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Entrepreneurship & Family Enterprise - Academic Areas

Entrepreneurship and family enterprise

Entrepreneurship at INSEAD fosters a community in which curious minds across disciplines can exchange ideas with practitioners to solve important challenges faced by entrepreneurs and companies striving to build a new business. As the world-leading entrepreneurship area, we aspire to achieve academic excellence. Our thought leadership manifests in the impact and the volume of our collective research as well as in our faculty’s contribution to the academic community. On the teaching side, we offer the most comprehensive list of courses in entrepreneurship among peer institutions. Our teaching faculty combines leading academics who produces high-impact thought leadership research with seasoned entrepreneurs who bring to the classroom their wealth of experience. Entrepreneurship at INSEAD is an ideal platform for those who want to put their knowledge into action and contribute to the causes that truly matter.

Faculty Recruitment

The Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise Area at INSEAD invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track faculty position based at INSEAD’s Europe Campus in Fontainebleau, France.

INSEAD is a global business school with campuses in France, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi. Faculty in the Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise area are widely recognized for their excellence in research, as reflected by publications in top-tier academic journals and leadership positions in the academic community. Our faculty serve as senior, associate, and guest editors at top journals that include Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal.

We offer an exceptionally stimulating research environment for management scholars with a strong theoretical grounding in organization theory or strategy, and an interest in entrepreneurial phenomena such as start-ups, innovation, new technologies and practices, corporate entrepreneurship, incubators and accelerators, venture capital and private equity, and family enterprise.

  • The rank of the position is open, but we are particularly interested in hiring at the Assistant Professor level.
  • We favor applicants who can contribute strongly to academic research and teaching in a global setting. Applicants should have strong theoretical, analytical, and data management skills.
  • We are interested in candidates holding, or who are close to completing, a PhD from a top academic institution.
  • Experienced applicants holding a faculty position in an academic institution should demonstrate an excellent track record in publishing and teaching. PhD candidates should have a promising research pipeline.

If you are interested, please apply online at Your application should contain a cover letter, your CV, a personal statement on research and teaching, two sample research papers, and three letters of recommendation. For junior applicants and PhD candidates, one of the research papers must be based on your doctoral dissertation.

Please direct any administrative questions to Jess Lim ([email protected]). If you have questions about the position, please get in touch with the recruitment committee:  Vikas Aggarwal, Martin Gargiulo, and Ivana Naumovska.

Online applications should be completed by October 6, 2023.

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