Audencia Business School
Professor Positions 2016-17

Audencia Business School ( invites applications in the fields of banking, finance and accounting at assistant, associate and full professor levels. One of the positions is for a teaching (pedagogic) professor and the rest are for research professors, all are for full-time, non-fixed term contracts and effective from September 2017. There will be several appointments made until 2020 with a round of recruitment each year. For this round the deadline for applications is 15 January 2017, and may only be extended if any positions in the current round remain open. For further information, please visit

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants at the assistant professor level must hold a PhD or be near completion, and be able to demonstrate their potential to produce high-quality international research and to teach effectively in English. Applicants at the associate and full professor levels must in addition have proven their ability to publish in high-impact peer-review international journals and to demonstrate their capacity to pursue research funding and/or develop programmes. We look for candidates willing to commit to the development of the newly created Institute of Finance at Audencia. For the pedagogic professor position candidates should have a PhD and experience on programme development/management. If the right candidate is not found for the position it will be converted to a research position.

Speaking French is not a requirement as most courses are taught in English. The school however offers French courses to non-French speaking faculty. There are a number of benefits including an individual research budget, an annual call for significant research funding by our foundation, research bonuses and performance-based bonuses for other activities, and medical coverage.

AB0UT THE INSTITUTE: You will join Audencia's Institute of Finance at our Nantes Campus. The institute was inaugurated in 2016 as part of the #Audencia2020 plan, as one of three priority areas together with Innovation and CSR. We have 23 full time members of faculty, 11 of which have a research profile. The faculty's most recent publications include: JFQA, EJOR, JMCB, JCF, RoF, JFI, JFS, JBF as well as the Journal of Business Ethics and the British Journal of Management, among others.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: Audencia Business School is triple accredited (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA), and offers a wide range of programs including MScs, MBA, Executive MBA, European Master in Management, Doctorate and Executive Education Programmes, with 100 core faculty members from 22 countries. The school is very dynamic and is planning to increase its faculty by more than a third from 2015 to 2020. We foster both high level research and high level pedagogy and have a workload model that allows faculty to place emphasis on either of the two.

ABOUT THE AREA: The school's main campus is located in the city of Nantes, the 6th largest city in France, just 2 hours away from Paris by train, serviced by an international airport. With a vibrant city life full of cultural and other events, the sandy Atlantic coast to the west and rolling vineyards and royal castles to the east, Nantes regularly features among the most liveable cities in France and Europe. In addition to its pleasant environment, the city also boasts a rich economic and industrial identity.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Informal inquiries about the position can be made to Prof. Emilios Galariotis (PhD Dunelm, HDR), Director - Institute of Finance, Head - Finance Department, - Tel.: +33 2 40 37 46 59.

Candidates should send a letter of application (clearly indicating if the application is for a research or pedagogic position), current curriculum vitae, list of publications, and contact information of three referees by e-mail to: Prof. Andre Sobczak, Associate Dean for Faculty and Research,

Posted: 28 Oct 2016