The House of Innovation and the Center for Data Analytics at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) currently invites applications for tenure track positions, on the Assistant Professor level:
One position with a research focus on innovation, entrepreneurship or digital innovation/information systems, and with methodological and teaching focus on data analytics, including statistical methods, machine learning, and similar approaches and methods (confirmed position).
One position with a research focus on social, behavioral and organizational aspects of artificial intelligence, and with teaching focus within innovation, entrepreneurship, digital innovation, or data analytics (position contingent on confirmation of funding).
For the first position, we expect candidates to have a background in a field such as Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Digital Innovation/Information Systems, Operations Management, Computer/Data Science, Statistics, or Econometrics, and have solid training in data analytics. In-depth understanding of the application of data analytics tools and methods for business applications is also required. A PhD in a related field is required by the time of assuming the position.
For the second position, we expect candidates to have a background in a field such as Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Digital Innovation/Information Systems, Operations Management, or Science and Technology Studies. Training in data analytics is beneficial but not necessary.
An ideal starting time for successful applicants is August 2021, but we are open to discussing other dates. Salaries are competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience, and are set on an individual basis.
Candidates are expected to have strong qualities in both research and teaching. In research, the successful candidate should exhibit the ability to publish in top-tier, peer-reviewed, international journals, as evidenced by a promising research and publication pipeline, a presence in the international research community, and publications in leading journals (if available). In teaching, experience from designing and delivering courses, as well as from coaching student projects, is considered a merit. Ability to teach a range of topics within data analytics is required for the first position. Candidates will be expected to interact and collaborate with faculty from other disciplines and to exercise intellectual leadership in their discipline.
Internal Number: 2020/21
About Stockholm School of Economics
The House of Innovation (HOI) at SSE is a newly formed unit within SSE, HOI offers an excellent, inter-disciplinary research, education and outreach environment focused on innovation, digitalization and entrepreneurship (https://www.hhs.se/en/research/research-houses/house-of-innovation/). HOI collaborates with a broad, influential network of academics, corporations, government agencies, and civil society actors, with the aim to contribute to the advancement of Swedish society and of the international community. HOI currently has an international staff of 8 tenured and 6 tenure-track professors, 15 PhD students and 12 post-docs and research fellows. HOI faculty members regularly publish in top academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, MIS Quarterly, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Organization Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Information Systems Research, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Product Innovation Management and Research Policy, among others. They serve on editorial boards, in editorial positions, and in academic leadership positions. They frequently receive substan...tial grants from leading Swedish and European funding institutions to conduct state-of-the-art research. About the Stockholm School of Economics: The Stockholm School of Economics is the leading business school in the Nordics (Financial Times rankings). Enjoying a strong international reputation, the School is known for its ability to attract outstanding students and scholars from across the globe. World-class research forms the foundation of our educational offering, which includes Bachelor, Master, PhD, MBA, and executive programs. About 1800 students (excluding executive programs) are enrolled at SSE. Programs are developed in close cooperation with the business and research communities, providing graduates with a solid basis for attaining leading positions in a broad range of organizations, as well as for business venturing. The School is accredited by EQUIS, certifying that all of its principal activities maintain the highest international standards, and is the only Swedish member institution of the worldwide business school alliances CEMS and PIM, contributing to the high level of quality for which SSE is known.SSE is committed to a balanced gender distribution and values a variety of backgrounds and experiences among our employees. We therefore welcome all applicants regardless of their gender, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or other beliefs.