Career Opportunities: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track as Associate Professor) in Digital Innovation (21104)

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University of Lausanne, UNIL, Switzerland
Sep 30, 2023 21:59:00 GMT+00:00
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Requisition ID 21104 – Posted 06/27/2023 – Type of position (1) – Area of Activity (1) – Rate of Participation (1) – Faculty / Service (1) – Personnel Category (1)


UNIL is a leading international teaching and research institution, with over 5,000 employees and 17,000 students split between its Dorigny campus, CHUV and Epalinges. As an employer, UNIL encourages excellence, individual recognition and responsibility.


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

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track as Associate Professor)

in Management Information Systems and Digital Innovation


Expected start date in position : 01.02.2024, or on a mutually agreed date.

Activity rate : 100%

Workplace : Internef , Lausanne

Your qualifications

Candidates must hold a PhD in Information Systems or a related discipline. They should have an excellent and promising research and publication record in the field of Management Information Systems (MIS) with a clear interest in topics around digital innovation and related topics (e.g., design of new and improved products/processes/services through digital technologies, digital innovation methods, digital entrepreneurship) as well as their practical applications. 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.

In line with the strategy of the faculty, preference will be given to candidates who do research on topics connected to digital innovation and have teaching experience with MIS courses on Bachelor and Master level. Successful candidates will be expected to be able to teach in French and English after two years. All research methods are welcome but experience with qualitative and design sciences research methods is strongly appreciated.

What the position offers you

We offer a nice working place in a multicultural, diverse and dynamic academic environment. Opportunities for professional training, a lot of activities and other benefits to discover.

Contact for further information

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

Your application

Applications must be submitted via HEC’s website: The job description is available here Applications should be submitted by September 30th (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
  • samples of scholarly work
  • the names and addresses of maximum three references.

Additional information

UNIL is committed to promoting gender equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from female

UNIL supports early career

Recruitment process and conditions of Employment for a full or associate Professor.