Open position: Postdoctoral Researcher in "Data Economy: Organization, Innovation and Regulation"

The University of Lausanne (UNIL) promotes learning, research and living and hosts 14'100 students and nearly 3'800 collaborators, professors, and researchers. Ideally situated along the lake of Geneva, near Lausanne's city center, its campus brings together over 120 nationalities.

At the department of Strategy in the Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC Lausanne), we're seeking to complement our team with a postdoctoral researcher.

Job information

Expected start date: As soon as possible
Contract length: The initial contract length is 1 year. The contract can be re
newed and the project is funded until 31/12/2024.
Activity rate:
100%, or part-time by agreement
Workplace: Lausanne

You will be part of a research project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation on “
Data Economy: Organization, Innovation and Regulation”.
The Principal Investigator of this project is Christian Peukert. His research studies how digitization affects consumers, firms and markets, published in journals such as Management Science, Marketing Science, Information Systems Research, Strategic Management Journal, and Research Policy.

Your responsibilities

  • 100% of the postdoctoral researcher’s time will be dedicated to research and related activities.

Your qualifications

We are looking for one candidate with the following qualifications:

  • PhD in Economics, Management or related disciplines

  • Strong research interest in platforms, data and artificial intelligence, privacy

  • Very strong background in quantitative research methods, mostly empirical

  • Demonstrated ability to publish in high-profile journals

  • Ability to work independently

  • Fluency in English

Your application

Please send your motivation letter, CV, PDF of the Job Market Paper, and two references (contact details or letters) to

Your benefits

We offer a pleasant working place in a multicultural, diversified and dynamic academic environment, and opportunities for professional training. Possibilities of continuous training, many activities and other benefits to discover.

Complementary information

Seeking to promote an equitable representation of men and women among its staff, the University encourages applications from women.