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[Commlist] Assistant or Associate Professor in Organizational and Strategic Communication

Tue Mar 09 15:42:58 GMT 2021

*Assistant or Associate Professor in Organizational and Strategic Communication *

The Communication & Culture Department at Audencia Business School (Nantes, France) invites applications at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Organizational and Strategic Communication.

Applications are due by *May 1^st , 2021*, and will be reviewed promptly. To begin in September 2021.

*Position requirements*

The preferred candidates for the position will:

-hold a PhD (preferably in Communication);

-has publishing experience or a well-developed research program to publish in top-tier international journals (SCIMAGO Q1 <>/, /ICA Journals <>/,//etc…/);

-has previous international experience and/or has developed international research networks and projects;

-have an ongoing program of academic research in /Strategic Communication/, /Communication & Organization/, or /Communication & Management/, that can contribute to one of the four axes of research structuring the *Communication & Culture Department *(website <>):

o/Media: Rhetoric and Practices of Engagement. Engagement has become a central issue in contemporary societies. Research in this area focuses on political communication and civic engagement, responsible brand messaging and the perception of same by consumers, environmental rhetoric and interfaces with consumers, on digital consumption and usage, and on the figures (from the illustrious to the infamous), values and actions they promote./

o/Creativity, Innovation, Design. In this area, researchers look into the different approaches and phases of the design process in communication and culture management (including education). The purpose is to analyse, deconstruct, redesign and test new methods and discourses about design, creativity and innovation./

o/Art and Organizations: The aesthetic issues involved in the organization and mobilization of "ordinary" creativity constitute a sector in the development of research. At the crossroads of the arts, culture, digital technologies and organizational theories, Art and Organization explores objects of cross-functional research, focusing on the study of artistic organizations, and/or the aesthetic facets of conventional organizations./

o/ Design and Drafting of Public Policies: Researchers in this area are interested in the process with which public policies are developed, from their writing to their circulation. Work in this area focuses on the production of public policies in the specific fields of culture, security and poverty through the mechanisms that these policies use, the figures they involve, the market players taking part in the interactions, and the media output they generate./



-has recent experience and demonstrate evidences of excellence in higher level teaching and student mentoring. Courses to be provided in English in the *Master’s Degree in Communication and Media* (Audencia SciencesCom <>), or in Programme Grande Ecole including core courses (/Criticism and Ethics in Communication/; /Strategic Management of Communication/; elective course in /Public Communication/), and courses commensurate with the candidate’s expertise;

-be expected to provide leadership in the areas of teaching, curriculum development, student engagement and extra-curricular activities in Communication and Culture (/in French and in English/);

-be expected to contribute to outreach activities to the broader practitioner community and across the school.

*Salary is negotiable and c*ommensurate with experience and qualifications. The contract, to begin at the earliest in September 1st 2021, is for a *full-time permanent position* and includes a number of benefits, such as research and other performance-based bonuses, full family insurance coverage, generous medical coverage, etc. A good working knowledge of English and French languages is essential. If necessary for international profile, the candidate may be assisted to improve his or her proficiency in French.

*Position overview*

The position is located within the Communication and Culture Department at Audencia’s Mediacampus <>, on the Ile de Nantes, at the heart of the Creative Arts District. The Mediacampus’ ecosystem is a breeding ground and a place for learning, sharing and manufacturing development as well as content delivery, training, research, and testing.

Audencia Business School 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 MSc, MBA, Executive MBA, European Master in Management, Doctorate and Executive Education Programmes, with more than 137 core faculty members from 29countries.

The school is located in the city of Nantes, just 2 hours away from Paris by train, serviced by an international airport. With a vibrant city life full of cultural and other events, the sandy Atlantic coast to the west of the city and rolling vineyards and royal castles to the east, it is it an ideal city to live in. Perhaps these are the reasons for which /Time Magazine/ selected Nantes as 'the most liveable city in Europe'. In addition to its pleasant environment, the city also boasts a rich economic and industrial identity, housing more than 1330 companies within the city.


Candidatesshouldsendanelectronic applicationbyMay 1st, 2021, includinganapplicationletter, a curriculumvitae(includingafull listofpublications),twoselectedpublications,informationregardingteachingperformance,andnamesoftworefereesbye-mailtoThibaut BARDON,Audencia’sAssociateDeanforfacultyand research -(faculty-recruitment /at/ <mailto:(faculty-recruitment /at/>.

Formore information, please contact:

Research:Julien PIERRE, (julienpierre /at/ <mailto:(julienpierre /at/>

Pedagogy:MarthaABAD GREBERT, (mabadgrebert /at/ <mailto:(mabadgrebert /at/>

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