The House of Innovation (HOI) and the Center for Data Analytics at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) currently invite applications for multiple tenure track positions on the Assistant Professor level, each with a specific profile.
Assistant Professor tenure track in one of HOI’s core areas – Innovation & Technology Management (TIM), Entrepreneurship (ENT), Organizational Communication & Information Systems (OCIS) or Operations & Supply Chain Management (OSCM):
Candidates are expected to have a research focus in one of HOI’s core areas. Ability to teach broadly within HOI core areas is beneficial, but not required. A PhD in a related field is required by the time of assuming the position.
Assistant Professor tenure track with a focus on Artificial Intelligence from an innovation or organizational perspective:
Candidates are expected to have a background in AI-focused Digital Innovation and a strong methodological and teaching expertise in the fields of Digital Innovation, Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence. A PhD in a related field is required by the time of assuming the position.
This position is part of the Wallenberg Foundation national initiative on AI in social sciences (WASP-HS, https://wasp-hs.org). Being part of WASP-HS involves specific activities, responsibilities, and research resources.
Assistant Professor tenure track with a focus on Innovation and Data Analytics:
Candidates are expected to have a background in a field such as Technology and Innovation Management, Digital Innovation, Digital Transformation, Computer/Data Science, Statistics, or Econometrics. From a teaching perspective, solid training in data analytics as well as an in-depth understanding of the application of data analytics tools and methods for business applications, including statistical methods, machine learning, and similar approaches and methods, is required. A PhD in a related field is required by the time of assuming the position.
Assistant Professor tenure track with a focus on Operations and Supply Chain Management and Data Analytics:
Candidates are expected to have a background in a field such as Operations Management, Supply Chain Management or Operations Research. From a teaching perspective, solid training in data analytics as well as an in-depth understanding of the application of data analytics tools and methods for business applications, including statistical methods, machine learning, and similar approaches and methods, is required. A PhD in a related field is required by the time of assuming the position.
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 including data analytics is required for the position. Candidates will be expected to interact and collaborate with faculty from other disciplines and to exercise intellectual leadership in their discipline.
The vacant assistant professorships are all six-year tenure-track positions with research and teaching obligations. Promotion to tenured associate professor is possible with satisfactory teaching and publication performance. An ideal starting date for successful applicants is August 2022, but we are open to discussing other dates. Salaries are competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience, and are set on an individual basis.
The formal call for all positions will be announced in August. Complete applications must be received by September 15th, 2021 (CEST). The House of Innovation will host campus visits by invitation in the Fall/Winter 2021 if the Covid-19 situation allows for that. If not, the job-talks will be held online.
Expression of interest
The House of Innovation will be holding informal online interviews via Zoomafter the Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2021 (Aug 9th – 13th). If you wish to request an interview, please email your curriculum vitae and job-market paper, with the subject heading indicating the position you are interested in (e.g. ‘’Digital Innovation and AI’’), to Anders Reagan (email@example.com).
Expressions of interest in an interview are welcome no later than Aug 1st.
Should you have any questions regarding this call, please contact:
About House of Innovation, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
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.