Assistant/Associate Professor position – ESC La Rochelle

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Associate Professor (La Rochelle Business School)




Groupe Sup de Co La Rochelle (La Rochelle Business School) invites applications for one full-time position in Tourism and/or Hospitality Management at the Assistant or Associate level. Applicants must provide evidence of effective teaching at the university level and be available for university community service.The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses.For this position, the starting date is planned for September 2014. Applicants should be fluent in English, as some of the courses will be taught in this language. In addition, fluency in French is preferred.


La Rochelle Business School (Groupe Sup de Co La Rochelle), founded in 1987, is a major regional player (La Rochelle, Poitou-Charentes – France). The School’s mission is to provide undergraduate, graduate and executive business education, develop knowledge in business and management through research and disseminate results to the academic and professional communities and contribute to the territorial and regional economic future by mobilizing its networks and areas of expertise (sustainable management and tourism).The school, member of la Conférence des Grandes Ecoles, enrolls 2700 full-time undergraduate and graduate students, has 105 full-time faculty, and offers 5 programs.La Rochelle Business School is accredited AACSB, EPAS (Programme Grand Ecole and Bachlor International), TedQual (Tourism Management) and AFAQ ISO 9001.


Applicants must hold a doctorate or PhD degree and provide evidence of recent publications in peer-reviewed journals. Applicants for the position of Assistant Professor should have completed or be near to completing a PhD in Management and demonstrate their potential to publish in peer-reviewed academic journals. Research areas: mainly tourism, research in the field of CSR will be a plus.

Groupe Sup de Co La Rochelle is AACSB accredited. Consequently, only applicants who qualify as “Academically Qualified” status according to AACSB standards will be considered. For this position, we will favor candidates who conduct research related to Tourism.

The salary is competitive at the European standard, with additional research performance-based bonus. Moving assistance will be provided.

Please send your application, including a cover letter, three references and detailed CV by email to Dr. Valerie FERNANDES, Chair, Search Committee (