Assistant Professor in Public Administration / Public Governance

Assistant Professor in Public Administration / Public Governance

Published Deadline Location
8 Nov 24 Nov Tilburg
Job opportunity for an Assistant Professor in Public Administration / Public Governance, with the possibility to develop and grow in teaching as well as research, both individually and as part of a team of ambitious scholars, committed to not only better understand but also to shape transformations and innovations in public governance.

Job description

As assistant professor, you independently develop and teach courses in the bachelor Public Administration / Public Governance (in Dutch and English) and master Public Governance (English), which include courses in the field of public policy and management, as well as in research methodology (qualitative and quantitative). You also participate in the various kinds of research carried out by the Section for Politics and Public Administration. In the course of your appointment, you will develop your own research profile, in keeping with the research profile of the section, in which transformations and innovations in public governance are central. Research themes include democratic governance, local and regional governance, and public professionalism, as well as the digitalization of governance, network and collaborative governance, and the governance of societal transitions. The intended ratio between teaching and research is roughly 45%-45%, with the remaining 10% for administrative duties.  

Specifications

Tilburg University

Requirements

 

You have a PhD in Public Administration or a topic relevant to Public Administration in a related discipline. Your growth potential in the field of research is evident from already published international journal articles. It is an advantage if you already have experience with multidisciplinary research, in particular the combination of public administration and law, economics or management. You have demonstrable teaching experience and good didactic skills. In addition, you are a collaborator with good communication skills. You are fluent in English and preferably also in Dutch, or are prepared to learn Dutch within the first two years of your appointment. You are expected to have a Basic Teaching Qualification (in Dutch: BKO), or are prepared to acquire this within the first year of your appointment.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 4 - 6 years.

Tilburg University believes that academic excellence is achieved through the combination of outstanding research and teaching, in which societal impact is made by sharing knowledge. In doing so, we recognize that excellence is not only achieved through individual performance, but mostly through team effort in which each team member acts as a leader connecting people.

 

Tilburg University offers excellent terms of employment. We believe flexibility, development, and good employee benefits are very important. We make clear agreements on career paths and offer all kinds of facilities and schemes to maintain an optimum balance between work and private life.

 

The starting gross salary varies between €3,637 and €4,978 per month (full time) based on scale 11 of the Collective Labor Agreement Dutch Universities. Employees recruited from abroad may be eligible for the 30% tax facility- this means that 30% of your salary will be paid as a tax-free reimbursement.

 

Tilburg University offers you an employment agreement for a period of 4 to 6 years.

 

You are entitled to a holiday allowance amounting to 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% of your gross yearly income. If you work 40 hours per week, you receive 41 days of paid recreational leave per year.

 

Please visit Working at Tilburg University for more information on our employment conditions.

Employer

Tilburg University

Working at Tilburg University means: 

  • High-level education and research: Tilburg University is one of the world’s top 200 universities.
  • Working together with inspiring and passionate colleagues.
  • Connecting to society; the university’s focus on society is clear from its slogan Understanding Society.
  • Working in a culture of openness and inclusion in which we embrace diversity and stimulate integration.
  • Ample room, flexibility, and high-quality facilities for your own scientific research.
  • Working on a lively campus in a beautiful green environment, easily accessible, and close to many big (European) cities.

Department

Tilburg Law School

Tilburg Law School offers highly ranked national and international education and research in law and public administration. Currently, 3000 students are enrolled at Tilburg Law School, who are doing a degree program in law or public administration/governance. Students can choose from five Bachelor's programs (including the Dutch and English Bachelor Public Administration/Governance) and ten Master's programs (including the English Master Public Governance). The research conducted within Tilburg Law School is aimed at societal relevance and provides students with the tools and skills to study and deal with current issues at an academic level.  

 

The Section for Politics and Public Administration is a multidisciplinary team of professors, researchers, teachers and PhD students of about 30 people that conducts research into developments in the field of politics and governance and, in cooperation, gives shape to bachelor's and master's degrees in Public Administration and Public Governance. The emphasis is on the connection between public administration, law and economics in studying and addressing contemporary societal issues. Public Administration / Public Governance presents itself as a relatively small-scale, interactive study program with an influx of approximately 130 students per year. As a result, teaching can be challenging and intensive. The Section is part of the Department of Public Law and Governance within Tilburg Law School and works closely with the Tilburg School of Economics and Management for research and teaching on Public Governance.

Additional information

More information on the position can be obtained from Prof. dr. Martijn Groenleer, Professor of Law and Governance, at 013-4662128 or m.l.p.groenleer@tilburguniversity.edu.

Specifications

  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
  • Behaviour and Society; Law
  • 32—40 hours per week
  • Doctorate
  • 16530

Employer

Location

Warandelaan 2, 5037 AB, Tilburg

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Application procedure

Please apply for this position online before 25th of November 2019. Address your letter of interest to Prof. dr. Martijn Groenleer and add a resume, publication list, recent teaching evaluations, and a minimum of two references (including name, telephone number and email address). We only approach referees for candidates who make it to the second selection round. 

 

First selection interviews take place in the afternoon at the 6th of December and second interviews take place in the morning of 13th of December 2019.

 

Ideally, the preferred candidate would be able to start on 1st of January 2020.

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Application procedure

Application procedure

Please apply for this position online before 25th of November 2019. Address your letter of interest to Prof. dr. Martijn Groenleer and add a resume, publication list, recent teaching evaluations, and a minimum of two references (including name, telephone number and email address). We only approach referees for candidates who make it to the second selection round. 

 

First selection interviews take place in the afternoon at the 6th of December and second interviews take place in the morning of 13th of December 2019.

 

Ideally, the preferred candidate would be able to start on 1st of January 2020.

Make sure to apply no later than 24 Nov 2019 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).