HEC Paris, Department of Accounting and Management Control
Assistant/Associate Professor of Financial Accounting/Managerial Accounting and Control

The Department of Accounting and Management Control of HEC Paris (France) invites applications for Tenure-track faculty positions to begin September 2013.

JOB DESCRIPTION/QUALIFICATIONS: The position's openings are either in Financial Accounting or in Management Accounting and Control. They are targeted at the Assistant Professor level, but experienced candidates at the Associate Professor level are also encouraged to apply. A strong track record in both research and teaching is required. Applicants must have a proven or a strong potential in top quality research to be published in leading international journals. Support for research is excellent, including grants from HEC. During their first three years at HEC, assistant professors benefit from a reduced number of teaching hours, simplified access to research funds and an exemption of administrative duties.

The remuneration and benefits package is competitive by international standards and will be commensurate with experience and profile. Proficiency in French is not demanded, since research is conducted in English and teaching can be completed entirely in English.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: HEC Paris has been ranked, for several years, as a European leader (FT rankings). The business school is located on a 250-acres campus in Jouy-en-Josas, in the Paris metropolitan area. Created in 1881, HEC is the leading French "Grande Ecole" of management. HEC programs cover all facets of management education: Master of Science in Management; MBA; specialized Master's degrees; PhD program; Executive Education. The HEC Graduate School of Business is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EFMD. It is also a founding member of the CEMS and has formed partnerships with leading universities and Business Schools all over the world, especially with leading US schools. More information on HEC can be found on the website: http://www.hec.edu or http://www.hec.edu/hec/eng/about/rankings.html

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT CONTROL: The Department comprises 20 faculty members and several adjunct faculty members both in the Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting areas. Each year, the Department welcomes visiting professors from all over the world. Research is carried out by faculty and doctoral students in a wide range of areas and with various methodological approaches, from positive accounting research to social, organizational and critical approaches to accounting. There is a strong team-spirit in the department and research collaboration is given high importance. Faculty and doctoral students in Financial Accounting currently conduct positive empirical research in areas such as International Accounting, Earnings Management, Governance, Auditing, Bankruptcy prediction, Goodwill and Intangibles. Sociological research in Accounting is also conducted within the department.

Research in Management Accounting and Control includes different topics, such as control systems, performance management, the role of management accountants, organizational learning, culture and sense-making, and gender issues. The department has a strong knowledge of, and interest in, the social and organizational aspects of managerial accounting, but behavioral and contingency approaches are also welcome. More information on the department can be found at http://www.hec.fr/accounting

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested applicants should send a cover letter specifying their area of application (Financial Accounting or Managerial Accounting), vitae, select research papers, and three reference letters, preferably to accounting-recruitment@hec.fr or to the following postal address:

Professor Cedric Lesage
Head of the Department of Accounting and Management Control
HEC School of Management
1, rue de la Liberation, 78351
Jouy en Josas, France
Tel. +33(0)1 39 67 72 93

Posted 10/20/12