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Associate or Full Professor in Accounting

SKEMA Business School


SKEMA is seeking applicants for position in ACCOUNTING.

Associate or full Professor.

Starting date: September 2020 or earlier.

Permanent full-time contract.

Salary and conditions are competitive, in line with international standards.


  • Hold a PhD in ACCOUNTING or a related field, from a recognized institution
  • Do research in areas consistent with the specializations of current Faculty
  • Have proven ability to deliver quality teaching at different levels (undergraduate, graduate...)
  • Demonstrate experience of teaching & learning innovation
  • A significant commitment to service and/or outreach activities
  • Be able to teach in English (knowledge of French, although not strictly required, would be appreciated – support in learning French will be offered)
  • Be a team player with good communication skills, and the willingness to contribute to the activities of the Academy and the Research Center


  • Publish qualitatively and quantitatively in peer-reviewed journals (according to the SKEMA journal ranking list)
  • Teach and develop new courses at different levels in ACCOUNTING
  • Supervise students at different levels (undergraduate, graduate...)
  • Participate in the student selection process
  • Be a good academic citizen / Commit to the life of the institution and contribute in projects related to the school strategy
  • If appropriate, take on a course or program coordination role


SKEMA Business School, one of Europe’s fastest growing business schools, is an EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA-accredited academic institution. It currently operates on five continents with campuses in France (Lille, Paris, Sophia Antipolis), China (Suzhou), Brazil (Belo Horizonte), USA (Raleigh – NC State campus) and South Africa (Stellenbosch – January 2020).

The school offers a wide range of management programmes, taught in English and in French, at Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels, as well as Executive Education. SKEMA is positioning itself as the leadership school, training the pioneer knowledge economy decision-makers throughout the world. In pursuing its ambitious global project, SKEMA seeks to stay at the forefront of innovation and education. We are therefore looking for women and men who reflect the school’s values: academic excellence, humanism and multiculturalism. SKEMA’s Faculty comprises more than 170 Professors. Their expertise allows us to provide educational programmes addressing the opportunities and challenges of a global environment. Structured around five research centers covering all major areas of business, and three Academies – Globalisation, Innovation and Digitalisation –, SKEMA offers great career opportunities for ambitious researchers.

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The successful candidate will be part of the Research Center in Finance and Accounting FAIRR that is dedicated to promoting top level academic research. The main research center’s fields of expertise include: corporate governance, entrepreneurial finance, fintech, market finance and risk, accounting and financial regulation.

We organize regular research seminars on the three French campuses, host international workshops and run a PhD program with a dedicated Finance & Accounting track.

Moreover, our researchers have access to a wide range of databases, including WRDS (CRSP, Compustat, WorldScope, ISS, IBES...), DealScan, SDC, Datastream, IODS and Bankscope.

SKEMA Business School offers publication bonuses for peer-reviewed publications, following the French CNRS Journals Ranking list.


Applicants should send:

  • a curriculum vitae
  • a cover letter
  • a selection of three representative publications
  • a teaching statement and teaching assessments

The complete application package should be submitted in English and sent by email to:

With object: application position in ACCOUNTING - FRANCE

Clarification questions can be directed to:  

Location: Lille - France
Salary: Salary and conditions are competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 19th November 2019
Expires: 19th January 2020
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