Assistant Professor - Data and Digital Economy


Location: Coventry
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 23rd November 2018
Closes: 1st January 2019
Reference: 1781426

Can you work with industrial partners to turn their complex issues into academically robust programmes of research? Can you use your research to help organisations respond to the future connected data and digital economy?

We are continuing our search for top-flight talent to join our diverse department by inviting applications for the role of Assistant Professor with expertise in data and digital economy; new business and economic models for data exchanges, understanding the implications of analytics and machine learning algorithms for real time, on demand economic transactions and services, with their core discipline in Economics, Marketing, Strategy or Operations Management.

We are looking for an ambitious yet collegial individual who will contribute to the existing research streams of HAT ( and HAT Research (, as well as developing their own research profile within the Group’s remit.

We especially welcome applications from individuals whose research has the potential to contribute to the department’s research agenda in terms of top quality publications, research income and evidence of research impact. The ability to teach across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes is also required for this post to engage the next generation of talent.

The successful candidate will have experience in academia, and a developing track record in working on data and the digital economy in the areas of business models, economic models, data and analytics preferably in Marketing or Operations Management. They will have gained a good honours degree or an equivalent professional qualification along with a PhD or equivalent qualification in a relevant field.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your own career and profile in this successful department. In return, we will provide you with a great range of benefits, which include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus Christmas closure, some fantastic savings on a wide range of products and services, and excellent learning and development opportunities.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.