Professor for Data Science in Business Economics (m/w/d)

Quadriga Media Berlin GmbH Published: December 22, 2022
Berlin, France
Job Type


keep questioning

The position is preferably filled on a full-time basis. An appointment is planned for the 2nd half of 2023.Quadriga University of Applied Sciences Berlin is part of the Quadriga Group, which offers knowledge-based services for professionals in the heart of Berlin, primarily in the fields of People & Organization, Communication and Politics .

The Quadriga Group publishes important professional magazines, organizes major professional congresses and is one of Germany's largest providers of further education in these areas.

In the academic sector, the university focuses on part-time Master or MBA programs and relevant applied research. Under the motto "keep questioning", it promotes an intensive exchange of ideas at eye level in an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and research.

Professors benefit from a respectful, innovative, and discursive atmosphere, collegial interaction, flexible working models and a wide range of synergies within the university as a whole, as well as a strong and high-ranking network in the field.

Your Responsibility:

  • You will teach Data Science in a practice-oriented manner, in the context of Economics & Business Administration, but with an interdisciplinary approach.
  • You will teach in the university's part-time courses topics of data analysis, evaluation, and communication. You are also interested in dealing with related issues such as automation or the use of artificial intelligence.

Moreover, you are willing to take on teaching tasks in relevant (economic) related topics. 

  • The prospective professor ensures intensive supervision of the students.
  • The prospective professor is expected to carry out research in the relevant subject areas with a strong practice-oriented focus.

Quadriga University of Applied Sciences Berlin also supports interdisciplinary, cooperative collaboration with other professors at the university.

Your Skills:

  • The candidate is expected to have relevant professional competence, preferably from the field of Economics & Business Administration.
  • In line with the profile of the university, applicants with a background in Political Science or Communication Studies may also be suitable for the position.
  • Candidates can provide evidence of a relevant university degree and a very good doctorate in a relevant field. 
  • They should be interested in applying Data Science methods in various areas of Economics and Business Administration (or related disciplines).

In particular, the candidate is expected to have most of the following qualifications:

  • Collection, wrangling and analysis of structured and unstructured data.
  • In-depth knowledge of Data Science methods, data visualization and communication, as well as implementation of analysis results
  • Application and assessment of Data Science methods in organizational decision-making processes
  • Organizational implementation issues associated with Data Science processes and units as well as ethical and compliance-related aspects.
  • The candidate's teaching experience is documented with good evaluations of their past teaching, and they are well versed in practice-oriented teaching.
  • In accordance with 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz), candidates have at least five years of relevant professional experience, three of which must have been in the non-academic sector.

Our Benefits:

  • Professional growth is our focus - with individually designed training days as well as everyday access to our relevant networks, publications, events and training products.
  • Become part of a lively team that works, discusses intensively and celebrates together - for example at the beginning of the studies or the Graduation Day.
  • At Quadriga, you will experience start-up culture in an established, renowned company - with plenty of room for new ideas, short decision-making processes, transparency and a "You" culture.
  • A good work-life balance is important to us: We offer 30 vacation days as well as flexible, family-friendly working hours and individual solutions regarding the work location (office / home office / mobile office).
  • Free fruits and drinks, discounted conditions at the Urban Sports Club, regular sports activities and team events.
  • Work in the heart of Berlin, with excellent public transport connections and a green inner backyard.

Please submit your application with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, proof of previous professional experience, e.g., references, copies of certificates, lists of publications, third-party funding, cooperations and teaching activities as well as teaching evaluations).

Quadriga University of Applied Sciences Berlin aims to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages applications from suitably qualified female applicants.

We are very much looking forward to getting to know you!

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