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The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam School of Business and Economics established the Hermine Weijland Fellowship in 2017 with the aim of attracting and promoting …
Responsibilities for this position include conducting and publishing academic research as well as teaching, along with contributing to the service mission of the IM&S department. Teaching responsibilities include courses and thesis supervision at the ...
Responsibilities for this position include conducting and publishing academic research as well as teaching, along with contributing to the service mission of the IM&S department. Teaching responsibilities include courses and thesis supervision at the undergraduate, master, and doctoral level. Teaching can comprise a broad range of topics in small business & entrepreneurship at different levels of analysis (e.g. entrepreneurial finance; policies for small business and entrepreneurship; family firms, corporate entrepreneurship, small business strategy and management, franchising). We are open to candidates with different methodological approaches. Some experience with data handling and programming skills (e.g. Python) are a plus.
The position is situated in the department of Innovation Management & Strategy which comprises six Full Professors, eight Associate Professors, and 20 Assistant Professors in addition to PhD students. We have a diverse department with more than 40% international staff and 37% female staff members. The department contributes to programmes at the (honours) bachelor’s, master’s, research master’s levels and to the PhD programme of the SOM research school. The department is responsible for three Master of Science tracks: Change Management, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Innovation Management. A Healthcare Management & Economics track will soon be added to the department’s portfolio, which will be offered in close collaboration with other departments and faculties. The department covers a variety of interests and backgrounds, and embraces several different research approaches with a keen focus on academic quality in research and teaching. We focus on applied as well as fundamental research questions. Areas of research at the department include innovation, strategy, entrepreneurship, organization theory, & information systems (see: www.rug.nl/feb/organization/scientific-departments/ims/).
We are looking for candidates who would (soon be able to) meet the following requirements:
1. a PhD in Economics or Management (potentially with a focus on entrepreneurship and/or small business), or in a closely related field
2. a demonstrated potential for conducting high quality research and publishing in top management journals
3. proven interest and ability in developing courses and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and in mentoring students
4. a relevant international network
5. a team player with good communication skills.
Faculty of Economics and Business
The department of Innovation Management & Strategy (IM&S) at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, seeks candidates to fill one full-time, tenure-track position, starting in Winter 2017/Spring 2018. We are seeking highly motivated candidates who demonstrate excellent research and teaching abilities and willingness to collaborate with colleagues and PhD students of the Faculty. All applicants should have completed their PhD, or be close to completion, and are preferably specialized in the field of Small Business and/or Entrepreneurship. Applicants with higher qualifications can be eligible for a position at the Associate Professor level, and a short path to becoming a Full Professor is negotiable as well.
The department is part of the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), which is ranked among the top performers in Europe in terms of research. FEB belongs to the 1% of business schools worldwide with both EQUIS and AACSB accreditations. FEB members have published in top Entrepreneurship journals such as Entrepreneurship, Theory & Practice, Journal of Business Venturing and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, as well as in top General Management journals such as the Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Management Science, Organization Science, MIS Quarterly, and Strategic Management Journal. Our faculty is actively involved in many scholarly associations (AOM, Babson, EGOS, SMS) and serves in editor and editorial board roles at leading journals.
Based in the Northern Netherlands, the University of Groningen is one of the oldest and largest in the country and is ranked within the global top 100. It is a truly global institution with close collaborations with renowned international universities, including Uppsala, Göttingen, Ghent, Tsinghua University, Osaka University, UCLA, and the University of Pennsylvania. The American journal The Scientist ranked the University of Groningen among the top 25 institutions in the global ranking of Best Places to Work in Academia 2012.