Lecturer Business analytics (with a focus on smart assessment)

Lecturer Business analytics (with a focus on smart assessment)

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22 Feb 15 Mar Rotterdam

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Can you contribute to educating future talent in analytics and management for a positive impact to business and society? We have a vacancy for a lecturer in our department of Technology and Operations Management to focus on improving assessment in the ...

Job description

Join a large and diverse team of scholars that contributes to management research and practice in the field of SCM, through teaching, research and engagement.

Your main tasks
Redesigning bachelor education by improving assessment. Tasks include:
  • Course design and redesign, both in terms of substance and didactics. There's a special focus on the Analytical Decision Makers track which comprises three courses in Business Analytics in year 3 of the bachelor program, and on the Professional Development track in year 1 of the bachelor program.
  • Researching and introducing smart feedback mechanisms in courses. For example, introducing peer feedback to improve learning or developing automated grading methods for assignments (e.g. in R)
  • Collaborating with RSM's Learning and Innovation Team and scientific programmers
  • Optional: helping teachers of various courses at all levels in their delivery (e.g. giving lectures, developing tutorials or webcasts).


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


You must:
  • have (or expect to complete soon) a PhD in statistics, econometrics, supply chain management, operations management, data science, computer science, industrial engineering or a closely related field
  • demonstrate a potential for excellence in teaching
  • be able to teach at an academic level in English (CEFR level C2), and in Dutch (CEFR level C2)
  • have a strong background in quantitative data analysis methods, such as econometrics, statistics, operation research
  • have completed University Teaching Qualification (BKO) or equivalent.
  • have a good working knowledge of current assessment methods in higher education.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 3 years.

  • RSM is committed to being a research-led business school. It has seven academic departments with distinct focuses in terms of research and teaching. The department of TOM has a strong tradition in critically reviewing and improving analytical and empirical research methods, and mathematical modelling and simulation to use in its teaching. You will be part of a strong community of 90 researchers and lecturers, including more than 40 PhD students in business processes, SCM, and information systems.
  • SCM is one of three critical business transformations covered by the department and is focused on transforming the sector into sustainable global supply chains. The SCM section at RSM consists of some 50 faculty and PhD students.
  • We teach methodological and analytical courses in RSM's two bachelor programmes and several of its full-time and part-time master programmes. Our specialised MSc in Supply Chain Management is ranked among the best programmes in the world. The SCM section is one of the founding members of the MScBA in Business Analytics & Management.
  • The department is also involved in RSM's extensive range of post-experience education programmes including its MBA programmes.
  • Under normal circumstances the successful candidate will work on campus; restrictions due to Covid-19 may require working remotely using online teaching or blended learning (a combination of online and on-campus activities, with passive streaming of on-campus activities) until on-campus teaching resumes. Erasmus University Rotterdam follows the guidelines from the government and the RIVM.
  • See also www.rsm.nl/employees
  • We expect the candidate to start as soon as possible.
  • The position is defined at the level of Lecturer, on a temporary basis (maximum three years).
  • The conditions of employment comply with the collective labour agreement for Dutch universities (CAO NU). Favourable tax agreements may apply to applicants who are not from the Netherlands. 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.
We offer excellent training and career development opportunities. RSM has a dedicated Learning Innovation Team, which supports faculty in improving and innovating their courses and programmes. This is done by developing blended and online learning, overcoming educational challenges, (re)designing courses or programmes, and by faculty development activities.


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


The Technology and Operations Management department (TOM) combines scientific ambition and rigour with practical relevance. The focus of our research and education is to understand and improve the design, manufacturing, and distribution of products and services in a digitizing world.

Our engaged scholars develop scientific knowledge and prepare students, academics, and business people to be critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and practitioners.

We research and teach in three critical business areas:
  • business information management (BIM) with a focus on digital transformation
  • innovation management (IM) with a focus on business model transformation
  • supply chain management (SCM) with a focus on transforming into sustainable supply chain operations.


  • Education; Lecturer
  • Economics; Behaviour and society
  • max. 32 hours per week
  • €3821—€5230 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 3586


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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