Assistant or Associate or Full Professor in International Finance

Company:SKEMA Business School

Location:France / Lille or Paris or Sophia Antipolis

Discipline:International Finance

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Open position at SKEMA in International Finance, France Campus


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Job characteristics :

Grade : assistant or associate or full professor

Type of contrat : permanent contract, full time contract

Taking office : from 26-08-2024


SKEMA Business School ( invites applications for 1 position at the Assistant/Associate or full Professor level, in International Economics/International Finance, 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.

We encourage applications from scholars focusing on the quantitative impact of geopolitics on trade and financial flows. Associated to the SKEMA Centre for Global Risks, the candidate will be expected to: produce excellent research; teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses in International Finance/Macroeconomics; contribute to student mentorship; and participate in projects related to the SKEMA SKY25 corporate 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 Economics or related field.
  • Promising research prospects, visible through a high-quality pipeline of papers targeting top-level journals.
  • Initial teaching experience in the relevant disciplinary area.
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a collegial environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

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 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE/MACROECONOMICS – FRANCE”. Promising candidates will be invited to participate to an online interview, potentially followed by an invitation to visit us on our Paris campus. The position may be based on one of the French SKEMA campuses (Lille, Paris, Sophia-Antipolis).

Any questions should be sent to


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 SKEMA Centre for Global Risks gather researchers who share a common interest in analysing not only the challenges created by global risks but also the opportunities that they may generate. An interdisciplinary perspective is adopted by acknowledging that different, but related, disciplines complement each other. The topics covered by the SKEMA Centre for Global Risks are related to crucial macro-issues such as geopolitics, macroeconomics, international finance, economic development, political transitions, climate change, biodiversity, pandemics, international law, technological development, megaprojects, social change, and decision-making under uncertainty.

Beyond promoting high-quality teaching and academic research, the SKEMA Centre for Global Risks is determined to engage in various forms of knowledge exchange with all stakeholders (i.e. students, private sector, public sector, general public). Jointly with SKEMA School of Geopolitics, it organises an annual SKEMA Global Risks summits, monthly conferences, and executive education interventions. Its members regularly intervene in popular medias. The SKEMA Centre for Global Risks is also developing an original quantitative indicator of geopolitical risk, leveraging the two forces of AI and Big Data.

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