Tenure Track Assistant Professor Strategy & Organization (1.0 fte)

Organisation
University of Groningen



Department
Faculty of Economics and Business

The department of Innovation Management & Strategy at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, seeks candidates to fill one full-time, tenure track position, starting in Fall 2017. We are seeking highly motivated candidates who demonstrate excellent research and teaching abilities and willingness to work with PhD students and other members of the faculty. All applicants should have completed their PhD, or be close to complete it, and may be specialized in any field of Strategy and Organization Studies.

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 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, EGOS, EURAM, SMS) and also serve in editor and editorial board roles at leading journals.

Based in 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.


Job description
Responsibilities for this position include: conducting and publishing academic research and teaching for about 80 contact hours per year, along with contributing to the service mission of the Department. Teaching opportunities are available at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral level.

The position is situated in the department of Innovation Management & Strategy which comprises six Full Professors, 8 Associate Professors, and 20 Assistant Professors in addition to PhD students. The department contributes to several programmes at the (honours) bachelor’s, master’s, research master’s levels and to the PhD programme of the research school SOM. The department is responsible for three Master’s of Science programmes: Change Management, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Innovation Management. The department covers a variety of interests and backgrounds, and embraces a number of different research approaches and methods with a keen focus on quality in research and teaching. We focus on applied as well as fundamental research questions. Areas of research at the department include innovation, entrepreneurship, strategy, information systems & organization theory (see: http://www.rug.nl/feb/organization/scientific-departments/ims/).


Requirements
We are looking for candidates who meet the following requirements:
- a PhD in strategic management or closely related field
- demonstrated potential for conducting high quality research and publishing in top management journals
- proven interest and ability in developing courses and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and in mentoring students
- a relevant international network
- a team player with good communication skills.


Conditions of employment
Contract length: 72 months.
The University of Groningen offers a salary depending on qualifications and work experience. Yearly salary is starting from a minimum of € 41,124 (salary scale 11 Dutch Universities) to a maximum of € 63,960 gross (salary scale 12) for a full-time position, excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus and participation in a pension scheme for employees. A fiscal facility pertaining to extraterritorial costs, the 30% facility, may be applicable if the rules of Dutch tax law permits this. Tenure track positions at the FEB are temporary positions subject to a tenure decision at the end. The candidate will be appointed for a period of six years, on the condition of a positive mid-term evaluation in the third year of employment. On the basis of a positive final evaluation in the sixth year of employment, the candidate will be granted tenure. The Tenure Track path can be rounded off with promotion to Full Professor, under the condition that criteria are met. Formal Tenure track requirements primarily include criteria with respect to research prominence, teaching, and service. During the tenure track period, 50% of the position is reserved for research and 50% is devoted to teaching activities. We assume candidates to start by August 2017. Applications You may apply for this position until 29 June / before 30 June 2017 Dutch local time by means of the application form (click on “Apply” below on the advertisement on the university website). You are requested to submit: 1. A cover letter containing your motivation for the position 2. An up-to-date curriculum vitae 3. Two letters of reference 4. Examples of publications 5. Evidence of teaching ability (e.g., summarized teaching evaluations). Please note: You can only upload 5 documents, so you have to merge your files up to 5 documents. Application screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.
Maximum salary: 63960.


Additional information
For additional information, please contact:
Prof. Jordi Surroca
j.surroca@rug.nl

In your application, please always include the job opening ID 217162
Extra informatie kan worden verkregen via een van de volgende links:

Department of Innovation Management & Strategy
Research programme Innovation & Organisation
About tenure track
About Groningen

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