Assistant Professor of Strategic Management and Corporate Sustainability

Assistant Professor of Strategic Management and Corporate Sustainability

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11 Nov 5 Dec Nijmegen

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Job description

The Department of Business Administration at the Nijmegen School of Management is looking for a new colleague at the Assistant Professor level for its Strategic Management group. As Assistant Professor of Strategic Management, you will be an active researcher in the field of strategic management and corporate social responsibility/corporate sustainability. You will be expected to contribute to the development and implementation of the research and teaching programme of Business Administration as it is directly linked to the Radboud Centre for Sustainability Challenges (RCSC). You will teach courses in the Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration and the Master's specialisation in Strategic Management and the interfacultary master Science for Sustainability. You will supervise PhD candidates as well as Master's and Bachelor's students working on their theses. As an academic entrepreneur, you will contribute to the development of the Resorg Compass research center within Business Administration as well the faculty, the Science for Sustainability master, the Global PhD programme on Sustainability Challenges as these final two are parts of the RCSC. 
In addition, you will contribute to the development of research in line with the Department's Responsible Organization research programme. You will conduct disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and transdisciplinary research, publish in international high-quality journals, attract external funding for research projects, acquire and supervise PhD projects, build international networks with academics and societal partners, and contribute to general management and coordination tasks in the chair group, department and RCSC. Above all we are seeking a highly motivated, committed and collaborative candidate to further strengthen our department.


Radboud University


  • You are an ambitious and enthusiastic scientist, an entrepreneurial academic and a strong team player, passionate about the impact both research and education can have for society.
  • You have a PhD degree in business administration or a related field.
  • A pipeline of publications or an excellent reputation in the field of strategic management and corporate social responsibility or corporate sustainability, evidenced by a publication record in internationally recognised high-quality journals.
  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of recent theoretical and empirical developments in the field of strategic management and corporate social responsibility or corporate sustainability.
  • The ambition and/or track record to attract research funding.
  • Ample teaching experience, proven effective teaching skills, the capacity to develop and implement innovative teaching methods, and proven ability to supervise the development and implementation of academic study programmes.
  • A Dutch university teaching qualification (BKO or UKO) or equivalent would be an advantage.
  • Ability to inspire and supervise young scholars (i.e. PhD candidates).
  • Proven ability to cooperate with and inspire a team of professionals.
  • Entrepreneurial skills to contribute to the development of the Resorg Compass research center and the RCSC.
  • Strong connections to organisational and business practice.
  • Substantial international experience and network.
  • Excellent English language skills and a willingness to learn Dutch (if applicable).

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 4 years.

  • Employment: 0.8 - 1.0 FTE.
  • The exact salary depends on your qualifications and amount of relevant professional experience. A gross monthly salary from a minimum of €3,807 and a maximum of €5,211 based on a 38-hour working week (salary scale 11, scale 12 may be applicable).
  • In addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
  • Duration of the contract: 4 years with the possibility of a permanent contract after positive evaluation.
  • The intended start date is 1 March 2022 or soon thereafter.
  • You will be able to use our Dual Career and Family Care Services. Our Dual Career and Family Care Officer can assist you with family-related support, help your partner or spouse prepare for the local labour market, provide customized support in their search for employment  and help your family settle in Nijmegen.
  • Working for us means getting extra days off. In case of full-time employment, you can choose between 29 or 41 days of annual leave instead of the legally allotted 20.

Additional employment conditions
Work and science require good employment practices. This is reflected in Radboud University's primary and secondary employment conditions. You can make arrangements for the best possible work-life balance with flexible working hours, various leave arrangements and working from home. You are also able to compose part of your employment conditions yourself, for example, exchange income for extra leave days and receive a reimbursement for your sports subscription. And of course, we offer a good pension plan. You are given plenty of room and responsibility to develop your talents and realise your ambitions. Therefore, we provide various training and development schemes.


The Nijmegen School of Management (NSM) is an academic centre of research and higher education, focusing on institutional and managerial issues within complex organisations. There are seven disciplines within NSM: Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, Economics and Business Economics, Social and Political Sciences of the Environment, Human Geography, and Spatial Planning. NSM strives for a multidisciplinary approach. The educational programme is characterised by small-scale teaching and provides a stimulating learning environment with an emphasis on the development of academic skills. NSM employs 330 FTEs, 75% of whom are academics. Currently, NSM has approximately 5,000 students. NSM's research activities fall under the responsibility of the interdisciplinary Institute for Management Research (IMR), whose motto is 'Responsible Governance for Sustainable Societies'. 
The Department of Business Administration is responsible for the BSc programmes in Business Administration (including a full track offered in English, and a track in International Business Administration) as well as eight specialisations within the MSc programme in Business Administration (all in English). The department consists of five Chairs: Strategic Management, Organisational Design and Development, Marketing, Methods, and Strategic Human Resource Management. Our interdisciplinary Responsible Organisation research programme addresses the multiple values underlying responsibility, the conditions required to realise those values, and the interventions geared to the transition of organisations towards responsible organisations. We co-create knowledge with multiple stakeholders in the wider community to ensure the impact of our scholarly work.

The Strategic Management group focuses on strategy processes in relation to the dynamic and complex environment that organisations are confronted with and the competencies and skills required to deal with the diversity and plurality of stakeholders and digitalisation and sustainability challenges to create multiple values for an organisation and its surroundings. Members of the Strategic Management department have published in high-impact journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Global Strategy Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business, Long Range Planning, Journal of Law and Economics, Organization Studies, and Research Policy.

Radboud University
We want to get the best out of science, others and ourselves. Why? Because this is what the world around us desperately needs. Leading research and education make an indispensable contribution to a healthy, free world with equal opportunities for all. This is what unites the more than 24,000 students and 5,600 employees at Radboud University. And this requires even more talent, collaboration and lifelong learning. You have a part to play!


  • Lecturer; Assistant professor; Associate professor; Professor; Research, development, innovation; Education
  • Economics
  • €3807—€5211 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 1177594



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