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Assistant/Associate professor in Entrepreneurship and/or Strategy (20528) @ Tilburg School of Economics and Management

  • 1.  Assistant/Associate professor in Entrepreneurship and/or Strategy (20528) @ Tilburg School of Economics and Management

    Posted 07-01-2022 17:54

    As part of a continuing growth initiative, the Management Department of Tilburg University invites applications for two positions on the level of assistant professor or associate professor. We intend to hire one candidate in entrepreneurship and one candidate in strategy. We are looking for candidates with a PhD in entrepreneurship and/or strategy with demonstrated research potential/excellence in top journal publications, plus evidence of strong teaching, service, and grant application ability.  We welcome applications from individuals with research interests in corporate entrepreneurship, corporate venturing, business innovation, new venture growth and survival, startups, business models, corporate strategy, strategic renewal, strategy, international management. The candidates will join the research group of Strategy and Organization at the Department to grow our initiatives in entrepreneurship and strategy. Ph.D. candidate applicants will be expected to complete their Ph.D. prior to taking up employment. Successful applicants can join the Department in any month during 2023.


    The Department of Management
    The Department has a very strong research orientation with a focus on high-quality publications. Faculty members publish widely in UT Dallas journals such as ASQ, AMJ, SMJ, OrgSci, JIBS, MgtSci, MISQ, ISR, JOC, JOOM, POM and MSOM, as well as in entrepreneurship journals such as the Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. We aim to maximize the research time available to research-active faculty and working conditions are otherwise comparable to major research universities in Europe and North America. Compensation is competitive and among the top in Dutch universities. In addition, we provide guaranteed travel and starting research budgets. Faculty moving to the Netherlands may be eligible for 30% tax abatement for a period of five years.


    The Department currently hosts a fast-growing bachelor program of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation, as well as the IQONIC Hub for Entrepreneurship Research and Education. Moreover, the Department is preparing a new master's program in corporate entrepreneurship. In addition, the Department offers four other master's programs and makes significant contributions to several other bachelor's programs in the School. The Department also manages two tracks of Ph.D. programs, viz., Strategy & Organization as well as Information & Supply Chain Management, which prepare future researchers for productive academic careers with excellent international placements.


    The members of the Department, including its Strategy and Organization section, are listed here. Department members come from leading universities in North America, Asia, and Europe. We are a diverse and collegial group of research-oriented colleagues, including a terrific group of junior and recently hired scholars. The working language of the Department and the School is English. 

    Tilburg University and Area 
    Tilburg University is a publicly funded research university, specializing in economics, business sciences, law, social and behavioral sciences, theology and humanities. It has been consistently ranked as the best Dutch general university (#1) in the National Student Survey over the past years. Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM, founded in 1927) is the oldest and largest school of the university. It is one of Europe's leading schools in the fields of management and economics, ranking regularly among Europe's top three by research productivity (e.g. #54 in UT Dallas Ranking 2016-2021). With respect to specific disciplines, it is ranked #17 worldwide in Business Administration (Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021), #37 worldwide in Business and Economics (Times Higher Education Ranking 2021), and #63 worldwide in the area of Business & Management (QS World University subject rankings 2021). TiSEM is AACSB accredited.


    The Netherlands is regarded as one of the best countries for raising a family. Tilburg is a dynamic university town located in the south of the Netherlands, within one of Europe's foremost high-tech regions. The region also offers excellent social and cultural facilities and varied housing options. Tilburg's central position in the Benelux offers excellent regional and international access. Major airports nearby include Amsterdam (Netherlands), Brussels (Belgium), and Düsseldorf (Germany). The campus provides a green, academically centered environment with modern facilities and convenient local transportation.


    Employment conditions
    For the position of Assistant Professor, we offer a fulltime tenure-track position for six years. Tenure decisions for Assistant Professors are made in their fifth year based on performance indicators agreed upon at the start of the appointment. We expect that candidates have the potential to grow towards an Associate Professor and/or Full Professor role in the future. The starting gross salary is based on scale 11 of the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities (universiteitenvannederland.nl).
    For the fulltime position of Associate Professor, we offer a permanent contract. The starting gross salary is based on scale 13 of the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities (universiteitenvannederland.nl).
    You are entitled to a holiday allowance amounting to 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% of your gross yearly income. Faculty moving to the Netherlands may be eligible for 30% tax abatement for a period of five years. Visit Working at Tilburg University | Tilburg University for more information on our employment conditions. 

    Application Procedure 
    Please apply for this position following this link:

    https://www.tilburguniversity.edu/about/working/vacancies. Shortlisting and interviews will start from September 1st, 2022, although applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. 


    Applicants should submit (1) a motivation letter, in your letter please indicate the rank (Assistant or Associate Professor) you are applying for, (2) a curriculum vitae with a reference list, (3) a research statement, and (as relevant) a dissertation summary, (4) a main work-in-progress research paper and two other examples of research, (5) a teaching statement, and (6) teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching ability. 


    Any questions relating to the contents of these positions can be directed to the chair of the recruiting committee, Dr. Anindya Ghosh (A.Ghosh@tilburguniversity.edu). Senior applicants who wish to inquire confidentially about a position may contact the Heads of Department Dr. Aswin van Oijen (A.A.C.J.vOijen@tilburguniversity.edu) or Prof. dr. Carol Ou (carol.ou@tilburguniversity.edu).
    Other Positions in the Department
    The Department of Management has other positions also, in information management and supply chain management, at the rank of assistant professor, associate professor, or full professor. Interested applicants in these areas should refer to our separate position announcements or can write to TilburgManagementRecruiting@tilburguniversity.edu for more information.


    Tilburg School of Economics and Management

    Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) is the university largest faculty.  TiSEM offers well reputed academic research and education. Its research belongs to the European top. The education programs, of which the majority are offered completely in English, are on the international map with the AACSB accreditation awarded in 2002. Employees and students form an ambitious international community.


    Tilburg School of Economics and Management


    Recruitment code
    Tilburg University applies the recruitmentcode of the Dutch Association for Personnel Management & Organization Development (NVP).


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    Anindya Ghosh
    Associate Professor
    Tilburg University
    +31 (0)13 466 9111