Senior Accounting Professor position

Job Description & Qualification

Senior Accounting Professor position for the Accounting and Management Control Department.

As part of its growth strategy, the Department of Accounting and Management Control at ESSEC Business School invites applications for a senior position in financial accounting, based at the Cergy-Pontoise campus in Greater Paris for a starting date of September 1, 2022 or upon agreement. Candidates are expected to consolidate and develop the reputation and expertise of the existing research team in the Department. The Department places a strong emphasis on high-quality, highimpact research and attracts renowned researchers to visit and engage with its faculty members. Its PhD students are placed at top international research institutions in Europe, North America and Australia.

Your Profile
• Candidates should have a strong and recognized research record with publicationsin top-tier journals.
• Research expertise may include (but is not limited to) empirical capital markets/auditing/corporate governance.
• Past records of experience at accounting associations and/or editorial boards of top-ranked accounting journals as well as a successful record in supervising and placing PhD students and a history of conducting research with junior faculty, will be appreciated.
• Candidates must be able to teach in English.
• Depending on the profile of the candidate, the position will be filled at the associate or full professor rank

Our Offer
• Being part of a truly international business school with campuses in Europe, Asia and Africa.
• Being part of a young and dynamic research team.
• Competitive salary at international level.
• A substantial research budget
• Candidates with a strong profile will be proposed for the Chair of Excellence in Financial Reporting. Selected candidates are expected to take a leadership role in developing existing research in the department, in exchange for an enhanced package comprising improved compensation and research support, and a reduced teaching load ESSEC Business School is one of Europe’s leading business schools with campuses in Greater Paris, Singapore, and Rabat (Morocco). Being the first AACSB accredited business school outside the United States and Canada, it offers BBA, MSc,
Advanced Masters, MBA, Executive MBA, and PhD programs in business administration. Its Master in Management program has been for several years among the top five programs in the Financial Times ranking. The school has developed a number of strategic alliances and many academic partnerships with leading institutions worldwide.

Candidates should send a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae outlining their publications and teaching experiences, sample copies of their research, course evaluations (if available) and names and contacts of three references. Applications are considered on an ongoing/rolling basis until the position is filled. ESSEC is an equal opportunity employer.

More information on the School and our Department is available at and or from Department chair Prof. Carlos Ramirez ( Application packages should be addressed to Prof. Carlos Ramirez, ESSEC Business School, 3 Avenue Bernard Hirsch, BP 50105, 95021 Cergy-Pontoise cedex / FRANCE and sent, preferably via email, to Mrs. Sylvie Heumez (

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Job ID

ID: J10020