SKEMA Business School
Associate Professor

SKEMA Business School invites candidates to apply for a full-time position in the field of international business or related fields on the SKEMA Sophia-Antipolis campus, France. He or she will have to start activities on the 1st of September, 2016. He or she will have to travel to other SKEMA Business School campuses.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The Associate Professor will have a PhD, preferably in International Business, and an attractive research program. The successful candidate is expected to have published in top-tier academic journals. He or she has experience in teaching and managing multicultural groups of students and working in an international and multicultural team. English is the working language on the campus and teaching is in English. Knowledge of French is appreciated. Experience of the business (via consulting activities or previous industry experience) will be taken into special consideration.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The successful candidate will show a research and teaching expertise in international business. He or she will be in charge of the relationship with the MSc IB students of the Sophia-Antipolis campus. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Scientific Director of the Msc International Business (currently based on our Raleigh Campus). The successful candidate will be keen to interact with students and provide a strong commitment to engage in innovative teaching. He or she will control and supervise MSc students theses. Teaching will be mainly done with Master students, as well as executive education. He or she will have a central role in the institutional and academic lives and will be asked to contribute to the development of the campus. The successful candidate will be asked to interact with the local eco-system. He or she will be in charge of representing SKEMA Business School outside the school. Ability to cooperate with corporate and institutional partners in the field is appreciated. Funding for conference attendance, research support, and access to most attractive databases (such as WRDS, ThomsonOne, and Bureau van Dijk) are provided.

ABOUT THE SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS CAMPUS: SKEMA Business School campus is only half an hour from Nice airport. The campus lies at the heart of Europe's best known science park whose success is directly linked to its quality of life and exceptional environment. The area offers not only its natural exceptional environment, but also a high level of cultural and social life enriched by the diversity of its population. Sophia Antipolis is home to several higher education institutes and university departments which have created a vibrant student community of over 5,000. Skema's immediate environment also includes over 1,300 international companies in sectors such as information and communications technology, internet of things, or biotechnology.

ABOUT SKEMA: SKEMA Business School is an EQUIS and AACSB accredited academic institution. SKEMA is one of Europe's fastest growing business schools. It currently operates on four continents with campuses in France (Sophia Antipolis, Paris and Lille), China (Suzhou), the U.S. (Raleigh – North Carolina State University campus), and Brazil (Belo-Horizonte). The school offers a wide range of management programs, taught in English and in French, at undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels, as well as Executive Education and it attracts now more than 6000 students worldwide.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates should send the following information to Delphine Breillat (
(1) A cover letter,
(2) A curriculum vitae,
(3) A copy of the applicant's three best publications or working papers,
(4) A list of three referees with their contact details,
(5) Teaching evaluations.

Applications are due by the end of March, but candidates are strongly encouraged to submit as soon as possible. Selected candidates will be asked to deliver research and teaching presentations.

Posted 12/28/15