Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor in SALES and/or RETAIL

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In view of its continuous growth, the Marketing and Sales Department at IÉSEG School of Management invites applications for full-time permanent position as Assistant / Associate or Full Professor in Sales and/ or Retail in Paris or Lille starting January 2022.    


·        IÉSEG holds the “triple crown” of international accreditations (AACSB, AMBA & EQUIS) and is a member of the “Conférence des Grandes Écoles”. The School offers Bachelor, Master and Post-Graduate Degrees as well as Executive Education programs.

·        IÉSEG is one of the leading French business schools in terms of research. The IÉSEG Research Center is accredited by the French CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research). The school actively promotes research, provides resources for active scholars and offers financial bonuses for high quality international peer-reviewed research publications. 

·        IÉSEG offers a dynamic and international work environment with over 40 different nationalities represented. Crucial to the school are its core values: Accomplishment, Responsibility, Integrity, Solidarity and Engagement. The school’s ambition is to empower changemakers for a better society. The school offers employees a competitive salary, a relocation allowance and housing search assistance, French social security benefits, complementary health insurance, meal vouchers, a profit-sharing plan, and a contributory pension scheme. Our satisfaction survey among new hires shows that 100% of the respondents were (very) satisfied with the organization of their arrival on campus.

·        Our Lille Campus is in the heart of the Northern French city of Lille (within the triangle made up by London, Paris and Brussels). Our Paris Campus is located in the biggest European business district of “La Défense”. Both premises have an excellent classroom infrastructure as well as an energizing research environment.

More information about IÉSEG School of Management is available online at:


The department consists of over 35 full-time academics in the areas o

Marketing, Digital Marketing, Procurement, CRM, and Sales. 

The School provides ample resources to support a variety of research interests and activities. IÉSEG promotes cross-disciplinary research and maintains an excellent network with overseas institutions for collaborative work. Over the last few years, faculty members have been successful in publishing their research papers in top-tier refereed international journals.



We are looking for candidates whose primary research and teaching interests are related to: Sales, Sales Management, B2B marketing, Key Account Management, Retail Management. Secondary interest in Procurement, Industrial Marketing, B2B Relationship Management and/ or Digitalization would be a plus. 

From applicants, we expect evidence of strong teaching skills and a commitment to research excellence. Relevant professional experience is a plus. Our selected applicant will be asked to teach courses at the undergraduate, graduate and/or postgraduate level and also to contribute to the design and development of the School’s programs. Applicants should embody the values of the school and be team players.

Applicants should hold a PhD from a reputable educational institution and be completely fluent in English as nearly all courses at IESEG are taught in this language. Prior knowledge of French is not expected; the School provides French courses to faculty members.

The candidate should show evidence of track record in publishing in top-tier international journals (on the CV: each publication should be listed with information on the journal impact factor + ranking in the CNRS list). The candidate should also include papers in Revise and Resubmit status (mentioning the journal, the exact round, whether it is Minor or Major revision, and when the manuscript is to be re-submitted). He/she also needs to provide evidence of strong teaching skills and/or professional experience. Good networks in both academia and professional circles at regional and international levels will be a plus. 


When applying, you will be asked to upload in one single pdf or word the following documents: (1) Cover letter; (2) Updated CV (include the date and institution for your PhD); (3) List of referees with names, affiliations and e-mail addresses; (4) Research & Teaching statement (how do you approach these two activities, what is your strategy); (5) Recent Teaching evaluations. 

Two recommendation letters should be sent separately by the referees to:
Dr. Gwarlann DE KERVILER, Head of Marketing and Sales Department




Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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We look forward to working with you at IÉSEG!​

Working at IÉSEG means involving in a rich and personally fulfilling environment for work, based in our core values and strengthened by the international perspectives.


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