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Rennes School of Business / Permanent Position in law inside the chair of geopolitics

About the position

Rennes School of Business (Rennes SB) is opening a permanent faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level in the various sub-areas of political economy. We are looking for a Faculty member who has strong teaching and research tracks in one or more of the following specializations:

  • Geoeconomics
  • Geopolitics of finance
  • Legal regulation of the economy
  • Legal regulation of the environment

Start date is Sept 2023. Appointment will be made at the rank consistent with research, teaching records and the number of years of experience at a comparable institution.

We focus on research that matters for academia and practice. The school boasts a new institute for advanced studies — The Centre for Unframed Thinking — and research centers devoted to tomorrow’s organization, AI-driven business, financial markets, green supply chain and agribusiness (Research centres rennes-sb.com). The recruited professor of law or economics will integrate the chair of geopolitics of Rennes School of Business, which is currently supervising the MSc Geopolitics & Business, and soon the Master in International Business, Negotiations and Geopolitics.

We support research productivity through generous incentives and infrastructure. Teaching load is similar or better compared to similar research universities and can be done entirely in English. A new campus in Paris increases our geographical reach. We also assist in relocation and housing search, offer French language courses, and provide extensive benefits, including health insurance and private pension contributions.

About the candidates

  • A doctoral degree in economics or law, earned or nearing completion, in a businessrelated field from an internationally accredited institution (AACSB);
  • Demonstration of research competency through a portfolio of publications and projects suitable for publication in prominent journals
  • Willingness to reach out to local, national, and international business community to disseminate one’s research and provide expertise
  • Ability to teach in English (knowledge of French is not required).
  • Willingness to contribute to the School’s development

An equal opportunity employer: We encourage applications from qualified candidates of all backgrounds and genders. Diverse perspectives are welcome and consistent with our strategic vision for a global, diverse, and multicultural school.

About Rennes School of Business

The school offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate education to more than 4,500 students, hailing from more than 70 countries. Our programs are accredited by AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA. Our faculty are diverse and international, mostly non-French, making the school the most multicultural institution of its kind in France. English is the main working and teaching language at the School, as the vast majority of programs are taught entirely in English.

Our main campus is Rennes, the capital of Brittany, a green city in Western France, one hour and 25 minutes from the center of Paris by train, and less than one hour from the coast. Rennes is recognized for its outstanding quality of life and cultural environment with a wide range of private and public amenities including excellent primary and secondary schools. Rennes is also home to a very strong technology and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

More information about the School can be found here: rennes-sb.com

Application procedure

The deadline for submission of the full application package is May 31, 2023. Screening of applications will be done on rolling basis will continue until the position is filled.

The application package consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae (with the names and contact information of at least three referees), research statement, teaching statement, representative publications and/or working papers (maximum three), teaching evaluations (if any), and any record of service to the research, academic, and business communities.

To apply, please go to: apply.interfolio.com/124045

The three recommendation letters should be submitted the same way.

For questions, please contact : faculty_recruitment@rennes-sb.com