Lecturer in business studies

Lecturer in business studies

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26 Feb 14 Mar Maastricht

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To strengthen our team, we are looking for an enthusiastic Lecturer in business studies; Fields of interest: Financial management,(online) Marketing.

Job description

We are looking for an experienced, internationally oriented candidate who endorse the importance of good education and is driven to take ownership of the position as higher education lecturer. To students you are a source of inspiration and a role model; to colleagues you will act as a team player, bringing positive energy and contributing to the education of the future generation of hospitality managers.

Our new enthusiastic colleague is able to:

  • Provide classes in marketing and/or financial management;
  • 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 further development of the educational program in the aforementioned fields of  expertise as well as to the recently started digitization of the program;
  • Uphold the overall quality of the curriculum and assessment program.


Zuyd University


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

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: One 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

Zuyd is an ambitious university of applied sciences located in the heart of Europe, focusing on three core activities: education for students, research for companies and institutes, and training courses and study programmes for professionals. The various study programmes that we offer have ranked among the top in study programme selection guides for many years. This is partly due to the personal attention we devote to our students and our relatively small scale. In addition, we work intensively with companies, institutions/knowledge institutions, and government bodies across the boundaries of our fields of expertise. We do so because we are convinced that the 21st century is not just about knowledge, but also about the ability to apply that knowledge in practice. With 14,000 students, 50 bachelor's, master's, and associate degree programmes, 12 sites in three cities, 27 research centres, an average of 7,000 internships and 2,500 graduation projects per year, and with a history stretching back more than 100 years, Zuyd is strongly anchored in Limburg and the Euregio Meuse-Rhine. We make an important contribution to the economic and social development agenda of this region.


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 of 1,5 year offering three tracks: Hotel Management, Food Service and Horizons in Hospitality.
The focus of the HMSM is 'The next step in hospitality'. The program challenges students to carry out this innovation in hospitality. Core values include individual responsibility and personal attention. Besides that, we strongly believe in passion, professionalism, initiative, openness and inspiration. Innovative entrepreneurship is one of the focal points of the education and research programme. The other focal points are 'connecting' gastronomy and the development of a 'global mind set'. Furthermore, the ambition for the coming years is to significantly increase HMSM's international profile.


  • Management; Finance; Policy and staff; Research, development, innovation; Education; Lecturer
  • Economics
  • 24—40 hours per week
  • University graduate
  • AT 4727321



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