2 postes Professeurs Permanents / AEBS SHANGHAI


In 2020, Asia Europe Business School invites applications for two positions at Associate / Full Professors levels, in:

  1. International Business / Global Strategy:

Applicants are mid-careers with academic focus on Strategy and a strong interest in International Business / Global Strategy / Geopolitics; they are able to speak fluent English; Chinese speaking is a plus. They need to be ready to teach core courses to undergraduate and postgraduate students.


  1. Digital marketing / Management Information System / Artificial Intelligence for Business :

Applicants are senior or mid-careers, with academic focus on Digital Marketing/Management Information System / Artificial Intelligence for Business; they are able to speak English (Chinese is a plus). They need to be ready to teach core courses to undergraduate and postgraduate students.


Positions above will be appointed in September 2020 or earlier.



Asia Europe Business School (AEBS) was co-founded by East China Normal University (ECNU) and emlyon business school on June 24, 2015. The school is committed to cultivating students as cross-border business leaders and future entrepreneurs with a profound sense of humanistic and social responsibility, and as envoys of the “Belt and Road” in the international market. The school adheres to the values of “Creativity, Co-creation, Cause-related Responsibility”, with distinct characteristics: combining the business administration education of emlyon business school with the humanities, social science and other advantageous disciplines of ECNU. The school integrates the essence of education at both the Chinese and French sides. With this diverse, innovative style of professional cultivation and skills training, it ensures the quality of Double Degree Bachelor's Program in Business Administration, Double Degree Master's Program in Marketing (concentration on High-End Brand Management), and Double Degree Master's Program in International Business (concentration on Global Management and China Studies). At present, it is preparing a double-doctorate program in Business Administration. The school carries out teaching in English and international students constitute 1/3 the school's students.

Established in 1951, East China Normal University (ECNU) is a comprehensive national key university directly under the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China. It is sponsored by the national program of “Double First-Class” Initiative, along with the “985 Project” and “211 Project”. It ranks 4th among mainland universities in degree of internationalization (Times Higher Education 2019), 18th among mainland universities and 118th in the world in natural index, and among the top 1% worldwide in 12 disciplines (ESI 2019). Established in 2015, the Faculty of Economics and Management (FEM) of ECNU, to which Asia Europe Business School  is affiliated, has more than 280 faculty and over 4600 students, including undergraduates and postgraduates. It has a complete personnel training system, including 4 doctorate degree programs in first-level disciplines, 6 master's degree programs in first-level disciplines, 9 professional master's degree programs, 16 undergraduate majors, and 3 centers for post-doctoral study. At present, it has established partnerships with famous universities in various countries and regions, including the U.S, France, Britain, Canada, Netherlands, Japan, Australia, Israel, South Korea, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.

Founded in 1872, emlyon business school is a leading business school according to comprehensive rankings of French business schools, and is subordinate to the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It's one of the few business schools to hold triple accreditation from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. It ranks 21st among European business colleges (Financial Times 2018), 2nd among French business colleges and the 34th in the world graduates employability (Times Higher Education 2018). emlyon business school boasts of six campuses in Lyon, Paris, Saint-Etienne, Casablanca, Shanghai and Bhubaneswar, with 31000 alumni living in 121 countries, as well as 10 research centers. Its business incubator is second to none in France.


  1. Applicants must hold a PhD degree or a DBA degree. If the applicant is holding a DBA degree, he/she should have at least 10 years of working experience including at least 2 years of teaching experience. If the applicant is holding a PhD degree, he/she should have at least 5 years of teaching experience.
  2. The positions are primarily teaching oriented, so we expect candidates to demonstrate an excellent teaching ability at both the undergraduate, and postgraduate levels. Successful candidates should be able to teach in English.
  3. Applicants must have a good knowledge of the Asian or Chinese context demonstrated in their previous experience.
  4. Successful applicants should be based in or be ready to move to China.


The school takes the personal abilities and performance of applicants into account to provide a competitive compensation package, including salary, scientific research funding and housing allowance based on the standards of both ECNU and FEM.


To apply, please submit an electronic application letter, CV,  representative published work or papers, 3 letters of recommendation and teaching evaluation results to hr@aebs.ecnu.edu.cn, with the subject “AEBS recruitment + name + applied professional field”.

All application materials should be submitted in English. The application materials will not be returned.

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.