Two Faculty Positions in Information Systems

Company:ESSEC Business School

Location:France / Paris

Discipline:Information Systems

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Two Faculty Positions in Information Systems at ESSEC Business School

The Department of Information Systems, Decision Sciences and Statistics (IDS) at ESSEC Business School invites applications for two full-time faculty positions in Information Systems at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor levels starting September 2021. The positions will be based in the 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 3rd in the world in the latest 2020 Financial Times ranking.

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A list of department members can be found at:

In the latest research ranking of the Association for Information Systems, ESSEC ranks 4th in Europe/Africa/Middle East in the number of publications in the three leading IS journals — MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, and Journal of Management Information Systems—in the period from 2015 to 2019. Faculty in the IS group (with 8 full-time faculty) conduct research on a variety of topics, for example:

  • 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.

  • Candidates for the Assistant Professor position should have some record of publication in leading IS journals, or a promising pipeline of papers targeted for publication in such journals.
  • Candidates for the Associate Professor position should have an established record of excellence in research and teaching.
  • Candidates for the Full Professor position should be internationally recognized scholars who have significant achievements in research and teaching, and have made substantial contributions to the IS field.

The level of appointment (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) is open and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities of the positions include research in the candidate's area of expertise and teaching courses on IS management, digital transformation, digital business, or other contemporary topics. The IDS department proposes a wide range of electives, and regularly updates its course catalogue to reflect the evolutions of the field.

ESSEC's teaching and business languages are English and French. Prior knowledge of French is not required and the school provides French courses to non-French speaking faculty. There is no requirement for international faculty to teach in French.

Applicants should submit their application via the following link:

The application package must include:

  • a cover letter
  • a CV containing a complete list of publications
  • a research statement
  • a teaching statement
  • teaching evaluations (if available)
  • contact information of at least three referees
  • a job market paper (required) and two additional papers (optional)

For full consideration, applications must be submitted by November 30, 2020. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Members of the IDS Department will conduct online interviews with shortlisted candidates starting from December 2020.

For further information, prospective candidates are invited to contact Dr. Frank Chan (

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