Postdoctoral researcher, Management Education

Postdoctoral researcher, Management Education

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7 Sep 28 Sep Rotterdam

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Are your research interests at the intersection of technology, management and pedagogy? We are recruiting for the position of a postdoctoral researcher of management education at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

Job description

You will work within the Education section. Our current research focus areas include assessment and feedback in management education; educational technology and active learning; and the role of curriculum design for effective higher education-employer collaboration.

Are you the outstanding applicant with experience with evidence-based teaching innovations in the fields of business and management; solid research methods skills (both quantitative and qualitative); and an interest in change management in higher education? You should also be interested in applying those skills to study and reflect on the teaching practices across the RSM's study programmes.

We are confident that the outcomes of our research will lead to:
  • accurate identification of teaching innovation trends and areas for growth across our programmes
  • enhancement of our students' learning experience
  • effective collaboration among all key stakeholders of the teaching and learning process.

Your main tasks
In this role as postdoctoral researcher, you will:
  • collect and analyse data to explore questions related to teaching and learning innovations across RSM's programmes of study
  • have the opportunity to analyse existing data sets, and conduct new experiments and data collection
  • collaborate with faculty members on the publication of the research results in high-profile peer-reviewed journals and on grant applications in the research focus areas mentioned above.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


Successful candidates must have a relevant PhD degree, with a background in:
  • (management) education, research methods or other related fields, or
  • statistics with an interest in management education transformation.
You can also apply if you have a publication record in the above-mentioned areas.

Your required competences
For this role, we are particularly looking for applicants with experience in evidence-informed teaching innovation, data collection and analysis methods, including the application of multivariate analysis. We will be collecting both qualitative and quantitative data, using interviews, focus groups, observation and surveys.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 24 months.

The position is a full-time research position of temporary nature. It will initially be available for two years, with likelihood for extension for another two years.

This position will jointly report to the dean of education and the director of e-masters.

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

Salary is subject to training and experience and may vary from a minimum of € 3,974 (scale 11 CAO NU) gross per month and up to a maximum of € 5,439 gross per month (scale 11 CAO NU), based on a full-time contract of 38 hours.

Erasmus University 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 considerate amount of vacation days. More information is available on the EUR website.


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.

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.


  • Postdoc
  • Economics
  • max. 40 hours per week
  • €3974—€5439 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 3678


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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