Initial research seed funding of $250,000 (distributed over the first three years),
Annual Bonus up to 30%,
K-12 Tuition paid for your children,
Insurance and Pension,
30 Days Paid Leave
2 openings available.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 5389
While proudly attending AOM 2022 (82nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management: A Hybrid Experience) Africa Business Schoollooks forward to sharing with you an opportunity that fits your goals for an exciting new future!
The Africa Business School is dedicated to creating a rigorous and inclusive center for developing research and learning in the African continent. Drawing on strong private and public support and in partnership with Columbia University, HEC Paris, and Ecole Polytechnique, ABS aims to become a trendsetter for shaping Africa's social and business landscape and beyond. Africa Business School seeks candidates with ambitious research agendas, preferably with direct relevance in the African continent. Strong quantitative skills and a readiness to advise Ph.D. candidates are essential.
Areas of research interest may include, but are not limited to:
Sustainable and Green finance
FinTech applied in the African Context
Real options, reserves valuations, natural resource investments
Financial Engineering and Modeling
AI in Finance
Machine Learning in Finance
SME – Funding/Finance
The position offers:
A significant emphasis on research, with variable teaching requirements
Initial research seed funding of $250,000, distributed over the first three years
A highly motivated and rigorously selected international student body
A world-class competitive salary plus a generous benefits package that includes:
Child Tuition Fees
Insurance: including medical, hospitalization, and life insurance
Pension: to include the national CNSS Plan and complimentary
30 Days of Annually Paid Leave
Partnerships that include:
Top business schools such as Columbia Business School and HEC Paris
Top engineering schools such as Ecole Polytechnique
Potential for unique corporate and public entities enabling applied research, especially within the African Context
Competitive candidates will exhibit a desire to contribute to the development of an emerging school. Priority will be given to candidates with a demonstrated ability to design innovative, relevant, and ambitious research and pedagogical projects. The ideal candidate will also have a proven track record of working at the intersection of multiple academic disciplines. Interdisciplinarity is a value of our research within UM6P.
The position offers substantial autonomy and support for building a state-of-the-art Finance Department that contributes to developing leadership and scientific capacity in the region.
The philosophy of ABS is to alleviate many of the typical constraints that limit academic research, particularly in developing country contexts. The school values deliberate, significant, and rigorous research. Substantial financial resources and personnel support will be provided for successful candidates. Specifically, ABS offers unique opportunities for in-depth, collaborative partnerships with prestigious international universities and the largest corporation in Morocco (OCP).
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The Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is an institution oriented toward applied research and innovation. Focused on Africa, it aims to place itself among the world-renowned universities in these fields.
Within the Science & Technology, Humanities, Economics and Social Sciences, and Business & Management poles, the programs support the ambitions of the students by offering them an exceptional learning environment, in particular thanks to the Living Labs, real experimental platforms sheltering real conditions where everyone can validate their achievements and projects.
More than a traditional academic institution, the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is a platform for experimentation and a breeding ground for opportunities that students like to call quite rightly “The school of life”.
Join us! Come and take up this challenge, develop your potential and contribute to the influence of the Africa of tomorrow.