Two full-positions in Management Control/ Accounting/ Auditing at Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level


emlyon business school is looking for 2 professors in management control, accounting or auditing.


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, and to lead collaborative research projects in and around these topics with other members of the team.

Applications are invited at Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level – with primary focus on research – beginning full time in September 2022 in Lyon / Ecully  campus, with possible travels to the other French campuses (Paris, St. Etienne).

The selected candidate will closely collaborate with our existing team of professors and researchers in accounting whose research interests deal with resistances to accounting, accounting and inequalities, lobbying and political influence on accounting regulation, the accounting profession (professional ethics, gender issues), accounting and information systems, accounting and CSR. The group's most recent publications include European Accounting Review, Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal, International Journal of Auditing, Comptabilité Contrôle Audit – Accounting Auditing and Control, Business History, etc.



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 ranked among the top 100 best universities and business schools of the world, in the latest Shanghai ranking. In the Management category, the school reaches the top 3 of best French business schools, behind Insead and HEC.

World-class institution, emlyon welcomes in its Faculty 170 highly qualified professors whose research inform the scientific conversation as well as the economic and social debates. These professors share and diffuse their knowledge and expertise with all our participants via innovative pedagogical designs. The school counts seven campuses around the world: Lyon, Saint-Étienne, Paris, Casablanca, 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:

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

Further information


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

  • Phd / doctorate degree in Accounting or related area
  • a strong research orientation, leadership 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)
  • excellence in qualitative research methods
  • 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 will be 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.

Fluency in English is required. Speaking French is not a requirement but holding French basic notions will be an asset. For non-French professors basic language support is offered at emlyon.

The selected candidate is expected to be based in Lyon. Emlyon has set-up 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
  • Reference letters from two referees
  • A job market paper


Possible questions about the position can be addressed to Ludivine Perray-Redslob ( and Géraldine Hottegindre (

Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the two positions have been filled.

All application materials should be submitted in English, via this website page. The application materials will not be returned.

Application Deadline:
Tuesday, Dec 14, 2021
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