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Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Doctorate or PhD
Job type:
Full time
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Apply before:
17 Apr, 2018

Academic position in Digital Business - HEC Liège

About this job
Prerequisites for qualification are a Ph.D. (management science, information systems, computer science, statistics, mathematics, applied sciences, industrial engineering, operations research,…) with a focus on “Digital business”. The candidate should demonstrate an excellent research potential and a keen interest in management applications, with significant international exposure.

The candidate will be responsible for a teaching load at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including introductory courses in management information systems. The successful candidate will be assigned specialized courses based on his/her profile and experience.

The official administrative language used at HEC Liège is French and the candidate will need to teach courses in English and in French. The candidate should have excellent knowledge of English. If the candidate does not have the required level of French, he/she will be given the opportunity to take French language training courses provided by ULiège to enable the candidate to teach courses in French, to take part in administrative meetings, and to take up internal service duties.

The candidate will become a member of the research center QuantOM and is expected to contribute to the development of the research center activities in “Supply chain management and business analytics”, one of the strategic research fields of HEC Liège ( The School is especially interested in candidates with a strong background and a scientific interest in management information systems and novel digital technologies (blockchain, augmented and virtual reality, SaaS, IoT, …) and their adoption and impact on the evolution of business models, in particular in supply chain management. Areas of interest include business process modeling and enterprise architecture, ERP systems, logistics information systems, business analytics, knowledge management, ...

Tenure track candidates start with limited teaching duties allowing them to allocate 40% of their working time to research activities. A positive evaluation at the end of the probation period is subject to the candidate’s demonstrated performance in teaching and research. In particular, the candidate is expected to

  • deliver high quality teaching;
  • develop new and active teaching methods;
  • supervise Master theses;
  • contribute to the continuing evolution of the School’s teaching programs;
  • publish scientific articles in relevant and top-tier refereed journals, as well as books and book
  • chapters;
  • develop new research projects and write grant proposals for attracting internal and external
  • research funding;
  • supervise doctoral research;
  • be involved in international research networks;
  • actively take part in the organization of research activities of the corresponding strategic field
  • at HEC Liège, such as research seminars, workshops, and scientific conferences;
  • participate in research projects and missions for the account of, and grow partnerships with,
  • private organizations and/or public authorities.

Application package:
- Motivation letter and curriculum vitae showing the experience/expertise of the candidate in digital business;
- List of recent publications and international and national collaborations/projects;
- Letter describing their research interest (5 pages at most);
- Recommendation letters

To be sent, by registered post, to Professor A. Corhay, Recteur, Université de Liège, 7 Place du 20 Août, 4000 Liège, Belgium, by April, 17 2018
with an electronic copy to
For further information, contact Professor Y. Arda (yasemin.arda[at]