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

Updated: 18 days ago
Deadline: 13 May 2024

Your job

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



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.

Your qualities

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.

We offer you

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.

Do you want more information?

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 .

We are

Wageningen University & Research
TThe mission of Wageningen University & Research is “To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life”. Under the banner Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen University and the specialised research institutes of the Wageningen Research Foundation have joined forces in contributing to finding solutions to important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment. With its roughly 30 branches, 7,600 employees (6,700 fte) and 13,100 students and over 150,000 participants to WUR’s Life Long Learning, Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading organisations in its domain. The unique Wageningen approach lies in its integrated approach to issues and the collaboration between different disciplines.

Read the 5 reasons why your future colleagues enjoy working at WUR and watch the video below to get an idea of our green campus!

We will recruit for the vacancy ourselves, so no employment agencies please. However, sharing in your network is appreciated.

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