Faculty Positions in Strategic management, Innovation, or Entrepreneurship

Company:SKEMA Business School

Location:France / Paris or Lille

Discipline:Strategic Management, Innovation, or Entrepreneurship

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time



France – Lille or Paris Campus


The KTO Research Center at SKEMA is looking for high potential candidates specialized in one of the following fields: Strategic management, Innovation, or Entrepreneurship for its Lille or Paris Campus.

The professorship at SKEMA is a permanent full-time position with research and teaching obligations. Promotions are possible with satisfactory publication and teaching performance after a 5-year evaluation.

  • Starting date is August 2022. Salary and conditions are competitive, in line with top European Business Schools.
  • Publication bonuses exist for peer-reviewed publications.


  • Hold (or about to complete for assistant professors) a PhD in, strategic management, innovation, or entrepreneurship, from a world-class institution.
  • Present potential of publishing research in top tier journals, preferably in areas consistent with the specializations of current Faculty.
  • The language of work and instruction is English. Knowledge of French is not required, and we will not use it as a criterion for selection. SKEMA offers support in learning French.
  • Teaching experience (if available for assistant professors) in the relevant disciplinary areas.
  • Be a team player with good communication skills.
  • If appropriate, take on a course or program coordination role


  • Publish peer-reviewed publications in top-tier journals.
  • Teach courses in the fields of strategic management, innovation, or entrepreneurship.
  • Supervise master students.
  • Participate in the student selection process.
  • Be a good academic citizen, commit to the life of the institution, and contribute to the projects related to the school’s strategy.


SKEMA Business School’s faculty comprises more than 170 faculty located across 7 locations: 3 campuses in France (Lille, Paris, and Sophia Antipolis), 1 in China (Suzhou), 1 in the United States (Raleigh), 1 in Brazil (Belo Horizonte), and 1 in South Africa (Cape Town). Since 2019, the school created an Artificial Intelligence research lab in Canada (Montreal).

SKEMA is accredited at Equis, AACSB, and EFMD–EMBA. Its programs are legally recognized in France, as well as in the United States, Brazil, and China. For further information please visit:


The candidates will be members of KTO (Knowledge Technology and Organization) Research Center. KTO includes more than 30 members in innovation-related fields (economics, organization, strategy, and entrepreneurship) and 18 PhD students from the management PhD program. KTO members collaborate across the French campuses of Lille, Paris, and Sophia Antipolis, together with the Brazilian campus of Belo Horizonte. KTO aims at the highest standards of academic excellence and its members have papers accepted and published in top-tier journals, such as Academy of Management Journal,  Journal of Business Venturing, Management Science, Organization Science, Research Policy, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and Strategic Management Journal. KTO organizes regular research seminars on the three French campuses and hosts international workshops. SKEMA offers its faculty publication bonuses for peer-reviewed publications.


Please send us (i) your CV, (ii) a cover letter, (iii) your job market paper and up to three additional samples of research (if available for assistant professors), (iv) research statement, (v) teaching statement and teaching assessments (if available for assistant professors), and (vi) three names to contact for recommendation letters to

For Assistant Professor positions, please use the following object: “Application for junior position in innovation/strategy/entrepreneurship”

For Associate or Full Professor positions, please use the following object: “Application for senior position in innovation/strategy/entrepreneurship”

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Please note that SKEMA is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applications of candidates from all backgrounds.

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