Tenure track Assistant Professor in Organisation Theory

Tenure track Assistant Professor in Organisation Theory

Published Deadline Location
4 Nov 4 Jan Rotterdam
The department of Organisation and Personnel Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) invites applications for a faculty position in the field of organisation theory. This is a tenure track position at the Assistant Profes...

Job description

Are you an ambitious and outstanding scholar in the field of organisation theory (OT)? We invite you to join and contribute to building our growing OT, macro-OB group, and to contribute to management research and practice in the field of OT, through teaching, research, and engagement.

Your main tasks
  • Conduct and publish research in the field of Organisation Theory
  • Engage and contribute to the department's furthering of OT scholarship
  • Teach master and bachelor students, ideally connecting macro and micro perspectives; potential for teaching post-graduate students
  • Supervise master and bachelor theses
  • Engage in RSM's mission: being a force for positive change


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


  • A PhD or expect to complete a PhD during 2022 in OT, macro-organisational behaviour or a closely related field in management or social sciences
  • Outstanding achievements in OT and/or macro-organisational research or clear evidence of high potential for such research (i.e., published papers and/or high-quality papers in the pipeline for top management journals - see the ERIM journal list)
  • Teaching excellence or indication of excellent teaching potential

Your required competences
  • Passionate about research and teaching
  • Team-player, willing to collaborate with others, and positively contribute to the department's development and excellence
  • An ability to collaborate with colleagues, including micro-OB scholars, to bridge the department's main areas of research
  • Fluent in English (writing, speaking); Dutch fluency an advantage, but optional

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 72 months (tenure track).

A tenure track assistant professor position with a contract of 38 hours per week.

The conditions of employment correspond with the collective labour agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO VSNU)

Salary is subject to training and experience and may vary from a minimum of € 3,807 (scale 11 CAO NU) gross per month and up to a maximum of € 5,922 gross per month (scale 12 CAO NU), based on a full-time contract of 38 hours.

Erasmus University Rotterdam has attractive employment conditions, which include a holiday allowance of 8 per cent, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3 per cent, and a generous number of vacation days. More information is available at https://www.eur.nl/en/working/eur-employer


Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe's top-ranked business schools. RSM provides ground-breaking research and education furthering excellence in all aspects of management and is based in the international port city of Rotterdam - a vital nexus of business, logistics and trade. RSM's primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. Our first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes encourage them to become critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and doers. Study information and activities for future students, executives and alumni are also organised from the RSM office in Chengdu, China. www.rsm.nl

RSM is a faculty of Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR). EUR is an internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its education and research. Our scientists and students work in close collaboration with internal and external parties to solve global, social challenges, inspired by the always dynamic and cosmopolitan Rotterdam. Our mission is therefore "Creating positive societal impact". Our academic education is intensive, active and application-oriented. Our research increasingly takes place in multidisciplinary teams, which are strongly intertwined with international networks. With our research impact and thanks to the high quality of education, EUR can compete with the top European universities. The Erasmian values function as our internal compass and make Erasmus University recognizable to the outside world: engaged with society, world citizen, connecting, entrepreneurial and open-minded. www.eur.nl

Additional information

Are you interested in this great opportunity? Please upload:
  • Detailed CV
  • Motivation letter
  • One job market paper (not an already published paper)
  • Concise research and teaching statements (maximum one page each)
  • Current/recent teaching evaluations
  • At least two recommendation letters
Review of applications begins immediately, and will continue until the position is filled, but not later than Tuesday, 4 January 2022. We will interview shortlisted candidates via Zoom or Microsoft Teams; subsequently, if Covid-19 regulations/circumstances allow, we will invite the final few applicants for a campus visit, TBD. It's possible that the successful candidate can start as early as September 2022. For questions about this position, please contact Tal Simons via tsimons@rsm.nl.


  • Assistant professor
  • Economics; Behaviour and society
  • 38—40 hours per week
  • €3807—€5922 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 3521


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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Make sure to apply no later than 4 Jan 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).