A full- time research- oriented position in Management Control, Accounting, Auditing at Assistant/ Associate/ Full professor level


emlyon business school is looking for a Professor in Management Control, Accounting, or Auditing. Applications are invited at Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level, with a primary focus on research, beginning full time in September 2023 in Lyon / Ecully campus, with possible travels to the other French campuses (Paris, St. Etienne).

The candidate will join the Accounting and Corporate Finance Department. He or she will closely collaborate with our existing team of professors and researchers whose research interests belong to the interpretive and/or critical tradition of accounting research. The Accounting and Corporate Finance faculty’s most recent publications include Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal, Business History, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, European Accounting Review, Journal of Corporate Finance, Management Accounting Research, Research Policy, etc.

The candidate is willing to contribute to courses and program development projects (Master in Management, MSc, Executive Masters, eMBA, BBA) in management control, accounting, or auditing.





emlyon business school, one of the leading French Grandes Ecoles in Management, has consistently been ranked among the top European Business Schools. It holds a triple accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA) and offers a wide range of programs including a BBA, MSc in Management, Specialized Master’s degrees, MBA, DBA, PhD, as well as open and tailor-made executive programs. emlyon business school is also ranked among the top 100 best universities and business schools of the world, in the latest Shanghai ranking. In the Management category, the school is also among the top 3 best French business schools.

As a world-class institution, emlyon is home to a faculty of 170 highly qualified professors whose research inform prevailing scientific conversations as well as economic and social debates. These professors share and diffuse their knowledge and expertise with all our participants via innovative pedagogical designs. The school counts six campuses around the world: Lyon, Saint-Étienne, Paris, Shanghai, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai.


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: https://www.onlylyon.com/en)

Lyon is the second largest city in France, with a long tradition in entrepreneurship and this is complimented by a strong digital industry.

Further information about emlyon business school: http://www.em-lyon.com/en/


We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications in line with their level of application:

  • PhD/ doctorate degree in management control, accounting, auditing or related area
  • A strong research orientation, and publication pipeline, demonstrated by capacity to publish in the top management journals in their respective research field (e.g., FT list)
  • Evidence of excellent teaching achievements in English at different levels (undergraduate, masters)
  • Candidates are expected to teach in English as well as in French
  • Ability to develop courses at the undergraduate, graduate and executive levels
  • Desire to collaborate in a collegial and dynamic research team
  • Desire and ability to support junior level researchers (associate / full professor levels)
  • Willingness to travel to our other French campuses (Paris, St. Etienne, Ecully)


The candidate is expected to contribute to and is regularly evaluated based on three areas of activities: (1) research performance, 2) teaching and student supervision, and (3) institutional service (e.g., administration, service in committees, representation of the school in the media and events).

We strongly encourage people of all backgrounds (gender, ethnic background, nationality) to apply.

The selected candidate is expected to be based in Lyon or nearby. Emlyon has a relocation policy to support the moving process.

Salary and conditions are competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

  • A cover letter including motivation to join emlyon business school
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A research and teaching statement
  • Two reference letters
  • A job market paper

Clarification questions about the position can be addressed to Professor Géraldine Hottegindre, member of the Accounting and Corporate Finance Department at emlyon business school: hottegindre@em-lyon.com.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible on our online platform, as review of applications will begin immediately after December 15th, 2022.

All application materials should be submitted in English using the following link:


The application materials will not be returned.

Application Deadline:
Thursday, Dec 15, 2022
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