Tenure Track Assistant Prof. Organizational Change and/or Information Systems
University of Groningen
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 collaborate with colleagues and PhD students of the faculty. All applicants should have completed their PhD or be close to completion, and may be specialized in the field of Change Management, or Information Systems, or a combination.
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.
Responsibilities for this position include conducting and publishing academic research as well as teaching, along with contributing to the service mission of the Department. Teaching responsibilities include courses and thesis supervision at the undergraduate, master, and doctoral level.
The position is situated in the department of Innovation Management & Strategy which comprises six Full Professors, eight Associate Professors, and 20 Assistant Professors in addition to PhD students. We have a diverse department with more than 40% international staff and 37% female staff members. The department contributes to 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 of Science tracks: Change Management, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Innovation Management. In the near future, a Healthcare Management & Economics track will be added to the department’s portfolio, which will be offered in close collaboration with other departments and faculties. The department covers a variety of interests and backgrounds, and embraces a number of different research approaches with a keen focus on academic quality in research and teaching. We focus on applied as well as fundamental research questions. Areas of research at the department include innovation, strategy, information systems, organization theory & entrepreneurship (see: http://www.rug.nl/feb/organization/scientific-departments/ims/).
We are looking for candidates who would (soon be able to) meet the following requirements:
- A PhD in information systems, organization studies, or a closely related field
- a 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 permit 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 and promotion to Associate Professor. 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. Application 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 the following documents: 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.
For additional information, please contact:
Dr Marjolein van Offenbeek
In your application, please always include the job opening ID 217163
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