Lecturer in Strategy, Management and/or Entrepreneurship (0.7 - 1.0 FTE)

Hours per week: 
25 to 40
Faculty: 
Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
Department: 
Utrecht University School of Economics
Application deadline: 

Job description

Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) has a vacancy for a Lecturer in Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, or a combination of these disciplines. The Lecturer will be teaching in Strategic Management and/or Entrepreneurship. Optionally, the candidate can reach out to other disciplines, including Supply Chain Management, Innovation Management or Organization Management.

You will prepare and teach courses in the Bachelor's in Economics and Business Economics, and in the School's Master’s programmes, in particular in the Fundamentals of Business Economics programme which is part of the Master’s Science and Business Management. Possibly, you also contribute to the Master's programmes in International Management, Business and Social Impact, or Business Development and Entrepreneurship.

You will take care of qualitatively good teaching in accordance with the academic and departmental guidelines. Teaching is in English. Furthermore, you will be expected to supervise Bachelor's and Master's theses and other research projects by students.

Qualifications

The successful candidate is expected to have a thorough knowledge and skills in teaching Strategy, Management and/or Entrepreneurship, and more particularly:

  • has a PhD degree in economics, management or a related discipline. Candidates without PhD degree, but with significant academic teaching experience and positive teaching evaluations, are also welcome to apply;
  • has relevant knowledge and skills in teaching (a subset of) the following disciplines: strategy, management and/or entrepreneurship;
  • has teaching experience in an international academic environment with the proven ability to inspire students from undergraduate to graduate level, as shown by positive students' and peers' assessments;
  • has excellent communication and coordination skills;
  • has an excellent command of spoken and written English.

Offer

We offer a temporary position (0.7 - 1.0 FTE) for a period of four years. The gross salary - depending on previous qualifications and experience  - ranges between €3,746 and €5,826 (scale 11-12 according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% per year. In addition, Utrecht University offers excellent secondary conditions, including an attractive retirement scheme, (partly paid) parental leave and flexible employment conditions (multiple choice model). More information about working at Utrecht University can be found here.

About the organisation

A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance is a faculty at the heart of society, with a strong focus on social issues. Our subjects of Law, Economics and Governance give us a strong mix of academic disciplines that complement and enhance each other. This is a unique combination and a mark of our faculty's strength.

The Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E) is part of the Faculty of Law, Economics, and Governance at Utrecht University and aims to contribute to an economy in which people flourish, by taking a broad view on welfare and its causes. We aspire to be an internationally renowned school of economics, with scientifically rigorous and societally relevant research and education. We enrich economics with other disciplines to better solve problems and identify opportunities, from a business and government point of view. Well-being, cooperation, innovation and curiosity are our core values.

U.S.E. maintains an excellent international network of academic relationships and is continuously working on extending this network. It teaches its curricula fully in English. U.S.E. is an important contributor to the Utrecht Center for Entrepreneurship, the Utrecht University Social Entrepreneurship Initiative, the European Center for Alternative Finance and the Sustainable Finance Lab, and is involved in Utrecht University’s research themes ‘Institutions for Open Societies’ and ‘Pathways to Sustainability’.

The candidate will become a member of the Entrepreneurship Section at U.S.E., and will be involved in teaching our Master's in Science and Business Management and our Bachelor's in Economics and Business Economics. You may also contribute to our Master's programmes in Business Development and Entrepreneurship, International Management or Business and Social Impact. 

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact: 
Jeroen de Jong (Director of Graduate Studies), via j.p.j.dejong@uu.nl.

Apply

To apply, please send your curriculum vitae, including a letter of motivation via the ‘apply’ button below.

Interviews will be scheduled in the second half of April 2021. The hiring process will continue until all vacancies are fulfilled.

The application should include:

  • a motivation letter;
  • a complete and up-to-date curriculum vitae;
  • any teaching evaluations of previous courses;
  • the names and contact details of two references.

Please do not contact U.S.E. with services or other commercial interest.

The application deadline is 16 April 2021.