Teaching-oriented Assistant Professors in Entrepreneurship and/or Strategy

Teaching-oriented Assistant Professors in Entrepreneurship and/or Strategy

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28 Mar 27 May Tilburg

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Tilburg University - Tilburg School of Economics and Management has a job opening for a Teaching-oriented Assistant Professors in Entrepreneurship and/or Strategy.

Job description

As part of a continuing growth initiative, the Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship of Tilburg University is inviting applications for experienced teaching-oriented assistant professors in entrepreneurship and/or strategy. We are able to hire applicants to join the Department in in the summer of 2024. We are looking for candidates with a PhD in entrepreneurship and/or strategy with evidence of strong teaching plus some demonstrated research potential. We are searching for people who have both a passion for teaching and a desire to do academic research. The ability to teach in Dutch is a big plus. Possession of a (Senior) University Teaching Qualification is a plus.


Tilburg University


The candidate should have teaching and research interests in (combinations of) various subfields of Strategy and/or Entrepreneurship, such as corporate venturing, business innovation, new venture growth and survival, new product development, business modelling, business- and corporate-level strategy, strategic renewal, and international business. As part of the university’s gender equality roadmap, female candidates are especially encouraged to apply for the position. 

Candidates selected for this position will play a significant role in the rapidly expanding Bachelor of Entrepreneurship & Business Innovation, as well as the Master of Strategic Management and Master in International Management programs offered by the department. We prioritize exceptional education grounded in scientific research that equips our students for successful careers in the business world.

Conditions of employment

We offer contracts with between 20-40% research time based on past research output. Tenure decisions are made after 18 months based on performance indicators agreed upon at the start of the appointment. The starting gross salary for assistant professors is based on scale 11 of the Collective Labor Agreement Dutch Universities. Depending on experience and background candidates may be eligible for a starter grant funded by the Dutch government. 
You are entitled to a holiday allowance amounting to 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% of your gross yearly income. Faculty moving to the Netherlands may be eligible for a tax abatement for a period of five years (30% facility). Visit Working at Tilburg University | Tilburg University for more information on our employment conditions.


Tilburg School of Economics and Management

Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) is the university largest faculty.  TiSEM offers well reputed academic research and education. Its research belongs to the European top. The education programs, of which the majority are offered completely in English, are on the international map with the AACSB accreditation awarded in 2002. Employees and students form an ambitious international community.
Tilburg School of Economics and Management

Tilburg University and Area 
Tilburg University is a publicly funded research university, specializing in economics, business sciences, law, social and behavioral sciences, theology and humanities. It has been consistently ranked as the best Dutch general university (#1) in the National Student Survey over the past years. Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM, founded in 1927) is the oldest and largest school of the university. It is one of Europe’s leading schools in the fields of management and economics, ranking regularly among Europe’s top three by research productivity (e.g. #51 in UT Dallas Ranking 2016-2021). With respect to specific disciplines, it is ranked #9 worldwide in Business Administration (Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2022), #47 worldwide in Business and Economics (Times Higher Education Ranking 2021), and #63 worldwide in the area of Business & Management (QS World University subject rankings 2022). TiSEM is AACSB accredited.

Tilburg is a dynamic university town located in the south of the Netherlands, within one of Europe’s foremost high-tech regions. The region also offers excellent social and cultural facilities and varied housing options. Tilburg’s central position in the Benelux offers excellent regional and international access. The campus provides a green, academically centered environment with modern facilities and convenient local transportation.


The Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Our department members come from leading universities in Europe, North America, and Asia. We are a diverse and collegial group of both research-oriented and education-oriented colleagues. 

The Department currently hosts a fast-growing bachelor program of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation, as well as a minor in entrepreneurship. In addition, the Department hosts a large master program in Strategic Management (with a track in consulting and a track in entrepreneurship) and makes significant contributions to several business-oriented bachelor’s programs in the School. We strive for excellent education, which is both grounded in scientific research and prepares our students for a career in business.

Faculty members publish widely in highly regarded journals in the field such as ASQ, AMJ, SMJ, OrgSci, JIBS, MgtSci, MISQ, ISR, JOC, JOOM, POM and MSOM, as well as in entrepreneurship journals such as the Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.


  • Assistant professor
  • Economics
  • Doctorate
  • 22214



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