As part of a continuing growth initiative, the Management Department of Tilburg University invites applications for two positions of assistant professor or associate professor in entrepreneurship. We are able to hire applicants to join the Department in any month during 2022. We are looking for candidates with a PhD in entrepreneurship with demonstrated excellence in entrepreneurship research in the form of multiple top publications, plus evidence of strong teaching, service, and grant application ability. We welcome applications from individuals with research interests in entrepreneurship, startups, corporate entrepreneurship, corporate venturing, and business innovation. The candidates will join the research group of Strategy and Organization at the Department to grow our initiatives in entrepreneurship. Ph.D. candidate applicants will be expected to complete their Ph.D. prior to taking up employment.
Application Procedure To get more information about the vacancies and for submitting the application package, please visit: https://tiu.nu/18443
Shortlisting and interviews will start from 1 November 2021, although applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Applicants should submit (1) a motivation letter, (2) a curriculum vitae with a reference list, (3) a research statement, (4) a main work-in-progress research paper and two other examples of research, (5) a teaching statement, and (6) teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching ability. We will be conducting selected interviews first via Zoom. Questions about the application may be addressed to the secretary of the recruiting committee at TilburgManagementRecruiting@tilburguniversity.edu.
The Department of Management Within the Department, the Strategy and Organization section conducts research in entrepreneurship, strategic renewal, strategy, international business, business models, new venture growth and survival, family business, tech startups and digital entrepreneurship. Our colleagues adopt a variety of methodological perspectives in their fundamental and applied research. The Department has a very strong research orientation with a focus on high-quality publications. Faculty members publish widely in UT Dallas journals such as ASQ, AMJ, SMJ, OrgSci, JIBS, MgtSci, MISQ, ISR, JOC, JOOM, POM and MSOM, as well as in entrepreneurship journals such as the Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. We aim to maximize the research time available to research-active faculty and working conditions are otherwise comparable to major research universities in Europe and North America. Compensation is competitive and among the top in the Dutch universities. In addition, we provide guaranteed travel and starting research budgets. Faculty moving to the Netherlands may be eligible for 30% tax abatement for a period of five years.
The Department currently hosts a fast-growing bachelor program of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation, as well as the IQONIC Hub for Entrepreneurship Research and Education. The IQONIC Hub designs and incubates an array of institutional initiatives that further bridge academic and business communities in close collaboration with business partners, and offers unique educational opportunities for entrepreneurship students. Moreover, the Department is preparing a new master’s degree in Corporate Entrepreneurship for accreditation. In addition, the Department offers five other master’s programs and makes significant contributions to several other bachelor’s programs in the School. The Department also manages two tracks of Ph.D. programs, viz., Strategy & Organization as well as Information & Supply Chain Management, which prepare future researchers for productive academic careers with excellent international placements.
The members of the Department, including its Strategy and Organization section, are listed here. Department members come from leading universities in North America, Asia, and Europe. We are a diverse and collegial group of research-oriented colleagues, including a terrific group of junior and recently hired scholars. The working language of the Department and the School is English.
Tilburg University is one of Europe’s leading universities in the fields of business and economics, ranking regularly among Europe’s top five by research productivity (e.g. UT Dallas Ranking 2019). It ranks # 28 worldwide in Business and Economics (Times Higher Education Ranking 2019). The campus provides a green, academically centered environment with modern facilities and convenient local transportation. Tilburg’s central position in the Benelux offers excellent regional and international access.