Lecturer-researcher/Coach International Business

NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences is requesting applications for the position of 

Lecturer-researcher/Coach International Business  

0.6 - 1.0 fte 

Are you that enthusiastic colleague with passion for education who wants to coach and guide International Business students within the projects they are working on? Are you the person who can coach our (international) students, focused on the development of the 21st Century Skills? Do you have knowledge of and / or experience in the international field in one of the areas of expertise of International Business? Can you act as a link between education and the professional field? Do you want to contribute to the quality of education in the Northern Netherlands and to the social mission of professional higher education within an international context? 

Then apply to the International Business program of the NHLStenden Hogeschool, Leeuwarden. 

Whom are we looking for 

A team player with knowledge of and / or experience in one of the following areas of expertise: Finance & AccountingOperations & Supply Chain ManagementOrganization & People 

Where do you get started 

The vacancy is filled within the International Business program, part of the Academy of Commerce & International Business. The Academy consists of the Commercial Economics (CE), International Business (IB) and Entrepreneurship and Retail Management (ORM) courses. The Academy trains for national and international (commercial) functions for trade, industry and services. The courses are provided at the locations in Emmen, Leeuwarden, and Amsterdam. The current position will be at International Business Leeuwarden. The official language is English. 

What are you going to do 

The core of the position is the provision of education, the coaching and guidance of international students within the projects they work on. You also coach students during their study career and supervise students during their internship or graduation projects. Knowledge development and valorisation is realized in collaboration with the professional field through the education concept of NHL Stenden: Design Based Education. As a teacher you have a connecting role to the professional field. As a team member you contribute to the result of the team and thereby to the ambitions of the University of Applied Sciences. 


We are looking for a teacher who: 

  • Is preferably  in possession of a Master’s Degree or is studying for it, in the area of Finance & Accounting, Operations and Supply Chain Management or HRM; 
  • Has experience with or knowledge of working in an internationally oriented company and is interculturally oriented; 
  • Preferably has experience as a teacher in higher professional education and has the basic qualification of didactic competence (or is willing to obtain it). 
  • Entrepreneurial, organization sensitive and result oriented. 
  • Preferably has experience with Design Based Education and / or Design Thinking processes; 
  • Has demonstrable qualities to work in a coaching and inspiring way; 
  • Has an excellent command of spoken and written English (C1/C2 level) 

We offer you 

The contract is (initially) for one year. Appointment takes place in the position of lecturer researcher A or B, job scale 10 or 11 (max EUR 5.026,85). 

About NHL Stenden Hogeschool  

In a challenging learning environment, students direct their studies and professional growth. We have strong links with companies and institutions in the region, but also across borders. As an international multi-campus university of applied sciences, we encourage our students to look beyond their own field and thus develop new knowledge and participate in innovative projects. We create a meeting place where knowledge flows and cultures come together and we make new connections with the professional field. NHL Stenden ambitiously provides knowledge that works! 


Are you the enthusiastic and inspiring colleague we are looking for? In case of equal suitability, the internal candidate has priority in this procedure. 


Send your application and c.v. via the ‘apply now button’ stating vacancy number 2698 ACIB to Sander Elema before 1st of July 2021.  


For questions about the position, please call Marjolein Leezenberg / Sander Elema, Team Leaders International Business, tel. no. +31 (0)6 – 28317034 or +31 (0)6 – 20262206.