Assistant / Associate / Full Professors in Management Information Systems

Company:IÉSEG School of Management

Location:France / Paris / Lille

Discipline:Management Information Systems

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Assistant/Associate/Full Professors in MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (one specializing in emerging technologies, one in Change Management, one in managing innovation and digital transformation)

In response to its significant growth, IÉSEG School of Management invites applications for three full-time permanent positions (starting September 2020) in Management Information Systems. The selected candidates will be part of the Management Department.

  • The position with a research and/or teaching focus on emerging technologies (code ISET20) will be on the Lille campus.
  • The position with a research and/or teaching focus on Change Management (code ISCM20) will be on the Paris campus.
  • The position with a research and/or teaching focus on managing innovation and digital transformation (code ISDT20) will be on the Paris campus.


  • IÉSEG holds the “triple crown” of international accreditations (AACSB, AMBA & EQUIS) and is a member of the “Conférence des Grandes Écoles”. The School offers Bachelor, Master and Post-Graduate Degrees as well as Executive Education programs.
  • IÉSEG is one of the leading French business schools in terms of research. The IÉSEG Research Center is accredited by the French CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research). The school actively promotes research, provides resources for active scholars and offers financial bonuses for high quality international peer-reviewed research publications. Our permanent professors have recently published articles in journals such as MIS Quarterly, Management Science, AMJ, AMR, Organization Studies, Organization Science, Research Policy, Journal of Business Ethics, and European Journal of Information Systems.
  • IÉSEG offers a dynamic and international work environment with over 40 different nationalities represented. Crucial to the school are its core values: Accomplishment, Responsibility, Integrity, Solidarity and Engagement. The school’s ambition is to empower changemakers for a better society. The school offers employees a competitive salary, a relocation allowance and housing search assistance, French social security benefits, complementary health insurance, meal vouchers, a profit-sharing plan, and a contributory pension scheme. Our satisfaction survey among new hires shows that 100% of the respondents were (very) satisfied with the organization of their arrival on campus.
  • Our Lille Campus is in the heart of the Northern French city of Lille (within the triangle made up by London, Paris and Brussels). Our Paris Campus (with a brand new building) is located in the biggest European business district of “La Défense”. Both premises have an excellent classroom infrastructure as well as an energizing research environment.

More information about IÉSEG School of Management is available online at:


From applicants, we expect evidence of strong teaching skills and a commitment to research excellence. The candidate should conduct research related to emerging technologies, Change Management, or managing innovation and digital transformation. Relevant professional experience is a plus. Our selected applicant will be asked to teach courses at the undergraduate, graduate and/or postgraduate level and also to contribute to the design and development of the School’s programs. Applicants should embody the values of the school and be team players.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Management Information Systems or related discipline (or be very close to its completion) and be completely fluent in English as nearly all courses at IESEG are taught in this language. Prior knowledge of French is not required as the School provides French courses to faculty members.

Applicants for the position of Assistant Professor are expected to have the potential to secure publications in top-tier refereed journals in the near future. For an appointment at the Associate/Full Professor level applicants are in addition required to have (a) extensive higher education teaching experience; (b) a strong publication record in top-tier refereed journals; and (c) good networks in academia and/or professional circles at regional and international levels.


To apply, please fill in the following form and upload your application package. This should consist of the following merged into one PDF document indicating your name and reference code (“ISET20” for the emerging technologies profile; “ISCM20” for the Change Management profile; “ISDT20” for the managing innovation and digital transformation profile):

  • A curriculum vitae (mentioning the names, affiliations, and email addresses of two referees)
  • A cover letter
  • A research and teaching statement
  • One working paper
  • Recent teaching evaluations (if available)

Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2019) in Munich, Germany. Please indicate explicitly in the cover letter whether you will attend ICIS 2019 and are available for a preliminary interview.

Two recommendation letters should be sent separately by the referees to:

Dr. Frank Goethals
Head of Management Department

For any further question, please contact us by e-mail at


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