Faculty Position in Ethics and Artificial Intelligence

Company:SKEMA Business School

Location:France / Paris or Lille

Discipline:Ethics and Artificial Intelligence

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time



SKEMA Business School ( invites applications for one faculty position at any rank in Ethics and Artificial Intelligence to begin from August 2022.

Interested candidates have a strong orientation towards social sciences/ethics/digital humanities/arts or related areas. They also have a social science-oriented research agenda focusing on the intersections between Ethics and Artificial Intelligence with the potential for collaboration with other fields in which the use or development of AI might be significant. This includes broader societal and cultural impacts, including governance, security, sociology, sustainability, identity, corporate and community welfare, inclusion, working life, and well-being of people. Algorithm bias and adversary training are also of interest.

The successful candidate will be expected (1) to maintain an active research agenda, (2) to teach courses per academic year at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and (3) to contribute to school service, to student recruitment and mentorship, to develop projects related to SKEMA SKY25 corporate strategy, and other related activities. If appropriate, the selected candidate could be asked to lead a program or a track.

This search is part of a campus wide effort by SKEMA Business School to expand the role of AI in higher education and research.

The School is genuinely committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service.

The position is permanent with a full-time contract. Salary and conditions are competitive, aligned with international standards. SKEMA Business School offers publication bonuses for peer-reviewed publications, following the French CNRS Journals Ranking list. The language of work and instruction is English. Knowledge of French is not required, and it will not be used as selection criterion. SKEMA Business School offers support in learning French.

Qualifications must include:

  • A Ph.D. in Management or related field.
  • Strong evidence of recent research productivity and teaching excellence in Ethics and Artificial Intelligence and related fields, including evidence of conference presentations, high quality peer-reviewed research publications, exemplary teaching ratings, and awards.
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a collegial environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Commitment to service and/or outreach activities.

Applications should include:

  • A letter of application stating why you are interested in SKEMA Business School
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Statement of research interests and direction.
  • Statement of teaching interests and philosophy (please list courses you have taught or would prefer to teach).
  • Evidence of research activity (1-2 writing samples or reference to research available online).
  • Evidence of teaching performance (include teaching evaluations if available).
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Any additional document that the applicant may consider as relevant.

The application should be submitted in English and sent by email to, with the title: “application position in Ethics and Artificial Intelligence – Paris campus.

Any questions should be sent to . Applications will be reviewed until December 31, 2021 or until the position is filled.


With 9,000 students of 120 nationalities and 51,000 graduates in 145 countries, SKEMA Business School is a global school which, through its research, its 50 teaching  programmes and its international multi-site structure trains and educates the talents that 21st century business requires. The school currently has 7 campuses worldwide: 3 campuses in France (Lille, Sophia Antipolis, Paris), 1 in China (Suzhou and Nanjing), 1 in the United States (Raleigh), 1 in Brazil (Belo Horizonte) and 1 in South Africa (Stellenbosch - Cape Town).  The school is also developing a research and resource laboratory on Artificial Intelligence based in Montreal, one of the world's major AI hubs. SKEMA’s Faculty comprises more than 170 Professors, organized by Academy – Globalisation, Innovation and Digitalisation – and Research Centers. SKEMA is multi-accredited - Equis, AACSB and EFMD Accredited EMBA. Its programmes are recognized in France (Visa, Master Degree, RNCP, CGE label), as well as in the United States (licensing), Brazil (certificação) and China.

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