A full- time position in Law at Associate professor level


emlyon business school invites applications for a research focused position in LAW. Applications are invited from highly motivated candidates with demonstrate research excellence in Law. The appointment begins in March 2024.

The selected candidate will be attached and collaborate with our existing team of professors and researchers in the Department of Law, Management and Social Sciences to grow and extend our research and teaching in Law. We embrace different research approaches and methods with a keen focus on quality in research.

Teaching opportunities will be mostly at the undergraduate level (BBA), and graduate level (Programme Grande Ecole) Responsibilities for this position include capabilities to design and manage courses in the areas of Company Law and Tax Law. Teaching will be delivered mainly at our new campus in Gerland in Lyon but can also be delivered on the school's other campuses.


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 entrepreneurship tradition and a solid digital industry. 

Further information


We are looking for candidates with the following characteristics: 

  • Ph.D. / doctorate degree in LAW.
  • Desire to collaborate in a collegial and dynamic research and teaching team.
  • Evidence of research excellence in the field of Company Law and Tax LAW with demonstrated ability to regularly publish in the highest ranked journals of the field (e.g., FT list)
  • An interest in developing collective research projects and raising funds for research
  • Desire and ability to support junior level researchers and/or supervise doctoral students 
  • Proven capacity to take on courses' pedagogical responsibilities, including the ability to manage a portfolio of external lecturers.
  • Energy, dynamism, and demonstrated personal/professional ethical values

The candidate will be expected to contribute to and will be 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 and teaching experience in English is required. French skills are required

The selected candidate is expected to be based in Lyon 
or nearby area. 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 
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae
  • A research statement 
  • A teaching statement (with teaching evaluations, where available)
  • A list of papers under review or in progress
  • Two references/names with contact information

Possible questions about the position can be addressed to Professor Anne TERCINET, Head of Department Law, Management and Social Sciences at emlyon business school: tercinet@em-lyon.com

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

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: January 8th, 2024

emlyon reserves the right to consider applications submitted after the deadline.

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Location: France, Écully, Lyon
Categories: Associate Professor, commercial Law, PhD, Tax Law,


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