Postdoctoral Position in Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management, Changing Workplace and Strategic HRM, Economic Analysis

Company:HEC Liège, Management School of the University of Liège

Location:Belgium / Liège

Discipline:Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management, Changing Workplace and Strategic Human Resource Management, Economic Analysis and Policy, Financial Management for the Future, Social Enterprise and Business Ethics, Strategic Marketing Innovation, Strategy

Employment Type:2-year grant

Posted:2021-12-14

HEC Liège is offering a full-time postdoctoral position (2-year grant)

HEC Research is the research unit of HEC Liège. It includes more than 110 FTE researchers (faculty, senior and junior scientists) who are active in various fields of economics and management science.

The research unit is subdivided into 7 subunits associated with strategic research fields in which the school has significant experience and a critical mass of researchers, publications, teaching and corporate collaborations, namely, Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management (BA&SCM); Changing Workplace and Strategic Human Resource Management (HRM); Economic Analysis and Policy (ECON); Financial Management for the Future (FM4F); Social Enterprise and Business Ethics (SEBE); Strategic Marketing Innovation (SMI); and Strategy and Performance for the Society (SPS).

As part of its strategy, HEC Research aims to foster active interdisciplinary collaborations around three transversal themes – sustainability, digital transformation and entrepreneurship – in order to generate transformative research with high impact on HEC’s strategic research fields and with a concrete influence on the socio-economic environment of the school.

Job description:

  • Working in the "HEC Research Unit" which investigates fundamental scientific questions in line with its seven strategic fields: Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management; Changing Workplace and Strategic Human Resource Management; Economic Analysis and Policy; Financial Management for the Future; Social Enterprise and Business Ethics; Strategic Marketing Innovation; and Strategy and Performance for the Society.
    ( https://hec.uliege.be/en/faculty-research/strategic-research-fields).
  • Involvement in the scientific life of the research unit.
  • Representing HEC Liège in the international scientific community, for instance through the organization of or participation in scientific events.

Your profile:

  • You hold a PhD in management, economics, finance, operations, or a related field;
  • You are in a situation of international mobility (that is, not having stayed more than 24 months in Belgium - for work or studies, etc. - over the last 3 years)
  • You have a structured research project in one (or more) strategic field(s) of HEC Research; preferably connected to one of our 3 transversal themes: sustainability, digital transformation and/or entrepreneurship.
  • You have contacted and received the support of a professor of HEC Research for your project. A research project can involve more than one field but should then be supported by two internal promotors;
  • You speak English or French. (Knowledge of French is an asset, but is not mandatory.)

Contract: The position can start between March 2 and October 1, 2022. The postdoctoral researcher will be hired on a research grant and therefore should comply with the following requirements:

  • to be in a situation of international mobility (that is, not having stayed more than 24 months in Belgium - for work or studies, etc. - over the last 3 years).
  • to have obtained the PhD degree less than 10 years before the starting date of the contract;

The postdoctoral researcher will also benefit from an operating budget of 5.000 euros.

Application package:

  1. A research project of maximum 10,000 characters (spaces included) containing the following sections: A. Research question B. State of the art C. Research methodology D. Calendar and research outputs. Projects that surpass the maximum amount of characters will be shortened before being forwarded to evaluators.
  2. A detailed CV;
  3. A list of publications and working papers;
  4. A motivation letter;
  5. A recommendation letter of one international expert of the field;
  6. A scanned copy of your PhD degree or another official certificate;
  7. A letter of support of one internal promotor (see the list of potential promotors in the Appendix of this call).

Candidates should send their application to Muriel Vervier (Head of the Research Support Service) at muriel.vervier@uliege.be before February 15, 2022. Decisions will be communicated no later than March 2022. Further information can be obtained at the same address.

About HEC Management School - University of Liège (HEC Liège)

HEC Liège is the Management School of the University of Liège (ULiège). The University is an active partner of a network of over 900 universities promoting the exchange of students, researchers, and skills. As one of its faculties, HEC Liège is one of the leading Belgian management schools hosting graduate and postgraduate study programmes. The School counts 110 full-time faculty members and researchers and about 3,500 students, and promotes an empowering pedagogy leading students to play a proactive part in their education.

HEC Liège's commitment to and ongoing investment in quality improvement has been recognized through the international Accreditations AACSB and EQUIS (delivered by EFMD).

HEC Liège emphasizes the human dimension of its work environment, the regional anchoring of its community service missions, the managerial relevance of its teaching and its applied research projects, let alone its fruitful inter-faculty partnerships.

HEC Liège upholds respect, tolerance, congeniality, diversity, and social responsibility. It is committed to the well-being of its members and to environmental protection.

Last but not least, HEC Liège's modern and expanding campus within a city renowned for its friendliness and hospitality makes it a great place to live and work.

A description of the HEC® Liège work environment can be found at http://hec.uliege.be/en/hec-liege/hec-liege-is-hiring.

List of potential promotors

Arda Yasemin - Business Analytics and SCM
Crama Yves - Business Analytics and SCM
Heuchenne Cédric - Business Analytics and SCM
Ittoo Ashwin - Business Analytics and SCM
Limbourg Sabine - Business Analytics and SCM
Paquay Celia - Business Analytics and SCM
Pironet Thierry - Business Analytics and SCM
Schyns Michael - Business Analytics and SCM
Cornet Annie - Changing workplace and strategic HRM
Jemine Grégory - Changing workplace and strategic HRM
Lisein Olivier - Changing workplace and strategic HRM
Pichault François - Changing workplace and strategic HRM
Robert Jocelyne - Changing workplace and strategic HRM
Artige Lionel - Economic analysis and policy
Clerc Pierrick - Economic analysis and policy
Gathon Henry-Jean - Economic analysis and policy
Gautier Axel - Economic analysis and policy
Guillot Malka - Economic analysis and policy
Tharakan Joseph - Economic analysis and policy
Walheer Barnabé - Economic analysis and policy
Hübner Georges - Financial Management for the Future
Hambuckers Julien - Financial Management for the Future
Lambert Marie - Financial Management for the Future
Santi Caterina - Financial Management for the Future
Torsin Wouter - Financial Management for the Future
Dufays Frédéric - Social enterprise and business ethics
Mertens de Wilmars Sybille - Social enterprise and business ethics
Xhauflair Virginie - Social enterprise and business ethics
Delcourt Cécile - Strategic Marketing Innovation
Dessart Laurence - Strategic Marketing Innovation
Standaert Willem - Strategic Marketing Innovation
Crutzen Nathalie - Strategy and Performance for the Society
Richelle Isabelle - Strategy and Performance for the Society
Van Caillie Didier - Strategy and Performance for the Society

http://www.hec.ulg.ac.be/fr/faculty-recherche/faculty-and-researchers

For more information about their publications see http://orbi.uliege.be/?locale=en

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