Assistant Professor of Marketing

Vienna University of Economics and Business


Assistant Professor/in Marketing

  • Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • Research, development, teaching
  • Fulltime
  • published till: 15.11.2023
You want to understand how things are connected and make a fundamental impact? We offer an environment where you can realize your full potential. At one of Europe’s largest and most modern business and economics universities. On a campus where quality of work is also quality of life. We are looking for support at the

Department of Marketing (Focus on Artificial Intelligence)
Fulltime, 40 hours/week
Starting February 1, 2024 and ending after 6 years

About the Institute:
The new Institute (with Focus on Artificial Intelligence) aims at being a leading institution for research and education in the area of artificial intelligence in marketing. The rapid growth of artificial intelligence has a profound impact on consumer behavior, leading to radically new businesses and challenging incumbents to adapt their marketing strategies. Therefore, our goal is to do research that focuses on new business problems and groundbreaking artificial intelligence innovations. We use structured and unstructured data and apply state of the art quantitative methods to tackle these problems, to ultimately reach better outcomes for consumers and consumers. Our students are trained to be the next generation of marketing managers with strong analytical skills and a profound knowledge of the mechanics of the digital marketing ecosystem, artificial intelligence technologies in marketing, and the challenges in these areas.

What to expect

Independent research work:We are looking for a self-motivated, highly active, and productive researcher, who will be expected to make a significant contribution to the Institute's research agenda. Specifically, current focus areas, for which we seek applications include (but are not restricted to):
  • artificial intelligence in marketing
  • image analytics
  • unstructured data analytics
  • machine learning in marketing
  • text analytics
  • data analytics
Teaching: The successful candidate must demonstrate the motivation and capacity to excel in both research and teaching. Any member of academic staff joining us is expected to make teaching contributions at an undergraduate and MSc level.
Organizational and administrative support: An Assistant Professor is also expected to contribute to the Institute administration in terms of team and/or program leadership. In addition, there may be the opportunity to earn additional income by teaching at the MBA and/or Executive level.

What you have to offer

  • Academic degree: Applicants for an Assistant Professor position must hold a PhD or a doctorate degree in Marketing, Information Systems, Computer/Data Science, or a related field.
  • Research experience: Qualifications will include a demonstrated interest in and the proven ability to do publishable research in leading international, peer-reviewed marketing journals (e.g., A-level and above according to the VHB-JOURQUAL journal ranking).
  • Willingness to use multimedia teaching methods: You are prepared to use multimedia teaching and learning formats.
  • Teaching experience: You already have gained relevant experience in teaching one or multiple courses.
  • Language skills: For research purposes, we expect you to have an excellent oral and written command of English.
  • Working style: We look for enthusiastic, curious team players, who are passionate about artificial intelligence in marketing and research. You work independently, show initiative, are willing to take on responsibility, and have good self-organization skills.

What we offer you

  • Inspiring campus life with over 2,400 employees in research, teaching, and administration and approximately 21,500 students
  • A modern campus with spectacular architecture in the heart of Vienna
  • Excellent accessibility by public transportation
  • Meaningful work in an open-minded, inclusive, and family-friendly environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • A wide range of benefits, from an in-house medical officer to athletic activities and a meal allowance to a variety of employee discounts
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The minimum monthly gross salary amounts to €4,351.90 (14 times per year). This salary may be adjusted based on equivalent prior work experience. In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive social benefits.

Do you want to join the WU team?
Then please submit your application by November 15, 2023 (ID 1927).
We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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