Assistant Professor of Marketing (tenure track)

Assistant Professor of Marketing (tenure track)

Published Deadline Location
27 Sep 27 Oct Nijmegen

Job description

The Assistant Professor of Marketing will be positioned within the chair group of Marketing, which is part of the department of Business Administration. The group is responsible for Marketing courses in the Bachelor's degree programme and the Master's specialisation in Marketing. The master specialisation in Marketing focuses on the development and maintenance of relations with existing and new customers and is designed to help students develop the analytical skills needed to study complex management issues from a broad, interdisciplinary business perspective. In addition, the chair group of Marketing has a strong presence in the Master's specialisation in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

The research of the chair group of Marketing fits the Responsible Organisation research programme of the Department of Business Administration. More specifically, their research focuses on the responsible aspects of consumer behaviour and marketing management and innovation, including topics such as customer co-creation, environmentally friendly consumer behaviour, compulsive buying behaviour, healthy food consumption, adoption of innovations, stakeholder marketing, market creation for sustainable innovations, open innovation, and green product development. They have published in high-impact journals such as the Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Service Research, Organization Studies, and the Journal of Product Innovation Management. We are currently seeking a highly motivated, engaging and collaborative candidate to further strengthen the chair of Marketing.

You will be expected to contribute to the further development of research and teaching in Business Administration in general and Marketing in particular. We strongly prefer candidates that show expertise in marketing topics related to responsibility and innovation. You will teach in the Bachelor's and Master's programmes in Business Administration, conduct research in line with the Responsible Organisation programme, publish in international high-quality journals, attract external grants/funding for research projects, acquire and supervise PhD projects, build international networks with businesses and academics, and contribute to the department’s administration and management tasks.

Specifications

Radboud University

Requirements

  • A PhD degree in Marketing or a strongly related field.
  • A pipeline of publications and an excellent reputation, evidenced by a publication record in internationally recognised high-quality journals. 
  • The ambition and/or track record to attract research funding.
  • Ample teaching experience, proven effective teaching skills, the capacity to develop and implement innovative teaching methods, and proven ability to supervise the development and implementation of academic study programmes. A Dutch university teaching qualification (BKO or UKO) or equivalent would be an advantage.
  • Proven ability to cooperate with and inspire a team of professionals.
  • Strong connections to organisational and business practice.
  • Substantial international experience and network.
  • Excellent English language skills and a willingness to learn Dutch (if applicable).

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: Fixed-term contract for four years. Possibility of extension and permanency depending on your performance.

  • Employment: 32 - 40 hours per week.
  • A maximum gross monthly salary of € 4.978 based on a 38-hour working week (salary scale 11).
  • The exact salary depends on the candidate's qualifications and amount of relevant professional experience.
  • In addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
  • Duration of the contract: fixed-term contract for four years. Possibility of extension and permanency depending on your performance.
  • The intended start date is 1 January 2020.
  • Radboud University offers a dynamic position in an attractive work environment and has excellent conditions of employment, including an attractive retirement scheme and (partly paid) maternity leave.
  • Under special circumstances, applicants from abroad moving to the Netherlands may qualify for a special tax relief, by which 30% of their salary is tax free.
  • You will be able to make use of our Dual Career Service: our Dual Career Officer will assist with family-related support, such as child care, and help your partner prepare for the local labour market and with finding an occupation.
  • Are you interested in our excellent employment conditions?
This vacancy has been announced before as part of an opening for 6 assistant professors of Business Administration in spring 2019 (vacancy number: 27.18.19).

Employer

Radboud University

We want to get the best out of science, others and ourselves. Why? Because this is what the world around us desperately needs. Leading research and education make an indispensable contribution to a healthy, free world with equal opportunities for all. This is what unites the more than 22,000 students and 5,000 employees at Radboud University. And this requires even more talent and collaboration. You have a part to play!

Department

Faculteit der Managementwetenschappen

The Nijmegen School of Management (NSM) is an academic centre of research and higher education, focusing on institutional and managerial issues within complex organisations. There are seven disciplines within the NSM: Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, Economics and Business Economics, Social and Political Sciences of the Environment, Human Geography, and Spatial Planning.

The NSM strives for a multidisciplinary approach. The educational programme is characterised by small-scale teaching and provides a stimulating learning environment with an emphasis on the development of academic skills. The NSM employs 260 FTEs, 75% of whom are academics. Currently, the NSM has approximately 4,500 students.

The Department of Business Administration is responsible for the BSc programmes in Business Administration (including a full track offered in English, and a track in International Business Administration) as well as eight specialisations within the MSc programme in Business Administration (all in English), including one in Marketing and one in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The interdisciplinary Responsible Organisation research programme addresses the multiple values underlying responsibility, the conditions required to realise those values and the interventions geared to the transition of organisations towards responsible organisations. The Department of Business Administration co-creates knowledge with multiple stakeholders in the wider community to ensure the impact of its scholarly work.

The NSM's research activities fall under the responsibility of the interdisciplinary Institute for Management Research (IMR). Under the motto 'Creating Knowledge for Society', the IMR focuses on academic research into the development, design and effectiveness of the public and private structures that regulate, govern or manage human interactions. The debate on the fundamentals of academic research in the domains covered by the NSM is organised in the IMR Academy; the PhD programme is organised in the IMR Doctoral School. In addition to the interdisciplinary Responsible Organisation research programme, there are six multidisciplinary research groups at the IMR linked to strategic and scientifically and societally relevant issues (including one called Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Business Ecosystems). The IMR also hosts the Individual Decision Lab and the Group Decision Lab, which are particularly suited for studying collaboration in complex contexts and collective decision-making.

Additional information

For more information about this vacancy, please contact:
Prof. dr. B. Hillebrand, Chair Marketing Department
Email: b.hillebrand@fm.ru.nl

Specifications

  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
  • Economics
  • 32—40 hours per week
  • max. €4978 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 1063983

Employer

Location

Houtlaan 4, 6525 XZ, Nijmegen

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Application procedure

Please address your application to Prof. dr. B. Hillebrand and submit it, using the application button, no later than 27 October 2019, 23:59 Amsterdam Time Zone.   

Your application should include the following attachments:
  • Letter of motivation.
  • CV including a list of publications.
  • Research and Education vision statement.
The first round of interviews will take place on 11 November.

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Application procedure

Application procedure

Please address your application to Prof. dr. B. Hillebrand and submit it, using the application button, no later than 27 October 2019, 23:59 Amsterdam Time Zone.   

Your application should include the following attachments:
  • Letter of motivation.
  • CV including a list of publications.
  • Research and Education vision statement.
The first round of interviews will take place on 11 November.

Make sure to apply no later than 27 Oct 2019 22:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).