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School/CompanyBurgundy School of Business
Job TitleDirector of Research (H/F)
Address29 rue Sambin
CityDijon
CountryFrance
Job categoryResearch
Career level[not specified]
Desired education levelDoctorate or PhD
Job typeFull-Time
Job description

Founded in 1899, the Burgundy School of Business (BSB) is a French Grande École of international education and research, member of the Conférence des Grandes Écoles and double accredited by EQUIS and AACSB (AMBA in progress). It currently welcomes around 3000 students in Dijon, Lyon and Paris and has more than 200 permanent employees.

BSB offers top quality management courses (accessible from Bac to Bac+5). The school also excels in the area of wine and spirits management with its School of Wine & Spirits Business, which is recognized worldwide and is entirely dedicated to this sector.

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Context and Challenges:

The Director of Research plays a strategic and operational role of scientific leadership in the BSB organizational structure, defining a vision for research and assuming its operational direction.

As a member of the Academic Committee and the Directors’ Committee, he/she is responsible for determining the strategic orientation of the research portfolio, in line with the school's strategic plan and objectives. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Faculty and Research, he/she is responsible for the research budget.

Your main tasks will be:

  1. The development and implementation of a coherent, ambitious, and sustainable research strategy for BSB:
  • In the framework of the implementation and follow-up of this strategy, you will be supported by the Scientific Council and the Research Council.
  • You will be responsible for the animation of the Center of Research for Enterprises - CEREN, notably through the definition of the research axes, the animation of the team of axes’ coordinators and the organization of research seminars and events.
  1. Responsibility for career development and follow-up of the researchers’ scientific activities:
  • You will promote research excellence and ensure a culture and environment that enables the development and conduct of high-quality research.
  • You will set individual research objectives, define action plans in collaboration with the heads of department and participate in the recruitment process of faculty.
  • You will support and promote knowledge transfer and dissemination of the researchers' work to the different actors of the ecosystem, including students, professionals, media and colleagues.
  1. Monitoring and evaluation of research, with the help of an administrative team:
  • You will ensure the efficient management of researchers' activities and requests (conferences, colloquia, database, etc.), including budgetary matters.
  • You will prepare detailed and regular reports.
  1. Identification and promotion of resources to support funded projects and to foster the emergence of innovative projects.
  2. Compliance with the scientific requirements of the accreditation bodies, particularly in terms of ethics.
  3. Building quality relationships with all stakeholders in the school and the academic community:
  • You will act as an ambassador for the school by promoting it and building its reputation.
  • You will explore opportunities for research collaboration with other national and international institutions.
  1. Active participation in the development of doctoral programs within the school (doctoral school, PhD, DBA).
  2. Teaching

The profile we are looking for:

  • You have at least 15 years of academic experience
  • You are active in research with an excellent research record of top tier French or international publications
  • You are familiar with the issues related to business schools in France and internationally
  • You have an excellent knowledge of scientific issues related to economics and management sciences
  • You have knowledge of national and international accreditation and classification standards and procedures (e.g. HCERES, EQUIS, AACSB, AMBA)
  • You are familiar with national and European funding mechanisms
  • You have a proven ability to manage a multi-campus faculty
  • You have a good command of English and French, both written and spoken

Skills appreciated:

  • academic leadership, team management skills and a strong sense of responsibility
  • good interpersonal skills in managing change
  • work in collaboration at all levels
  • good listener and pedagogical

Other information:

  • The position is based in Dijon (some travel is required to the Lyon and Paris campuses)
  • Remuneration according to profile and experience, administrative executive status.
  • The position is accessible to people with disabilities.

Please send your CV and covering letter to: contact.directionacademique@bsb-education.com

Apply URLcontact.directionacademique@bsb-education.com
Expiry date2023/03/15