Academic Teachers (part time) in Academic Teaching Career Path with the Business Management & Organisation group

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 13 May 2024

28 Mar 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

Wageningen University & Research
Research Field

Cultural studies
Researcher Profile

Leading Researcher (R4)
Established Researcher (R3)
Country

Netherlands
Application Deadline

13 May 2024 - 22:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Not Applicable
Hours Per Week

20.0
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

Are you a highly motivated and accomplished academic with expertise in the Business, Management and Organisation domains, covering topics including strategic supply chain network, innovation management, entrepreneurship, strategic management and/or organisation theory? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to contribute to education in a multi-disciplinary setting at a highly regarded university? If yes, then we have the perfect opportunity for you!

The Business management and Organisation Group (BMO) at Wageningen University and Research is looking for an enthusiastic Academic Teacher (0.5 fte) with expertise in the area of management with a focus on food business and food quality and demonstrated ability to collaborate in a multi-disciplinary setting, specifically food science disciplines.

The successful candidate must have experience in academic teaching and a passion for conducting (applied) research in a relevant topic, with intellectual engagement at PhD level.

In this challenging career trajectory you will:

  • enhance education in the area of management with a focus on food business and food quality;
  • develop and deliver high-quality teaching programs for Bachelor's and Master's students;
  • supervise Bachelor's and Master's thesis students;
  • supervise and mentor PhD and postgraduate students;
  • engage in research and contribute to the academic community through publications in journals and presentations at conferences;
  • maintain close links across the Wageningen campus and between disciplines;
  • engage in academic research in relevant topics.

You will work here
You will be part of the Business management and Organisation Group (BMO. The BMO group studies how companies support and carry together with others societal challenges depicted in UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Societal transitions are reflected on a company level in transitions concerning strategy, innovation, entrepreneurship, organizational culture, and structures in alignment to changing business models, developing, and assimilating innovations both in products and processes, culminating in changing value chains and collaborations. Managing these transitions is needed: ultimately how transitions are managed determines the success. The BMO chair group at WU develops and offers insights into these company domains of business transition in relation to societal challenges.


Requirements
Specific Requirements

To further strengthen BMO and its part in food quality management your profile should have:

  • university (PhD) degree in a relevant BMO discipline (see above);
  • affinity with or passion for conducting (applied) research in a relevant discipline;
  • a substantial profile in the area of Management related to the food business, food quality and innovation;
  • open-mindedness to explore the BMO group-related fields of interest such as sustainability and entrepreneurship;
  • relevant and well-evaluated teaching experience and supervision of MSc / BSc students;
  • qualitative and quantitative research skills;
  • team spirit that is willing to contribute to the wider interests of the group.

Additional Information
Benefits

Wageningen University & Research offers excellent terms of employment . A few highlights from our Collective Labour Agreement include:

  • sabbatical leave, study leave, and partially paid parental leave;
  • working hours that can be discussed and arranged so that they allow for the best possible work-life balance;
  • the option to accrue additional compensation / holiday hours by working more, up to 40 hours per week;
  • there is a strong focus on vitality and you can make use of the sports facilities available on campus for a small fee;
  • a fixed December bonus of 8.3%;
  • excellent pension scheme.

In addition to these first-rate employee benefits, we offer a competitive gross salary of between € 3.226 and € 5.090 for a full-time working week of 38 hours in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreements for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU) (scale 10). This position is for 0.5 fte (20 hours).

Wageningen University & Research encourages internal advancement opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are plenty of options for personal initiative in a learning environment, and we provide excellent training opportunities. We are offering a unique position in an international environment with a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

You are going to work at the greenest and most innovative campus in Holland, and at a university that has been chosen as the “Best University ” in the Netherlands for the 19th consecutive time.

Coming from abroad
Wageningen University & Research is the university and research centre for life sciences. The themes we deal with are relevant to everyone around the world and Wageningen, therefore, has a large international community and a lot to offer to international employees.

Our team of advisors on Dutch immigration procedures will help you with the visa application procedures for yourself and, if applicable, for your family.

Feeling welcome also has everything to do with being well informed. Wageningen University & Research's International Community page contains practical information about what we can do to support international employees and students coming to Wageningen. Furthermore, we can assist you with any additional advice and information about for example helping your partner to find a job, housing, or schooling.

Finally, certain categories of international staff may be eligible for a tax exemption on a part of their salary during the first five years in the Netherlands.


Selection process

For more information about this position, please contact Wilfred Dolfsma, Professor BMO Group, by e mail : [email protected]

For more information about the procedure, please contact Noorien Abbas, Corporate Recruiter, by e mail: [email protected]

Do you want to apply?
You can apply directly using the apply button on the vacancy page on our website which will allow us to process your personal information with your approval.

This vacancy will be listed up to and including 13th of May 2024. We hope to schedule the first job interviews in the last week of May.

The tentative date of start is 15th of August 2024.

Equal opportunities
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) employs a large number of people with very different backgrounds and qualities, who inspire and motivate each other. We want every talent to feel at home in our organisation and be offered the same career opportunities. We therefore especially welcome applications from people who are underrepresented at WUR. A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a functional impairment .


Additional comments

For more information about this position, please contact Wilfred Dolfsma, Professor BMO Group, by e mail : [email protected]

For more information about the procedure, please contact Noorien Abbas, Corporate Recruiter, by e mail: [email protected]

Do you want to apply?
You can apply directly using the apply button on the vacancy page on our website which will allow us to process your personal information with your approval.

This vacancy will be listed up to and including 13th of May 2024. We hope to schedule the first job interviews in the last week of May.

The tentative date of start is 15th of August 2024.

Equal opportunities
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) employs a large number of people with very different backgrounds and qualities, who inspire and motivate each other. We want every talent to feel at home in our organisation and be offered the same career opportunities. We therefore especially welcome applications from people who are underrepresented at WUR. A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a functional impairment .


Website for additional job details

https://www.academictransfer.com/339591/

Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
Wageningen University & Research
Country
Netherlands
City
Wageningen
Postal Code
6708 PB
Street
Droevendaalsesteeg
Geofield


Where to apply
Website

https://www.academictransfer.com/en/339591/academic-teachers-part-time-in-acade…

Contact
City

Wageningen
Website

http://www.wageningenur.nl
Street

Droevendaalsesteeg
Postal Code

6708 PB

STATUS: EXPIRED

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