Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Data Management and Data Analytics

Lappeenranta (FI)
05 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Lappeenranta University of Technology
Appointment of Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Data Management and Data Analytics in School of Business and Management (LBM)

“Show the way. Never follow”

Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) is a pioneering science university in Finland, bringing together the fields of science and business since 1969. LUT centres itself around some of the key questions facing humankind: clean energy and water; circular economy and sustainable business.

LBM, the School of Business and Management’s mission is to educate research-based problem solvers in the fields of business, industrial management and software engineering. The School focusses on understanding the factors that lead to sustainable value creation - approaches that enable growth, renewal and internationalization of firms in a way that is economically, ecologically and socially sustainable.

LBM now seeks to appoint an Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Data Management and Data Analytics. The post-holder will play a crucial role in the development of themes that are strategically important at the University level; demonstrating high ambition for and commitment to the University’s mission and values in sustainability and addressing the current challenges facing humankind. They will be a technically oriented expert in databases with a business-oriented mindset and a strong interest in data analytics.

The appointee is expected to hold an outstanding track record in both teaching and research in the areas of data management, databases and data analytics; candidates are also expected to actively apply for research funding and to co-ordinate research projects. The ideal applicant will have a strong theoretical background and strong practical competencies in data-centric business-oriented data analytics, including use and design.

An executive search exercise is being undertaken by Perrett Laver. Questions can be directed to Dr Liam O’Hara at  or +44 (0)20 7340 6204.

An initial expression of interest consisting of a full academic CV can be uploaded at quoting the reference number 2599. After which strong candidates will be encouraged to submit a full application according to the process description found here:

The closing date for applications is midnight (Finnish local time, UTC + 3hrs) on the 31st October 2016.