Assistant Professor in Management Accounting and Control

Company:ESSEC Business School

Location:France / Cergy-Pontoise

Discipline:Management Accounting and Control

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


ESSEC Business School is one of Europe’s leading business schools with campuses in Cergy-Pontoise and La Défense (both Greater Paris), Singapore, and Rabat (Morocco). Being the first AACSB accredited business school outside the United States and Canada, it offers BBA, MSc, Advanced Masters, MBA, Executive MBA, and PhD programs in business administration. Its Masters in Management program has been for many years among the top five programs in the Financial Times ranking. The school has developed a number of strategic alliances and many academic partnerships with leading institutions worldwide. Substantial research support is provided.

As part of its growth strategy, the Department of Accounting and Management Control invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Management Accounting and Control based on the Cergy-Pontoise campus in the Greater Paris area for a starting date of September 1, 2020 or upon agreement.

Your Profile

  • You have a PhD; a sustained record of publications in top journals; and, an excellent teaching record.
  • You must be able to teach in English; the ability to teach in French is a plus but not essential. Knowledge of French is not a prerequisite.
  • You research using any coherent method/s (qualitative, quantitative or mixed method).

Our Offer

  • Be part of a truly international business school with campuses in Europe, Asia and Africa.
  • Join a dynamic international team placing strong emphasis on high-quality, high-impact research and excellent teaching.
  • Enjoy a working environment in the heart of Europe.
  • Receive attractive financial conditions.
  • Have ample time for research in a strong academic network with an initial 75 hours teaching load.
  • Take advantage of our language training in French, if desired.

ESSEC has a collegially-developed structure of rewards for research productivity. ESSEC is an equal opportunity employer.

The Department places strong emphasis on high-quality, high-impact research and it attracts prestigious researchers to visit and engage with its faculty members. Its PhD students are recruited by top international schools in Europe, North America and Australia. More information on the School and our Department is available at and or from Prof. Bernard LECA (, co-chair of the department.

Candidates should send a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, including a list of publications and teaching experiences when relevant, sample copies of their research, course evaluations if available and names and contacts of three referees. Applications are welcomed until the position is filled.

Application packages will be examined on an ongoing basis and should be addressed to Prof. Bernard LECA, ESSEC Business School, 3 Avenue Bernard Hirsch, BP 50105, 95021 Cergy-Pontoise cedex / FRANCE and sent, preferably via email, to Mrs. Sylvie Heumez (

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