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Assistant Professor Of Entrepreneurship (Tenure Track)

As part of our growth ambitions, we seek to appoint a new assistant professor who is passionate about entrepreneurship and is committed to research and …

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De Boelelaan, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
40 - 40 uur
€ 3746 - € 5127 per maand


As part of our growth ambitions, we seek to appoint a new assistant professor who is passionate about entrepreneurship and is committed to research and teaching excellence in this exciting field.

The new hire will play a key role in strengthening our entrepreneurship section and expanding its research and teaching programs. Doing so requires familiarity with start-up and/or corporate entrepreneurship, based on research or professional experience.

The position is embedded in a supportive international work environment that is characterized by a strong commitment towards research productivity, teaching innovation and teamwork

Your duties

  • initiate and perform high-quality research in the field of entrepreneurship, culminating in top tier publications and grant acquisitions
  • teach and design courses, both at the bachelor level (e.g., the SBE Minor Entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship courses offered at other faculties of VU) and master level (e.g., the joint VU-UvA Master in Entrepreneurship, as well as supervise bachelor and master theses
  • contribute to the management of the Department / School committees
  • be committed to obtaining a university teaching qualification


Candidates must have a PhD in Management or a related field in the social sciences (completed or with a fixed date for the defence) and should be fluent in English. Prior publication experience in top management or entrepreneurship journals is a strong asset. Candidates without a completed PhD but who already have a proven research record are also encouraged to apply. So are current assistant professors with a few years of experience. They might complete the tenure track early.


A challenging position in a socially involved organization. The salary will be in accordance with university regulations for academic personnel and amounts to a minimum gross monthly salary of €3,746 (scale 11) and a maximum of €5,127 (scale 11), based on a full-time employment, depending on your education and experience. The job profile is based on the university job ranking system and is vacant for at least 1 FTE.

The appointment will initially be for 6 years with the possibility of tenure. The position involves research (40%) and teaching (60%). Candidates should be willing to acquire a teaching qualification as demanded by Dutch universities (if they do not already have one).

Additionally, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers excellent fringe benefits and various schemes and regulations to promote a good work/life balance, such as:
  • a maximum of 41 days of annual leave based on full-time employment
  • 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus
  • solid pension scheme (ABP)
  • optional model for designing a personalized benefits package
  • good growth opportunities

Additional information

Are you interested in this position? Please apply via the application button and upload your curriculum vitae and cover letter until 1 September 2021.

Applications received by e-mail will not be processed.

Vacancy questions
If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, you may contact:

Name: Wouter Stam
Position: Professor of Entrepreneurship
E-mail: w.stam@vu.nl
Telephone: +31 20 5986348

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