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Post-doctoral Position

Emlyon Business School - Entrepreneurship & Innovation Research Center

Location: Écully - France
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th February 2019
Closes: 15th March 2019

The Position

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Center at emlyon business school is looking to fill a one- or two-year funded post-doctoral position for the academic years of 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. 

This post-doc position provides promising scholars with an excellent opportunity to move forward their papers, further push research projects, and start new ones. 

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Center at emlyon makes up a supportive and dynamic environment. 

The members of the center meet regularly to discuss research, attend invited talks, mentor PhDs, DBAs and junior faculty members, and hold informal chats over coffee or tea. 

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Center brings together researchers interested in entrepreneurship and innovation, and everything in between. We are intellectually and methodologically open. We believe in great research, irrespective of methods or theoretical background. We aim high. 

We are very engaged and research active and we have published in outlets such as AMJ, JoM, MSc, SMJ, JBV, ET&P, SEJ, SBEJ… Some of them hold editorial responsibilities and have a strong experience in publishing. 

The Post-doc we are looking for is passionate about research and open minded. We want her or him to be fully engaged with us, not to be locked in their office. 

Responsibilities include conducting high-quality research, taking active part in the activities of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Center, and mingling with the school’s superb PhD students. Teaching is not required, but possible. The working language is English.

The School

emlyon business school, one of the leading French Grandes Ecoles in Management, has consistently been ranked among the top European Business Schools. It holds triple accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA) and offers a wide range of programs including an MSc in Management, Specialized Master's degrees, MBA, PhD, as well as open and tailor-made executive programs.

emlyon business school has campuses in France (Lyon and Paris), China (Shanghai), Morocco (Casablanca) and India (Bhubaneswar).

Having celebrated its 140th anniversary in 2012, emlyon business school is a dynamic and innovative institution with a 144-strong faculty dedicated to develop excellence both in teaching and research thanks to unique and specific means (learning lab, clusters of excellence…). emlyon's motto is “early makers”. This concept reflects our vision of the entrepreneur: an individual who tries, experiments, makes mistakes, starts again and learns as they go. An entrepreneur must now combine this dimension of doing and doing quickly with the ability to anticipate, mix and nurture ideas, see things before others and do things quicker than others. The entrepreneur from emlyon business school is a maker and an early mover. He/she is an early maker.

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Job Requirements

We welcome applications from PhDs in Management with a focus on entrepreneurship and innovation. We are also happy to consider Sociology PhDs with an interest in entrepreneurship and innovation.

The Application Should Consist Of:

  • A cover letter including motivation to join emlyon business school
  • An updated CV
  • Research sample(s)
  • Reference letters from two referees to      

The Recruiting Committee is chaired by Frédéric Delmar. Please contact him with any questions at: mailto:

Applications received before March 15th, 2019 will be prioritized.

To know more about the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Center, check our website:

Apply HERE

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