Lecturers in business studies

Lecturers in business studies

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13 May 2 Jun Maastricht

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Job description

We are looking for experienced, internationally oriented candidates who endorse the importance of good education and are driven to take ownership of the position as higher education lecturer. To students they will be a source of inspiration and a role model; to colleagues they will act as team players, contributing to the education of the future generation of hotel managers.

We are looking for enthusiastic colleagues able to:

  • Provide classes in consumer behaviour and/ or financial management to students in year 1,2 and 3 of the bachelor program;
  • Supervise and coach students in project groups and in applied research projects (year 3 and 4);
  • Supervise and visit interns, possibly abroad;
  • Contribute to the development of our educational program, on the basis of their expertise, so in the fields of consumer behaviour and / or financial management;
  • Contribute to the further development of the recently started digitization of the program;
  • Uphold the overall quality of the curriculum and assessment program.


Zuyd University (HZ)


  • Have a Master's degree or PhD in a relevant academic field;
  • Have excellent teaching and coaching skills for bachelor learning and be familiar with current educational methods and techniques;
  • Have a recognised teaching certificate or willingness to attain one;
  • Be willing to participate in applied research projects if relevant (in one of our research centers);
  • Have an international background and be competent in both Dutch and English in order to teach at the level of a (near) native speaker;
  • Have an affinity with developments in the digital world/blended learning;
  • Have preferably a sound understanding of / experience in the hospitality industry;
  • Be a team player, able to inspire both students and colleagues.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 year.

  • An appointment for 0.6 - 1.0 FTE (to be negotiated) for the term of one year;
  • Should the candidate prove suitable and perform favourably, then the contract may be extended, provided operating circumstances remain unchanged;
  • The salary scale awarded depends on the candidate’s qualifications and experience and shall be set in accordance with the collective labour agreement (CAO) in the higher vocational education sector, within the career prospects of scale 11 or 12;
  • The terms of employment applicable include both 8% holiday pay and a fixed bonus equivalent to one month’s salary;
  • Our fringe terms benefits comprise excellent opportunities to further one’s professional career.


Zuyd University of Applied Sciences

As Zuyd, we want to contribute to the development of professions and our region. Together with the community we develop new insights into and solutions for future and current professionals in, for instance, the fields of healthcare, chemistry, and hospitality. We endeavour to play a leading role, settle for nothing but perfection, and have an international mindset.

The 1,700 employees of Zuyd collaborate on three core responsibilities: we educate 15,000 future professionals in fifty bachelor’s and master’s programmes, we develop training programmes for current professionals, and we conduct research on behalf of and in cooperation with businesses and institutions.


Hotel Management School Maastricht (HMSM)

The Hotel Management School Maastricht (HMSM), a subsidiary of Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, is internationally viewed as one of the leading institutes in its field.
It offers a four-year Bachelor of Arts programme in both Dutch and English and a Master of Science in Facility & Real Estate Management which is organized in collaboration with international partners.

The bachelor course is aimed at prospective managers/entrepreneurs in the international hospitality industry, comprises a foundation programme of 2.5 years and a specialisation programme 0f 1.5 years offering three tracks: Hotel Management, Food Service and Horizons in Hospitality.


  • Research, development, innovation; Education; Assistant professor; Management; Policy and staff
  • Economics; Behaviour and society
  • 24—40 hours per week
  • University graduate
  • AT Lecturers business studies


Zuyd University (HZ)

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