The Department of Strategy & Organizations at EMLYON Business School invites applications for a full-time tenured-track position in Strategic Management (including International Strategy).

Based at the School’s Europe campus in Lyon, the successful candidate will demonstrate ability and potential for high quality research and teaching. All candidates should hold a Ph.D (or equivalent) or be nearing completion. Associate or Full Professor candidates must demonstrate a strong research publication track record and /or program (in highly regarded strategy journals such as those in the FT list), as well as good teaching abilities. Knowledge of French is not required, although it might be easier for everyday life outside of school. As courses at EMLYON Business School are taught in both English and French, we don't require foreigners to teach in French.

The successful candidate should expect to teach core courses in strategy, be comfortable to teach at all levels, perform service duties and would commence his/her engagement between January and September 2015. Salary and conditions are comparable with leading European business schools.

The application should consist of:

  • A cover letter, including motivation to join EMLYON Business School
  • A research and teaching statement
  • A current vita
  • The paper to be presented if invited for a job interview (preferably unpublished)
  • A copy of three publications or working papers
  • Teaching evaluations
  • Three letters of recommendation

The application package should be sent to Professors Philippe Monin < > and Philippe Riot < >, members of the Recruiting Committee.

Deadline: October 15th, 2014. Candidates are however strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible as interviews will continue until the position is filled.

2014 Interviews at AOM and SMS annual meetings: We are available for interviews and informal discussions at the AOM annual meeting in Philadelphia (August 2014) and at the SMS meeting in Madrid (Sept. 2014). If you’re interested please send a current vita to Professors Monin ( and Philippe Riot (, by July 20th 2014.

The Strategy & Organization department at EMLYON Business School consists of 28 full time faculty members with expertise in strategy, organization theory, and entrepreneurship. 25 Ph.D. students are engaged in EMLYON's Ph.D. program, which focuses on strategy, organization and entrepreneurship. Research by members of the Strategy & Organization department has been published in the Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Organization, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Journal of International Business Studies, Management Science, Journal of Management Studies, Industrial and Corporate Change, American Journal of Sociology, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, etc.

Among the members of the Strategy and Organizations Department are Professors Jean-Luc Arrègle, David Courpasson, Alain Fayolle, Bernard Forgues, Pierre-Yves Gomez, Zied Guedri, Joseph LiPuma, Ignasi Martí-Lanuza, Pablo Martin de Holan, Philippe Monin, Philippe Riot (Chair of the Department), Eero Vaara (part time), Ulrich Wassmer, and Filippo Wezel (part time).

Having recently celebrated its 140th anniversary, EMLYON Business School has consistently been ranked among the top in Europe. EMLYON Business School has campuses in Europe (Lyon) and Asia (Shanghai), offering graduate level training in business administration (MSc in Management, MBA, Executive MBA, Specialized Masters, Ph.D.) as well as executive development. The school's motto, "Educating Entrepreneurs For the World", highlights its focus: Educating –life-long learning is our mission– entrepreneurs –we believe the world needs entrepreneurs capable of creating new wealth and value– for –our vision is of leaders who know how to distribute fairly the value they have created–, and the World –because succeeding in business today requires experience in the wide range of cultural and economic systems across the world.

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