Associate Professor of Digital Economics - CDI

Job description

Who are we?

Télécom Paris, a school of the IMT (Institut Mines-Télécom) and a founding member of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris, is one of the top 5 French general engineering schools.

The mainspring of Télécom Paris is to train, imagine and undertake to design digital models, technologies and solutions for a society and economy that respect people and their environment.

Telecom Paris is recruiting a lecturer in digital economics. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching at Telecom Paris and the Institut Polytechnique de Paris. The successful candidate will also join CREST, a research centre that brings together researchers in economics, statistics, quantitative sociology and finance. We are looking for candidates who specialise in empirical or theoretical industrial economics (or related fields in economics) and whose research focuses on the digital economy. Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in research (with publications in leading international journals) and teaching, or show strong potential in these areas.
Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Designing and delivering courses on the digital economy
  • Supervising and advising students on their research work
  • Contribute to the publication of scientific articles
  • Research and develop relationships with industry and establish contractual collaborations. Write research projects and respond to calls for proposals.
  • Participate in and contribute to the scientific activities of the host Group (seminars, defence, juries).
  • Give presentations and lectures.

Job requirements

To succeed in this role, you will need solid expertise in digital economics, as well as significant teaching and research experience. You will need to be able to convey your knowledge in a clear and accessible way to students, as well as being able to conduct cutting-edge research in your field.
We are looking for someone with a PhD in the fields of digital economics, empirical or theoretical industrial economics, microeconomics or public economics. Fluency in English is also required.
If you are passionate about economics, come and join us!

Why join us?
You'll be working in a fast-growing, pleasant, green and accessible environment (particularly for people with disabilities) just 20 km from Paris (RER B and C, close to major roads, shared shuttle service from Porte d'Orléans). You will benefit from :

  • 49 days' annual leave (CA + RTT)
  • Flexible working hours (depending on the department's activity)
  • Teleworking 1 to 3 days/week possible
  • 75% reimbursement of public transport season ticket
  • Proximity to numerous sports facilities, concierge service, underground car park, in-house catering, etc.
  • Staff association at school and department level
  • Good to know: our social security contributions are lower than in the private sector

How to apply To apply, please send the following

  • a detailed CV
  • a letter of motivation
  • thesis and defence reports, if available
  • teaching prospects (activities undertaken, teaching methods used, initial and continuing training teaching project (max 4 pages)
  • research prospects (summary of main areas of research, research project) (max 4 pages)
  • a PDF copy of the most relevant research article
  • the names and email addresses of two experts who can give an informed opinion on the application.

Selection The selection process takes place in 5 stages:
  • Elimination of applications that do not meet the required qualifications
  • Discussion with the host team to draw up a shortlist of candidates
  • Preliminary interview with Human Resources
  • Hearing by the recruitment committee and ranking of shortlisted candidates
  • Final interview with the Director of Télécom Paris

Additional information :

Application deadline: 18 December 2023
Type of contract: Permanent contract
Contact: Marc Bourreau
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Telecom Paris is an equal-opportunity employer.
All our positions are open to individuals with disabilities.