ESSEC Business School


Associate, Full

    November 10, 2020
    December 10, 2020

Job Position

The Department of Marketing of ESSEC Business School seeks to fill one tenured position for our Singapore campus, with an effective start date of September 2021. The position is offered at the Full or Associate level.

The department will consider all applications, regardless of area of specialization. Candidates in quantitative marketing with expertise in digital marketing and marketing analytics, are, however, especially encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in marketing or a closely related field, a demonstrated ability to publish high-impact marketing research in top-tier journals, and a strong teaching record. Candidates are expected to be able to teach at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and in executive education. Candidates must meet, and preferably exceed, the business school standards for appointment to the rank with tenure. Knowledge of French is not required.


1.Interested candidates should send their application electronically to Nathalie Sourmail (mkg- 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 December 10, 2020. Earlier applications are strongly encouraged as we will consider applicants on a rolling bases.

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.The recruiting committee will assess the situation, and will invite selected candidates to either formal or virtual campus visits, based on school policy, government policy, and World Health Organization recommendations for international travel at the time.

Information about ESSEC Business School and the Asia-Pacific Campus

Founded in 1907 in Paris, ESSEC Business School is a centre of academic excellence underpinned by its faculty’s research and an array of highly ranked undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and executive education programs, across its five campuses (two in Paris, one in Rabat, one in Singapore, and one Digital). The School’s reputation, built on a 113-year research and pedagogical heritage, and driven by its pioneering spirit, shapes both its scientific ambitions and pedagogical approach. Our strategic vision is that of a world school with French roots having a global impact, driven by our new signature: Enlighten. Lead. Change. ESSEC offers a dynamic and stimulating research and teaching environment, with the mission to create and disseminate cutting-edge knowledge, to train and develop bold pioneers and influential responsible leaders for both the business world and society. ESSEC is reputed for its international orientation and has partnerships with prominent institutions worldwide.

ESSEC APAC opened its doors in Singapore in 2005 initially as a gateway to Asia for our students from the French campus, operating from the National Library. Our small beginnings have since transformed into a fully owned campus in Singapore, a state-of-the-art facility located in the One-North innovation hub that welcomes about a 1,000 students and professionals globally. With the sustained growth in our local talent of faculty, staff, students, and alumni, the campus serves as the Asia-Pacific regional hub while we sustain, develop, and expand our network of academic and corporate partnerships in and around the region.

Information about the Marketing Department

The Marketing department at ESSEC consists of 22 full time faculty, with three of those positions at the Singapore campus. Members of the department are highly involved in its PhD program and publish in leading journals such as Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, Marketing Science, Management Science, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Consumer Psychology, and International Journal of Research in Marketing. A high level of research support is provided, including a generous budget for conference attendance.

ESSEC provides a number of benefits to marketing scholars. We have extensive contacts with businesses and business accelerators in Singapore and the region, have access to secondary databases and operate a state-of-the-art experimental laboratory with a large English-speaking subject pool.

Additional Information

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ESSEC has consistently been ranked among the top business schools in Europe and in the world for the past decade.

#3 Rank Worldwide Financial Times 2020 Master of Science in Management

#3 Rank Worldwide Financial Times 2020 Master of Finance

#3 Rank Worldwide Financial Times 2020 Executive Education Custom Programs

#5 Rank Worldwide Financial Times 2020 Overall Executive Education

#3 Rank Worldwide QS World University Rankings2020 Master in Data Sciences and Business Analytics (and #1 in Europe)

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