Assistant or Associate Professor

Company:SKEMA Business School

Location:China / Suzhou

Discipline:Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time




Assistant or Associate Professor

OPEN POSITION at SKEMA Business School

SKEMA Business School is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Strategy and Entrepreneurship to begin on Sept 1, 2019.


  • To teach courses at Master level in strategy, entrepreneurship and related fields such as innovation management, with a focus on China.
  • To contribute to the development of high-quality courses and programs in his/her field of expertise, including executive education programs.
  • To control and supervise MSc students and students’ groupwork.
  • To make significant intellectual contributions and publications, academic or practice oriented, especially in peer-reviewed journals.
  • To teach Chinese entrepreneurs in executive education
  • To participate to the institutional campus life (internal / external)


  • Develop the number of business creations by students and alumni on campus
  • Select and coach entrepreneurial projects using SKEMA's Entrepreneurial toolkit
  • Set up actions and organize events under the banner of SKEMA VENTURES (Startup Kafés, mini conferences about Entrepreneurship hot topics, bootcamps, startup week-end, …)
  • Follow, in coordination with the team in charge of corporate relations, the networks of partners of SKEMA BS for entrepreneurship and ensure the integration of SKEMA as a local player in the innovation ecosystem, particularly with incubators and accelerators
  • Inform campus students to participate in local entrepreneurship events
  • Feed SKEMA VENTURES blog with local insights
  • Develop the local network of coaches of entrepreneurial projects developed by SKEMA students and alumni

Duties will be based in Suzhou, China (Jiangsu)


  • Hold a doctorate or PhD in Entrepreneurship or a related field
  • Speaks Chinese and English
  • Knowledge of the business context in China (via consulting activities or previous industry experience) will be taken into special consideration
  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver excellent teaching in English at different levels, keen to interact with students and provide a strong commitment to engage in innovative teaching. An experience of teaching in post-graduate programs will be strongly appreciated.
  • Be able to manage multicultural groups of students.
  • Be able to work in an international and multicultural team.
  • Have published articles in peer reviewed journals, academic or practice oriented, or demonstrate a potential to publish in international reviews by the high-quality work in progress.
  • Good knowledge of the local entrepreneurship ecosystem (an experience as successful entrepreneur or in entrepreneurs’ coaching will be appreciated)


  • Located in one of the most advanced centers of technology across the globe : home to 118 of the top 500 companies in the world.
  • 1 hour from Shanghai
  • More than 450 students (French and international)
  • 3 MSc Programs : International Business (Doing Business in China), Luxury and Fashion Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation in a Sustainable World.
  • An international team (20 persons) dedicated to academic services and support services
  • 8 classrooms designed for interactive language learning with a small number of students ; lecture theatres for 100, 200 and 300 students as well as other large rooms on the second floor, a theatre and a cafeteria.


SKEMA Business School is an EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB-accredited academic institution. SKEMA is one of Europe’s fastest growing business schools. It currently operates on three continents with campuses in France (Sophia Antipolis, Lille and Paris), China (Suzhou), Brazil (Belo Horizonte) and the US (Raleigh – NC State campus).The school offers a wide range of management programs, taught in English and in French, at Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels, as well as Executive Education. More than 7000 students are currently enrolled in the school’s programs worldwide.

SKEMA is positioning itself as the leadership school, training the pioneer knowledge economy decision-makers throughout the world. Today, SKEMA is giving means to its ambition and is developing an innovative multi-campus school project on an international scale. This is why it needs to be at the forefront of innovation, particularly in terms of education. To train the talents of the future, SKEMA needs the skills of men and women who reflect the school’s values: academic excellence, humanism and multiculturalism.


Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a cover-letter describing their qualifications for the position, a summary of teaching activities and their teaching evaluations, a selection of three representative scientific contributions and letters of recommendation.

Selected candidates will be asked to deliver research and course presentations.

Please send the complete application package by email to :

SKEMA Business School
60 rue Dostoïevski
06902- Sophia-Antipolis

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