Associate or Full Professor in Accounting for Sustainable Development

Company:Audencia Business School

Location:France / Nantes

Discipline:Accounting for Sustainable Development

Employment Type:Full-time, non-fixed term contract


Associate or Full Professor in Accounting for Sustainable Development

Position reference FIN22-01-AccSDev-AKA

Audencia Business School ( invites applications for one position of associate professor (or full professor) in the field of accounting for sustainable development. The position is for a full-time, non-fixed term contract and is effective from January 2022 (or soon after).

Position requirements

We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate expertise in accounting for sustainable development in both their teaching and research activities. Applicants at the associate professor level must have proven their ability to successfully pursue research funding and publish in high-impact peer-review international journals. Applicants at the professor level must in addition have proven their ability to pursue large grants, manage programmes and supervise PhD students.

The teaching associated with the position will be in English and fluency in French would be a very important asset. Previous teaching experience in English at undergraduate level in the fields mentioned above is mandatory, and executive education experience is required. An experience in programme management is welcome.

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with potential and experience. There are several benefits attached to the contract including an individual research budget, the possibility to apply for additional internal funding opportunities, performance-based bonuses, family medical coverage, and coverage of relocation expenses.

Position overview

The new faculty member will join the Department of Finance at Audencia. At the moment, there are 39 members of permanent faculty, 27 of which have a research profile. The faculty’s most recent/forthcoming publications include AAAJ, SAMPJ, CPA, etc. We welcome research profiles with qualitative as well as quantitative research methods.

The new faculty member will be associate of the Audencia Finance for Sustainability Centre of Expertise ( which combines an international research centre ( and executive trainings including the new executive MBA Chief Value Officer (

The position will contribute to the Centre by created pedagogical content (courses/case studies) and teaching both at the executive level as well as within our Masters, Grande Ecole and Bachelor programmes. The new faculty member will also within a year, become in charge of the executive MBA (in English) and the development of executive education in the area of Accounting for Sustainable Development. The new faculty member will be able to participate in intervention research projects led by the Centre, with potential research publications associated.

Audencia Business School is triple accredited (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA) and one of the leading European and French Business Schools. The school offers a wide range of programmes including MS Grande Ecole, MSc, MBA, Executive MBA, European Master in Management, Doctorate and Executive Education Programmes, with 146 core faculty members from 30 countries. The school is very dynamic, has grown significantly in the most recent years and will continue to do so with new positions opening in the future. Audencia fosters both high level research and high level pedagogy and has a workload model that allows faculty to place emphasis on either of the two.

The school has campuses in France and abroad. This post is for the Nantes campus. Nantes is the 6th largest city in France, just 2 hours away from Paris by train, serviced by an international airport. With a vibrant city life packed with cultural events, the sandy Atlantic coast to the west and rolling vineyards and royal castles to the east, Nantes regularly features among the most liveable cities in France and Europe. In addition to its pleasant environment, the city also boasts a rich economic and industrial identity, hosting more than 1330 companies.


Candidates should send a cover letter, a recent curriculum vitae including a detailed list of publications, a job market paper (for research applicants), recent teaching evaluations, and contact information of three referees by e-mail to: Prof. Thibaut Bardon, Associate Dean for Faculty: Please quote reference FIN22-01-AccSDev-AKA in the subject of your email.
Deadline: October 22nd, 2021.

For more information:

  • Research: Prof. Joëlle Miffre,
  • Pedagogy: Prof. Myriam Mincheneau,
  • Audencia Finance department:

Contact Person:If you wish to apply for this position, please specify that you saw it on AKADEUS.

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