Audencia (www.audencia.com) invites applications for the position of Associate/Full Professor in Entrepreneurship preferably with a specialisation in Family Business and/or Entrepreneurial Finance. The position is for a full-time, non-fixed term contract effective immediately. The deadline for applications is on March 1st 2022.
Position duties and requirements:
We are looking for applicants specialized in Entrepreneurship with a focus preferably on Family Business and/or Entrepreneurial Finance. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or a Doctorate from an AACSB, EQUIS accredited university or must come from a top75 Shanghai ranking University. The candidate must have demonstrated excellent teaching skills, have published regularly in top tier ABS ranked international journals, and have obtained external funding. The teaching associated with the position will be in English and previous teaching experience in English is mandatory. Lastly, the applicant should also demonstrate the ability to coordinate educational programs such as MSc or Master, Bachelor degree specialization.
The new faculty member will join the Department of Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Innovation at Audencia. The research and pedagogy axes of the department are: Entrepreneuring & Strategizing, Futures & Foresight for Innovation, Diversity & Plurality – Context & Identity and Supporting, Financing & Growing.
The department consists of 21 core faculty members whose recent publications include articles in the following leading journals: Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Academy of Management Learning & Education, British Journal of Management, Human Relations, Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Technovation, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior Research and other. Faculty members are involved in Editorial boards of top tier International and French Journals and International and French Academic Associations. Research active members of our department are supported by our International Affiliate Faculty: Prof. Gideon Markman and Prof. Sarah Jack. Our department is also a home to two research chairs – Chair in Family Entrepreneurship and Society and Chair in Finance for Innovation.
The salary is negotiable and commensurate with potential and experience. There are a number of benefits attached to the contract including an individual research or pedagogical budget, the possibility to apply for additional internal funding opportunities, performance-based bonuses, and family medical coverage.
Audencia is triple accredited (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA) and one of the leading European and French business schools. The school offers a wide range of programs including MS Grande Ecole, MScs, MBA, Executive MBA, European Master in Management, Doctorate and Executive Education Programmes, with 149 core faculty members from 32 countries. The school is very dynamic, it has grown significantly in the most recent years and will continue to do so with new positions opening in the future. Audencia fosters both high-quality research and high-quality pedagogy and has a workload model that allows faculty to place emphasis on either of the two.
The school has campuses in France and abroad. This position is mainly for the Nantes campus and some involvement in La Roche s/ Yon Campus (located 1 hour from Nantes). Nantes is just 2 hours away from Paris by train, serviced by an international airport. The eclecticism of its landscapes and architecture, its dynamism and the diversity of its cultural events, along with the quality of the environment which won it the label of European Green Capital, regularly places Nantes at the top of the best cities to live in. In addition to its pleasant environment (vineyards, royal castles, rivers, the sandy Atlantic coast…), the city also boasts a rich economic and industrial identity. As the 6th largest city in France, the metropolitan region of Nantes is number two in the country in terms of job growth. As of 2021, there are more than 55 803 companies housed in the city.
Candidates should send a cover letter, a recent curriculum vitae including a detailed list of publications, evidence of the pipeline of work in progress, as well as evidence of recent teaching evaluations, and contact information of two referees by e-mail to: Prof. Thibaut BARDON, Associate Dean for Faculty: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote reference Ent22-AUD in the subject of your email. The deadline is on March 1st, 2022.
For more information:
Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Innovation Head of Department: Prof. Vincent Lefebvre, email@example.com
Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Innovation Head of Research: Prof. Natalia Vershinina, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chair in Family Entrepreneurship and Society: https://entrepreneuriat-familial.audencia.com/en/
Chair Finance for Innovation: https://faculte-recherche.audencia.com/chaires/finance-pour-linnovation/
Discover Nantes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8OvnohnWpo