Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship (1.0 FTE)

Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship (1.0 FTE)

Published Deadline Location
17 Nov 6 Dec Utrecht
Would you like to contribute to research on Entrepreneurship and Society, in particular Social Entrepreneurship? Then we are looking for you!

Job description

Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) has a vacancy for Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship, with a focus on Social Entrepreneurship. The candidate is expected to publish in high-quality peer-reviewed journals and to contribute to Entrepreneurship section's research programme Entrepreneurship and Society, in particular Social Entrepreneurship. The tenure evaluation takes place after 9-12 months. In this position 30% of the time is reserved for research, 65% is dedicated to teaching activities and 5% is to be spent on governance activities.

Candidates are expected to teach in the Bachelor's and Master's programmes of the School. Teaching is in English. The preferred starting date is August 2023, an earlier date can be discussed. 

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Specifications

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Requirements

The successful candidate is expected to:
  • hold a doctorate in economics, business economics or a related discipline;
  • have a potential for excellence in research, targeting publications in top field international peer-reviewed journals;
  • contribute to our research on Entrepreneurship and Society, in particular Social Entrepreneurship, and develop collaborations with relevant colleagues;
  • have knowledge of and experience with quantitative research methods (e.g. data science, network analysis, econometrics);
  • have skills to inspire and teach students from undergraduate to graduate levels; prior teaching experience is a plus;
  • have excellent communication and coordination skills;
  • have an excellent command of spoken and written English;
  • have affinity and experience with practitioners (entrepreneurs, policy makers).

Conditions of employment

This is an appointment of 1.0 FTE for the duration of 18 months (tenure evaluation takes place after 9-12 months). Following a positive evaluation after 18 months, this will be converted in a permanent contract.
The minimum gross salary is €3,974,- and the maximum gross salary is €5,439,- (scale 11 of the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities) per month, at a full-time employment.

Besides that, you will receive a holiday allowance of 8 % and a year-end bonus of 8.3 %. Utrecht University also has an appealing package of terms of employment, including the choice for a good balance between work and private (a good arrangement for leave, among other things), possibilities for development and an excellent pension scheme. For more information, please visit working at Utrecht University.

Employer

A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance is a faculty at the heart of society, with a strong focus on social issues. Our subjects of Law, Economics and Governance give us a strong mix of academic disciplines that complement and enhance each other. This is a unique combination and a mark of our faculty's strength.

The candidate will become a member of the Entrepreneurship Section at the Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.). U.S.E. is part of the Law, Economics, and Governance Faculty of Utrecht University. U.S.E. aims to contribute to an economy where people flourish, by taking a broad view on welfare and its causes. We aspire to be an internationally renowned school of economics, with scientifically rigorous and societally relevant research and education. We enrich economics with other disciplines to better solve problems and identify opportunities, from a business and government point of view. Well-being, cooperation, innovation and curiosity are our core values.

U.S.E. maintains an excellent international network of academic relationships and is continuously working on extending this network. It teaches its curricula fully in English.

The Entrepreneurship Section's research focuses on Entrepreneurship and Society, including research on Social Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Ecosystems, Innovation and Entrepreneurship behavior, and International Business. The section contributes to academic master programmes in Business and Social Impact, Business Development and Entrepreneurship, International Management and Science and Business Management, and the academic bachelor program Economics and Business economics.

Furthermore, connections can be made in Utrecht University's interdisciplinary research themes Institutions for Open Societies, in particular the platform Bottom-up Initiatives for Societal Change, and Pathways for Sustainability.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact: -under strict confidentiality- Prof Niels Bosma  (Professor Social Entrepreneurship - Director of Studies), via n.s.bosma@uu.nl.

Specifications

  • Lecturer; Assistant professor; Associate professor; Professor
  • Economics
  • 36—40 hours per week
  • €3974—€5439 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 1200016

Employer

Location

Kriekenpitplein 21, 3584 EC, Utrecht

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Application procedure

Everyone deserves to feel at home at our university. We welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

To apply, please send your curriculum vitae, including a letter of motivation via the 'apply' button.

Please explain in your motivation letter how your research relates and may contribute to our research program and teaching. The application should also include a (job market) paper, teaching evaluations of previous courses, if applicable and two reference letters. The first round of interviews are provisionally scheduled for 16, 19 or 20 December 2022.

Please do not contact U.S.E. with services or other commercial interest.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Everyone deserves to feel at home at our university. We welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

To apply, please send your curriculum vitae, including a letter of motivation via the 'apply' button.

Please explain in your motivation letter how your research relates and may contribute to our research program and teaching. The application should also include a (job market) paper, teaching evaluations of previous courses, if applicable and two reference letters. The first round of interviews are provisionally scheduled for 16, 19 or 20 December 2022.

Please do not contact U.S.E. with services or other commercial interest.

Make sure to apply no later than 6 Dec 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).