Tenure-track Faculty Position in Business and Society

Company:ESADE Business School

Location:Spain / Barcelona

Discipline:Business and Society

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Tenure-track Faculty Position in “Business and Society”
ESADE Business School, Department of Society, Politics, and Sustainability

ESADE Business School seeks to appoint a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of assistant professor in the area of “Business and Society”. The successful candidate is expected to join ESADE in September 2020.

Candidates should have a PhD at the time of joining ESADE in the areas of Sociology, Business & Society, and/or the Socio-Political Context of Business. S/he should also show a clear potential and motivation to publish in high quality journals. Excellent teaching skills are expected, since she/he will be in charge of core courses on Sociology at the undergraduate level and on Business & Society at the Master of Science level. There can also be opportunities for elective courses in different programs, including MBA and Executive Education programs.

The Department of Society, Politics, and Sustainability (formerly known as Department of Social Sciences) at ESADE is a lively academic group, including professors teaching and doing research in sociology, ethics, CSR, sustainability, corporate political activity, and geopolitics. The Department has close links with different international research networks (www.esade.edu/web/eng/faculty-research/faculty/departments/socialsciences).

In addition to the department, the successful candidate will be affiliated to the Institute for Social Innovation, which focuses on research and dissemination in the areas of exclusion, social entrepreneurship, NGO leadership, and corporate sustainability. For further information about the Institute for Social Innovation please visit the website http://www.esade.edu/research/eng/socialinnovation.

ESADE contains a business school and a law school, currently spread across three campuses: Barcelona, Sant Cugat del Vallès and Madrid. In turn, ESADE is a member of the Ramon Llull University. The school’s official mission is “to educate highly-professional individuals aware of their responsibilities as national and global citizens, sensitive to issues of solidarity and social justice and keen to engage in collective projects.” Its tagline is “inspiring futures.”

It runs a wide range of business courses of Business Administration and Law at degree and postgraduate levels in Spanish and English. ESADE has co-operation agreements with many top universities around the globe and offers a wide range of programs in all branches of Business Administration and Law.

The salary for this position will be competitive. Assistance will be given towards the cost of relocation. Speaking Spanish or Catalan is not a requirement, though support in learning languages can be provided if desired.

The deadline to send applications is October 15, 2019.
Interested parties should send:

  • A cover letter containing a brief statement of teaching and academic interests
  • A CV
  • Three letters of reference
  • One recent publication (or paper submitted for publication)
  • Any other material (evidence of teaching excellence, etc.) that can help the selection committee.

Please, let us know if you are planning to attend the Academy of Management conference (Boston) in August in order to facilitate the planning and location of interviews in the contacting process. If you are not planning to attend, please let us also know it.

Please send your materials in a unique pdf: facultypositions@esade.edu
Ref: Business and Society position

For further inquiries, you may contact the Chair of the Department, Prof. Daniel Arenas, daniel.arenas@esade.edu

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

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