Lecturer international agri-food marketing

Lecturer international agri-food marketing

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6 Jun 17 Jun ’s-Hertogenbosch

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Job description

The appointment is for 0.8 fte, initially for one year, leading to a permanent appointment following a positive appraisal. We also provide new lecturers with excellent support, in particular candidates without specific teaching experience and/or teaching qualification.


The 4-year Bachelor degree programme International Food & Agribusiness offers an inspirational, international learning environment and focusses on the development of sustainable food systems worldwide, and more specific on sustainable food and agribusiness in developing countries and emerging economies. IFA graduates therefore have practical business experience as well as detailed expertise in the field of increasing sustainability in supply chains. Moreover they have basic technological knowledge of one domain in specific: Crops, Animal or Food, with a link to the development of circular economy as related to the agrifood sector.

Job description

The International Food & Agribusiness (IFA) study programme trains students for positions within international agri-food chains with emphasis on increasing sustainability and being able to contribute to its sustainability is the core competence of our graduates.

As our new Marketing lecturer your tasks will include:

  • Giving lectures, providing problem-based and project-based education in Marketing; predominantly in English;
  • Supporting students during their internationally oriented internships and graduation projects in close collaboration with the industry;
  • Coaching students;
  • Executing projects together with the business field in the international agri-food sector;
  • Helping to build an international network and translate current developments in the work field in the curriculum;
  • Coordination and quality improvement of education in collaboration with team members;
  • Contributing to the further development of the IFA business curriculum and teaching program, which is based on an interdisciplinary approach and in an international classroom.


  • max. 32 hours per week, temporary
  • max. €4661 per month
  • ’s-Hertogenbosch View on Google Maps

HAS University of Applied Sciences


We are looking for a colleague who has:

  • A background in international agri-food marketing (both on- and offline);
  • Experience (at least 5 years) gained in an international business context (agri-food business, and/or development projects), preferably abroad;
  • A demonstrable affinity with the field of sustainable production chains;
  • An excellent command of English, both written and spoken (at least level CEF: C1);
  • Preferably with experience or affinity with working with students;
  • An academic or applied science working and thinking level. 

Who is

  • Committed: ‘Passionate about your work’;
  • Flexible: versatile, deployable in an international educational setting and in projects;
  • Enthusiastic and inspiring for both students and colleagues;
  • A people-oriented team player;
  • Daring, with courage, enterprising and perseverant.

Native speakers of English are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Conditions of employment

We offer

A diverse, dynamic and independent position, with considerable opportunities for personal growth in a small and informal team, in which team work is highly appreciated.


Working conditions are in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for Higher Professional Education. Remuneration depends on your education and experience, with a maximum of scale 11 (€4,661,12). During your career at the HAS, you will also have the opportunity to grow into the position of senior lecturer in scale 12.

HAS provides a competitive employment package which includes a fixed thirteenth month, an attractive collective healthcare insurance policy, a contribution towards your own healthcare insurance and 8% holiday pay.


HAS University of Applied Sciences

HAS University of Applied Sciences is the leading educational institution and centre of expertise in the south of the Netherlands for the agro, food and environment sectors. From its two locations in Den Bosch and Venlo, this medium-sized university is focused around the dynamic triangle of students, lecturers and business. Based on our core values of dedication, entrepreneurship and confidence, HAS focuses on the three key activities: education, knowledge transfer and knowledge development.

HAS University of Applied Sciences has 3400 fulltime students on Dutch and English bachelor degree programmes. A further 300 participants take part in a variety of courses via HAS Training and Consultancy. The institution is also active in the fields of research and consultancy. There are 450 employees working at the HAS. We believe that by continuously stimulating and developing the talents of our students and staff, we are able to make a substantial contribution to safeguarding a strong agro-food sector and the environment.

Dutch bachelor degree programmes Business Administration & Agribusiness, Animal Husbandry & Animal Care, Food Innovation, FreshFood & Innovation, Geo Media & Design, Management of the Living Environment (Landscape Design, Urban & Rural Development, Garden & Landscape Management), Environmental Studies, Applied Biology, Horticulture & Business Management, and Food Technology.

English bachelor degree programmes Business Management in Agriculture & Food, International Food & Agribusiness, and Horticulture & Business Management.



  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers; Research, Development, Innovation
  • Agriculture; Economics
  • max. 32 hours per week, temporary
  • max. €4661 per month
  • University Graduate
  • AT 18-08


HAS University of Applied Sciences

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