Lecturer Innovative Entrepreneurship

Lecturer Innovative Entrepreneurship

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17 Apr 11 May Heerlen

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Your passion to bring theory and practice of design thinking, service design, lean start-up, entre/intrapreneurship, concept & business model development together in the world of hospitality.

Job description

Sustainability, digitization, and customization are key trends reshaping the global hospitality sector. Companies are adapting to meet consumers' expectations for transparency, innovation, and values like sustainability and health.

Beyond mastering hospitality innovation, we empower students to drive positive sustainable change, drawing on insights from designers and entrepreneurs. Designers encourage us to envision the future, while entrepreneurs excel at driving change. Equipped with design and entrepreneurial skills, our graduates are ready to lead in the evolving hospitality industry.

As a Lecturer Innovative Entrepreneurship, you have the ambition to stay up to date with the field and convey your passion for these developments, trends, and innovations in the hospitality industry to our students in a professional and teaching capacity.

You have the passion to transfer your knowledge, skills, and attitude to students and colleagues and to apply them in the world of hospitality. You inspire your students to look at challenges from multiple perspectives, to discover how to apply what they have learned and thus develop themselves into a much sought-after professionals in the next step in hospitality!

Your tasks

You are both a coach and lecturer with a multidisciplinary approach to business problems. You can develop and lecture courses closely linked to real-world hospitality management practice. You will provide education in both Dutch and English. You will also contribute to further developing and digitising the educational bachelor programme with your colleagues. Besides lecturing, you will guide project assignments and applied research projects. You will coach students in their study progress, in community building and during their internships and help your students grow as professionals and contribute to their future as human beings.


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That’s why you feel at home at Hotel Management School Maastricht

One of the characteristics of Hotel Management School Maastricht is our strong community: our students not only study on our campus but also live there during the first year of their studies and gain practical experience in the Teaching Hotel Chateau Bethlehem. Of course, you will be included in this community.

You have a designer, entrepreneurial and research-oriented mindset and endorse the importance of good education. Small-scale and intensive education is your approach. You feel at home in a dynamic and international academic environment. To students, you are a source of inspiration and a role model; to colleagues, you are a valued team player, bringing positive energy and contributing to the education of future managers in the hospitality industry.

You have a master’s degree, relevant work experience in/with multinationals, start-ups, and/or scale-ups, and experience in conducting (market)research. Experience in, or at least affinity with, the (international) hospitality or food industry is a plus.

Conditions of employment

Our offer

A warm welcome to Hotel Management School Maastricht which offers a challenging and innovative environment with great opportunities to explore. A position between 0.6 - 1.0 FTE depending on your availability, in a salary scale awarded depending on your qualifications and experience at level 11, with a maximum of € 5,936,77 gross per month when appointed full-time.

To this is added holiday allowance (8%) and a fixed year-end bonus (8.3%), a generous number of holidays, professionalization and employability hours and a complete offer to work vitally and with pleasure.


  • Lecturer; Education
  • Economics; Behaviour and society; Food
  • 24—40 hours per week
  • max. €5936 per month
  • University graduate
  • AT ZUYD 20241704



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