POSITIONS. emlyon business school is considering hiring for two tenure-track positions in Strategy. Ideally, we would like to hire one new PhD/Postdoc and one more experienced colleague. Both positions are for our campus in Lyon, France.
Research-wise, we are seeking applicants with a strong interest in Strategy. Whatever the chosen topic or level of analysis, applicants should feel at home at SMS conferences and within the STR division of AoM, for example, and would aim at publishing in the SMJ or similar. Successful applicants will be affiliated with our STORM Research Center.
Teaching-wise, one should expect to teach Strategy. Teaching opportunities are available at the undergraduate, masters, and executive level.

REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION. We are looking for candidates who meet the following requirements:

– a Ph.D. in Business administration, Management, or a closely related field (being close to completion is fine too);

– demonstrated potential for conducting high quality research and publishing in top management journals;

– being a team player (we are a very collegial group and intend to remain so).

The application should consist of:

– a cover letter including your motivation to join us;

– an up-to-date curriculum vitae;

– a research statement;

– a teaching statement (with teaching evaluations);

– an unpublished paper to be presented if invited for a job interview;

– up to two other significant publications or working papers (optional);

– two reference letters.

The deadline to apply is Sept. 30th , 2020

Meanwhile, and given cancelation of relevant conferences, we will be conducting preliminary, informal, interviews with interested candidates over skype. Should you want to schedule an interview, please send us an email with your CV at: storm@em-lyon.com

STORM. Both positions will be with STORM, emlyon business school‘s Research Center in Strategy and Organization. A recently launched research center, STORM has been very successful in building a vibrant community dedicated to ambitious research, especially in Organization Theory. Our goal is to replicate this in Strategy. Twenty-three faculty members are affiliated with STORM, hailing from 15 different countries. In the last three years and a half, members of STORM have published 78 articles in journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Global Strategy Journal, Strategic Organization, as well as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, American Sociological Review, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Management Studies, etc. A thriving community, we host a seminar series, hold paper development sessions, methods workshops… Our group is actively involved in scholarly associations (AOM, EGOS, SMS) and also serves in editorial board roles at leading journals. To know more about STORM, please visit: storm.em-lyon.com.

emlyon business school. One of the leading French Grandes Ecoles in Management, emlyon business school 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 its flagship MSc in Management, as well as a Bachelor in management, Specialized Master’s degrees, MBA, PhD, as well as open and tailor-made executive programs. In addition to its main campus in Lyon, emlyon has campuses in France (Paris, and St-Etienne), China (Shanghai), Morocco (Casablanca) and India (Bhubaneswar). Although 148-year old, emlyon business school is a dynamic and innovative institution with a 155-strong faculty dedicated to developing excellence both in teaching and research. The school’s motto, “early makers,” reflects its vision of entrepreneurs: individuals who try, experiment, make mistakes, start again and learn as they go. To learn more about emlyon business school, visit: www.em-lyon.com/en/.

ENVIRONMENT. emlyon business school is at the center of a vibrant ecosystem of large universities with excellent research teams in engineering, computer science, natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities (see: www.onlylyon.com/en/discoverlyon/education.html). Lyon is the second largest city in France, with a long tradition in entrepreneurship and with a strong digital industry. It offers a lot in terms of culture, notably with renowned festivals in music, dance, movie, lights. And of course, it also boasts being the world capital for gastronomy. It is ideally located in the center of Europe. Most major European cities are easily reached by train, as are Alpine ski slopes and Mediterranean beaches. You can learn more about Lyon by visiting https://en.lyon-france.com.

For further information, please contact Bernard Forgues at storm@em-lyon.com.