Chercheur postdoctoral H/F en Sciences Sociales et Humanités


OCE Research Center at emlyon business school is looking to fill a one- or two-year funded post-doctoral position starting September 2019.
This post-doc position provides promising scholars with an excellent opportunity to move forward their papers, further push research projects, and start new ones, as well as helping to animate the activities of the research centre.
OCE Research Center at emlyon makes up a supportive, very convivial and dynamic social and research environment. OCE members meet regularly to discuss research, attend invited talks, mentor PhDs and junior faculty members, and hold informal chats over coffee or lunch.

OCE brings together researchers mostly interested in Social Sciences and Humanities, as well as Organization Studies. We are intellectually open, with a strong qualitative methodological tropism.

More particularly, many OCE members and PhD students are developing ethnographic research, and it is expected that the candidate be willing to engage in this methodological approach and projects. 

OCE members are extremely engaged and passionate about research having an impact on societies and people. 

They are also research active, and have published in outlets such as AMJ, AMR, Org. Science, Org. Studies, SMJ, JBV, ETP, Organization or JBE…

Some of them have a strong experience in editorial work and publishing.

We expect the postdoctoral colleague to be part of our research community, engaged in our work and our diverse projects and activities. T
eaching is not required, but possible. The working languages are both French and English. While French is not mandatory, it is a major plus for conducting fieldwork for some of the projects of the center. 


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) and Morocco (Casablanca).
Having celebrated its 140th anniversary in 2012, emlyon business school is a dynamic and innovative institution with a 144-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.


We welcome applications from PhDs in Social Sciences and Humanities, or Management with a focus on Organization and Work related topics.
Please contact David Courpasson with any questions at:

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Research samples
  • Two reference letters