Assistant Professor Marketing and Supply Chain Management at the School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University

Assistant Professor Marketing and Supply Chain Management at the School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University

Published Deadline Location
19 Mar 12 Apr Maastricht

Job description

The department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management (School of Business and Economics) is committed to providing high quality education and to conducting high quality research. We invite candidates with a PhD in Marketing (or a strongly related field) to apply. This is a tenure track position with a duration of 6 years, with the possibility of extension and permanency depending on your performance.

We are looking for a high-potential candidate who is committed to excellence in teaching and research. The candidate will teach (post)graduate, undergraduate or executive courses through our face-to-face, problem-based instructional format, supervise Master and PhD students and contribute to the department's educational development activities. The candidate should be able to conduct research that is publishable in international top marketing journals. The candidate should contribute to the transfer of the department’s knowledge and expertise to the outside world (valorization).

Your challenges

Educational Innovation is high on the strategic agenda of the School of Business and Economics, University Maastricht. A critical success factor is the development and implementation of state-of-the-art courses in undergraduate and graduate programs. The candidate will serve as a course coordinator for at least two courses. This implies the candidate is responsible for the development, coordination and assessment of high quality courses. Given the nature of Problem Based Learning, the course coordinator is also responsible for the coaching and instruction of tutors.

In addition to teaching responsibility, the candidate will also work on independent scientific research aimed at international peer-reviewed journals. The department offers a stimulating research environment and encourages its members to build their (inter)national research network.

As a result the candidate will participate in our research and educational development activities, and is receptive for team work within our department, school, and university.

Finally, all faculty takes responsibility for services at the department or school at large. The allocation of tasks is done by matching needs of the department and personal preferences.

Specifications

Maastricht University (UM)

Requirements

To qualify for the position, the candidate should have, by the time of appointment:

- A PhD degree in marketing (excellent candidates from all sub disciplines—i.e., consumer behavior, quantitative marketing, strategic marketing are invited to apply);
- Experience in independently coordinating undergraduate and graduate courses;
- A strong potential in research, evidenced by a track record of scientific publications in international peer-reviewed journals or promising work in process;
- A Teaching Qualification Higher Education (Basis kwalificatie Onderwijs) or equivalent. In case the candidate does not have this qualification yet, we expect the candidate to be willing to acquire this.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with students, colleagues, and corporates at a variety of levels in a collaborative, effective manner;
- A proven ability to be outward looking;
- The ability to connect people to achieve common goals;
- A track record of success in working within a team.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 10 years.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website: http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > Support > UM employees.

Salary is competitive, depending on qualifications and work experience, between € 3.637,00 and € 4.978,00 as from 1/9/2020  per month for a fulltime assistant professorship (12 monthly payments). On top of this, there is an 8% holiday allowance and an 8,3% year-end bonus. Non-Dutch applicants could be eligible for a favorable tax treatment (30% rule).

Initially, candidates are employed on a temporary contract as assistant professor (level 2) and agree to specific development goals. Five years into the appointment, candidates will be evaluated and if the development goals have been met, promoted to assistant professor (level 1) on a permanent contract. The evaluation can be brought forward if criteria are met earlier. On the candidate’s request the evaluation can be deferred in case of special personal circumstances, such as pregnancy leave, parental leave or chronic illness.

Employer

Maastricht University (http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/)

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 18,000 students and 4,400 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.

The School of Business and Economics (SBE) has been awarded three prestigious accreditations, AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA, resulting in what is known as the Triple Crown accreditation which only 1% of business schools worldwide have. The Global Financial Times Ranking ranks our MSc International Business among the top programmes in the world.

Department

Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management

The Department is committed to excellence in teaching and research. We provide our students with the best possible education, at the Bachelor, Master, PhD and Executive level. We always strive to bridge the gap between academic rigor and real-world impact by integrating real-life cases and projects into our programs. At the Bachelor’s level, we offer a Major in Marketing and a Major in Supply Chain Management. At the Master’s level, we offer four challenging Master’s programs: International Business Strategic Marketing, Marketing-Finance, Supply Chain Management, and Global Supply Chain Management and Change. Further, our staff is involved in several post-graduate (executive) education programmes.

Our research is published in the top academic journals and has been rewarded with several international awards and is often funded by prestigious grants from NWO (The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research), the European Union, the NEVI (Dutch Association for Purchasing Management) Research Foundation, or the Marketing Science Institute. We are proud of our excellent reputation in our fields of expertise and enjoy sharing our knowledge with the business community to help solving some of the pressing questions that managers face.

The department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management is a young and dynamic department with around 40 members.

Specifications

  • Assistant professor
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €3637—€4978 per month
  • Doctorate
  • AT2020.114

Employer

Maastricht University (UM)

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Location

Tongersestraat 53, 6211 LM, Maastricht

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Application procedure

Interested applicants should submit:

1. A letter of motivation of maximum 2 A4-pages
2. A curriculum vitae
3. Two representative samples of academic work
4. Two letters of recommendation
5. A statement how their teaching and research vision and interests fit within the education and research program of our department.

The application can be send to: recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Inquiries may be directed to prof. dr. Dominik Mahr (m.mahr@maastrichtuniversity.nl. The successful candidate should start as soon as possible, preferably September 2020.

No applicant for an appointment or member of staff will be treated less favourably than another on the grounds of sex, marital or parental status, race, ethnic or national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion, age or socio-economic factors.

Maastricht University is committed to nurturing an inclusive culture and a welcoming atmosphere. This inclusiveness strategy has resulted in a very diverse representation of nationalities and cultures. We strongly believe that diversity (including, but not limited to nationality, age and gender) of the staff and student population will increase the quality of UM education & research. Fostering diversity and inclusivity creates an academic community where individual talents thrive, and values and differences are cherished. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are qualified for this position.

Apply via postal mail

Apply via postal mail

Please send your application to: recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Don't forget to mention AcademicTransfer and the job number: AT2020.114 in your letter.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Interested applicants should submit:

1. A letter of motivation of maximum 2 A4-pages
2. A curriculum vitae
3. Two representative samples of academic work
4. Two letters of recommendation
5. A statement how their teaching and research vision and interests fit within the education and research program of our department.

The application can be send to: recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Inquiries may be directed to prof. dr. Dominik Mahr (m.mahr@maastrichtuniversity.nl. The successful candidate should start as soon as possible, preferably September 2020.

No applicant for an appointment or member of staff will be treated less favourably than another on the grounds of sex, marital or parental status, race, ethnic or national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion, age or socio-economic factors.

Maastricht University is committed to nurturing an inclusive culture and a welcoming atmosphere. This inclusiveness strategy has resulted in a very diverse representation of nationalities and cultures. We strongly believe that diversity (including, but not limited to nationality, age and gender) of the staff and student population will increase the quality of UM education & research. Fostering diversity and inclusivity creates an academic community where individual talents thrive, and values and differences are cherished. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are qualified for this position.

Make sure to apply no later than 12 Apr 2020 23:58 (Europe/Amsterdam).