A full- time teaching-oriented position in Cross Culturel Management at Associate or Full professor level


emlyon business school invites applications for a teaching-oriented position in Cross-cultural Management. Applications are invited from highly motivated candidates with proven teaching excellence in Cross-cultural Management, Diversity Management and/or related areas. The appointment begins September 2, 2024.

The selected candidate will be attached and collaborate with our existing team of professors and researchers in the Department of Law, Management and Social Sciences to grow and extend our research and teaching in cross-cultural management, leadership and related topics.

Teaching opportunities will be mostly at the graduate level (Programme Grande Ecole) and the Master's level, with some opportunities at executive level. Responsibilities for this position include capabilities to design, manage and deliver courses in the aforementioned areas. Teaching will be delivered mainly at our new campus in Gerland in Lyon but can also be delivered on the school's other campuses.


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.

Further information


We are looking for candidates with the following characteristics:

  • Ph.D. / doctorate degree in Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior or related area.
  • Proven teaching experience in Cross-cultural Management and/or related subjects
  • Fluency and teaching experience in English is required
  • Proven capacity to take on courses' pedagogical responsibilities, including the ability to manage a portfolio of external lecturers.
  • Ability to publish intellectual contributions targeting practitioners and students (cases, articles, books, blogs etc.)
  • Desire to actively engage in all areas of our school's faculty life
  • 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) teaching and student supervision, (2) research & intellectual contributions, 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.

The selected candidate is expected to be based in Lyon or nearby area. 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 teaching statement (with teaching evaluations, where available)
  • Contact details of at least two referees (reference letters do not need to be provied before candidates are short-listed)

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

Possible questions about the position can be addressed to Professor Mohamed Ikram NASR, chair of the recruitment committee at emlyon business school: nasr@em-lyon.com

All application materials should be submitted in English via this website page. The application materials will not be returned.


emlyon reserves the right to consider applications submitted after the deadline.

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