Assistant professor in Enterprise Information Systems

Assistant professor in Enterprise Information Systems

Published Deadline Location
8 Nov 1 Jan Enschede

Job description

We are looking for a scholar with a background in the field of enterprise information systems engineering. Your research deals with the design of enterprise information systems supporting complex decision-making and management. For example, your research may concern the design of business processes, supply chains, and value networks, and propose novel ways of intra- and inter-organizational coordination (e.g., in business ecosystems). You have demonstrable expertise in the modeling, analysis, and implementation of Business-IT architectures. You have been active in one or more of the following areas of research: enterprise architecture, business process management, business intelligence, business modeling, low-code development, model-drivel engineering, etc. You are familiar with both quantitative (e.g., model-based and data-driven enterprise performance analytics) and qualitative research approaches (e.g., understanding the socio-technical implications of complex organizational digital transformation processes, etc.).

We perform ground-breaking research combining various themes such as smart industry, supply chain management, transportation and logistics management, innovation management, healthcare, technology-based entrepreneurship, purchasing and supply management, corporate finance, HRM, and leadership. We challenge conventional scholarly wisdom! Are you looking for forward-thinking team-based environment to expand the borders of your home subject area and develop cross-disciplinary expertise? Join our team and strive to have a significant and balanced impact on science and society.


You contribute to research, teaching, and knowledge valorization. You will
  • carry out high-tech business research, with a genuine interest in operating at crossroads of different subject areas;
  • improve your home-based specific expertise and develop an interdisciplinary research line;
  • build our research and teaching ecosystem (e.g., by acquiring external research funding);
  • (co-)teach and coordinate courses in our Bachelor and Master programs of Business & IT and International Business Administration;
  • guide students from these programs in their graduation assignments;
  • develop expertise in novel model-driven & data-driven research methods and work jointly with BMS lab (a lab that develops expertise in using industrial and behavioral research datasets for research);
  • contribute to the supervision of PhD students.


University of Twente (UT)


  • show vision and ambitious drive (seeing opportunities and possibilities, showing ambition);
  • have knowledge of and experience in Enterprise Systems, Analytics and Data Science with application to business domains such as logistics, health or finance;
  • hold a PhD degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field and have experience in research, which is apparent from publications in reputable academic journals, presentations in international scientific conferences, and other academic activities;
  • conduct (fundamental and applied) research within a multidisciplinary environment;
  • are active in networks for acquiring research funding, and have ambition and experience in working closely with companies and government agencies;
  • have teaching experience (both lecturing and tutoring) at an internationally accredited university;
  • possess good communication skills and an excellent command of English;
  • possess a (equivalent of) University Teaching Qualification certificate, or be willing to obtain this, and have a real passion for, and the ambition to become a creative and effective teacher.

Conditions of employment

We offer a 1 year contact with a prospect for permanent position (1,0 FTE). The starting salary, depending on your experience, ranges between € 3.974 to € 6.181 gross per month (in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities), based on the job profile Assistant or Associate Professor. In addition, the University of Twente offers additional attractive employment conditions (8% holiday allowance, 8.3% end-of-year bonus, solid pension scheme, sabbatical leave, professional and personal development programs, etc.).


We are looking for excellent enthusiastic scholars to join the High-tech Business and Entrepreneurship (HBE) department at the Faculty of Behavioural, Management, and Social Sciences. The HBE department is a growing research group that holds a leading position at the interfaces of business, technology, and the social sciences. We conduct cross-disciplinary business research, supporting organizations in innovative management and decision-making.

Please have a look at our video to learn more about our department

The High Business Entrepreneurship corporate video can be watched via this link

Additional information

For more information on this position, you can contact prof. dr. M.E. Iacob, email: Please submit your application (including a full resume with references, and a motivation letter) before 1st of January 2023.


  • Professor
  • Behaviour and society
  • 38—40 hours per week
  • €3974—€6181 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 898


University of Twente (UT)

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Make sure to apply no later than 1 Jan 2023 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).