Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Purchasing Management

Company:La Rochelle Business School

Location:France / La Rochelle - Tours

Discipline:Purchasing Management

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Assistant/Associate/Full professor in Purchasing Management
France (La Rochelle – Tours)

Excelia group enrolls 3800 undergraduate and graduate students. It has 105 full-time faculty including 62 research active faculty members, and it has five schools (LR Business School, LR School of Tourism & Hospitality, LR Academy, LR Digital School et LR Executive Education) operating in two campuses: La Rochelle and Tours.

La Rochelle Business School (Excelia Group), founded in 1988, has become a major player in the French Grandes Ecoles in Management. It is accredited AACSB, EPAS (Programme Grande Ecole and Bachelor International), and TedQual (Tourism Management). As an educational establishment focused on research Excelia also has 3 transdisciplinary areas of research namely ‘Sustainable Development and CSR Management’, ‘Tourism Management’, and ‘Agility, Innovation and Digitalisation’.

Over the last years, the school has improved its position in the national rankings of French business schools as well as in the Financial Times (in this ranking, the Master in Management Program ranked in 2019 at the 66th place in the world, which constitutes a particularly strong progression by +32 places).

LR Business School’s mission is to provide undergraduate, graduate and executive business education, develop knowledge in business and management through research, disseminate results to the academic and professional communities, and to be a key contributor of the economic development of its region.

The Supply Chain, Purchasing & Project Management (SPP) department invites applications for full-time assistant or associate or full professor. The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Purchasing Management – and eventually in Research methods, conduct and publish top-quality research in peer reviewed journals (CNRS, FNEGE) and work effectively as part of a collaborative team.

Candidates must demonstrate research productivity and have a proven track record of teaching. Experience in the use of blended learning or any pedagogical innovations for teaching is considered a plus.

The position requires a doctorate in Purchasing (or other related field) and fluency in English. French is a plus. The salary is commensurate with candidate´s experience and qualifications and in line with the system of remuneration at La Rochelle Business School and includes incentives for research publications.

La Rochelle Business School adheres to a policy of diversity and gender equality across all fields of its activities.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a full curriculum vitae and a document describing research pipeline, modules taught, experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives. The evaluation committee may ask candidates for supplementary information.

Applications should be received by May 31st 2020 for earliest consideration but position will remain open until filled. Applicants should send supporting materials electronically to Dr. Salomée RUEL, head of SPP department: and Dr. Valérie FERNANDES, Dean of the faculty:

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