Junior Lecturer in Innovation Management & Strategy (2.0 FTE)

Updated: 2 months ago
Deadline: 27 Feb 2024

15 Feb 2024
Job Information

University of Groningen
Research Field

Researcher Profile

Leading Researcher (R4)
Established Researcher (R3)

Application Deadline

27 Feb 2024 - 23:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Not Applicable
Hours Per Week

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?


Offer Description

The Innovation Management and Strategy (IM&S) department of the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), University of Groningen, The Netherlands, is looking for two junior lecturers (2.0 FTE).

FEB is ranked among the top research institutions in Europe and belongs to the 1% of business schools worldwide with both EQUIS and AACSB accreditations. IM&S members publish in top general management journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Management Science, and Journal of Management, as well as leading disciplinary journals such as MIS Quarterly, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Journal of International Business Studies. Our staff members are actively involved in many scholarly associations (AOM, AIS, EGOS, EURAM, SMS) and serve in editorial roles at leading international journals.

Based in the Northern Netherlands, the University of Groningen is one of the oldest and largest in the country and is consistently ranked within the top 100 universities in the world. It is a truly global institution with close collaborations with renowned international universities.

Job description
The new junior lecturer is expected to strengthen the educational component of the Department of IM&S. The junior lecturer is a position focused on teaching, with 90% of the time allocated to teaching tasks, and 10% reserved for research and development activities. Therefore, we seek a candidate who is committed to excellence in teaching. Educational tasks can be fulfilled at the bachelor as well as the master level. You will supervise tutorial groups and bachelor thesis projects and assist in grading of bachelor and master courses. There are also opportunities to contribute to the development of our blended teaching and the embedding of societal themes in our curricula. The specific tasks will depend on your own expertise and experience.

Specific Requirements

To qualify, you

- have an MSc degree in one of the tracks of the Business Administration program or a related discipline, preferably International Business, or are about to obtain one
- have experience as a student assistant or comparable work experience in an education environment
- are fluent in Dutch and English
- have excellent communication, presentation, and teaching skills
- function well in an international environment
- have good interpersonal skills and the ability to successfully work both independently and in a team.

Additional Information

You will get an appointment for a period of three years, with an assessment requiring a positive evaluation at the end of the first year of employment.

The University of Groningen is an equal opportunities employer. Since women are still under-represented in a number of fields, they are particularly encouraged to apply.

We offer in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:

- a salary depending on qualifications and work experience starting from a minimum of € 3,226 to a maximum of € 5,090 gross per month for a full-time position (salary scale 10)
- a holiday allowance of 8% gross annual income
- an 8.3% year-end bonus
- minimum of 29 holidays and additional 12 holidays in case of full-time employment
- the possibility to obtain the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ).

Starting date: 01-09-2024.

Selection process

You may apply for this position until 27 February 11:59pm / before 28 February 2024 Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).

Interested applicants should submit:

1. a motivation letter
2. a complete curriculum vitae.

The University of Groningen strives to be a university in which students and staff are respected and feel at home, regardless of differences in background, experiences, perspectives, and identities. We believe that working on our core values of inclusion and equality are a joint responsibility and we are constructively working on creating a socially safe environment. Diversity among students and staff members enriches academic debate and contributes to the quality of our teaching and research. We therefore invite applicants from underrepresented groups in particular to apply. For more information, see also our diversity policy webpage: https://www.rug.nl/about-ug/policy-and-strategy/diversity-and-inclusion/

Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP): https://www.nvp-hrnetwerk.nl/nl/sollicitatiecode and European Commission's European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/charter/code

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Additional comments

Pedro de Faria, chair of the IM&S department
[email protected]

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Work Location(s)
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University of Groningen
Postal Code
9712 CP
Broerstraat 5

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Broerstraat 5
Postal Code

9712 CP


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