IMD is recruiting Professors

Share our drive for change. Make an impact on executive education.

IMD is recruiting Professors

Share our drive for change. Make an impact on executive education.

60+ Core Faculty
25+ Nationalities
Faculty at IMD

Based in Lausanne (Switzerland) and Singapore, IMD has been ranked in the Top 3 of the annual FT’s Executive Education Global Ranking for the last nine consecutive years and in the top five for 17 consecutive years. This consistency is grounded in IMD’s unique approach to creating β€œReal Learning. Real Impact”. ​ We are the trusted learning partner of choice for ambitious individuals and organizations worldwide. Challenging what is and inspiring what could be, we develop leaders who transform organizations and contribute to society.​

Faculty Positions

Do you wish to join our faculty team, share their drive for change and to make an impact on executive education? 

Information for Applicants

Job requirement

Successful candidates will need to be accomplished in crafting a research agenda for top-quality research publications and feel comfortable interacting with (senior) executives in a pedagogical setting. Commitment to working in a collegial and collaborative environment that emphasizes teamwork is essential. ​

Key responsibilities include: ​

  • Teaching: Program development, program direction, teaching & delivery, advisory activity.​
  • Research: Active engagement in thought leadership, including publication (peer-reviewed academic & practitioner journals and books) and development of pedagogical material (cases, simulations, and exercises).​
  • Client Engagement: Engaging with clients to develop program and advisory opportunities based on a deep understanding of business challenges.​
  • Citizenship: Active contribution to peer development, institution building, and governance. ​
Applicant profile

Successful candidates need to have:
β€’ An established research profile in their topic of expertise evidenced by publications in respected peer-reviewed journals. A doctorate in an academic area relevant for their field from a well-regarded research institution is a prerequisite.
β€’ A strong teaching record and a commitment to teaching excellence and innovation that is consistent with the demands of modern business

Industry engagement or some direct business experience is desirable. The ability to teach in English is a must; experience living or working in multiple countries is a plus.
Candidates should have excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

How to apply

Applications should consist of:
β€’ A cover letter explaining why you are interested in and suitable for IMD;
β€’ A full curriculum vitae, including a complete list of publications and teaching
β€’ A research statement and a teaching statement.
β€’ Photocopy of doctoral degree.
β€’ Contact details of at least three references (names, email addresses, positions
and contact phone numbers).

The application should be submitted in electronic format (PDF file) to the attention of Ms. Magali Homann at [email protected].
The applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the post will remain open until filled.