Audencia invites applications for a position as Assistant/Associate Professor in Strategy. The position is for a full-time, non-fixed term contract and will be based in Nantes.
We are looking for applicants for a position in strategy. Applicants shall hold a PhD or a Doctorate. They shall be able to demonstrate their ability to teach effectively across all levels and using different modes of delivery. Their research interests should be aligned with the axes of the Department of Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Innovation and Audencia’s ECOS strategic plan. They shall have the ability to develop a track record in publishing in top-tier ABS/Fnege ranked international journals. The successful candidate shall be able to teach in English. The ability to teach in French would be an asset. The applicant should also demonstrate an ability to coordinate pedagogical activities.
The new faculty member will join our Department of Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Innovation. The research and pedagogy axes of the department are: Entrepreneuring & Strategizing, Futures & Foresight for Innovation, Diversity & Plurality – Context & Identity and Supporting, Financing & Growing. The department counts 23 members of permanent faculty. The faculty’s recent publications include articles in the Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, British Journal of Management, Human Relations, Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Journal of world Business, Technovation, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, International Business Review, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior Research. Faculty members are involved in Editorial boards of top tier international and French journals as well as international and French academic associations. Our department is also home to two research chairs – Chair in Family Entrepreneurship and Society and Chair in Finance for Innovation. Research active members of our department are supported by our International Affiliate Faculty: Prof. Gideon Markman from Colorado State University and Prof. Sarah Jack from Stockholm School of Economics.
Opportunities will be offered to teach in our different campuses (Paris, La Roche-sur-Yon, Shenzhen – China) and in our partner campuses in Algeria, Maroc or Senegal.
Salary is negotiable and commensurate with potential and experience. There are several benefits attached to the contract including an individual research or pedagogical budget, the possibility to apply for additional internal funding opportunities, performance-based bonuses and family medical coverage.
Audencia is triple accredited (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA) and one of the leading European and French business schools. The school offers a wide range of programs including Bachelors, BBAs, the MS Grande Ecole, MScs, MBA, Executive MBA, European Master in Management, Doctorate and Executive Education Programmes, with 161 core faculty members from 36 countries. The school is very dynamic, has grown significantly in the most recent years and will continue to do so with new positions opening in the future. Audencia fosters both high-level research and high-level pedagogy and has a workload model that allows faculty to place emphasis on either of the two.
The school has campuses in France and abroad. This position is for the Nantes campus. Nantes is just 2 hours away from Paris by train, serviced by an international airport. The eclecticism of its landscapes and architecture, its dynamism, and the diversity of its cultural events, along with the quality of the environment which won it the label of European Green Capital, regularly places Nantes at the top of the best cities to live in. In addition to its pleasant environment (vineyards, royal castles, rivers, the sandy Atlantic coast…), the city also boasts a rich economic and industrial identity. As the 6th largest city in France, the metropolitan region of Nantes is number two in the country in terms of job growth. In 2022, more than 55,803 companies are housed in the city.
Candidates should send a cover letter, a recent curriculum vitae including a detailed list of publications, recent teaching evaluations, and contact information of three referees by e-mail to: Prof. Thibaut BARDON, Associate Dean for Faculty: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please quote reference ESI23-STRATaa-AUD in the subject line of your email.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
For more information
- Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Innovation Head of Department: Prof. Vincent Lefebvre, email@example.com
- Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Innovation Head of Research: Prof. Natalia Vershinina, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Audencia Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Innovation Department
- Audencia ECOS strategic plan
- Discover Nantes area attractiveness
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