UCLouvain invites applications for a tenure track or tenured full time position in Business Data Analytics
Introduction UCLouvain is a comprehensive university offering, in the context of the present position, the opportunity of cross-disciplinary research and teaching collaborations. The position is attached to the Louvain School of Management and to the Louvain Research Institute in Management and Organizations that offer opportunities for diverse and stimulating teaching as well as an environment to carry out ambitious research. The position is assigned to the campus in Mons, a convenient and fully modern site for teaching and research.
Description of the mission Teaching The successful candidate will have teaching assignments in the field of business data analytics and mathematical statistics, in English and French, mainly at the Mons campus. Teaching involves both undergraduate and graduate-level, and may later be assigned to other sites of the faculty, such as Louvain-la-Neuve or Charleroi. The faculty is creating a focus at business data analytics at the site of Mons, earlier reinforcing the teams with experts in marketing (big data) and finance (fintech). The teaching forms the future pillar in the major in business analytics and in Business Analytics and Digital marketing in the Bachelor and Master’s programmes in business engineering. Depending on the profile of the candidate, part of the teaching load may be given as shared examiner for applied courses in finance and/or marketing.
Research The successful candidate will develop and drive a cutting-edge research program in data analytics/data science, will be passionate to pursue applications in some management fields (e.g. decision support, business intelligence, big data, CRM, recommendation systems, network analysis, segmentation, classification). The candidate will show an analytical capacity and the ability to initiate and carry through innovative research projects in management science, leading to high-impact publications in international scientific journals.
Application deadline: 15th November 2019
Starting date: 1st September, 2020
Prof. Per Joakim Agrell, Dean LSM – email@example.com
Prof. Valérie Swaen, President LRIM – firstname.lastname@example.org
Be in charge of teaching at all study levels (i.e. undergraduate and postgraduate), as well as in programmes of continuing education;
Supervise the final diploma research (i.e. theses) of undergraduate and graduate students, as well as PhD theses;
Be involved in (and/or supervise, promote) research programmes;
Contribute to the international visibility of the University through teaching and research excellence;
Be available to carry out, in the long term, different service activities and responsibilities within the University and its entities;
Contribute to activities of the University with a societal impact in the fields of the economy, socio-cultural changes or cooperation with developing countries.
the applicant must have
A PhD degree in Economics, operations research or statistics or any comparable discipline;
A significant scientific record with international publications;
Either studied abroad for an extensive period or have had substantial experience outside his or her university of origin;
Experience in and the aptitude for teaching at university level, demonstrated if possible by formal assessments;
The capacity to work within a team of teachers and to integrate research findings into teaching;
Creativity and must be open to teaching innovation and interdisciplinarity;
The capacities required to undertake high-level academic research: capacity to raise research funds, to supervise projects, to animate and lead a research team;
Team management and communication skills, including if possible fluency in French and English, spoken and written. Otherwise, you will be asked to acquire them within two years after taking office, in order to be able to communicate and teach in these languages. Knowledge of other languages is an additional asset.
Additional Salary Information: The level of recruitment (appointment to the rank of lecturer or professor) will be discussed if a proposal is made to you, in connection with your previous academic experience. For more information, see: jobs.uclouvain.be.
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