Post-doctoral researcher in quantitative business analytics with a strong background in soft...

Post-doctoral researcher in quantitative business analytics with a strong background in soft...

Finland 15 Mar 2021
LUT University

LUT University

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The LUT School of Business and Management (LBM) is looking for a post-doctoral researcher to join its research team on the AMBI (Analytics-based Management for Business and Manufacturing Industry) research platform. The research platform conducts interdisciplinary research and research projects that focus on analytics in management for business and the manufacturing industry. The post-doctoral researcher will work on research projects as a project manager and a researcher in collaboration with the LBM staff and researchers from other disciplines. The research team at LBM is led by Professor Pasi Luukka.

We are looking for a motivated person with a can-do attitude who is passionate about industry oriented problem solving by using various analytics methods. The person should have documented skills to solve difficult real-world problems related to topics such as meta-modelling, manufacturing optimisation, and predictive analytics. We value evidence of successful project work and international research collaboration. Evidence of teaching excellence and experience in the acquisition of competitive external funding (e.g. Business Finland, Academy of Finland, EU) are considered an advantage. Furthermore, we are looking for applicants with strong skills in research communication and dissemination (offline and online). Finnish language skills are considered an advantage. We are looking for a person with teamwork skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment.

The post-doctoral researcher is required to have a doctoral degree in a field relevant to the position, such as business analytics, operation research, applied mathematics, or computer science, the ability for independent scientific work and collaboration with industrial and societal stakeholders, and a solid publication record in international academic journals.

What we offer

  • An opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary team of academic experts and develop your academic expertise in business analytics and the manufacturing industry
  • An opportunity to make an impact on industry and society through research projects
  •  A fixed-term contract of 2 + 2 years 

The work will start with a six-month trial period on LUT’s Lappeenranta campus in April or May 2021 (negotiable). 

The salary is determined according to the salary system for university teaching and research personnel. The pay will include an individual pay component based on performance and competence. The monthly salary of post-doctoral researchers who have recently defended their doctoral thesis starts from 3 804 euros a month (the salary depends on qualifications and experience). 

The deadline for applications is 15 March 2021 (at midnight, Finnish local time). Please submit your application by filling out the online form and attaching the following:

  • Your CV
  • A motivation letter including your own view regarding the future of business analytics and the manufacturing industry
  • A copy of your academic degree certificate and transcript of records. If the original documents are not in English, Finnish or Swedish, each document must be accompanied by an official certified translation into English or Finnish.  

For further information, please contact Professor Pasi Luukka (pasi.luukka@lut.fi ).

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