Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Marketing or Sales Management

Company:Excelia Business School

Location:France / La Rochelle, Tours, Orléans

Discipline:Marketing or Sales Management

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Assistant/Associate/Full professor in marketing or sales management (H/F)

Excelia Group, La Rochelle - Tours - Orléans

Created in 1988, Excelia currently educates more than 4,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students across its 5 schools: Excelia Business School, Excelia School of Tourism & Hospitality, Excelia Academy, Excelia Digital School, and Excelia Executive Education, located on its 3 campuses in La Rochelle, Tours and Orleans.

Excelia is a member of the French major Business School association, Conférence des Grandes Ecoles (CGE), and is featured in national Business School rankings as well as in the prestigious Financial Times ranking. In 2020, its Master in Management programme was ranked 48th worldwide, a rise of 18 places, and Excelia Business School was ranked 63rd best Business School in Europe, a rise of 16 places. Furthermore, Excelia Business School holds AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA accreditations, for its Master in Management programme.

Excelia is a higher education institute with a strong commitment to research, with an active and dynamic Faculty of 95 permanent members, 62 of which are research-active Faculty members, spread over 5 teaching and research departments. Excelia focusses on 3 interdisciplinary areas of research: Sustainable Development and CSR, Tourism Management, and Agility, Innovation and Digitalisation (AID).

Within the scope of its current development plans, Excelia is looking to recruit 40 research-active Faculty members within the next 4 years to drive forward its 2020-2025 strategic plan.

We are now looking to recruit several faculty members for our marketing department.

About you

You will be educated to Doctoral level in marketing or sales management.

You must have a strong track record in teaching ideally in both undergraduate or postgraduate levels and some experience in online and blended learning. You are willing to get involved in our marketing department activities.

You will also have a good record of publications in high-quality journals (FNEGE, ABDC, etc.) and demonstrate an active research agenda. Being an active researcher with publications in academic journals is a prerequisite for this job.

Your duties will mainly include in varying proportions (based on your profile and potential): a) teaching activities b) academic research activities (possibly including research project management) c) supervision of student thesis.

In return, you will join a supportive team and collaborative environment.

Teaching subject is flexible but expertise in sales management or strategic marketing or digital marketing would be appreciated.

International and English-speaking profiles are welcome but being able to teach in French is mandatory.

Please note that although Excelia’s main campus is in La Rochelle, positions can be based in La Rochelle, Tours, or Orleans, with possible teaching requirements on the three campuses.


To apply, candidates need to forward a cover letter with a detailed CV (including a description of teaching experience and any research in progress), one or two of their research articles, pedagogical evaluations and, at least, two references.

Positions will remain opened until filled.

Applications to be sent by e-mail to: ; Sylvie Lacoste, head of the marketing department ( and Alexandre Schwob, deputy head of the marketing department (

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