2 Assistant / Associate Professor Positions in Strategic Management

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In response to its continuous growth, IÉSEG School of Management invites applications for two permanent positions (starting September 2022) in Strategic Management (one in Lille and one in Paris). The selected candidates will be part of the Management & Society Department. The position will be filled at the level of assistant or associate professor (full-time).


  • 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), and 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: http://www.ieseg.fr/en/


The Management & Society Department consists of over 25 full-time academic staff, including lecturers and young scholars, in the areas of Strategy, Business and Society, and Organization Studies. The Management & Society Department offers a range of courses at different levels (Bachelor, Master, Executive education) and supports a variety of research interests and activities. The department explicitly welcomes cross-disciplinary research efforts needed to address the challenges currently faced by both for-profit and non-profit organizations, their stakeholders and the communities in which they operate.

The Management & Society Department operates in line with the vision of the School to be “a unique international hub empowering changemakers for a better society”. The department’s objective is to offer first class teaching and conduct great research in a collaborative and open environment. By doing so the department aims to be a source of inspiration in the development of responsible and sound business practices, and a source of diffusion of creative knowledge and solutions.

The School maintains an excellent network with overseas institutions for collaborative work. Current faculty members from the Management & Society Department have been successful in publishing articles in top-tier refereed journals including (amongst others) the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Discoveries, Academy of Management Perspectives, Academy of Management Annals, Strategic Management Journal, Industrial and Corporate Change, Long Range Planning, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Management Inquiry, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Organization, and California Management Review.


Our selected applicants will be offered to teach courses in strategic management/strategy at the undergraduate, graduate and/or postgraduate level and also to contribute to the design and development of the School’s programs.

Applicants should be completely fluent in English as nearly all courses at IESEG are taught in this language. Although not required (the School provides French courses to faculty members), working knowledge of French is considered an asset for these positions. Ability (and inclination) to interact with French/local companies and partners is indeed also valued.

Applicants should embody the values of the school and be team players. Collegiality is an important part of the department/school culture.

Applicants for a professor position should hold a PhD (or be close to obtaining it). Applicants for the position of Assistant Professor are expected to have the potential to secure publications in top-tier refereed journals in the near future. For an appointment at the Associate level applicants are required to have (a) extensive higher education teaching experience; (b) a strong publication record in top-tier refereed journals, including a solid pipeline of work and evidence of research impact; (c) good networks in academia and professional circles at French and/or international levels; and (d) grant application ability.


When applying, please upload a single pdf file merging the following documents: (1) a cover letter indicating location preference (i.e. Lille or Paris campus), (2) a curriculum vitae (mentioning the names, affiliations, and email addresses of three referees), (3) a research statement, (4) a teaching statement, (5) teaching evaluations for the past years, and (6) a working paper.

Two recommendation letters should be sent separately by the referees to:

Dr. François Maon

Head of the Management & Society Department

Email: permanentfaculty.recruitment@ieseg.fr

For any further question, please contact us by e-mail at permanentfaculty.recruitment@ieseg.fr 


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

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