Lecturer in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Published Deadline Location
23 Jul 30 Sep Amsterdam

Job description

The Entrepreneurship & Innovation section of the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is looking for a lecturer in Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

The core tasks of the position are in teaching, but research also plays an important role and is encouraged and facilitated. Teaching will be at the graduate (MSc), executive and, especially, at the undergraduate (BSc) level, because of the need to expand teaching in the new BSc program. Research is aimed at international top journals, especially in the fields of entrepreneurship and innovation management.

The intended starting date will be 1 January or 1 September 2019, depending on the candidate's availability and the section's planning.


University of Amsterdam (UvA)


Candidates will be evaluated on their potential for and/or record of excellence in teaching and research.

Conditions of employment

We offer a challenging job with ample opportunity for personal development in an attractive international work environment. ABS is a growing, research driven business school at an internationally recognized university that has the ambition to become a leading international player in the field of management research and education. ABS is located in the heart of Amsterdam, the cultural and financial capital of the Netherlands. Amsterdam offers a cosmopolitan living environment with excellent connections to the rest of the world.

The appointee will be offered a position for two years, which can be extended with another two year contract. Salary will be in accordance with Dutch academic salary scales and include a pension scheme, and will range between €3,303 to €4,852 gross per month, dependent on experience and track record of the candidate. A substantial reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates. The Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities is applicable.


University of Amsterdam

With over 5,000 employees, 30,000 students and a budget of more than 600 million euros, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is an intellectual hub within the Netherlands. Teaching and research at the UvA are conducted within seven faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business, Law, Science, Medicine and Dentistry. Housed on four city campuses in or near the heart of Amsterdam, where disciplines come together and interact, the faculties have close links with thousands of researchers and hundreds of institutions at home and abroad. 

The UvA’s students and employees are independent thinkers, competent rebels who dare to question dogmas and aren’t satisfied with easy answers and standard solutions. To work at the UvA is to work in an independent, creative, innovative and international climate characterised by an open atmosphere and a genuine engagement with the city of Amsterdam and society.


Amsterdam Business School (ABS)

The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is part of the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Economics and Business. ABS Master in Business Administration was #1 ranked in 2016 and the school is internationally recognised and triple-crown accredited. It has around 3,000 full-time students and 120 FTE academic staff. One of the school’s core focus areas is the application of Data Science in all areas of business studies: Marketing, Finance, Operations Management, HR, Accounting and Strategy.

The Entrepreneurship & Innovation section conducts research and offers education in two interrelated management challenges: creating new businesses and realizing innovations. The research of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation section focuses on themes such as: entrepreneurship, careers & networks, marketing signals for innovative products, (digital) service innovation & growth, entrepreneurship & innovation in creative industries. Faculty members publish in international peer-reviewed journals including Organization Science, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management Studies, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Management, and Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice.


Additional information

Further information may be obtained from:


Applications should include:

  • a cover letter;
  • a CV;
  • the names of two references (or two reference letters).

Please send your application before 1 October 2018 to this link  mentioning vacancy number 18-445 in the subject line.

No agencies please


  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €3303—€4852 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 18-445


University of Amsterdam (UvA)

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The UvA is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We value a spirit of enquiry and endurance, provide the space to keep asking questions and cherish a diverse atmosphere of curiosity and creativity.

You may submit your application through the application procedure of Academic Transfer. 

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Make sure to apply no later than 30 Sep 2018.