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Tax & Law

The Tax and Law Department educates a new generation of legally savvy managers and lawyers in a rapidly-changing landscape driven by globalization and the technological revolution. HEC Law thus privileges an approach fostering law in action as opposed to law in books, as exemplified by our pioneering legal clinical program (EU Public Interest Clinic), our involvement in a number of moot courts, and our law projects undertaken with real-world actors, such as international law firms, companies and civil society organizations. The teaching offered by the members of the department bears a direct correlation to their research agenda.

Research focuses in:

  • Transnational Law, Regulation & Governance
  • Law, Science & Technology
  • Corporate & Tax Law
  • European & International Economic Law

The department includes more than 10 professors, and has gained a significant public profile through major media outlets and numerous publications in international law journals and books.

Our faculty members teach throughout all HEC programs, from the Grande Ecole to the MBA and Executive Education, as part of the following courses:

  • LLM in International Management & Law
  • Master in International Taxation & Legal Strategy
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Arnaud VAN WAEYENBERGE
Arnaud VAN WAEYENBERGE
Department Chair

Office : Buil. S - 130

Olfa MZITA
Department Assistant

Office : Buil. S - 131

Tax & Law Recruitment

PROFESSORS OF LAW

           HEC Paris, Law & Tax Department

The Law & Tax Department of HEC Paris (France) opens two (2) tenured faculty positions to begin on 1st September 2020 in business law including corporate law, commercial law, IP  Law, international trade law, law and economics, banking and finance law, and tax law.

HEC Law & Tax Department is a community of 10 faculty members and dozens of guest lecturers that interacts with more than 2,000 students every year. It offers two programmes (the Master in Strategy & Law and the LLM in Law & International Management) and provides courses across virtually all HEC programmes: from one-year specialized masters, the CEMS programme to the MBA and Executive Education. It relies on the support of more than thirty law firms and 4 CAC-40 corporations (AXA, BNP Paribas, Société Générale and L’Oréal) who attend the annual Legal Career Forum. The HEC Law Faculty edits the European Journal of Risk Regulation (Cambridge University Press). Their major research areas are: transnational and European Union law; science, law & technology; corporate and tax law. HEC Faculty regularly engage in public debates by authoring op-eds and other media appearances as well as convene international workshops.

 Job Description

The professors will join the Research Faculty of HEC Paris and will be teaching to Grande École and Specialized Masters students, the MBA Program and the Executive Education, depending on their field of interest. HEC Paris faculty receive excellent financial support for research, including grants from HEC Foundation.

The remuneration and benefits package is competitive by international standards and will be commensurate with experience and profile. While HEC Paris is a bilingual school (English/French), the ability to teach in French is not mandatory. The work shall be mainly  performed at HEC Paris campus in Jouy-en-Josas.

HEC Paris is committed to equal opportunities. It ensures the entire faculty, staff and students against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment on the basis of race, colour, gender, nationality, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

 

Candidate Profile

 

   Candidates must fulfil the following criteria:

  1.     Completion of a PhD degree (or JSD equivalent);

  2.     Completion of tenure track or equivalent;

   3.     A recent record of publications in leading international journals such as the International and      Comparative Law Quarterly, Journal of Law and Economics, International Review of Law and Economics, American Business Law Journal, Common Market Law Review, European Journal of International Law, European Law Journal, Journal of International Economic Law, Regulation and Governance, American Journal of Comparative Law, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Journal of Legal Studies , National Tax Journal, Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Human Rights Law Review, Journal of Legal Analysis, etc.

4.     A solid experience in teaching supported by excellent students’ evaluations;

5.     Fluency to work in a multicultural environment;

6.     Familiarity with empirical legal research methods as well as working ability in French a plus.

Application Procedure

Candidates must send their application to Mrs Olfa Mzita by 10th December 2019 at mzita@hec.fr and cc Mrs Nathalie Tremblay at tremblay@hec.fr

The application must contain:

1.     A cover letter and, if possible, a 60 second video introducing the candidate;

2.     Resume with emphasis on the publication record;

3.     An electronic copy of three (3) research papers, published or accepted;

4.     A statement containing:

a.      The candidate’s research agenda, by possibly indicating how she/he intends to further develop the relevant academic discipline;

b.     His/her teaching philosophy, experience and preferred methodologies;

c.      A short description of the academic community/ies she/he belongs to and the experience gained in presenting her/his work at international conferences, possibly backed up by online videos;

5.     A record of teaching evaluations and courses previously taught.

The interviews shall take place after shortlisting. When shortlisted, the candidates will be required to file two letters of reference.

HEC Paris is the leading business school in France and one of the leading business schools in Europe. Its campus currently hosts approximately 4,000 students from the Grande École (including the Specialized Masters), the MBA and the Executive Education. The teaching of law is one of its distinctive features. In addition to a large diversity of mandatory and elective law and tax courses across its programmes, HEC Paris offers to its students specializations in business law and taxation.

HEC Paris rankings are available at the following address: http://www.hec.edu/News- Room/Rankings. Further information regarding HEC Paris’ values, academic mission, course portfolio and corporate partnerships can be found at http://www.hec.edu/About- HEC/About-HEC-Paris.

7th October 2019