Posting Summary: The University of Virginia, Darden School of Business is recruiting for one Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Quantitative Business Administration, available July 2019 for 2 years. Applications are invited from all business disciplines including marketing, operations, finance, economics, and information systems.
The post-doctoral research associate will (a) work on research projects under the supervision of Darden Business School faculty and other principle investigators, and (b) mentor a group of MBA students on their capstone projects using Big Data. High-level topic areas include; developing machine learning models for customer retention, recommendation system, understanding the influence of digital technology on financial inclusion, improving supply chain relationships using IOT data, mobile marketing, financing crowdsourced business ideas, and others. Our research projects balance rigor and relevance, aiming to produce papers for top academic journals while also informing policy and practice through other contributions. This position will require living in the Charlottesville, VA area.
A PhD in Management Science, Marketing, Finance, Operations, Economics, or Information Systems must be completed by the appointment start date. Candidates must be highly motivated with extensive experience in (1) data preparation, data analysis, and econometrics; and (2) familiarity with and interest in the literatures on machine learning, econometrics, digital marketing, corporate finance, innovation, organizational economics, labor economics, and/or business strategy. Candidates must also be able to work well with academics and industry executives alike, must have strong econometric skills, as demonstrated by publications or working papers, and have strong English language skills (verbal and written).
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624147. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach the following: a CV, cover letter of intent, research samples (other 1), and contact information for 3 references. Applications will be accepted for this position until December 1, 2018.
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