A part time position (4/5) in Law at Associate professor level.


To participate to the development of its programs, emlyon business school is seeking highly motivated candidates, who demonstrate pedagogical excellence in International Business Law, Company Law and Tax Law. Applications are invited at associate professor level, primary focus on teaching, beginning part time on August 21st, 2023.


The selected candidate is expected to teach in French as well as in English. Teaching opportunities will be mostly focused on the undergraduate level (BBA) and, on postgraduate level at masters (PGE and International master's degrees) and executive levels. Responsibilities for this position include capabilities to design and manage courses in International Business Law, Company Law and Tax Law (an introductory course on Business taxation) and coordinate a network of professional lecturers. Conducting communications in professional and/or academic journals is another important requirement of this position.


The selected candidate will closely collaborate with our existing team of professors and researchers in the Law, Management and Social Sciences Department.

Teaching will be delivered principally in Lyon and Saint-Etienne campuses but can also be delivered in Paris campus.



emlyon business school, one of the leading French Grandes Ecoles in Management, has consistently been ranked among the top European Business Schools. It holds a triple accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA) and offers a wide range of programs including a BBA, MSc in Management, Specialized Master's degrees, MBA, DBA, PhD, as well as open and tailor-made executive programs. emlyon business school is also ranked among the top 100 best universities and business schools of the world, in the latest Shanghai ranking. In the Management category, the school is also among the top 3 best French business schools.

As a world-class institution, emlyon is home to a faculty of 170 highly qualified professors whose research inform prevailing scientific conversations as well as economic and social debates. These professors share and diffuse their knowledge and expertise with all our participants via innovative pedagogical designs. The school counts six campuses around the world: Lyon, Saint-Étienne, Paris, Shanghai, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai.


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: https://www.onlylyon.com/en)

Lyon is the second largest city in France, with a long tradition in entrepreneurship and this is complimented by a strong digital industry.

Further information about emlyon business school: http://www.em-lyon.com/en/


We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications in line with their level of application:

  • Phd / doctorate degree in Law
  • a research orientation, demonstrated by capacity to publish in the law journals (e.g., Semaine Juridique - Entreprises)
  • ability to merge theoretical knowledge with practical relevance and to build and manage strong relationships with practitioners
  • evidence of excellent teaching achievements in English and French at different levels (undergraduate, masters)
  • proven teaching experience in International Business Law, French Business Law, Company Law courses and an introductory course on Business taxation
  • desire to collaborate in a collegial pedagogical team
  • willingness to travel among our other French campuses (St. Etienne and Paris)


The candidate will be expected to contribute to and is regularly evaluated based on three areas of activities: (1) research performance, 2) teaching and student supervision, and (3) institutional service (e.g. service in committees, participation in the school's graduation juries, representation of the school in the media and events).

We strongly encourage people of all backgrounds (gender, ethnic background...) to apply.

The position involves teaching in English at all levels. Speaking French is a requirement.

The selected candidate is expected to be based in Lyon or nearby area.

Salary and conditions are competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


  • A cover letter including motivation for joining emlyon business school 
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae
  • A teaching statement (with teaching evaluations)
  • Reference letters from two referees

Possible questions about the position can be addressed to Professor Anne TERCINET, Head of Department Law, Management and Social Sciences at emlyon business school : tercinet@em-lyon.com

 Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as a review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position has been filled.

All application materials should be submitted in English, via this website page. Please note that application materials will not be returned.

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