FACULTY SOLVAY BRUSSELS SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT
Application deadline: December 31, 2021
Start date: 01/10/2022
The Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management
The Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (SBS-EM) is the faculty of Economics and Management of the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB). The faculty’s mission is to have a decisive and positive impact on how economic and business challenges are addressed. With a strong emphasis on quantitative methods, we produce pioneering research and educate women and men to become true leaders and entrepreneurs in their field.
SBS-EM consists of a vibrant mix of people interested in management, economics and finance. The faculty actively strives to create and maintain an intellectually stimulating environment, advancing scientific knowledge, while at the same time contributing to the development of effective practices and life-long learning for organizations. SBS-EM is FT-ranked (70th in 2020) and EQUIS and AMBA accredited.
Description of the Chair in Mathematics for economics, management and data analytics
Area of Research :
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to leverage his/her research competences from a strong quantitative background (broadly speaking). There are no restrictions on subdisciplines, but everything else equal, preference will be given to research profiles with a clear contribution to quantitative methods for economics and management. This can range from mathematical economics towards data analysis based on machine learning or big data techniques. The successful candidate will collaborate closely SBS-EM and ULB faculty members in the disciplines relevant for their research agenda. Members of the faculty are for instance active in the fields of behavioural economics, game theory, revealed preference theory, network theory, big data analysis, statistics, among others.
Educational and scientific goals :
The selected candidate will contribute to research and teaching in quantitative methods for economics and management. (S)he essentially aims at
Courses covered at the time of recruitment :
Candidates will be expected to contribute to SBS-EM´s core courses and programs in mathematics for economics and management and to supervise on average 6 master theses per year in this field. In the long-run, candidates will be requested to teach 4 courses of 5 ECTS (approximately 24 contact hours) per year. The envisaged teaching assignment for the first year consists of Math-S1011 (Introduction to mathematics: calculus), Math-S1012 (Introduction to mathematics: linear algebra) and Math-S202 (Mathematics: functions of several variables).
PhD Degree (with doctoral thesis) in economics, mathematics or closely related fields
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The recruiting committee will select the candidates on the basis of the following criteria: quality of the research project and scientific publications, pedagogical project with respect to teaching quantitative methods for economics and management to different types of audiences and teaching experience at different levels, international experience and academic collaborations, experience in institutional relationships and networking capabilities. SBS-EM uses an extensive ranking of journals to measure research output and uses this, together with other standard research outputs, for tenure and promotion decisions.
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