Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in CORPORATE FINANCE
IÉSEG School of Management at the Catholic University of Lille invites applications for a full-time permanent position in Finance with a specialization in CORPORATE FINANCE at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level affiliated to the Finance, Audit and Control Department.
ABOUT IÉSEG SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
- IÉSEG holds the “triple crown” of international accreditations (AACSB, AMBA & EQUIS) and is a member of the ‘Conférence des Grandes Écoles’.
- IÉSEG is one of the leading French business schools in terms of research. The IÉSEG Research Center is accredited by the French CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research).
- IÉSEG actively promotes research and provides resources for active scholars and integrates financial bonuses for high quality international peer-reviewed research publications.
- The IÉSEG faculty is highly qualified and diverse with over 40 different nationalities represented.
- IÉSEG offers Bachelor, Master and Post-Graduate Degrees as well as Executive Education programs.
Our Lille Campus is in the heart of the Northern French city of Lille (within the triangle made up by London, Paris and Brussels), and our Paris Campus is located in the biggest European business district of "La Défense”. Both premises boast state of the art technology in the classrooms as well as having an excellent research environment. More information about IÉSEG School of Management is available online at: http://www.ieseg.fr
ABOUT THE FINANCE, AUDIT & CONTROL DEPARTMENT
The department consists of over 40 full-time academic staff in the areas of Finance, Accounting and Management Control. The School provides ample resources to support a variety of research interests and activities (Business Source Complete, WRDS, Thomson Reuters Eikon, and Bloomberg among others), and has comparative advantage in promoting cross-disciplinary research that is needed in the modern business world. The School maintains an excellent network with overseas institutions for collaborative work. Over the last few years, faculty members have been successful in publishing their research papers in top-tier refereed international journals in areas of (amongst others): executive compensation, internal capital markets, corporate governance, capital structure, economic consequences of ownership structures, M&A activities, corporate spin-offs, dividend policy, corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship and small business economics.
The candidate is expected to show evidence of strong teaching skills and/or professional experience and a commitment to research excellence. He/she will teach at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels and also contribute to the design and development of the Department’s programs.
Applicants should possess a PhD in Finance/Financial Economics and be able to provide evidence of publications (and/or demonstrate the potential to publish) in reputable academic journals. Applicants should be completely fluent in English as all courses will be taught in this language. Prior knowledge of French is not required as the School will provide French courses to faculty members.
Applicants for the post of Assistant Professor should have the potential to secure publications in top-tier refereed journals. For appointment at the Associate/Full Professor level, applicants are in addition required to have (a) extensive higher education teaching and relevant research experience; (b) a strong publication record in top-tier refereed journals; and (c) good networks in both academia and professional circles at regional and international levels. Candidates with less experience will be considered for appointment at Assistant Professor level.
The salary is competitive. Housing search assistance is provided by IÉSEG. Employees also benefit from French social security benefits, complementary health insurance and a contributory pension scheme.
The application package should consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statement, one working paper and recent teaching evaluations merged into one .pdf document indicating name and reference. Two recommendation letters should be sent separately by the referees. All applications should be submitted by e-mail to:
Dr. Robert Joliet
Head of Finance, Audit and Control Department
Phone: +33 3 20 545 892
Interested candidates can indicate their availability for first-round interviews at the FMA annual meeting in Boston in October 2017.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED UPON RECEPTION AND WILL CONTINUE UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED.
PLEASE QUOTE REFERENCE: CF18