Postdoctoral Position in Marketing & Ethics, specializing in Brand Ethicality in Marketing

Company:IÉSEG School of Management

Location:France / Paris or Lille

Discipline:Marketing & Ethics, specializing in Brand Ethicality in Marketing

Employment Type:12-month, fully funded Postdoctoral Position


Postdoctoral position in Marketing & Ethics, specializing in brand ethicality in marketing.

Lille Economics and Management (LEM, CNRS) and IÉSEG School of Management invite applications for a 12-month, fully funded Postdoctoral position in Marketing & Ethics with the emphasis on brand ethicality at its Paris or Lille campus starting in August 2020.

The postdoctoral researcher will join a team led by Professor Gwarlann de Kerviler & Professor Nico Heuvinck to work on multiple ongoing and new research projects. These projects seek to investigate antecedents of consumers’ perceived brand ethicality, beyond environmental and social drivers. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to integrate an international research team and to engage in innovative research projects with high potential of publication in international peer-reviewed journals.


  • Have a Ph.D. (or be close to completion) in marketing, or equivalent. He/she is expected to possess strong conceptual and analytical quantitative methods skills and have a commitment to research excellence.
  • Keen interest in marketing and ethics
  • Applicants should be completely fluent in English. Ability to write high-standard text in English. Prior knowledge of French is not required.
  • A good knowledge of statistical methods (e.g. multivariate analysis based on experimental research) and software packages (e.g. SPSS, SAS).
  • Ability to manage time, resources, data, and details of multiple projects is also required.
  • Experience with external funding and grant application is a plus.
  • A proven academic track record


The selected applicant is expected to begin his/her assignment in August 2020 and will work under the conditions of a research contract for a period of 12 months. Gross salary will be competitive with other European research and academic institutions. The researcher will be based in Paris or Lille (on the site of IESEG School of Management).


The candidate will be working directly with Professor Gwarlann de Kerviler, Professor Nico Heuvinck, and surrounded by their international research network. The candidate will also have the opportunity to work with other faculty at IESEG and to engage with other prominent scholars in the Paris/Lille area. In addition, the candidate with have the opportunity to engage an international network of scholars specializing in the areas of marketing and ethics and to engage in international scholarly network opportunities.


Interested candidates can apply by filling the following form and upload the application package consisting of the following documents merged into one single pdf:

  • Cover letter (including a statement that describes your motivation for working in this area)
  • Updated CV
  • Job Market Paper
  • List of names, affiliations and e-mail addresses of three referees.

When applying please select “Marketing & Ethics-Postdoc” in question 1.

For any further question, please contact Professor Nico Heuvinck via who is in charge of the recruitment procedure.


The position will remain open until filled.


  • LEM is a research unit associating the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research), the University of Lille and the Catholic University of Lille
  • LEM comprises about 180 researchers and 80 doctoral students in economics, management and statistics.
  • Research at LEM is multi-disciplinary in economics and management and is centered on societal issues.
  • LEM is a young, internationally oriented and dynamic laboratory with a strong scientific ambition.


  • IÉSEG is AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accredited and is a member of the “Conférence des Grandes Écoles.”
  • The IÉSEG Research Center is accredited by the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS).
  • IÉSEG’s faculty is very diverse with more than 40 different nationalities represented.

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