Assistant / Associate Professors in Business Analytics / Marketing

Company:Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT)

Location:Finland / Lahti

Discipline:Business Analytics / Marketing

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track) in Business Analytics and Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track) Marketing, LUT's Lahti Campus

The LUT School of Business and Management (LBM) is a strong research unit of about 20

professors and altogether 100 researchers. Our mission is to educate research-based problem solvers in the field of business. In our 2020 vision, we are internationally recognised for our impact on sustainable value creation – enabled by new technologies and entrepreneurial spirit.

Now we are looking for a professor in Business Analytics and a professor in Marketing.

The positions is situated at the assistant/associate professor levels of the tenure track system and will be filled for a fixed term of four years. The vacancies are located in LUT Lahti campus.

Business Analytics

The duties related to the vacancy will include basic and advanced education in the areas of business analytics and knowledge management. Thus, we are seeking a person with a cross-disciplinary research profile. The candidate is expected to present strong research merits and to show a proof of successful research projects and international research collaboration.


The field of the professorship, marketing, may include the following areas: 1) Consumer behaviour, and 2) Organizational buying behaviour. In addition, we value complementing expertise in quantitative and experimental research methods, and digitalization.

The vacant professorship reinforces LBM’s education and research in digitalisation and marketing. LBM has the EPAS accredited Master’s Programme in International Marketing Management (MIMM), to which the assistant/associate professor of marketing is expected to contribute significantly. The ones most closely connected to the position are the professorships in digital marketing and business analytics

Additional information

Please contact Professor Anni-Kaisa Kähkönen,, tel. +358 40 746 8132 (Business Analytics) and Professor Olli Kuivalainen, tel. +358 40 3587 020, (Marketing).

The deadline for applications is 14 June 2019 (at midnight, Finnish local time, UTC +3 h). Please submit your application, together with the required attachments, by filling out the online form at (Business Analytics) and (Marketing)

Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT. LUT’s Trailblazer strategy is searching for answers to four key questions: Are we going to burn up everything? Is humanity condemned to suffer from the water it has polluted? Will waste be the grave of our future? Will we let Europe degenerate to the world’s back yard? No. We will lead the way with a trailblazer spirit. We have been ranked among the world’s top universities (Times Higher Education and QS rankings). We are compact by size, with intensely focused operations. Combining technology and business, we have served as an academic forerunner since 1969. Our international science community encompasses 6,500 students and experts.

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