Entrepreneuriat et Management des PME
The School :
Audencia is triple accredited (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA) and one of the leading European and French business schools. The school offers a wide range of programs including MS Grande Ecole, MScs, MBA, Executive MBA, European Master in Management, Doctorate and Executive Education Programmes, with 149 core faculty members representing 32 countries. The school is very dynamic, it has grown significantly in the recent years and will continue to do so with new positions opening in the future. Audencia fosters both high-quality research and high-quality pedagogy and has a workload model that allows faculty to place emphasis on either of the two.
The school has campuses in France and abroad. This position is for the Nantes campus. Nantes is just 2 hours away from Paris by train, serviced by an international airport. The eclecticism of its landscapes and architecture, its dynamism and the diversity of its cultural events, along with the quality of the environment which won it the label of European Green Capital, regularly places Nantes at the top of the best cities to live in. In addition to its pleasant environment (vineyards, royal castles, rivers, the sandy Atlantic coast…), the city also boasts a rich economic and industrial identity. As the 6th largest city in France, the metropolitan region of Nantes is number two in the country in terms of job growth. As of 2021 there are more than 55 803 companies housed in the city.
Academic Developers are versatile profiles. This role will specifically contribute to teaching activities across entrepreneurship specializations, while also supporting other school programs such as Hub for Exploration & Entrepreneurship and Business Incubator and research chairs. Activities of RDA include creating new programs, managing existing programs, supporting students in their entrepreneurial activities, and fundraising, pedagogical or supporting activities.
The new faculty member will join the Department of Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Innovation at Audencia, consisting of 21 members of permanent faculty. The research and pedagogy axes of the department are: Entrepreneuring & Strategizing, Futures & Foresight for Innovation, Diversity & Plurality – Context & Identity and Supporting, Financing & Growing. More than 2000 hours of teaching are offered in Entrepreneurship at undergraduate and graduate level. The department is a home to several entrepreneurship related programs such as Entrepreneurship Master’s degree specialization, Entrepreneurship Bachelor’s degree specialization, and Family Entrepreneurship Bachelor’s degree.
Our department closely works with Audencia supporting entities for entrepreneurs: the Hub for Exploration & Entrepreneurship, the place dedicated to supporting students with entrepreneurial aspiration and the Incubator Centrale-Audencia-Ensa, the place dedicated to supporting students, alumni and researchers with high potential new ventures.
Our department is also a home to two research chairs – Chair in Family Entrepreneurship and Society and Chair in Finance for Innovation.
There are a number of benefits attached to the contract including performance-based bonuses and family medical coverage.
We are looking for applicants specialized in Entrepreneurship with experience in entrepreneurial education or business support. Applicants must hold a Master degree and have a significant professional experience. . They should be able to demonstrate their ability to teach effectively, to create and develop new programs and courses, to create relationships and work effectively with the entrepreneurial ecosystem and to support entrepreneurs in launching their new ventures. The teaching associated with the position will be in French and English. The applicant should also demonstrate the ability to work autonomously and respect accreditation expectations. The applicant must have experience in supporting entrepreneurs in launching, obtaining funding and developing their businesses and should demonstrate ability in teaching Entrepreneurial Finance including forecasting, budgeting and funding.
Candidates should send a cover letter, a recent curriculum vitae including, evidence of teaching and supporting entrepreneurs experience, and contact information of two referees by e-mail to: Prof. Thibaut BARDON, Associate Dean for Faculty: email@example.com. Please quote reference RDAEnt22-FNE in the subject of your email. The deadline is on March 1st, 2022.
Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Innovation Head of Department: Prof. Vincent Lefebvre, firstname.lastname@example.org
Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Innovation Head of Research: Prof. Natalia Vershinina, email@example.com
Centrale-Audencia-Ensa Incubator: https://incubateur.centrale-audencia-ensa.com/
Hub for Exploration & Entrepreneurship: https://entreprises.audencia.com/en/business/exploration-and-entrepreneurship-with-audencia/
Discover Nantes area attractiveness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8O