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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Management Accounting & Control

IESEG School of Management


IÉSEG School of Management at the Catholic University of Lille invites applications for a full-time permanent position in Accounting with a specialization in MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING & CONTROL at all levels (Assistant/Associate/Full) affiliated to the Department of Accounting. The appointment is expected to commence no later than 1 September 2020.


  • 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 rewards high quality international peer-reviewed research publications with financial bonuses.
  • 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 benefit from state of the art technology in the classrooms and have an excellent research environment. More information about IÉSEG School of Management is available online at: 


The department consists of 15+ academic staff members in the areas of Accounting and Management Control. Faculty members specializing in management accounting and control have been successful in publishing their research papers in top-tier refereed international journals in areas of (amongst others): the design of management accounting and control systems; sustainability control packages; the dynamics of audit committee practices; as well as governance and financial reporting ethics.

The School provides ample resources to support a variety of both research interests and methods, and has comparative advantage in promoting cross-disciplinary research that is needed in the modern business world. The school subscribes to Business Source Complete, WRDS, Thomson Reuters Eikon, Datastream and Bloomberg among others. The School maintains an excellent network with overseas institutions for collaborative work.


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 contribute to the design and development of the Department’s programs.

Applicants should possess a PhD in Accounting (or be near completion for the post of assistant professor) and be able to provide evidence of publication potential 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.

For appointment at the Associate/Full 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 automatically 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, a contributory pension scheme and a complementary bonus scheme for high-quality research publications. 


Candidates that wish to apply are requested to fill in the following form and upload their application package consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae (mentioning the names, affiliations, and email addresses of two referees), research and teaching statement, one working paper and recent teaching evaluations merged into one PDF document, indicating name and reference code MA20

In addition, 2 recommendations should be sent separately to:

Prof. Dr. Christof Beuselinck

Section Head, Department of Accounting


Phone: +33 3 20 545 892 

For any further questions, please contact us by e-mail at 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 15 December 2019 (23.59 CET).  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to campus to give a presentation and meet with the faculty in the department as well as management team representatives. 

Location: Lille - France
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th November 2019
Closes: 15th December 2019
Job Ref: MA20
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