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Assistant Professor (TENURE TRACK) in Business-Society Management, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Job description and requirements Applications are invited for the position of tenure-track assistant professor in the broad domain of business and society …

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Burgemeester Oudlaan, Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
38 uur


Job description and requirements

Applications are invited for the position of tenure-track assistant professor in the broad domain of business and society management. Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is looking for candidates whose work is strongly rooted in organisation and management theory, but geared towards addressing important business and society topics. To be considered for the tenure-track position, candidates should have a doctorate degree or be in their final year of dissertation research, and should be able to demonstrate the potential to build a record of excellence in both research and teaching.

The Business-Society Management department at RSM was established more than 20 years ago as one of the first business and society departments in a leading European Business School. It still ranks among the best in Europe in terms of research productivity and societal impact. Faculty members have recently published in top-tier journals, such as the Academy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Annals, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Management, Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organization Studies. Faculty members are also actively involved in the academic leadership of scholarly associations (such as IABS, AOM and SAMS) and serve on editorial teams and boards of leading journals in the field. The department offers its own master programme in Global Business and Sustainability, and contributes to all bachelor, master, MBA, MPhil and PhD programmes at RSM.

Current full-time faculty of the Business-Society Management department includes Joep Cornelissen, Muel Kaptein, Lucas Meijs, Marius Van Dijke, Rob Van Tulder, Dianne Bevelander, Ben Wempe, Guido Berens, Steve Kennedy, Samer Abdelnour, Salla Laasonen, Mirjam Werner, Emilio Marti, Corinna Frey, and Helen Gubby. The department also benefits greatly from visiting faculty.


The department’s research is multi-disciplinary in nature, using a diverse set of theories and methods to study current topics concerning ethical, social and sustainable forms of management and organisation. Some of the department's research and outreach activities are channelled through RSM’s dedicated research centres on partnerships (the Partnerships Research Centre PrC), women in leadership (the Erasmus Centre for Women in Organisations ECWO), behavioural ethics (the Erasmus Centre of Behavioural Ethics ECBE), corporate communication (Corporate Communication Centre CCC), and sustainability management (ECCET). There is no expectation for the successful applicant to align their research and teaching with these centres; RSM is interested in recruiting the best candidate with a strong grounding in organisational and/or management theory (OMT) through their PhD, and whose research is in the broadly defined domain of business and society.

For more information about RSM activities and faculty, see: http://www.rsm.nl/research/departments/business-society-management/

Preliminary interviews will be held at:

  • the 34th Colloquium of the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) in Tallinn, Estonia in July (http://www.egosnet.org), and

  • the Academy of Management (AOM) 78th Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, USA in August (http://aom.org/annualmeeting/).

To schedule an interview at either of these events, please email your vita to Janneke Batenburg-Suijker at jbatenburg@rsm.nl, at least a week before its start. For more information, contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Joep Cornelissen at cornelissen@rsm.nl or any department colleagues directly.


Employment conditions

The conditions of employment comply with the collective labour agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU). Salary is subject to training and experience and may vary from a minimum of €3,475 gross per month and up to a maximum of € 4,757 gross per month (scale 11 CAO NU), based on a full-time contract of 38 hours. Favourable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants. Erasmus University Rotterdam has attractive employment conditions, which include a holiday allowance of 8 per cent, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3 per cent, and a generous number of vacation days.

Additional information


Interested candidates are welcome to formally apply by sending a complete application package – including cover letter, vita, job market paper, research statement, teaching statement, teaching evaluations if available, and three letters of recommendation – to the departmental secretary Janneke Batenburg-Suijker at jbatenburg@rsm.nl. Initial deadline for applications is 28 September, 2018, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Promising candidates will be invited for a campus visit shortly after the deadline for applications.

About Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Rotterdam is the second-largest city in the Netherlands and has Europe’s biggest port. It is vibrantly international, accommodating some 600,000 people (1.2 million in the greater metropolitan area) from 160 different countries. Its landscape is modern, with high rise apartments and creative architecture. In addition to being an important business and logistics hub, the city also has an extensive cultural, restaurant, and entertainment scene. Rotterdam is the gateway to Europe, as Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, and many other great destinations can all be reached in a few hours. The capital city of Amsterdam is less than an hour away by train or car. For more information please visit: https://en.rotterdam.info/visitors-info/

About RSM

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe’s top 10 business schools. RSM provides ground-breaking research and education furthering excellence in all aspects of management and is based in the international port city of Rotterdam – a vital nexus of business, logistics and trade. RSM’s primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. Our first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes encourage them to become critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and doers. Study information and activities for future students, executives and alumni are also organised from the RSM office in Chengdu, China. http://www.rsm.nl

RSM is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from candidates of all genders, ethnicities, and nationalities.