Lecturer in Marketing (0.7-1.0 fte)

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17 Jul 4 Aug Groningen

Lecturer in Marketing (0.7-1.0 fte)

Job description

The new lecturer is expected to strengthen the educational and research component of the Department of Marketing, where the main focus of this position is on education. Therefore, we seek candidates who are committed to excellence in teaching and research. Candidates from all sub-disciplines (quantitative marketing, strategy, consumer research) are considered. We are looking for candidates with the ability to publish their work in international marketing journals. Distribution of time for teaching versus research is 70 vs 30% of the appointment. Teaching by the lecturer will contribute to the overall teaching load of the Department of Marketing. Specific educational tasks will depend on the expertise and experience of the candidate.


• PhD degree in Marketing or a related discipline
• excellent teaching skills: the candidate is an enthusiastic and effective lecturer, has knowledge of didactics, and understanding of teaching and assessment methods
• Basic Teaching Qualification or is willing to obtain this qualification
• the candidate is a qualified scientific researcher and author of some (forthcoming) international publications in the area of Marketing or a related discipline
• proficiency in English
• the candidate has organizational qualities, is a team player and has excellent communication skills.

Conditions of employment

The vacancy is a position for 70% till 100%. The University of Groningen offers a salary depending on qualifications and work experience starting from a minimum of € 2,588 gross per month (salary scale 10 Dutch Universities) to a maximum of € 5,405 gross per month (salary scale 12) for a fulltime position, excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus and participation in a pension scheme for employees. A fiscal facility pertaining to extraterritorial costs, the 30% facility, may be applicable if the rules of Dutch tax law permit this.

Starting date of the position is negotiable, but we anticipate that it will be between September 2017 and February 2018. The new lecturer will be appointed for a period of five years, on the condition of a positive evaluation in the second year of employment.

The University of Groningen provides a career advisory service for partners of new staff who move to Groningen. The University of Groningen is an equal opportunities employer. Because women are still underrepresented in a number of fields, they are particularly encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should submit:
1. a motivation letter;
2. a complete curriculum vitae;
3. one letter of recommendation;
4. samples of relevant work.

You may apply for this position until 4 August 23.59 pm / before 5 August Dutch local time by means of the application form (click on ‘Apply’ below on the advertisement of the university website).

Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.


Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde

Within the Department of Marketing (Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, The Netherlands), a position for 70%-100% is vacant for a lecturer.

The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) of the University of Groningen belongs to the 1% of business schools worldwide having both EQUIS and AACSB accreditations. FEB offers an inspiring international academic community for students, staff, alumni and external organisations. It is renowned for its quality, ambition and identity. The mission of FEB is to prepare students for a career in research or a leading position in the corporate or public sector through high-quality, research-based degree programs in the fields of economics and business; to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in these fields by conducting high-quality research; and to provide a stimulating and international environment for both staff and students.

The Department of Marketing is one of the leading marketing groups in Europe. The Department is responsible for courses in marketing for students in Bachelor and Master programs at the Faculty of Economics and Business. In addition, the department participates in the Research Master program, a challenging 2-year master program intended for students aiming at a PhD. Scientific research is concentrated in the research program Marketing (part of the research school SOM), which obtained very high ratings in the most recent evaluation. Moreover, contract research is conducted within the Customer Insights Center, which forms a bridge between science and practice in the field of customer insights. Recently, the Department hosted the European Marketing Academy Conference 2017.


  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week, temporary
  • max. €5405 per month
  • University Graduate
  • 217315


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