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Associate or assistant professor in human resource management (Dutch-speaking)

The department of organisation and personnel management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) invites applications for a faculty …

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Burgemeester Oudlaan, Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
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38 uur


The department of organisation and personnel management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) invites applications for a faculty position in the field of human resource management. The position starts on 1 September 2019 or sooner, and you will be appointed at the assistant or associate professor level, depending on your level of experience and research track record.

Your tasks

In this position, you will be expected to:

  • make significant contributions to RSM’s HRM-related research portfolio

  • teach HRM and organisational behaviour in RSM’s Dutch language programmes (so fluency in Dutch and English is essential)

  • be involved in the mentoring and development of junior faculty and PhD students to deliver high-quality HRM-related research

  • contribute to the redevelopment of the Erasmus Centre for Human Resource Excellence to strengthen RSM’s ties with HR professionals and managers.


To be eligible, you should demonstrate outstanding achievements in both research and teaching in the field of human resource management (HRM). This includes:

  • a PhD in a related discipline

  • at assistant professor level, which is a tenure track position, you should have published papers and/or high quality papers in the pipeline for top management journals (see the ERIM journal list)

  • at associate professor level, which is a tenured position, you are expected to have an established track record of high quality publications (at A level, which is designated as P* on the ERIM journal list)

  • candidates for both levels should have experience of teaching HRM at bachelor, master, and ideally MBA and executive level

  • fluency in Dutch and English (spoken and written).


The conditions of employment comply with the collective labour agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU). Salary is subject to training and experience. The compensation package includes several secondary benefits, such as a holiday allowance of 8 per cent, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3 per cent, and a generous number of vacation days.

Additionele informatie

Research support

Research within RSM’s department of organisation and personnel management is part of the Organisation Programme of the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), which also provides extensive research support to the faculty. The Organisation Programme runs an active seminar series with speakers from top international schools, a separate brown bag seminar, several annual conferences, and a visitor programme with eminent scholars. Funding support for research and conferences is also available.

About the school

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

About the department

RSM’s department of organisation and personnel management consists of a group of highly international faculty, educated at renowned institutions in Europe, the USA, and Asia. Some of its distinctive research areas in OB and HR include teams, leadership development, diversity management, strategic HRM, performance management, HR leadership, and change management. The department’s research is published in top international OB and HR journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Annals, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Personnel Psychology, Human Resource Management and Human Resource Management Review. The department has a strong PhD programme, and an established network of international co-operation, including research visits to leading international schools and the New Directions in Leadership Research (NDLR) conference, convened by RSM and other leading business schools.

About Rotterdam

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, and has excellent air travel connections to the US and many other destinations. The capital city of Amsterdam is less than an hour away by train or car. The standard of healthcare and education in the Netherlands is high. English is widely spoken in Rotterdam, and is the official language of RSM. For more information please visit: https://en.rotterdam.info/visitors/