2 Postdoctoral Positions in Operations Research / Management or Management Accounting and Control

Company:IÉSEG School of Management

Location:France / Paris

Discipline:Operations Research / Management or Management Accounting and Control

Employment Type:12 months with possible 6 additional months

Posted:2020-12-07

2 Postdoctoral positions for Paris campus (Operations Research/ Management or Management Accounting and Control)

IÉSEG School of Management - Lille Economics and Management (LEM, CNRS) invite applications for two temporary, fully funded Postdoctoral positions on its Paris campus.

Please read the description below of the position you are interested in.

ABOUT THE POSITION IN OPERATIONS RESEARCH/MANAGEMENT

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The position will start in September 2021.

The postdoctoral researcher will join a small research team to conduct high-quality research. He (or she) is expected to collaborate with the team on research projects on sustainable supply chain management and remanufacturing. The main objective is to develop analytical models to support decision making in, e.g., green supply chain partner selection, recycling channel selection, remanufacturing, dynamic pricing, order admission in remanufacturing systems. To this end, the postdoctoral researcher will work under the supervision of Professors ZHANG Linda (Click here for profile) and MLINAR Tanja (Click here for profile) at IÉSEG School of Management.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Ph.D. in operations research/management, supply chain management, econometrics, industrial engineering, or a related domain.
  • A solid research background in mathematical programming, statistics, game theory, or stochastic modelling.
  • A proven research track record.
  • Experiences in developing analytical models in his (or her) past research projects.
  • Excellent programming skills (e.g., Java/C++, Matlab).
  • Be completely fluent in English.

WORKING CONDITIONS

The selected applicant is expected to begin his (or her) assignment in September 2021. The appointment is for 12 months with possible 6 additional months. Gross salary will be competitive with other European research and academic institutions. The researcher will be based in Paris (on the site of IÉSEG School of Management).

The selected candidate will also be involved with some teaching activities at the Operations Management Department.

RESEARCH TEAM

The candidate is expected to conduct research and write papers on research projects with the other team members. In addition, the candidate will have the opportunities to exchange with an international network of scholars specializing in the areas of operations research/management.

ABOUT THE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

The Operations Management department consists of 9 full-time academic staff and 3 PhD students. Our staff teach and conduct research in the areas of Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Healthcare Management, Project Management, Product Development and Revenue Management. Our diverse body of permanent professors have recently published articles in in top-tier refereed international journals, such as (among others), European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested candidates can apply here https://recruitment.ieseg.fr/jobs/1012810-postdoctoral-position-in-operations-research-management?promotion=193000-trackable-share-link-akadeus-post-doc-ops When applying you will be asked to upload the application package consisting of the following documents merged into one single pdf:

  • Cover letter (including a statement that hat describes the candidate’s motivation to work in our group and qualifications.
  • Updated CV
  • Two representative papers
  • Names, affiliations and e-mail addresses of referees
  • A research statement.

Two recommendation letters should be sent separately by the referees to the following address postdoc.recruitment@ieseg.fr

For any further question, please contact Prof. Tanja Mlinar (t.mlinar@ieseg.fr) or Prof. Linda Zhang (L.Zhang@ieseg.fr), +33 (0)1 55 91 10 10.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

The closing date for applications is February 5, 2021. Applications will be considered and processed upon reception.

ABOUT THE POSITION IN MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING AND CONTROL, SPECIALIZING IN FRAUD AND ACCOUNTING SCANDALS

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The positions start as soon as possible.

The postdoctoral researcher will join a team led by Professor Aziza Laguecir to work on multiple ongoing and new research projects. These projects seek to conceptually and empirically expand the emergent academic understanding the role of management control systems in fraud, adopting qualitative sociological perspectives. The research includes a close examination of fraud, accounting and corporate scandals, and more broadly surveillance and misconduct. 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 top international peer-reviewed journals.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Have a PhD (or be close to completion) in management accounting or control. He/she is expected to possess robust conceptual and analytical-qualitative methods skills and have a commitment to research excellence.
  • Applicants should be completely fluent in English. Prior knowledge of French is not required.
  • Experience in conducting theoretical and/or empirical research using conceptual and qualitative methods in one or more of the following areas is requested:
    1. Strong interest in accounting fraud and scandals would be appreciated.
    2. Strong training in qualitative methods, including interviews, observation, and archival data collection, management, and analysis.
    3. Good knowledge of surveillance studies and/or sociological approaches (e.g. Bourdieu, Callon & Latour, Schatzki) is desirable;
  • Ability to manage time, resources, data, and details of multiple projects is also required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

The selected applicant is expected to begin his/her assignment as soon as possible. Gross salary will be competitive with other European research and academic institutions. The researcher will be based in Paris (on the site of IESEG School of Management in La Défense).

The selected candidate will also be involved with some teaching activities at the Accounting Department.

RESEARCH TEAM

The candidate will be working directly with Professor Aziza Laguecir. She is associate editor of JPBAFM, and Comptabilité, Contrôle, Audit and she currently guest co-editor of a special issue of Critical Perspective on Accounting on Fraud and Scandals. Her work appears notably in Management Accounting Research, Organization Studies, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Accounting Horizons, British Journal of Management, Journal of Management Development, International Studies in Management and Organization. The candidate will also could work with other management accounting and control faculty at IESEG and to engage with other prominent scholars in the Paris area. Besides, the candidate will have the opportunity to engage an international network of scholars specializing in the areas of management accounting and control and ethics and to engage in international scholarly network opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested candidates will have to submit the application here: https://recruitment.ieseg.fr/jobs/1014203-postdoctoral-position-in-management-accounting-and-control-specializing-in-fraud-and-accounting?promotion=192999-trackable-share-link-akadeus-post-doc-mac

When applying, you will be asked to upload following documents merged into one single pdf:

  • Cover Letter (including a statement that describes your motivation for working in this area)
  • Updated CV
  • One job market paper
  • List of names, affiliations and e-mail addresses of three referees.

For any further question, please contact us by e-mail at postdoc.recruitment@ieseg.fr

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE

We will begin considering candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

ABOUT LILLE ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT (LEM)

  • LEM is a research unit associating the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research), the University of Lille and IÉSEG School of Management.
  • LEM comprises about 180 researchers and 80 doctoral students in economics and management.
  • 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.

ABOUT IÉSEG SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

  • 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. As a result, faculty members are highly successful in publishing their research in top-tier refereed international journals.
  • IÉSEG holds the “triple crown” of international accreditations (AACSB, AMBA & EQUIS) 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 offers a dynamic and international work environment with over 40 different nationalities represented. School’s premises have an excellent classroom infrastructure as well as an energizing research environment. The school offers a competitive salary, a relocation allowance and housing search assistance, French social security benefits, complementary health insurance, a profit sharing plan, and a contributory pension scheme.

More information about IÉSEG School of Management is available online at: http://www.ieseg.fr/en/

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