Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Finance


Location:China / France / Shenzhen, Chengdu, Nantes, Paris


Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Finance
Position reference FIN23-AAP-AKA

Audencia ( invites applications for two positions as Assistant, Associate or Full Professors in Finance. The positions are for a full-time, non-fixed term contract, effective upon conclusion of the search. The positions can be based in China, in Nantes or in Paris, to be discussed.
Independently of where the position is based, most of the teaching required will be in China so candidates should expect to spend a minimum of 3-4 months every year in one of our campuses in China (Shenzhen and/or Chengdu).

Position requirements

We are looking for applicants specialized in Finance in terms of both teaching and research. Applicants shall hold a Ph.D., they shall be able to demonstrate their ability to teach effectively, and they shall have successfully pursued research funding and published in high-impact peer-review international journals.
In accordance to our programs and in coherence with our school strategic axes, we particularly welcome candidates whose research expertise and/or pedagogy focuses on Fintech, Econometrics, Big Data, and Risk Management, along with Sustainability. The teaching associated with the position will be in English so previous teaching experience in English is mandatory.

Position overview

The new faculty members will join our Finance department, consisting of 28 members of permanent faculty.
The research and pedagogy axes of the department are: Asset Valuation, Banking, Sustainable Investments and Energy Finance. The department manages several programs in the GE majors, including Financial Analysis & Investment Management, Corporate Finance & Investment Banking, Financial Markets & Sustainable Investments, and Financial Strategies & Responsible Investments.

There are a number of benefits attached to the contract including an individual research or pedagogical budget, the possibility to apply for additional internal funding opportunities, performance-based bonuses and family medical coverage.

The School

Audencia is triple accredited (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA) and one of the leading European and French business schools. The school offers a wide range of programs including Bachelors, BBAs, the MS Grande Ecole, MScs, MBA, Executive MBA, European Master in Management, Doctorate and Executive Education Programmes, with 161 core faculty members from 36 countries. The school is very dynamic, has grown significantly in the most recent years and will continue to do so with new positions opening in the future. Audencia fosters both high-level research and high-level pedagogy and has a workload model that allows faculty to place emphasis on either of the two.


The school has campuses in France and abroad. These positions are for our China programs (in Shenzhen and/or Chengdu) but the candidates can be based in Paris or Nantes (France).


Candidates should send a cover letter, a recent curriculum vitae including a detailed list of publications, recent teaching evaluations, and contact information of three referees by e-mail to: Prof. Thibaut BARDON, Associate Dean for Faculty:
Please quote reference FIN23-AAP-AKA in the subject line of your email.
Review of applications will begin on 15th November 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information:

Finance Head of Department: Prof. Elias Demetriades,
Finance Head of Research: Prof. Carine Girard-Guerraud,

Audencia Department of Finance:

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