Assistant Professor of Methodology

Assistant Professor of Methodology

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15 Oct 2 Dec Nijmegen

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Job description

As an Assistant Professor in the Methodology department you will provide high-quality courses in empirical quantitative research methodology and business administration. You will be involved in the teaching programmes of the Nijmegen School of Management, particularly in the Bachelor’s degree courses in Methodology and the Master’s programme in Business Analysis and Modelling/ European Master’s programme in System Dynamics. Furthermore, you will carry out high-quality research activities in the field of research and intervention methodology, with reference to other research groups within the multidisciplinary setting of the faculty research institute IMR, and you will be expected to successfully apply for funding from governmental, European as well as private institutions. You will publish regularly in leading international academic journals, and you will participate actively in the internationalisation activities of the Nijmegen School of Management.


Radboud University


You should meet the following criteria:

  • a PhD degree in research methodology in the management or social sciences, or a related and clearly relevant discipline;
  • proven qualities in contributing to the international, academic debate on methodology or relevant disciplinary domains, evidenced by a publication record in internationally recognised high-quality academic journals;
  • demonstrated thorough knowledge about recent theoretical and empirical developments in the field of research and intervention methodology;
  • highly skilled in advanced quantitative research methods;
  • an excellent record in academic teaching in the field of Business Administration and proven effective teaching skills (evidenced by basic or advanced teaching qualification);
  • proven ability to collaborate with and inspire a team of professionals;
  • a team player with good communication skills;
  • some experience in attracting research funds from research councils and other external parties;
  • international experience and an international network;
  • excellent English language skills (verbal and written). Dutch language skills are preferred;
  • experience in big data analytics is preferred.

Radboud University has a strong track record in promoting excellent women scholars to leadership positions and we therefore especially welcome applications from women who fit the above profile.

Conditions of employment

  • employment: 0.8 - 1.0 FTE
  • a maximum gross monthly salary of € 4,852 based on a 38-hour working week (salary scale 11)
  • preliminary salary scale 10 may apply
  • in addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus
  • duration of the contract: fixed term contract for 2 years
  • Dutch university job-ranking system (UFO): Assistant Professor, Level 2
  • Radboud University offers a dynamic position in an attractive working environment and has excellent conditions of employment, including an attractive retirement scheme and (partly paid) maternity leave
  • you will be able to make use of our Dual Career Service where our Dual Career Officer will assist with family related support, such as child care, and help your partner prepare for the local labour market and with finding an occupation

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Strategically located in Europe, Radboud University is one of the leading academic communities in the Netherlands. A place with a personal touch, where top-flight education and research take place on a beautiful green campus in modern buildings with state-of-art facilities.


Nijmegen School of Management
The Nijmegen School of Management (NSM) is an academic centre of research and higher education within Radboud University, focusing on institutional and managerial issues concerning complex organisations in both the public and private domain. NSM is organised around seven disciplines: Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, Economics and Business Economics, Social and Political Sciences of the Environment, Human Geography, and Spatial Planning. NSM strives for a multidisciplinary approach whenever possible. NSM employs 260 FTE of whom 75% are academics and enrols about 4,200 students.
The Department of Business Administration consists of five chairs: Strategic Management, Organisational Design & Development, Marketing, Methodology, and Strategic Human Resource Management. Research and teaching is based on the Nijmegen approach to Business Administration, characterised by a broad social science orientation, an integrative stakeholder management approach and a focus on interventions. The didactic concept is based on the theory and action based learning approach.
The Methodology group teaches and studies empirical research and intervention methods. The group is responsible for the Master’s degree programme in Business Analysis and Modelling and the European Master ‘s programme in System Dynamics.
Further information on Nijmegen School of Management
Further information on Master's specialisation in Business Analysis and Modelling
Further information on European Master in System Dynamics (EMSD)
Further information on Our research in this field


  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
  • Economics
  • 30.4—38 hours per week, temporary
  • max. €4852 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 27.21.18



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