The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character. It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching, is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. The University`s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.
The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance offers three Bachelor programmes, four Master programmes of Management and Economics and six Masters of Laws (LL.M.), as well as several continuing education courses. It also includes the Doctoral School in Law and the Doctoral School in Economics and Finance. Around 2,500 students from 90 different nationalities are enrolled at the Faculty. Academic staff from 18 different nationalities teach at the Faculty, supported by practitioners from the field, visiting scholars and guest professors. Rooted in Luxembourg but with a European and international outlook, the Faculty counts three departments:
Department of Law
Department of Economics and Management
Department of Finance
Teaching and research benefit from the proximity of the European institutions, Luxembourg’s leading international financial centre and its vibrant business community. Institutional and private sector partnerships, sponsored Chairs and a growing network of international partner universities make the FDEF a vibrant academic hub at the heart of Europe.
The University is looking for an Associate Professor (Promotion Track) of Business Analytics who will conduct impactful research leading to publication in leading business journals, deliver strong teaching and student experience in business education (possibly across faculties), contribute to program development and acquire external research funding through active engagement with Industry
Educated in Business Administration, Management or Operations Research, the selected candidate will command a broad portfolio of methods and tools from data science, data analytics and artificial intelligence. The selected candidate will have the capacity and willingness to cover a wide area of business applications, which can include financial analytics, marketing analytics, supply chain analytics, people analytics, analytics for strategy making, innovation analytics, predictive analytics and machine learning. The selected candidate will take part in the teaching activities of the FDEF, providing reliable, high-quality service at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels. Teaching contributions are also possible beyond the FDEF, namely in the FSTM-based programs in engineering
The selected candidate will have the ability to perform and administer high quality scientific research leading to publications in the premier business and management journals. The selected candidate will create increased research expertise, international visibility and joint publication opportunities for the Department of Economics and Management
Finally, the selected candidate will be willing to collaborate with stakeholders and partners both within and beyond the university, to acquire external funding from national and European research agencies as well as from private sources through Industry engagement.
What we expect from you…
PhD degree in Business Administration, Management or Operations Research
Established record of publication and citation in internationally recognized, high-ranked business and management journals
Documented teaching experience and communication skills showing commitment to quality education
Leadership and management experience in academic institutions and multicultural research groups
Demonstrated ability to acquire external funding from national and European research agencies as well as from private sources through Industry engagement
The University of Luxembourg is located within a particularly rich multicultural environment. The selected candidate must master English language as well as one of the two official languages spoken in Luxembourg: French or German. The University staff is strongly encouraged to learn the other official language by giving free access to language course to reach this goal
An international team at a young, dynamic university
An interdisciplinary research environment
A wide network of academic, institutional and corporate partners
Skilled support staff and team-oriented work environment
Competitive salary and benefits
Contract Type: Permanent - the position at the Associate Professor level follows University of Luxembourg’s promotion-track career scheme and a possibility of promotion will be given after 5 years upon positive evaluation
Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
Job Reference: UOL04100 - F2-50012630 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)
How to apply...
Applications should contain:
Detailed CV, including periods of absence from work (or where the effect has been equivalent to absence) including family-related leave and career breaks
Complete list of publications
List and short description of research projects acquired over the past 5 (five) years
List of PhD theses supervised
List of teaching activities over the past 5 (five) years
Statement of research activities planned at UL
Statement of teaching activities planned at UL
Statement of other activities considered at UL
Names of 3 referees and the relationship to them
Contract Type: Permanent
All applications should be sent by e-mail before 15/06/2021 to:
All applications will be handled in strict confidence.
The University of Luxembourg wants to achieve gender parity in its academic positions and wants to eliminate obstacles to the recruitment of female professors and to their career development. In case candidates present equivalent CVs, the University will give the preference to women in all departments where gender parity is not yet achieved.
In return you will get…
Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR).
A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …
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Luxembourg is a cosmopolitan country with the convenience of a larger European capitals in a tranquil setting. Additional information about Luxembourg can be found under www.euraxess.lu and www.luxembourg.lu. Luxembourg’s financial centre is the largest investment fund captive reinsurance centre in Europe and the largest private banking centre in the Eurozone. The financial sector is a major employer in Luxembourg and accounts for over 30% of the country’s GDP. There are private international schools in English and other European schools offering diverse languages (e.g. French, German, Italian, Spanish, etc.) as well as English branches in a growing number of state/public schools.