A full- time position in social responsibility and sustainable development at all ranks.

THE POSITION

emlyon business school is looking for outstanding candidates in social responsibility, sustainable development and governance. The candidate will depending on interest and profile join one of our Disciplinary Group and should have interest preferably in one or more of the following topics and related methodological approaches: corporate social responsibility, responsible business, sustainable business models, and business ethics. The candidate is also willing to contribute to and also lead collaborative research projects and associated teaching in and around these topics with other members of the center.

Applications are invited at Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level , the primary focus is on research, beginning full time in September 2021 in Lyon / Ecully campus, with possible travels to the other French campuses (Paris, St. Etienne).

The selected candidate will closely collaborate with our existing team of professors and researchers working on similar topics. 


THE SCHOOL

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 has campuses in France (Lyon, St Etienne 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 164-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 entrepreneurs: individuals who try, experiment, make mistakes, start again and learn as they go. Entrepreneurs 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 entrepreneurs from em
lyon business school are makers and early movers. They are early makers.

THE ENVIRONMENT


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: http://www.onlylyon.com/en/discover-lyon/education.html). 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 schoolhttp://www.em-lyon.com/en/
  2. About Lyon: http://www.lyon-france.com/
JOB REQUIREMENTS


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

  • PhD / doctorate degree in relevant area
  • a strong research orientation, leadership and publication pipeline, demonstrated by capacity to publish in the top management journals in their respective research field (e.g., FT list)
  • evidence of excellent teaching achievements in English at different levels (undergraduate, masters)
  • excellence in qualitative research methods
  • proven teaching experience in CSR, Sustainability or related courses
  • ability to merge theoretical knowledge with practical relevance and to build and manage relationships with practitioners (e.g. company-oriented research projects)
  • desire to collaborate in a collegial and dynamic research team
  • desire and ability to support junior level researchers and supervise doctoral students (associate / full professor levels)
  • willingness to travel among our other French campuses (Paris, St. Etienne)

 

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. 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 in English is required. Speaking French is not a requirement but holding French basic notions will be an asset. For non-French professors basic language support is offered at emlyon.

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.

THE APPLICATION SHOULD CONSIST OF

  • A cover letter including motivation to join 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 Hans Schlierer, professor at emlyon business school: schlierer@em-lyon.com

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.

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