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

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Lappeenranta (FI)
05 Oct 2016
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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.