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Associate Professor / Professor in Data science

Deadline: 01.12.2020

BI Norwegian Business School

BI Norwegian Business School is ranked among the top business schools in Europe combining internationally recognized research and a wide range of educational offerings from bachelor to master and doctoral degree programmes as well as executive programmes. BI’s mission is to build the knowledge economy by empowering people and improving business. BI has 20 000 students, more than 300 000 alumni, and a number of academic and business partnerships and networks both nationally and internationally. BI holds the three most prestigious international quality accreditations – AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. BI is organised as an independent foundation whose purpose is teaching and research. All profits are used to strengthen BI's academic- and learning environment.

The Department of Data Science and Analytics at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo, Norway invites applications for a tenured position as Associate Professor/Professor. Applicants from any relevant field are welcome, with a preference for candidates with a background in machine learning, statistical learning, and/or artificial intelligence, including their applications. The appointment starts in spring/autumn 2021.

The associate professor position has an internationally competitive salary. The Department of Data Science and Analytics has a bonus system for publications in selected journals with a generous per publication reward system, and we provide ample support for research-related activities and conference travels.

The successful applicant must hold a doctoral degree in computer science (or related fields), have a strong research record and possess good pedagogical skills. Further qualifications include experience from research and studies relevant for a business school, international research network, and English language skills. A track-record of international work experience and collaboration with the business or public sector, including R&D work, research dissemination and research-based advisory services, is appreciated.

We actively encourage women to apply.

BI Norwegian Business School is the largest business school in Norway and the second largest in Europe. BI has initialized a close collaboration with Simula Research Laboratory, to strengthen their expertise on data science through research collaboration and the establishment of a new department and research center in data science, located at BI. The partnership aims at strengthening the link between statistical methodology and machine learning, and between algorithms and high-impact applications of particular relevance to society.

Potential candidates will be invited to interviews and seminar presentations. BI Norwegian Business School reserves the right to reject applicants who, though academically qualified, do not satisfy other requirements like pedagogical ability or collaborative skills.

Questions about the position can be directed to:

  • Professor Steffen Grønneberg, Coordinator for the start-up of the Department of Data Science and Analytics, telephone: +47 98451049 or
  • Professor Tommy Sveen, Head of Department of Economics, telephone: +47 46410097

Applicants should submit their application, including CV, academic papers (up to 15), and list of publications, electronically. Applicants' highest degrees and other particularly relevant qualifications must be documented. Further information and documentation of other activities that may be significant for evaluating applicants' qualifications may also be submitted.

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