Postdoctoral position in Management Accounting and Control, specializing in fraud and accounting scandals
IESEG School of Management

Postdoctoral position in Management Accounting and Control, specializing in fraud and accounting scandals

France 07 Mar 2021


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IÉSEG School of Management invites applications for a 12-month, fully funded Postdoctoral position in Management Accounting and Control with the emphasis on accounting and financial fraud and scandals at its Paris campus starting as soon as possible.

The postdoctoral researcher will join a team led by Professor Aziza Laguecir to work on multiple ongoing and new research projects. These projects seek to conceptually and empirically expand the emergent academic understanding the role of management control systems in fraud, adopting qualitative sociological perspectives. The research includes a close examination of fraud, accounting and corporate scandals, and more broadly surveillance and misconduct. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to integrate an international research team and to engage in innovative research projects with high potential of publication in top international peer-reviewed journals.



The selected applicant is expected to begin his/her assignment as soon as possible. Gross salary will be competitive with other European research and academic institutions. The researcher will be based in Paris (on the site of IESEG School of Management in La Défense).

The selected candidate will also be involved with some teaching activities at the Accounting Department.


The candidate will be working directly with Professor Aziza Laguecir. She is associate editor of JPBAFM, and Comptabilité, Contrôle, Audit and she currently guest co-editor of a special issue of Critical Perspective on Accounting on Fraud and Scandals. Her work appears notably in Management Accounting Research, Organization Studies, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Accounting Horizons, British Journal of Management, Journal of Management Development, International Studies in Management and Organization. The candidate will also could work with other management accounting and control faculty at IESEG and to engage with other prominent scholars in the Paris area. Besides, the candidate will have the opportunity to engage an international network of scholars specializing in the areas of management accounting and control and ethics and to engage in international scholarly network opportunities.


Interested candidates will have to submit the application here:

When applying, you will be asked to upload following documents merged into one single pdf:

- Cover Letter (including a statement that describes your motivation for working in this area)

- Updated CV

- One job market paper

- List of names, affiliations and e-mail addresses of three referees. 

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We will begin considering candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.


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