The Faculty of Business Administration and Economics at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf is inviting applications for the position of a W3 Professorship for Data Science in Business and Economics as of October 1st, 2021 or later.
We are looking for a candidate who is outstandingly qualified in the field of data science in the context of economics and/or business administration. In particular, a focus on applied modern methods of data collection and analysis such as machine learning and artificial intelligence is expected, for example for the analysis and design of corporate and individual decision making processes, information systems or the acceptance of artificial intelligence.
Publications in internationally renowned scientific journals, success in the acquisition of competitive third-party funding and proof of excellent research are expected. Very good performance in university teaching, the ability to represent the subject „Data Science“ in its breadth in business and/or economic issues, and a high level of commitment in university self-administration are also expected. International research experience is desirable. Participation in the faculty‘s business and economics graduate programs as well as in the area of concentration „Audit | Digitization | Data Science“ or empirical economics is expected. Furthermore, a commitment to the relevant university-wide activities such as the „Heine Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science“ (HeiCAD) and the Manchot Research Group „ Decision-making with the help of Artificial Intelligence“ is desired.
Conditions for employment are, in addition to general administrative conditions in accordance with § 36 of the North Rhine-Westphalia University Act (Gesetz über die Hochschulen des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen), an aptitude for teaching, exceptional competence in research, and additional scientific achievements. Female candidates are encouraged to apply; they will be given preference in cases of equal aptitude, ability, and professional achievements unless there are exceptional reasons for choosing another applicant.
Heinrich Heine University lives the principle „excellence through diversity“. HHU has signed the “Charta der Vielfalt (diversity)” and successfully participated in the audit “Shaping Diversity” of the Stifterverband. HHU is certified as family-friendly and aims to promote its employees’ diversity.
Applications from suitably qualified severely disabled persons or disabled persons regarded as being of equal status according to Book IX of the German Social Legal Code (SGB – Soziales Gesetzbuch) are encouraged.
At Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, appointments may also be part-time, provided there are no overriding administrative reasons in individual cases for requiring full-time employment.
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf offers a Dual Career Service and is a member of the Rhineland Dual Career Network (Dual Career Netzwerk Rheinland). Further information can be found at www.dualcareer-rheinland.de.
For further inquiries, please contact Prof. Dr. Florian Heiß.
Detailed application materials with the usual documents (without publications) should be submitted by 07.10.2020, citing reference number 23.20-3.1, as a single PDF-file via e-mail to email@example.com.