Assistant professor in Marketing

Assistant professor in Marketing

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6 Mar 10 Apr Amsterdam

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Job description

The Amsterdam Business School seeks to fill one or more tenure-track positions as Assistant professor in Marketing. The starting date for this position is 1 September 2020, substantially earlier starting dates are also possible. As new tenure-track Assistant professor you are expected to strengthen the position of the Marketing group by contributing to its further development.

What are you going to do?

 To qualify for the position, you should:

  • hold a PhD in Marketing or a related discipline (candidates at the final stage of their PhD program may be considered for the Assistant professor position);
  • have authored publications in international top-tier journals, or are about to;
  • have excellent teaching skills;
  • be well trained in research methodology;
  • possess a relevant international academic network;
  • be enthusiastic about participation in research activities (e.g. seminar series).


University of Amsterdam (UvA)


We are looking for ambitious high-potential candidates who take both, research and teaching seriously and have published, or are about to publish, in top-tier international journals.

We particularly encourage candidates that focus in research and teaching of Consumer Behaviour/Consumer Psychology to apply (but accept applications from all Marketing fields). Research topics should be impact- and purposeful.

The position involves teaching in English at the undergraduate, MSc or MBA levels, and potentially in the executive education programs. The Marketing group is currently responsible for teaching in the specializations Consumer Marketing, Digital Marketing, and Digital Business.

We expect an active research portfolio, willingness to participate in our research group, concomitant visibility at major conferences, and strong ties to the international marketing community. Above all we are seeking a highly motivated, engaged and collaborative candidate with a long-term vision to help us further grow and strengthen our department.

Conditions of employment

Our offer

We offer a challenging job with ample opportunity for personal development in an attractive international work environment. ABS is a growing, research driven business school at an internationally recognized university that has the ambition to become a leading international player in the field of management research and education. ABS is located in the heart of Amsterdam, the cultural and financial capital of the Netherlands. Amsterdam offers a cosmopolitan living environment with excellent connections to the rest of the world.

The employment contract at the assistant professor level will be offered a tenure track position for six years. Upon a positive tenure decision, a permanent contract as Associate professor will be offered. Salary will be in accordance with Dutch academic salary scales, includes a holiday allowance and end-ofyear bonus, as well as a pension scheme. The salary ranges between €3,637 and €5,656 gross per month, dependent on experience and track record of the candidate. A substantial reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates. The Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities is applicable.

What else do we offer?

The possibility to join a young, vibrant and very collegial group, and help shape a growing business school at an internationally recognized university that has the ambition to become a leading international player in the field of business research and education.


University of Amsterdam

With over 5,000 employees, 30,000 students and a budget of more than 600 million euros, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is an intellectual hub within the Netherlands. Teaching and research at the UvA are conducted within seven faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business, Law, Science, Medicine and Dentistry. Housed on four city campuses in or near the heart of Amsterdam, where disciplines come together and interact, the faculties have close links with thousands of researchers and hundreds of institutions at home and abroad.  

The UvA’s students and employees are independent thinkers, competent rebels who dare to question dogmas and aren’t satisfied with easy answers and standard solutions. To work at the UvA is to work in an independent, creative, innovative and international climate characterised by an open atmosphere and a genuine engagement with the city of Amsterdam and society.


Faculty of Economics and Business – Amsterdam Business School

The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is one of the two schools of the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Economics and Business. ABS has almost 3,000 students and the equivalent of 120 full-time academic staff. The school’s core subjects are Corporate Governance, Entrepreneurship, and Big Data / Business Analytics.

Six sections conduct research that is published in prestigious international journals. They also provide various degree programmes including a BSc programme and six MSc programmes, a wide range of postgraduate programmes featuring three MBAs, four accountancy programmes and Lean Six Sigma programmes, and an extensive portfolio of open courses and in-company projects.

The offered position is within the Marketing section, which is currently home to around 15 faculty members, in addition to a number of PhD candidates and affiliated faculty. Particularly, ABS plans to substantially grow the Marketing group over the next years. ABS has a broad variety of corporate contacts within and outside of Amsterdam and utilizes these contacts in research and curricular activities. In addition, ABS opened its brand-new behavioural research laboratory in 2016.


  • Professor; Associate professor; Assistant professor; Lecturer
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €3637—€5656 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 20-167


University of Amsterdam (UvA)

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