Associate Professor in Organizational Psychology (1,0 fte)

Associate Professor in Organizational Psychology (1,0 fte)

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20 Dec 1 Feb Tilburg

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Job description

The department’s research program centers on Social Decision Making: Department members seek to understand how social, economic and organizational settings shape individual and interdependent decisions. The department also offers courses in the Dutch Bachelor of Psychology degree program, the International Bachelor of Psychology, the Masters’ degree in Social Psychology, and the research Masters degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences. These include specific majors in Social Psychology, Economic Psychology, and Work & Organizational Psychology.


The successful candidate will have a proven record of accomplishment that advances social decision making in organizational contexts. We are searching for a candidate who is interested in topics such as team work, group decision making, managerial decision making, negotiation, social stressors, creativity, leadership, burnout, job crafting, and diversity. However, other topics on social decision making in organizational contexts will be considered. Preferably, the candidate maintains excellent contacts with practitioners in the field. Our ideal candidate will contribute to the department’s collaborative atmosphere, has an open and transparent communication style, respects academic freedom, and seeks to sustain our shared commitment to provide an excellent education for our students.


Tilburg University


  • Research (ca. 40%): We expect academic leadership and are looking for candidates who have a proven track record in (a) establishing connections with (inter)national practitioners in the field, (b) performing field and/or lab research, (c) obtaining (inter)national grants, (d) share our commitment to produce solid and transparent research.
  • Teaching (ca. 40%): We expect educational leadership at the BSc and the MSc level and are looking for candidates who are willing to teach courses at both the Bachelors’ and Masters’ level, including the two-year Research Master program.
  • Service (ca. 20%): We are looking for team players who will contribute to the management of the department as well as to the management of the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Formal roles such as department head, director of education, and director of research rotate among the senior staff of the department.

Conditions of employment

Tilburg University is rated among the top Dutch employers, offering excellent terms of employment. Appointment will take place in accordance with the collective labor agreement of the Dutch universities in the UFO-profile of Associate Professor. The employment contract will be for an indefinite period. Start date: September 2018 (or at the earliest convenience). The full-time gross salary ranges between € 4.815 and 6.438 per month (not including various allowances). Employees from outside the Netherlands may qualify for a tax-free allowance equal to 30% of their taxable salary. Tilburg University is an equal opportunity employer.


Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (TSB) is a modern, specialized university. The teaching and research of the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences are organized around the themes of Health, Organization, and Relations between State, Citizen, and Society. The Schools inspiring working environment challenges its workers to realize their ambitions; involvement and cooperation are essential to achieve this.

Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences


Department of Social Psychology

The Department of Social Psychology at Tilburg University (The Netherlands) is a vibrant group of Social, Economic, and Organizational psychologists. Our department fosters an intellectually stimulating and productive environment, advancing knowledge on social decision making and contributing to the effective practices of organizations and society. The  department makes use of diverse and state-of–the-art research facilities (multi-use lab spaces, online data collection, mobile computing, psycho-physiological and neurocognitive equipment) and has access to a dedicated research support staff (lab assistants, programming and technical support).


  • Professor; Associate professor; Assistant professor; Lecturer
  • Behaviour and society
  • max. 40 hours per week
  • Doctorate
  • 12302



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