Permanent Research Faculty Position in Management (Organization Theory, Strategy, and Organizational Behavior)

Company:ESSEC Business School

Location:France / Paris

Discipline:Management (Organization Theory, Strategy, and Organizational Behavior)

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Essec Business School
Chair of Research Excellence
Management Department

The Department of Management of ESSEC Business School (French campus) is recruiting for a permanent research faculty position, effective from the summer 2021 or before. The position benefits from a CY Initiative Chair of Research Excellence for four years, offering competitive salary, research budget, and teaching load reductions.

The CY Initiative is a consortium that includes ESSEC and CY Cergy-Paris University. The consortium is funded by a French Government’s PIA program (“Programme d’Investissements d’Avenir”) grant dedicated to supporting the international development of top French academic institutions.

Applicants must have a distinguished record of high-quality research and evidence of impact on research or practice. Candidates should hold leadership positions in scholarly associations and hold editorial board positions in academic journals. The ideal candidate will leverage their experience to build an ambitious international research program, including PhD/post-doc supervision, top-level publication, and the generation of external research income. The chairholder must commit to target European Research Council (ERC) type or similar grants during the duration of the chair, with the support of the ESSEC research grant team.

The application process is open until filled, but priority will be given to applications received before September 30th 2020. Interested candidates should upload their application consisting of (a) CV (b) research statement (c) a working paper or research sample, to:

We are also available for informal conversations throughout the summer. If you want to schedule a virtual meeting, feel free to contact

The Management Department at ESSEC Business School consists of 30 full-time faculty with expertise in entrepreneurship, human resources, organizational behavior, organizational theory, strategy, and international business. Members of the Management department regularly publish in all the leading journals and are highly involved in the ESSEC PhD program. A list of our members can be found at:

The chair position is one of several projects under the CY Initiative, which seeks to develop the region as a major site of higher education and research within France. The field of management broadly understood (comprising the fields of organization theory, strategy, and organizational
behavior) is a strong theme in the CY Initiative; therefore, recruitment at the international level to reinforce research in these fields is a priority.

Founded in 1907, ESSEC (Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales) is one of the top Grandes Ecoles in France with an outstanding international reputation. ESSEC Business School has campuses in Paris, Singapore and Rabat.

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