Assistant Professor Entrepreneurship at the School of Business and Economics

Updated: 9 months ago
Deadline: 23 Jul 2018

The Maastricht Center for Entrepreneurship, in combination with the Department of Organisation & Strategy, has a vacancy for assistant professor in the field of Entrepreneurship. It is a tenure track position implying a 10 year temporary contract with a decision after 5 years for tenure (permanent contract). Standard Dutch university regulations imply and the salary scale is 11. After a positive tenure decision, the position will be promoted to assistant professor, job level 1 and salary scale 12. As an assistant professor you contribute to teaching and research in the broad field of entrepreneurship. The position is business studies oriented and examples of fields where the assistant professor specializes in may include commercializing science and technology, venture capital, opportunity recognition and exploitation, business models, social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial teams, born globals and hi-tech entrepreneurship.

The Maastricht Center for Entrepreneurship has a collection of teaching activities, using the Maastricht Problem Based Learning approach. It organizes the Maastricht Entrepreneurship Weeks and it offers students pre-incubation support. Research activities in the field of entrepreneurship take place in the connected department of Organisation & Strategy. The department has, next to entrepreneurship, strong faculty in the area of organizational behavior, innovation and strategy and industrial organization. It promotes multi-disciplinary research. There is collaboration with various European universities and Maastricht University stands out as an excellent place for applied economics and business research. Maastricht University is an internationally orientated university and the language of teaching and communication inside the entire School of Business and Economics is English.

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