Two open rank positions (assistant, associate or full professor levels) in corporate finance


We are seeking highly motivated candidates that demonstrate excellent research and teaching quality. Responsibilities include conducting academic research and teaching. The available teaching opportunities are at the undergraduate, master, and executive levels. The teaching load depends on the research output of the candidate and remuneration is competitive.

Fluency in English is required. Speaking French is not a requirement. However, emlyon business school provides language support to candidates who want to learn French.


The position is based on our main campus in Ecully (France), and it is expected that the candidate collaborates closely with our faculty members.
Starting September 2020, deadline for application is set on March 31st.


emlyon business school, one of the leading French Grandes Ecoles in Management, has consistently been ranked 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 152-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. 

Further information

  1. About emlyon business school
  2. About Lyon: http://www.lyon-franc


We are looking for candidates who meet the following criteria:

  1. A PhD in Finance or related disciplines (candidates who are close to completion can also apply)
  2. Demonstrated potential for conducting high quality research and publishing in top finance journals
  3. A relevant international network
A team player with good communication skills


  • A cover letter specifying the motivation for the position
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A research statement
  • A teaching statement
  • The job market paper or a sample research paper (preferably unpublished, to be presented if invited for a job interview)
  • A list of papers under review and/or in progress
  • Two reference letters
  • A list of three references

For further information direct your queries to Prof. Loïc BELZE (