Faculty positions in Financial Accounting

Job Description & Qualification

Faculty Positions in Financial Accounting at ESSEC Business School

As part of its growth strategy, the Department of Accounting and Management Control at ESSEC Business School invites applications for faculty positions in financial accounting (including auditing) at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The positions are based at the ESSEC Cergy-Pontoise campus (Greater Paris area) and have a starting date of September 1st, 2023, or upon agreement.

The Department places a strong emphasis on high-quality, high-impact research and excellence in teaching. Its faculty members publish in top-tier accounting, finance, and management journals (e.g., Accounting, Organizations and Society; Journal of Accounting and Economics; Journal of Accounting Research; Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Management Science; Organization Science; Review of Accounting Studies; Strategic Management Journal) and Ph.D. students are placed at top research institutions in Europe, North America, and Australia.

Your Profile
All candidates are expected to publish in top-tier accounting journals. Senior candidates should have a strong and recognized publication record. Junior candidates should be able to exhibit a clear and viable publication strategy for publication in top-tier accounting journals.
All areas of research are welcome (e.g., capital markets, auditing, corporate governance, taxation, etc.)
For senior candidates, in addition to research and teaching excellence, a successful record in supervising and placing Ph.D. students and a history of conducting research with junior faculty are highly desirable.
Candidates must be able to teach in English.
The positions will be filled at the appropriate rank depending on the profile and experience of the candidate.

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 the international level with reduced teaching load for the assistant rank.
A substantial research budget
Support for learning French (if desired) and settling in France (relocation agency)

Candidates should send a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae outlining their publication and teaching experience, sample copies of their research, course evaluations (if available), and names and contacts of three referees. Applications are considered on an ongoing/rolling basis until the positions are filled. For assistant-level applicants, ESSEC will conduct preliminary interviews at the 2022 EAA Talent Workshop with priority given to applications received by December 1st, 2022. ESSEC is an equal opportunity employer. Application packages should be emailed to Mrs. Sylvie Heumez (heumez@essec.edu) with Prof. Ping-Sheng Koh (kohp@essec.edu) in copy. Please clearly indicate the position ID “FA2023” in your application.

ESSEC Business School is one of Europe’s leading business schools (#8 on the FT European Business School ranking) with campuses in Greater Paris, Singapore, and Morocco. Being the first AACSB-accredited business school outside North America, it offers BBA, MSc, Advanced Masters, MBA, Executive MBA, and Ph.D. programs in business administration. Its flagship Master in Management (Grande Ecoles) program is ranked #6 worldwide and #1 in Asia in the latest FT ranking. The school has many strategic alliances and academic partnerships with leading institutions worldwide. More information on the School and our Department is available at http://www.essec.edu and http://www.essec.edu/faculty-and-research/departments/accounting-management-control.html.

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Job ID

ID: J12007