Assistant professor Business Administration - Information Systems (1,0 fte)

As an assistant professor in Business Administration - Information Technology, you are widely employable. You develop, provide, manage, test and evaluate allotted coherent scientific teaching tasks within the Master Business Information Systems & Management, the Bachelors ...

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Valkenburgerweg, Heerlen, Limburg
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
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38 uur


As an assistant professor in Business Administration - Information Technology, you are widely employable. You develop, provide, manage, test and evaluate allotted coherent scientific teaching tasks within the Master Business Information Systems & Management, the Bachelors of Business Administration and Information Systems and the other related courses of the faculty. You will also assist students in their learning process, including the graduation projects of these programs. In addition, you also perform and acquire research (second and third fund flows) in line with the faculty's research plan. You act as supervisor for PhD students, regularly publish (inter)national publications and actively disseminate the results of your own research and developments in the field. You will participate in working groups, committees and/or project teams within the faculty.


You have completed an academic study and have obtained a doctorate in a subject relevant to the position. You have extensive (international) research experience in the field of information science and/or business administration. You have shown to possess scientific creativity, productivity and impact, as evidenced by various publications. You have proven experience in recruiting external projects. You are interested in the broader context of the subject area, such as the relationship between business and IT, IT Governance, Data Science Management, and/or Enterprise Architecture and affinity with education and research linked to the interaction between business (processes) and IT. You have ample teaching experience with various forms of work (such as blended learning, project supervision, guidance from graduates). You are in possession of the Basic Education Qualification (BKO) or you are ready to obtain this within a short period of time. You have good communicative and social characteristics and are able to work in a team. We also invite candidates who do not yet fully comply with this profile to respond.


The salary will be determined on the basis of your education, experience and qualifications but will be in accordance with the general salary scales 11-12 of the CAO-NU. An indication of the maximum gross salary is € 5,405.= per month.

The Open University has excellent labor conditions in terms of mobility, part time work and paid parental leave.

Additional information

For more information about this vacancy you can contact prof. dr. R. Kusters (Chair of the Department) by e-mail:, tel: 045-5762975.For additional information about the Open Universiteit, you can visit our websites

The research program of the faculty can be found here:


Studying online anywhere in the Netherlands and Belgium (Flanders)
The Open University of the Netherlands (OUNL) is the university in the Netherlands where students study part-time and follow online and activating education in bachelor and master degree programmes in seven fields of study. Characteristics of the education are openness, flexibility and quality. Enhancing the study success of students is an important point of focus. More than 15.000 students are studying at the OUNL and it has 531 employees. The OUNL has a network of fifteen regional study centres in the Netherlands and six in Belgium (Flanders). The head office is situated in Heerlen.

The most modern technologies and educational insights are applied in bachelor and master programmes and courses and also in projects and programmes with partners. Nationally and internationally the OUNL plays a key role in the innovation of higher education. Education and research are closely interrelated which guarantees that the current state of science is applied. The OUNL not only invests in research in the various academic disciplines, but also in research in learning sciences and learning technologies.

Satisfied students
For several consecutive years, the OUNL has achieved the top 2 position among the fourteen Dutch universities in the National Students Survey, the Dutch university guide ‘Keuzegids Universiteiten’ (in which the ratings by students and experts of the bachelor studies of the fourteen universities are compared), and the Dutch university guide ‘Keuzegids Masters’. In addition all studies score high in the rankings of the universities for these studies. All ratings are available on the website.

Faculty of Management, Science & Technology
The faculty of Management, Science & Technology (MST) is one of the three faculties of the Open University of the Netherlands (OUNL). Education, research and valorisation are the main tasks of the faculty. MST offers academic bachelor and master programmes in the fields of management, environmental science and computer science. Additionally the faculty offers a Liberal Arts & Sciences bachelor program as well as short programmes for professionals (certified professional programs), who aim at gaining more in-depth knowledge. The research program centers on Learning and Innovation in Resillient Systems and is characterized by its multidisciplinary approach. The faculty has a large number of PhD-students who conduct research on various current topics within this research program. In addition, as a faculty of the OUNL, MST is partner in the Business Intelligence & Smart Services (BISS) Institute, which is part of the Brightlands Smart Services Campus (
At the faculty of MST students can immediately reflect on what they learn in the light of their work situation, e.g. apply theory in practice. Here assignments can be performed and research can be conducted as part of the bachelor or master program they study. As a result of the interdisciplinary focus on education and research, as well as the connection with business, scientific work at this faculty provides innovative and challenging opportunities.


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