Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor in Design and Management of AI-based Systems in Organizations

Company:HEC Lausanne

Location:Switzerland / Lausanne

Discipline:Design and Management of AI-based Systems in Organizations

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


HEC Lausanne (the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne) invites applications for a position full time as

Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor (Tenure Track as Associate Professor) in Design and management of AI-based systems in organizations

Starting on August 1st, 2022 or on a mutually agreed date.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Information Systems, Computer Science or a related discipline. They should have an excellent research and publication record in the field of Management of Information Systems (MIS) with a clear interest in the design and development of AI-based systems in organizations, but also in researching the managerial implications of AI and its innovation potential. We seek applicants with a proven ability to conduct top-research in the field, to publish in leading international IS journals and conferences and the capacity to attract research funds.

Candidates should have teaching experience at university level (Bachelor and Master). A good command of French and English is desirable. For non-French speaking candidates, a period of adaptation (two years) to teaching in French is expected.

In line with the strategy of the Faculty, preference will be given to candidates who do research and teach on topics connected to area of AI and digital work, application areas of AI in business, or AI-based innovation and product design. All research methods are welcome.

The new professor will be a member of the Department of Information Systems Department at HEC Lausanne. She/He is expected to play an active role in the development of our Master programs in Information Systems (MSc IS) and take over responsibility in the Department.

Excellence in teaching and research is very important for us. Members of the department have published in top tier IS journals such as MISQ, JAIS, JMIS, JSIS and many more. We offer attractive teaching loads and an excellent research environment.

Rank of appointment will depend on candidate experience and accomplishments.

Applications must be submitted via HEC’s website:

A job description is available on the top of the job posting.

Applications should be submitted by January 31, 2022 (11:59 pm local time) via the above link (only applications submitted through this link will be considered).

Please fill in the electronic application form, and upload curriculum vitae, cover letter, publications list, teaching evaluations (if available), the names and addresses of three references and 2 videos:

a) An up to 3mins motivation video (as a video link) that answers the following questions:

  • What are your greatest accomplishments?
  • What do you want to accomplish as a member of UNIL and HEC?

b) A video link with a pre-recorded course lecture on an AI-related topic.

Please fill in the electronic application form and upload curriculum vitae, cover letter, samples of scholarly work, and the names and addresses of maximum three references.

Additional information may be obtained from Prof. Christine Legner (member of the IS Department) (, and Prof. Stephanie Missonier (Head of the IS Department) (, HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne.

Seeking to promote an equitable representation of men and women among its staff, the University encourages applications from women.

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