An academic position in Management Control (1 FTE)
Université catholique de Louvain
Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, BE
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An academic position in Management Control (1 FTE)

Vacancy Reference : 30191 / LSM 026 / 2022 (to be quoted in any correspondence)

UCLouvain invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured full-time position in Management Control


UCLouvain is a comprehensive university offering, in the context of the present position, the opportunity of cross-disciplinary research and teaching collaborations.

Within the Social Sciences and Humanities Sector, the position is attached to the Louvain School of Management and to the Louvain Research Institute in Management and Organizations that offer opportunities for diverse and stimulating teaching as well as an environment to carry out ambitious research.


The successful candidate will have teaching assignments in the field of management control which is fundamental to all management education, taught at the Bachelors and Masters programs in management sciences and business engineering.

The position in management control is particularly oriented towards the design, analysis and implementation of ESG performance indicators (environmental, social and governance).

This focus for the position is linked to an ongoing reform of the curriculum in line with the School’s strategy.

The successful candidate will teach courses in Master and Bachelor programme in Economic and Management Sciences as well as in the Master and Bachelor programme in Management Engineering in the field of management control.

Some courses may be modified to integrate the issue of ESG indicators and / or aspects of the circular economy. Part of the teaching load may be assigned to the Mons site and / or in evening programmes.


The successful candidate will develop and drive a cutting-edge research program in management control, with a particular focus on performance measurement and assessment.

This may include the design of financial and non-financial performance measures, critical assessments of ESG performance metrics and approaches to measure and manage new business models such as the circular and sharing economy.

The candidate will show an analytical capacity and the ability to initiate and carry through innovative research projects in management science, leading to high-impact publications in international scientific journals.

The candidate will supervise doctoral projects in his or her field and apply for national and international research funds.


  • Be responsible for teaching courses at all study levels (i.e. undergraduate and postgraduate), as well as in programmes of continuing education;
  • Supervise the final diploma research (i.e. theses) of undergraduate and graduate students, as well as PhD theses;
  • Be involved in (and / or supervise, promote) research programmes;
  • Be available to carry out, in the long term, different service activities and take on responsibilities within the University and its entities;
  • Contribute to the international visibility of the University through teaching and research excellence;
  • Contribute to activities of the University with a societal impact in the fields of the economy, socio-cultural changes or cooperation with developing countries.
  • General conditions

    Required Qualifications : the applicant must have

  • A PhD degree in Economics and / or management science or any comparable discipline;
  • Either studied abroad for an extensive period or have had substantial experience outside his or her university of origin;
  • A significant scientific record with international publications;
  • Experience in and the aptitude for teaching at university level, demonstrated if possible by formal assessments;
  • The capacity to work within a team of teachers and to integrate research findings into teaching;
  • Creativity and must be open to teaching innovation and interdisciplinarity;
  • The capacities required to undertake high-level academic research : capacity to raise research funds, to supervise projects, to animate and lead a research team;
  • Team management and communication skills, including if possible fluency in French spoken and written. Otherwise, the applicant will be asked to acquire it within two years after taking office, in order to be able to communicate and teach in this language.
  • Knowledge of other languages is an additional asset.

    Specific Qualification

    Most master and doctoral courses are taught in English, which is also the language for research publications. The candidate must be fully operational in written and oral English from the nomination.


    The level of recruitment (appointment to the rank of lecturer or professor) will be discussed if a proposal is made to you, in connection with your previous academic experience.

    For more information, see :

    Our HR policy supports equal opportunities and diversity including in the academic career. Attention is also paid to reconciliation of private life and professional life

    Practical Information

    Application deadline : Monday, November 15, 2021 at noon

    Please read the important information before applying

    Starting date : 1st September 2022

    Further information :

    Prof. Per Joakim Agrell, Dean LSM doyen-lsm

    Prof. Valérie Swaen, President LRIM president-lrim

    Localization : Social Sciences and Humanities Sector

    Louvain School of Management (LSM) (https : / / / en / faculties / lsm)

    Louvain Research Institute in Management and Organizations (LRIM) (https : / / / en / research-institutes / lourim)

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