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Apply by: 2021-06-22

Assistant Professor in Strategy at the Department of Organization, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship (OSE)

Published 2021-06-10

Job description
We are seeking a tenure-track assistant professor in the fields Empirical Industrial Organization, Strategy, Strategic Management, and/or Strategic Innovation.

The successful candidate will:
  • Hold a PhD in one of the main fields;
  • Have a clear research portfolio and (forthcoming) publications in reputable scholarly journals;
  • Seek to successfully apply for research grants;
  • Take teaching seriously with proven ability in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level;
  • Obtain the University Teaching Qualification within our school;
  • Be ambitious team players with good ability to work individually as well as in a team.
Mastery of the English language is required, and proficiency in Dutch is an advantage.

Knowledge of R is considered to be an advantage.

Conditions of employment
contract: Tenure Track.

We offer a tenure track position, with the possibility of a permanent contract. You will work in a challenging and professional environment. Many opportunities for personal development exist in an attractive international work environment. Upon meeting the tenure track criteria (available upon request), a permanent contract will be offered. Salary will be in accordance with Dutch academic salary scales, include a pension scheme, and range between €3,746 to €5,826 gross per month, dependent on experience and a record of accomplishment of the candidate. A temporary reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates. The Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO) is applicable.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labor Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/

Maastricht University has attractive employment conditions, which include a pension scheme, sizeable amount of holidays granted, holiday allowance and an end of year bonus.

Maastricht University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Maastricht Universityis renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system. Small-scale and student-oriented describe best the approach to teaching. Research is multidisciplinary and thematic and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 20,000 students and 4,700 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Faculty of Science and Engineering, and the School of Business and Economics. Maastricht University is currently ranked fifth in the top of Young Universities under 50 Years.

School of Business and Economics
The Maastricht University School of Business and Economics offers a truly international perspective. We are an integrated, synergetic and society-oriented institute, focusing on conducting excellent research and educational innovation. SBE is triple-crown accredited (AACBS, AMBA, EQUIS). Our renowned Problem Based Learning method fosters authentic students, critical thinkers and gives rise to societal conscious leaders. Our multidisciplinary approach inspires to explore, in fundamental as well as in more applied research. As such, we function as the interface between Society, Business and Academia. We work collaboratively, in openness, towards a sustainable future. We care to share responsibility with all those involved in the SBE community.

Department of Organization, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship
The Department of Organization, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship (OSE) is an integral Centre of Excellence of the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics. The department has gained a strong reputation in both research and education. The variety of expertise available allows us to provide excellent education at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. level in the broad area of organization, strategy, and entrepreneurship. OSE currently houses over 50 faculty members, in addition to around 15 PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, and affiliated faculty. OSE has strong ties with the Centre of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Maastricht University. Within the Strategy Group, research is interdisciplinary and spans the fields of Industrial Organization and Entrepreneurship, International Business and Strategic Management, Economics of Markets and Firms, Industrial Organization as well as the interrelationships between these fields. Digitization has become an increasingly important topic in both research and education. OSE is now building capacity to address digitization strategy and its consequences for the organization of the firm, network strategy, and the external organization of markets.

OSE is pursuing high quality research. Its members publish regularly in renowned international scholarly journals, such as the Academy of Management Journal, Economic Journal, Journal of Business and Economics Statistics, Journal of Business Venturing, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Review of Economics and Statistics, and the Strategic Management Journal.

Additional information
Further information on the vacancy can be obtained via ose-vacancy@maastrichtuniversity.nl