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emlyon business school is looking for a Full Time Professor in Law / Beginning from sept. 22


emlyon business school is looking for a Full Time Professor in Law, Action Learning, with a successful academic teaching experience of a minimum of four years in French and two years in English in Business Law and Digital Business Law (digital innovations in the legal sector, Data protection, etc).

The candidate is willing to contribute in the development of courses both in under-graduate and post-graduate programs. The candidate will also be expected to participate in the dissemination of legal research, in particular to support the Law team on issues related to data protection and digital innovations in the legal sector, such as blockchain.

Applications are open at Associate Professor level – primary focus on teaching- beginning as full time faculty  from September 2022 in Lyon / Écully campus, with regular travels to Saint-Étienne campus and sometimes on Paris campuses.

The selected candidate will closely collaborate with our existing team of professors and researchers in the school’s Law disciplinary Department.


We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications in line with their level of application:

  • Doctorate degree in Law
  • capacity to publish in academic journals and general media
  • evidence of outstanding teaching achievements in English and French at different levels (undergraduate and graduate students)
  • ability to collaborate in interdisciplinary teams
  • candidate will be part of the Law, Management and Social Sciences Department where open exchanges and academic collaboration is a priority
  • desire to collaborate in a collegial and dynamic team
  • ability to support and guide students in their research (Master’s thesis)
  • willingness to work on both campuses Lyon and St. Etienne


The candidate will be expected to contribute to and is 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 in English is required.

The candidate will have to share her/his teaching time between Saint-Etienne (one third) and Lyon (two thirds) (with occasional teaching in Paris).    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.




emlyon business school, one of the leading French Grandes Ecoles in Management, has consistently been ranked among the top European Business Schools. It holds a triple accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA) and offers a wide range of programs including a BBA, MSc in Management, Specialized Master’s degrees, MBA, DBA, PhD, as well as open and tailor-made executive programs.emlyon business school is ranked among the top 100 best universities and business schools of the world, in the latest Shanghai ranking. In the Management category, the school reaches the top 3 of best French business schools.

World-class institution, emlyon welcomes in its Faculty 170 highly qualified professors whose research inform the scientific conversation as well as the economic and social debates. These professors share and diffuse their knowledge and expertise with all our participants via innovative pedagogical designs. The school counts seven campuses around the world: Lyon, Saint-Étienne, Paris, Casablanca, Shanghai, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai.



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: https://www.onlylyon.com/en)

Lyon is the second largest city in France, with a long tradition in entrepreneurship and with a strong digital industry.

Further information


  • A cover letter including motivation to join emlyon business school
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae
  • A teaching statement (with teaching evaluations)
  • Reference letters from two referees

Possible questions about the position can be addressed to Professor Tercinet, Head of the Department Law, Management and Social Sciences: tercinet@em-lyon.com

Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position has been filled.

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