A full- time position in Corporate Finance at Full professor level
emlyon business school invites applications for a research focused position in Corporate Finance. We are looking for highly motivated candidates with demonstrated research excellence in the mainstream corporate finance or closely related fields. The appointment begins in September 2024.
The selected candidate will be attached to the Department of Accounting and Corporate Finance and is expected to actively engage, collaborate, and contribute to further development of the existing corporate finance research team and to the activities of the related research centres (the list of research centres can be found under this link). Research-related responsibilities for this position include different commitments: participation to the scientific committee, involvement in the PhD program, search for funding providers, and research dissemination to a broader audience.
We embrace different research approaches and methods with a keen focus on quality in research.
Teaching opportunities will be mostly at the graduate level (Programme Grande Ecole) and the master's level. Responsibilities for this position include capabilities to design and manage courses in the areas of corporate finance. Teaching will be delivered mainly at our new campus in Gerland in Lyon but can also be delivered on the school's other campuses.
Founded in 1872 by the Lyon CCI, emlyon business school has an enrollment of 9,050 students of 125 nationalities over 6 campuses worldwide (Lyon, Shanghai, Saint-Etienne, Paris, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai). emlyon draws on a Faculty of 166 international professors and researchers, and a network of 200 global academic partners, to provide learning tracks of excellence opened to the world. emlyon runs a community of 41,700 alumni spread out in 130 countries. As a Société à Mission since July 2021, emlyon's raison d'être consists in: providing life-long training and support to meaningful individuals able to transform organizations, for a fairer society, with more solidarity and respect for the planet. In its early makers pedagogy, action and reflection are closely intertwined. Skill hybridization and social responsibility are at the heart of its training programs, where the best of both socio-economic and academic worlds meet.
emlyon business school is ranked among the top 100 best universities and business schools in the world in the latest Shanghai ranking. In the Management category, the school reaches the top 2 of the best French business schools in the Management category, and the top 3 in the Business Administration category.
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 entrepreneurship tradition and a solid digital industry.
- About emlyon business school: http://www.em-lyon.com/en/
We are looking for candidates with the following characteristics:
- Ph.D. / doctorate degree in finance or related area.
- Desire to collaborate in a collegial and dynamic research and teaching team.
- Evidence of research excellence in the field with demonstrated ability to regularly publish in the highest ranked journals of the field (e.g., FT list)
- An interest in developing collective research projects and raising funds for research
- Desire and ability to support junior level researchers and/or supervise doctoral students
- Proven capacity to take on courses' pedagogical responsibilities, including the ability to manage a portfolio of external lecturers.
- Energy, dynamism, and demonstrated personal/professional ethical values
The candidate will be expected to contribute to and will be regularly evaluated based on three areas of activities: (1) research performance, (2) teaching and student supervision, and (3) institutional service (e.g., administration, service in committees, representation of the school in the media and events).
We strongly encourage people of all backgrounds (gender, ethnic background, nationality) to apply. Fluency and teaching experience in English is required. The selected candidate shall relocate to Lyon at the inception of her/his contract. emlyon has set-up a relocation policy to support the moving process.
Salary and conditions are competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
- A cover letter including motivation to join emlyon business school
- An up-to-date curriculum vitae
- A research statement
- A teaching statement (with teaching evaluations, where available)
- A list of papers under review or in progress
- Two references/names with contact information
Possible questions about the position can be addressed to Professor Loic Belze, chair of the recruitment committee at emlyon business school: email@example.com
All application materials should be submitted in English, via this website page. The application materials will not be returned.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: December 31st, 2023
emlyon reserves the right to consider applications submitted after the deadline.