ESSEC Business School


Assistant, Associate, Full

    June 25, 2020
    August 31, 2020

ESSEC Business School


The Marketing Department at ESSEC Business School will have at least one additional position available for its Paris campus, with a start date of Fall 2021 (flexible start date is possible based on the candidate’s circumstances). This is in addition to the position at the Assistant level advertised earlier.

Ideally, the department will seek to hire a senior faculty with a focus on marketing analytics and/or digital marketing. However, all strong candidates will be considered, and are strongly encouraged to apply, regardless of grade or specialization.

Knowledge of French is not required nor expected for this position.


Given the unusual circumstances, the recruiting committee will modify its interviewing process as follows:

  1. Interested candidates should send their application electronically to Nathalie Sourmail ( with a cover letter indicating their motivation, an updated CV, and some examples of published articles or working papers. If appropriate, reference letters should be sent separately to the same email address, clearly indicating the name of the candidate. We guarantee full confidentiality.
  2. Applications are accepted now and should be sent no later than August 31st, 2020. Earlier applications are strongly encouraged.
  3. The recruiting committee will examine candidate files regularly and organize preliminary job interviews via videoconference with selected candidates. The committee will organize these interviews on an ongoing basis.
  4. Late September or early October, the recruiting committee will assess the situation, and will invite selected candidates to either formal or virtual campus visits, based on World Health Organization recommendations for international travel at the time.

A few words about ESSEC

ESSEC provides a number of benefits to marketing scholars. We have extensive contacts with the Paris business community, we have a state-of-the-art experimental laboratory on campus, and a large English-speaking subject pool. We have a business accelerator at our La Defense campus. In addition, teaching loads are relatively low (75 hours per year for Assistant Professors, and a maximum of 125 hours for research-active Full Professors) and support for research and conference attendance is substantial.

ESSEC has consistently been ranked among the top business schools in Europe and in the world for the past decade. In the Financial Times 2020 rankings, our Master of Science in Management was ranked 3rd worldwide, and our Master of Finance ranked 4th. Executive Education programs are ranked 3rd (custom programs) and 5th (overall) globally as well. Our Master in Data Sciences and Business Analytics is ranked 3rd worldwide, and 1st Europe (QS World University Rankings).

The marketing group is a diverse group consisting of scholars of 9 different nationalities. We teach courses at the undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and executive level. We are highly involved in our Ph.D. program and have published in leading journals such as Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, Management Science, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Marketing Letters, and International Journal of Research in Marketing.