Assistant/Associate Professor in Digital Transformation and emergent technologies for Management

Job description


Business School of the IMT-Institut Mines-Télécom, the leading group of engineering schools in France, Institut Mines-Télécom Business School is a public and socially inclusive school that trains responsible, innovative and open managers and entrepreneurs around the world, to guide companies in the transitions at the heart of tomorrow's society, with strong digital expertise. It shares its campus with the engineering school Télécom SudParis, also a member of IMT. The school has 1,500 students, is listed each year in the ranking of the best French and European business schools, and is accredited by AACSB and AMBA. The school offers training courses ranging from post-Bac (Bachelor) to Executive Education through the Grande Ecole Program delivering a Bac + 5 diploma (Grade Master).


The TIM department conducts teaching and research activities in the fields of Management Information Systems (MIS), Digital Intelligence and the digital transformation of organizations and society, through the Smart BIS research team and the IS Lab, an R&D and educational engineering center.


Within the framework of the values, mission and strategy of the school:

  • Participate in the design, coordination and realization of techning courses in Management Information Systems and Digital Transformation in French or English (with the objective of both languages within 3 years), in initial and continuous training
  • Conduct research activities in his discipline on the Smart BIS research team topics within the LITEM laboratory (EA 7363), common with the University of Evry Paris Saclay, (axis 1: " Digital, praxis and responsibility" and axis 2: "Innovation, markets and organizations")
  • Facilitate, promote and contribute to the influence of the research and development activities and expertise of his team, in his discipline
  • Contribute to the school’s life and its strategic plan deployment
  • Contribute to the school notoriety and reputation


1. Teaching

1.1 Design and transmission of teaching

- Participate in the analysis of the school's training needs

- Contribute to training through both theoretical and experimental lessons relevant to his discipline

- Design and provide courses and other teaching activities in Management Information Systems, Digital Transformations, and emerging technologies for management in French or English (with the objective of both languages within 3 years), in initial and continuous training

- Ensure the definition of "learning objectives" and "learning goals" and the implementation of Assurances of Learning (AOL) according to the principles defined by the AACSB and integrate student evaluations and feedback

- Contribute to the development of pedagogy, in particular methods and tools

- Designing and supervising projects, monitoring and advising students on internships in companies, participating in project and internship defense juries

1.2 Coordination of teaching

- Analyze needs in coordination with the Training and Pedagogy Direction and design programs to meet them

- Coordinate initial training courses (UV, courses, modules, etc.), continuing education (courses, internships, seminars, study days, etc.), a final year or apprenticeship program, a Specialized Master's /Master of Science

- Participate with the domain coordinators to:

- Guarantee teaching and training consistency (UV - Module - Program).

- The evolution of courses and propose modifications or creations of teaching modules, majors or programs.

- Enrich and renew the offer of continuing education courses, offering and providing them.

- Set up and coordinate the appropriate team of teachers, ensuring that the school's strategy is respected in line with its accreditations.

- Participate in the recruitment of temporary staff, as part of the policy of changing the qualifications of the teaching staff of Institut Mines-Télécom Business School

- Design and produce course materials and educational tools for the subjects taught

2. Research

2.1 Production and animation

- Conduct personal research and participate in collaborative research in Digital Transformation and emerging technologies for management, in accordance with the topics of the Smart BIS team, in line with the missions of IMT-BS (digital, energy and ecological transition, economic and industrial), and by inserting himself into the LITEM laboratory, common with the University of Evry Paris Saclay, (EA 7363) (axis 1: "Digital, praxis and responsibility" and axis 2: "Innovation, markets and organizations")

- Publish research articles referenced by IMT-BS (rank A, B or C) and intellectual contributions (chapter of collective research book, selective conference, research summary book, edition of research book, etc.)

- Participate in the organization of national or international conferences

- Organize sessions/workshop in a selective conference

- Participate in the co-supervision of thesis

- Participate in the reception of international Visitings Scholars, and realize Visitings abroad

- Participate in internal projects related to research

- Propose research papers or research notes

- Follow the scientific policy of the Institut Mines-Telecom and the school in its field of competences and participate in the definition of the scientific orientations of the school

- Set up and participate in projects involving external partners of the Institut Mines-Télécom, the academic or business worlds, in particular within the framework of projects structuring the Institut Mines-Télécom or national or European projects

- Find and carry out partnership research contracts, in particular of the ANR or European type

- Participate in existing research projects and propose research activities in emerging disciplines

2.2 Promotion and influence

- Participate in research or expertise actions within partnerships frameworks (industrial, academic, institutional)

- Negotiate, develop and manage contracts, programs and research projects

- Contribute to the establishment and strengthening of scientific collaborations with the world of industry and research, in France and abroad

- Contribute to the academic promotion of the school through the promotion of its research activities at national and international level, including for the media and the public

3. Contribute to the life of the school, and to the deployment of its strategic plan and the development of its notoriety

- Participate in admissions juries and student recruitment

- Participate in major events in the life of the school (back to school, academic day, graduation, etc.)

- Contribute to internal working groups and projects related to the deployment of the school's strategy

- Participate in relations with the school's stakeholders: companies, Alumni, local authorities, IMT and its schools, partners of the school campus in Evry-Courcouronnes (France)

- Contribute to the deployment of the international strategy, especially when traveling abroad

Job requirements

Level of training and / or experience required:

- PhD in management science or computer science, information systems option

- Significant teaching and research experience in an academic or industrial laboratory

- Working Papers with high potential or significant and recent publications in journals classified in management sciences at the national level (lists of HCERES and FNEGE) and international (list of ABS – Chartered Association of Business Schools, AIS basket of journals), with at least 3 in the last 3 years or PhD defended in the last 3 years

Essential skills, knowledge and experience:

- Teaching experience in higher education

- Fluent in written and spoken French and English, writing articles and teaching in English and French

- Expertise in one or more of the following areas:

- Cybersecurity, cyber risk and cybercrime, e.g., cyber surveillance, cybersecurity governance and management, dark web economics, ethical and human issues in cybersecurity

- Data Intelligence and Machine Learning, e.g., domain oriented analytics (health, education, transport, specific industry, etc.), AI for good (sustainability, green IS, responsible IS, etc.)

- Digital innovation and emerging technologies, e.g., IoT, Industry 4.0, Quantum computing, Blockchain, Metaverse, etc.

- Good integration within the research community in France and abroad

- Knowledge of the scientific issues and laboratories of the discipline at national and international level

- Ability to integrate the challenges of sustainable development, CSR and ethics into teaching and research activities

Advantageous skills, knowledge and experience:

- International teaching or research experience

- Experience or an interest in leading and/or participating in innovative educational projects (multimedia cases, Serious Games, MOOCs, etc.)

Abilities and skills:

- Pedagogical qualities

- Ability to work in a team

- Motivation to participate in the assembly of responses to calls for projects and R&D proposals

- Ability to work in "project mode" and to build and manage projects

- Sense of animation, organization and relational

- Loyalty and solidarity

- Rigor, responsiveness and spirit of initiative


  • Deadline for applications: February 15th, 2023
  • Nature of the contract: Permanent contract

  • Location of the position : Evry-Courcouronnes (France)

  • The positions offered for recruitment are open to all with, upon request, accommodations for candidates with disabilities
  • Working conditions : teleworking possible, on-site restaurant and cafeteria,

    accessibility by public transport (with employer's contribution) or close to main roads and staff association and sport association

  • Application file:
  • letter of motivation
  • curriculum vitae
  • 2 reference letters or contact
  • file or URL to access the text of the main publications
  • a work notice about our past and future activities in teaching and research (the 2 types of activity must be described with the same care for rigor and precision)