Dean Faculty of Economics and Business (0.8-1.0 FTE)

Dean Faculty of Economics and Business (0.8-1.0 FTE)

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26 Feb 5 Mar Groningen

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Job description

The Dean is responsible for leading the Faculty Board, which is characterized by collegial governance: together with the vice-dean and the managing director. The Dean is the linking pin - as representative of FEB - with the board of the UG. He or she is responsible for the strategy and the execution of education, research, HR, external partnerships and the overall management of FEB. Within the Faculty, the Dean maintains strong relationships with department chairs, research directors, programme directors.


University of Groningen


The successful candidate for this position is an inspiring and collaborative leader with a strong profile in Economics and Business. FEB is looking for a visionary scientist with experience in working in the Dutch higher education environment. Fluency in English and Dutch is essential. In case of equal qualifications, preference is given to a female candidate.

The ideal candidate has a strong international reputation in the field of Economics or Business, demonstrated by an outstanding publication record. He or she has proven effective leadership skills in an academic setting, in order to lead the faculty board, department heads and research directors to develop excellent research and education. The Dean has proven excellent communication skills to maintain contacts with staff, participative bodies, both within and beyond the faculty and the university. The new Dean has been successful in strategic planning, effective implementation and evaluation. And has a position as a Full Professor.

Conditions of employment

The Dean will be appointed for 4 to 5 days a week, in principle for a period of four years, possibly followed by reappointment. The Dean will be appointed to the position of permanent Professor (0.8-1.0 FTE) by the Board of the University, with the associated salary scale, and will in addition receive an administration allowance for fulfilling the role of Dean (max. 15% of scale 18).

We are looking forward to receive your application before 6 March 2019 (consisting of a motivation letter, a recent curriculum vitae, an actual list of publications). You can send these documents to Drs. L.N. (Wieke) Janssen, External advisor, email:

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Job interviews are expected to be held in March 2019.

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Faculty of Economics and Business

The University of Groningen (UG), founded in 1614, is a research university with a global outlook, deeply rooted in Groningen, The Netherlands. Quality has had top priority for four hundred years. The university is in the top 100 on several influential ranking lists.

The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) is the largest faculty of the University of Groningen, with approximately 7,000 students. The faculty has a strong international reputation and is AACSB and EQUIS accredited.

FEB research covers all major fields of Economics and Business. FEB offers research driven education within 4 bachelor programmes, 15 master programmes covering the breadth of Economics and Business, and 3 executive master programmes. Many of these programmes belong to the top 3 in The Netherlands. For more information, please visit the FEB website:


  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week, temporary
  • University Graduate
  • 219046


University of Groningen

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