Post-doctoral position: Caring economics and economic peace

Grenoble Ecole de Management is a leading French business school. The Chair in "Mindfulness, Well-being at work and Economic peace" is a pioneer research group focused on the place of the individual in the organization. The chair is supported by a range of partners including French and foreign academics, prominent intellectuals, business leaders in various industry sectors.


The mission of the Chair in Mindfulness, Well-Being at Work and Economic Peace is to contribute to the development of knowledge, practices and training focused on the management of occupational stress, on well-being, on the personal development of managers, on an evolution in management methods and on the understanding of a new industrial model centered on the highest human values and on economic peace in order to promote sustainable and shared value creation. The post-doc project aims at better understanding and modeling of well-being at work and its impact on health, performance and value creation.

Candidates' profile

Candidates must hold a PhD or DBA degree in management or economics centered on the above topics and have at least one first author publication in a management peer-reviewed journal. A strong interest in the link between management, economics and well-being at the workplace (potential research project linked to the health sector) is requested as well as the capacity of researching on the new theme of economic peace. Expertise or familiarity with the area of mindfulness would also be welcome. Candidates will be expected to be at ease when comes to collaborating on project with businesses.

The candidate will demonstrate a strong scientific qualification (qualitative and/or quantitative) and enthusiasm to lead and manage projects as well as publish on the defined topics. Candidates will be expected to be at ease when comes to collaborating on project with businesses. He/She should be able to publish in English. Her or his French level should be such as to allow working on a daily basis in a French speaking context.


The position is expected to start in the autumn of 2016 (ideally from September 1st) for a period of one to two years. Gross salary will be, for a full time job, 2307 € on 13 months, including health benefits. The candidate will work at GEM on daily basis.

Grenoble is a lively and fast-growing city in the Southeast of France, in the Alps with a large student population. It is well connected to Paris and direct flights to other major European cities through Lyon airport (70km).

Applicants should email a CV, a short statement of research interests plus the names of two references with contact information to Charlotte GLUD and Christelle TORNIKOSKI
Grenoble Ecole de Management
12, rue Pierre Sémard
BP 127
38003 Grenoble Cedex 01

Charlotte Glud