Instructor in Accounting and Corporate Finance

emlyon business school invites applications for an Instructor position in :

Accounting, Control, and Corporate Finance

Your role :

The purpose of the job is to support professors in the implementation of innovative pedagogical projects and courses, integrating digital resources and online activities.

Main duties and responsabilities :

The instructor is mostly in back-office, and is in charge of providing support to faculties as well as contributions in pedagogical innovation. 

His/ her main duties are:

  1. to identify appropriate digital resources and other online activities, and to propose them to professors, to facilitate the transition to innovative teaching methods. He/ she must be familiar with the field of education to provide relevant proposals ;
  2. to help to design and to deliver online courses, thanks to his/her expertise of the field of education and his/her mastery of digital tools;
  3. to ensure the interface between the concerned support functions (digital resources department) and the professors, to ensure the dissemination of innovative pedagical practices within the pedagogical groups. Involved in the courses of different professors, the Teaching Assistant will have a  transversal vision of pedagogical practices. 
  4. Under the responsability of professors and interacting with students, the Instructor will monitor  online discussion boards, perform online course communications with students.

The Instructort will not be in charge of delivering courses : teaching is not included in his/her duties. Nevertheless, if, outside of his/her mission, the instructor delivers courses, then teaching will be paid in addition to his/her salary at the applicable rates for external lecturers.

Fixed-term half-time contrat from September 2019 to July 2020.

Flexible working time arrangement is possible.


Among the top European Business Schools. It holds triple accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA) and offers a wide range of programs including an MSc in Management, Specialized Master's degrees, MBA, PhD, as well as open and tailor-made executive programs.
emlyon business school has campuses in France (Lyon and Paris), China (Shanghai) Morocco (Casablanca) and India (Bhubaneswar).
Having celebrated its 140th anniversary in 2012, emlyon business school is a dynamic and innovative institution with a 154-strong faculty dedicated to develop excellence both in teaching and research thanks to unique and specific means (learning lab, clusters of excellence…). emlyon's motto is “early makers”. This concept reflects our vision of the entrepreneur: an individual who tries, experiments, makes mistakes, starts again and learns as they go. An entrepreneur must now combine this dimension of doing and doing quickly with the ability to anticipate, mix and nurture ideas, see things before others and do things quicker than others. The entrepreneur from emlyon business school is a maker and an early mover. He/she is an early maker.


emlyon business school is at the center of a vibrant ecosystem of large universities with excellent research teams in engineering, computer science, natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities (see: Lyon is the second largest city in France, with a long tradition in entrepreneurship and with a strong digital industry.


Applicants are suitably qualified in Accounting, Control, and Corporate Finance to be able to make proposals to professors and to understand their needs and expectations.

That position may be suitable for postgraduate or doctorate students.
An experience in teaching is not required but could be a plus.

Applicants must be able to communicate in French AND in English.
Applicants must be comfortable with the use of digital tools

  • CV
  • A covering letter

The Recruitment Committee is chaired by Prof. Myriam Lyagoubi. Please contact her with any questions at: