Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor in Information Systems

Company:ESSEC Business School

Location:France / Paris

Discipline:Digital Business and IS Strategy, IS Design, Implementation, and Use, Data governance and Analytics, IS Theory and Research Methods

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


The Department of Information Systems, Decision Sciences and Statistics (IDS) at ESSEC Business School invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Information Systems at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor level starting September 2020. The position will be based in our campus near Paris, France.

ESSEC is a leading European business school with campuses in France, Singapore, and Morocco. The school offers graduate and undergraduate level training in business administration (Master in Management, Executive MBA, Specialized Masters, PhD, Global BBA). The Master in Management program is ranked 4th in the world in the Financial Times ranking.

For more information on ESSEC, please visit:

In the most recent research ranking of the Association for Information Systems, ESSEC ranks 3rd in Europe/Africa/Middle East in terms of publications in the three leading IS journals--MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, and Journal of Management Information Systems--in the period from 2014 to 2018. Faculty in the IS group (with 9 full-time faculty) conduct research on a variety of topics, including:

  • Digital business and IS strategy
  • IS design, implementation, and use
  • Data governance and analytics
  • IS theory and research methods

Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) in Information Systems or a related area and show evidence of excellence both in research (publications in leading IS journals) and in teaching. The level of appointment (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor) is open and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The position includes teaching courses on IS management, digital transformation, and/or digital business.

Applicants should submit their application via the following link:

The application package should include:

  • a cover letter,
  • a CV, containing research and teaching interests, a complete list of publications, and teaching evaluations (if any),
  • a research statement,
  • a teaching statement,
  • contact information of at least three referees.

Applicants should also submit a job market paper and can submit two additional papers.

For full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2019.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Members of the IDS Department will conduct interviews with shortlisted candidates at ICIS 2019 in Munich, Germany.

For further information, prospective candidates are invited to contact Dr. Thomas Kude (

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