction at emlyon business school is both English and French. However, speaking French is not a requirement. We can provide support for non-French candidates in learning French if they so wish.

About the Strategy & Organization department

The department contributes to several programs at the (honors) bachelor's, master's, research master's levels and to the Ph.D. The department covers a variety of interests and backgrounds, and embraces a number of different research approaches and methods with a keen focus on quality in research and teaching. We focus on applied as well as fundamental research questions. Areas of research at the department include Organization Theory, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Corporate Governance, and Sustainability.

Members of the department of Strategy and Organization at emlyon business school have published in journals such as Academy of Management Journal, American Sociological Review, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, Organization Studies and Strategic Management Journal. Our faculty is actively involved in many scholarly associations (AOM, EGOS, SMS) and also serves in editorial board roles at leading journals.

About emlyon business school

emlyon business school, one of the leading French GrandesEcoles in Management, has consistently been ranked among the top European Business Schools. It holds triple accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA) and offers a wide range of programs including an MSc in Management, Specialized Master's degrees, MBA, PhD, as well as open and tailor-made executive programs.

emlyon business school has campuses in France (Lyon and Paris), China (Shanghai) Morocco (Casablanca) and India (Bhubaneswar).

About the environment

emlyon business school is at the center of a vibrant ecosystem of large universities with excellent research teams in engineering, computer science, natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities (see: Lyon is the second largest city in France, with a long tradition in entrepreneurship and with a strong digital industry.

Further information

  1. About EMLYON:
  2. About Lyon:

We will conduct preliminary, informal, interviews with interested candidates at the Egos Colloquium in Tallinn and at the Academy of Management Annual Conference in Chicago.


We are looking for candidates who meet the following requirements:

  1. a Ph.D. in Business administration, Management, or a closely related field;
  2. demonstrated potential for conducting high quality research and publishing in top management journals;
  3. proven interest and ability in developing courses and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and in mentoring students;
  4. a relevant international network;
  5. being a team player with good communication skills.

We will conduct preliminary, informal, interviews with interested candidates at the Egos Colloquium in Tallinn, the Academy of Management Annual Conference in Chicago and the Strategic Management Conference in Paris.

To schedule an interview, please email:

  1. a cover letter containing your motivation for one of the positions
  2. an up-to-date curriculum vitae
  3. a research statement
  4. a teaching statement​

to recruitment committee members:


  • A cover letter including motivation for one of the positions
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae
  • A research statement
  • A teaching statement (with teaching evaluations
  • The paper to be presented if invited for a job interview (preferably unpublished)
  • A list of papers under review or in progress
  • A copy of three significant publications or working papers
  • Reference letters from two referees


Please apply online here

Clarification questions can be directed to: Prof. Addis Birhanu (, Prof. Bernard Forgues ( and Prof. Ignasi Martí (

Contact Person:If you wish to apply for this position, please specify that you saw it on AKADEUS.

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