Associate or Full Professor in Operations Management

Company:SKEMA Business School

Location:France / Sophia Antipolis or Lille

Discipline:Operations Management

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Open position at SKEMA in Operations Management, France Campus

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Job characteristics :

Grade : associate or full professor

Type of contrat : permanent contract, full time contract

Taking office : from 26-08-2024

Localisation : SKEMA-BUSINESS SCHOOL Sophia Antipolis or SKEMA BUSINESS SCHOOL Lille

SKEMA Business School ( invites applications for a position at associate or full professor level, in the Operations Management and Artificial Intelligence, to begin August 2024. The successful candidate will develop and/or lead academic research projects with the aim of publishing in the field's highest quality journals.

Expectations :

The candidate will be expected to : produce excellent research; teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses in Operations Management; contribute to student mentorship; and participate in projects related to the SKEMA SKY25 corporate strategy; Publish qualitatively and quantitatively in peer-reviewed journals (according to the SKEMA journal ranking list); teach and develop new courses at different levels in Operations Management; supervise students at different levels (undergraduate, master…); participate in the student selection process; be a good academic citizen / Commit to the life of the institution and contribute to projects related to the school strategy.

The position is permanent with a full-time contract. Salary and conditions are competitive, in line with international standards. SKEMA Business School offers publication bonuses for peer-reviewed publications. The language of work and teaching is English. Knowledge of French is not required, and is not a criterion for selection. SKEMA Business School offers support in learning French.

Qualifications must include :

  • A Ph.D. in Operations Management or related field.
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a collegial environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Commitment to service and/or outreach activities.

Applications should include :

  • A letter of application stating why you are interested in SKEMA Business School
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Statement of research interests and direction.
  • Statement of teaching interests and philosophy (please list courses you have taught or would prefer to teach).
  • Evidence of research activity (1-2 writing samples or reference to research available online; published articles or working papers).
  • Evidence of teaching performance (include teaching evaluations if available).
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Any additional document that the applicant may consider as relevant.

The application should be submitted in English and sent by email to, with the title: “application position in OperationsManagement – FRANCE”.

Any questions should be sent to

Applications will be reviewed until December 31, 2023 or until the position is filled.


With 9,000 students of 120 nationalities and 51,000 alumni in 145 countries, SKEMA Business School is a global school which trains and educates the talents that 21st century business requires through its research, its 50 teaching programmes, and its international multi-site structure. The school currently has campuses in France (Lille, Sophia Antipolis, Paris), China (Suzhou and Nanjing), the United States (Raleigh), Brazil (Belo Horizonte), and South Africa (Stellenbosch). The school is also developing a research laboratory on Artificial Intelligence in Montreal (Canada), one of the world's major AI hubs. SKEMA’s Faculty comprises more than 170 Professors, organized by Academy – Globalisation, Innovation, Transformation and Digitalisation – and Research Centers. SKEMA is multi-accredited - Equis, AACSB and EFMD Accredited EMBA. Its programmes are recognized in France (Visa, Master Degree, RNCP, CGE label), the United States (licensing), Brazil (certificação) and China.

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The Centre for Research in Analytics and Management Science comprises researchers from different research fields (information systems, knowledge management, law, project management, statistics, supply chain, procurement, operations, applied mathematics, etc.) and different research methodologies (mathematical modeling, empirical and statistical inference methods, grounded methods, qualitative research, rheology, etc.). Researchers advance the state-of-the-art to help managers improve the performance of their firms using analytics, data science, mathematical modelling, operations research, project management, and computational science. Researchers' mission is also to educate students and to assist faculty members in understanding and applying advanced techniques in management of organizations related to functional areas of business, such as accounting, finance, marketing, law, and operations. Further information is available on the web site:

Journals in which RC members have published include Management Science, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Economic Theory, Transportation Science, SIAM Journal on Optimization.


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