Assistant or Associate Professorship in Applied Business Economics

Title: Assistant or Associate Professorship in Applied Business Economics
Employer: CREST (Center for Research in Economics and Stat (CREST)
Location: France
Position Type: Assistant Professor
Deadline: Nov 20, 2017

Job Description:
ENSAE-ParisTech is one of France’s top graduate schools in economics, statistics, and finance. Our research center, CREST (Center for Research in Economics and Statistics) is shared with Ecole Polytechnique. In September 2017, we moved to a new building located on the campus of Ecole Polytechnique, within the Paris-Saclay scientific and business cluster.

We are inviting applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Economics, starting in September 2018. An Associate Professor position could also be considered for candidates with academic experience.

We are seeking to recruit a researcher with an applied profile. We are looking for candidates interested in applying quantitative methods to the study of corporate strategies. Expertise in structural methods (that combine theoretical and econometric modelling) will be an asset.

Teaching at ENSAE will essentially consist of one course during the first three years of contract and of two courses the next three years. The courses will illustrate corporate strategies in various dimensions (e.g., finance, organization and management, marketing) and industries (e.g., e-commerce, transportation, health, energy), by showing how theoretical and econometric tools can be applied to actual decision making.

Candidates should have, or be close to obtaining, a PhD. Applicants should provide the following documents: Cover letter, CV, Statement of Research, selected papers, and three letters of reference. Applications must be submitted at by November 20th, 2017.

Interviews will be held at the ASSA meeting in Philadelphia. Other arrangements are possible for short-listed candidates who cannot attend the meetings.

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Faculty Position in Statistics at ENSAE ParisTech‐CREST

ENSAE ParisTech and CREST

ENSAE ParisTech and CREST (UMR CNRS 9194) invite applications for a position at the level of Assistant Professor from outstanding candidates having demonstrated abilities in both research and teaching in theoretical and applied statistics.
As a member of the “Group of the National schools of Economics and Statistics (GENES), ENSAE ParisTech offers a proficient training both in economics and statistics. The students of ENSAE can get specialized in quantitative analysis of information, statistical modeling and social sciences. ENSAE ParisTech and its research center, CREST have moved in July to the new building in Palaiseau, on the campus of the Ecole Polytechnique, to form with their partners (École polytechnique, HEC, Telecom ParisTech, ENS Cachan, etc.) a leading educational and research center in applied mathematics, statistics, economics, sociology, finance and management.
The successful candidate will join the Statistics pole of CREST, the main research topics of which are high-dimensional statistics and machine learning, nonparametric and Bayesian statistics, Monte-Carlo methods and theoretical econometrics. The Statistics pole is part of the Labex ECODEC (

Description of the position

The appointment starts in January, 2018. The position is for an initial three-year term, with a renewal option in case of positive evaluation of research and teaching activities. Salary for suitably qualified applicants is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Candidate Profile:

  • PhD in Statistics.
  • Research activities in Statistics, in particular on subjects related to high-dimensionality, shape constrained inference, statistics of geometric objects.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach courses in Mathematics and Statistics for engineers and to supervise projects in Applied Statistics. The successful candidate is expected to teach at least one course at the undergraduate level and one course in the “Data Scientist” specialization at the third year of ENSAE (master level).
  • High-level research publications in leading international journals in Statistics.
  • Experience of projects related to the applications.


Applicants should submit (in French or in English):

  • Curriculum vitae detailing the research and the teaching experience ;
  • A statement of research and teaching interests (2-4 pages) ;
  • Names and addresses of three or more individuals willing to provide letters of reference

Applications should be submitted by email before November 1, 2017 at Selected candidates will be invited to present their work and project at ENSAE‐CREST.

Additional Information

If you have any questions, please e-mail
Alexandre Tsybakov, head of the Statistics pole:
Arnak Dalalyan, professor of Statistics:
Lionel Wilner, dean of studies at ENSAE:

Please visit our websites and for getting general information about ENSAE and CREST. Information about the activities and members of the Statistics group can be found here.