Post-doc in Entrepreneurship (1.0 FTE)

Updated: 4 months ago
Deadline: 21 Nov 2022

Post-doc in Entrepreneurship (1.0 FTE) (222764)
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Job description

The department of Innovation Management & Strategy at the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), University of Groningen, is looking for candidates to fill a postdoc position in the field of Entrepreneurship. We are looking for highly motivated candidates who demonstrate excellent teaching abilities, show interest in pursuing high-quality research, and willingness to collaborate with colleagues and PhD students of the faculty. All applicants should have completed their PhD or be close to completion. The aim of this postdoc project is to further strengthen entrepreneurship education and research at the department.

As a postdoc fellow, you will contribute to various educational and research projects in collaboration with experienced researchers and educators in the department. You are also encouraged to further develop your own research agenda. Finally, you are involved in supporting the coordination of entrepreneurship related education and research activities.


We encourage you to apply if you meet (or are about to meet) the following qualifications:

• you have a PhD in Management or Business, ideally with a focus on Entrepreneurship or in a closely related discipline
• you have demonstrated competence in qualitative and/or quantitative research
• you have a promising academic record as evidenced by your CV and publications or working papers
• you possess good communication skills (English) enabling you to relay research results both to academic and practitioner audiences
• you have experience pertinent to supporting project coordination
• you have affinity to work in teams and can act as a collegial and connective coordinator with excellent communication skills.


Since its foundation in 1614, the University of Groningen has enjoyed an international reputation as a dynamic and innovative centre of higher education offering high-quality teaching and research. Belonging to the best research universities of Europe and joining forces with prestigious partner universities and networks, the University of Groningen is truly an international place of knowledge.

The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) at the University of Groningen offers an inspiring international academic community for students, staff, alumni, and external organizations. We are renowned for our quality, our ambition, and our identity as attested by several international accreditations and by our position in excellence ranking lists.

The Department of Innovation Management & Strategy ( ) brings together a multidisciplinary research group, with focus areas in:

• entrepreneurship and business dynamics
• innovation management and collaboration
• strategy, sustainability, and corporate governance
• information and communication technology enabled change.

FEB members publish in top general management journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, 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.

Conditions of employment

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

• a starting salary depending on qualifications and work experience between € 2,960 and € 4,670 (salary scale 10) for a fulltime position
• in addition, the university offers an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% year-end bonus
• a temporary fulltime appointment for a period of 18 months.

Starting date: February 2023


If you are interested in our position we invite you to send a motivation letter and curriculum vitae until 20 November 11:59 pm / before 21 November 2022 Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).

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:

Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP): and European Commission's European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers:

Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.


For information you can contact:

  • Prof. Pedro de Faria,

Please do not use the e-mail address(es) above for applications.


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