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Endowed Professor in Standardization Management

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and the Foundation Endowed Chair on Standardisation, invites applications for a Part-time (0,5 fte) Endowed Professorship in Standardization Management.
Standards are crucial for today’s innovative ...

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Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and the Foundation Endowed Chair on Standardisation, invites applications for a Part-time (0,5 fte) Endowed Professorship in Standardization Management.


Standards are crucial for today’s innovative society. Managing standards from a strategic and operational point of view is critical for the successful usage of these standards by organisations and societies. The endowed chair position was established in 1993 and initiated by Royal NEN, the Dutch standardization organization. Since its creation, RSM’s Chair on Standardization has played a forerunner role in developing education and research about standardization. The aim is to continue developing and disseminate knowledge on standardization but to put more emphasis on the managerial relevance and dissemination of knowledge to decision makers in industry and society.



The new professor should meet the following requirements:

  • Expert knowledge in standardization management and from adjacent scientific fields (such as innovation management);

  • PhD in management and research qualifications in the field of standardization management;

  • Proven track record of international publications in the field, meeting the requirements for a membership of Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), and showing the potential to become (or remain) high performing ERIM member;

  • Teaching qualifications and experience with developing new courses;

  • Prior experience with PhD student supervision;

  • Prior experience with obtaining research grants and funding;

  • Well-connected to the international academic and professional standardization communities and adjacent academic communities;

  • Well-developed social skills and experience in creating a productive working environment;

  • Communication skills, experience in public relations;

  • Network at the business executive level.


Employment Conditions

The conditions of employment correspond with the collective labour agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU).

Salary is subject to training and experience and may vary from a minimum of € 5,485.00 gross per month and up to a maximum of € 7,072.00 gross per month (scale 15 CAO NU), based on a full-time contract of 38 hours.

Erasmus University 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 considerate amount of vacation days.

Additional information

Research Environment

The professorship is positioned in Management of Innovation Section of the research-driven department of Technology & Operations Management. The department consists of 55 faculty members and 35 PhD candidates. Research and education of the department focus on Business Information Management, Innovation Management, and Supply Chain Management. Cutting edge research is executed in PhD projects that are directly linked to R&D activities of companies and are embedded in Dutch Top Sector projects, Dutch Science Foundation (NWO) projects or European Horizon2020 projects. The department hosts several research centers such as Erasmus Center for Future Energy Business, Erasmus Center for Data Science & Business Analytics, Erasmus Smart Port, and the Material Handling Forum.

About the School

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe’s top 10 research-based 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 carry their innovative mind-set into a sustainable future thanks to a first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes. Study information and activities for future students, executives and alumni are also organised from the RSM office in Chengdu, China. www.rsm.nl

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 rising towers 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 destinations can all be reached in a few hours. Among others, the New York Times ranked the city of Rotterdam on number 10 of the top 52 places to go in 2014, while it also featured on Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Cities to Visit in 2016.

How to Apply

Applicants should send an electronic copy of their letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, three recent (working) papers and names of three referees to Ingrid Waaijer (e-mail: iwaaijer@rsm.nl; tel: +31-10-4082032), with a copy to the chair of the hiring committee, Prof. Dr. Peter Roosenboom (email: proosenboom@rsm.nl; tel: +31-10-4081255). The application deadline is February 15, 2018. For more information about this position, please contact Prof. Dr. Eric van Heck chairman of the Department Technology & Operations Management (email: evanheck@rsm.nl; tel: +31-10-4082032).

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from candidates of all genders, ethnicities, and nationalities.