Associate Professor, International Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Associate Professor, International Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Published Deadline Location
8 Mar 9 Apr Amsterdam
Are you enthusiastic about internationalization and economic development in Asian and/or emerging economies? Then, we invite you to read further.

Job description

We are looking to strengthen and expand our expertise in international strategy in Asian and/or emerging economies. We seek candidates with a proven track record and deep expertise in international business strategies, who can contribute to developing and growing our educational and research activities in the Asian and emerging economies context. Candidates must hold a PhD from a leading university, have teaching experience and a relevant publication and research track record.

The Associate Professor International Strategy & Entrepreneurship will deliver on the following points:

  • leads collaborative research projects and teams that develop new and creative approaches to research and practice challenges
  • plays a significant role in creating and developing a research and teaching programme focused on the Asian and/or emerging markets context
  • develops, enables and delivers research- and practice-informed teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • actively promotes the integration of research with other research interests within AMSIB, the Faculty of Business and Economics and as appropriate outside of the university
  • publishes high-impact scholarly research in peer-reviewed journals
  • leads and participates in knowledge transfer activities to disseminate research results and increase impact among the AMSIB’s stakeholders and community, including professionals, students and academics
  • initiates, contributes and plays a significant strategic role in undergraduate and graduate curriculum development in the area of international strategy and entrepreneurship in Asian and emerging market contexts
  • collaborates to generate and expand external research funding from government grants, corporate sponsoring or external funders
  • maintains and expands an international academic and professional network
  • mentors and coaches colleagues in their career development in regards to research capacity and skills
  • contributes proactively and collegially to AMSIB’s development and its international visibility


Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS/HvA))


The Associate Professor position requires:

  • A doctoral degree (PhD or DBA) in international strategy, entrepreneurship or a closely related discipline, a focus on Asian and emerging economies is preferred
  • Experience in industry in Asian or emerging markets or with international companies working in those markets
  • Demonstrated leadership in academic practice-oriented research and research-informed teaching
  • Ability to teach in a variety of subjects in AMSIB’s curricula
  • A strong publication track record in peer-reviewed journals in related fields
  • Demonstrated ability in teaching excellence and experience in blended learning or e-learning  
  • Experience in writing successful grants and executing funded research projects
  • A strong academic and professional network in Asian or emerging economies and the ability to connect diverse stakeholders, such as students, government, businesses, researchers
  • An entrepreneurial attitude and proactive engagement in the AMSIB’s development
  • Leadership qualities and ability to work in a multicultural and diverse environment
  • Ability to engage students in research and to translate theory into practice
  • Excellent communication skills in English (minimum requirement IELTS 7.0 / CE1); preference is given to native English speakers.

Conditions of employment

What you can expect from us

  • Working in a diverse, fun and driven team in an international and flexible work environment
  • A position based on salary scale 13 of the Collective Employment Agreement of the Dutch Universities (CAO HBO).
  • Gross monthly salary between € 5.164 – € 6.579, plus an additional 8% vacation pay and a year-end payment of one month’s salary (13th month), based on a full-time appointment and dependent on education and experience.
  • An initial contract for a period of one year or two years. Contract extension and permanent contract dependent on performance.
  • An extensive package of employee benefits, including a generous holiday allowance of 10.7 weeks, paid parental leave, pension scheme from ABP, commuting reimbursement, bicycle plan, union membership, sport facilities and activities
  • Assistance in finding a studio or small apartment when relocating from abroad and in learning the Dutch language
  • Excellent opportunities for life-long learning and personal development.


Amsterdam School of International Business (AMSIB)

Located in the vibrant city of Amsterdam, AMSIB is the largest school of International Business in The Netherlands, and the first Dutch university of applied sciences to obtain the international EFMD Programme accreditation.

We offer a diverse and intellectually stimulating working environment where we strive to deliver better business education for a better world through experiential learning and relevant, practice-oriented research. We have a tradition of practice-based research and teaching and are very dedicated to both excellence in the classroom and to producing high-quality, high-impact research. Our faculty members are engaged scholars, conducting research projects and scholarly activity with students, professionals, public organizations and partner universities. We publish in leading international journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Venturing, Small Business Economics, Business & Society, Organization Studies, Long Range Planning, Research Policy and Technology Forecasting and Change.

With approximately 2.900 students and more than 150 faculty from 80 international backgrounds, AMSIB is an inclusive, multicultural community that fosters a passion for learning, a global mindset, a hands-on attitude, ethical behaviour and social responsibility. We are immersed in an international knowledge network of universities, multinational corporations and innovative start-ups. All our programmes are taught entirely in English and prepare students for the world of international business. Information about our programmes can be found at:

Talent and diversity as strengths
AMSIB, as part of the Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS), aims to be an organisation in which everyone feels welcome, appreciated and at home. As an employer, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we can perform as a knowledge institution of and for our stakeholders. Inclusion, tolerance, respect, and acceptance are critical to our success, and these are values that are reflected in the way we treat our employees and students.

Additional information

For further information about the position, feel free to contact Dr. Rogier Busser, AMSIB Dean, +31(0)642100179 or (applications submitted directly to the point of contact or in any other manner will not be processed).

Please submit your application via the website and include a letter of motivation, an academic curriculum vitae, research statement (max 1 A4), teaching statement (max 1 A4), evidence of teaching effectiveness and two sample publications or work in progress. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to schedule interviews with the selection committee in April 2023. Initial interviews may be held online.

All interviews will be conducted in English. This vacancy has been published simultaneously internally and externally. In the event of equivalent suitability, internal candidates will be given preference over external candidates. We apply the AUAS Job Application Code to this vacancy’s recruitment and selection process. Applications and interviews will be reviewed by a selection committee.

Interested in joining us at AMSIB
Please apply through the application button before 10 April 2023. Interviews will be conducted in April 2023.


  • Associate professor; Research, development, innovation; Education
  • Economics; Behaviour and society
  • 32—40 hours per week
  • €5164—€6579 per month
  • Doctorate
  • AT HVA 20230308


Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS/HvA))

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Make sure to apply no later than 9 Apr 2023 23:29 (Europe/Amsterdam).