Lecturers In Marketing

Lecturers In Marketing

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21 Jan 12 Feb Amsterdam

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Are you a internationally oriented, ambitious and also collegial scholar in the field of Marketing? Please apply at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Please apply at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Job description

We are looking for two new colleagues to help us with our teaching needs. The addition of new teachers provides us with an opportunity to further enhance our ambition to be one of the best educational departments in the field, where a collaborative spirit and intellectual curiosity are highly valued. We are looking for ambitious, but also collegial scholars who share our passion for teaching. We are interested in colleagues with a quantitative or marketing strategy background, but also in candidates with a more behavioral profile. Candidates are required to have a PhD in Marketing or related area (either completed or with a fixed date for the defense) at the start of the contract, and should be fluent in English. Being able to speak Dutch is an advantage.

Your duties
  • Teaching (in English or Dutch) courses on marketing and related topics (including courses and/or tutorials like consumer behavior, behavioral influencing, statistics) in our MSc, BSc and executive programs.
  • Coordination of courses, and eventually participation in project groups or committees within the Department or Faculty.
  • Supervising MSc and/or BSc Theses


Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)


  • earned or scheduled PhD in marketing or related fields
  • a demonstrable capacity to teach at the undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate level.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 2 years.

A challenging position in a socially involved organization. The salary will be in accordance with university regulations for academic personnel and amounts €2,790 (scale 10) per month during the first year and increases to €5,127 (scale 11) per month during the fourth year, based on a full-time employment. The job profile: is based on the university job ranking system and is vacant for at least 0.2 FTE.

The position involves full time teaching. If necessary, you should be willing to acquire a basic qualification in teaching ('BKO') as demanded by Dutch universities. The position of Lecturer is initially a two-year position, with the possibility of extension.

Additionally, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers excellent fringe benefits and various schemes and regulations to promote a good work/life balance, such as:
  • a maximum of 41 days of annual leave based on full-time employment
  • 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus
  • solid pension scheme (ABP)
  • contribution to commuting expense
  • optional model for designing a personalized benefits package


The ambition of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is clear: to contribute to a better world through outstanding education and ground-breaking research. We strive to be a university where personal development and commitment to society play a leading role. A university where people from different disciplines and backgrounds collaborate to achieve innovations and to generate new knowledge. Our teaching and research encompass the entire spectrum of academic endeavour – from the humanities, the social sciences and the natural sciences through to the life sciences and the medical sciences.

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is home to more than 26,000 students. We employ over 4,600 individuals. The VU campus is easily accessible and located in the heart of Amsterdam’s Zuidas district, a truly inspiring environment for teaching and research.

We are an inclusive university community. Diversity is one of our most important values. We believe that engaging in international activities and welcoming students and staff from a wide variety of backgrounds enhances the quality of our education and research. We are always looking for people who can enrich our world with their own unique perspectives and experiences.

School of Business and Economics
The School of Business and Economics (SBE) provides high-quality education and excellent research in business administration and economics with a focus on contributing to the social, economic and ecological challenges of our time. Whether it is the use of robots in society or big data, labour market participation or flexibility in the labour market, traffic jams or the housing market, flash crashes in the stock market or choice behaviour in gambling, leadership or change management: we believe in goal-oriented scientific research and understand that progress in academics, the business community and society is achieved through cooperation, openness and social responsibility.

At SBE, all of our highly-motivated colleagues work together closely in a stimulating, dynamic and international environment to achieve our collective goal of encouraging society to make informed choices. Approximately 4,200 Bachelor’s and Master’s students and 1,700 executive students are enrolled at the School, and employs roughly 500 people.
About the Marketing Department
We are a research oriented group that offers a stimulating environment and a dynamic international culture. Our faculty is a highly collaborative group and open, and  publishes in the major marketing journals, as well as several other (top level) outlets in economics, psychology, decision making, and interdisciplinary journals. We have also organized a number of high quality conferences and symposia, including a JAMS Thought Leadership conference (2017), the inaugural IMRC conference (2018, in collaboration with Journal of Interactive Marketing), and our VU consumer research symposium (2016, 2018, 2021).

The department offers courses at all levels and participates in the school’s PhD program. Our MSc in Marketing (in English, 150-200 students) was rated best master in The Netherlands in the 2018 annual Master survey. In addition, we offer a part-time MSc in Marketing for executives, and teach courses in the various (Research) Master and BSc programs in the fields of business, economics and data science. Teaching is mostly in English, but also some Dutch courses. A list of marketing faculty is given here:


  • Lecturer; Assistant professor; Associate professor; Professor
  • Economics
  • 8—40 hours per week
  • €2790—€5127 per month
  • University graduate
  • 7053


Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)

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