Research professor in Organization and management sciences University of Antwerp, Department of the Faculty of Business and Economics Belgium

Research professor, Organization and management sciences


In the context of its dynamic research policy and making use of the additional scope offered by the Flemish Government through the resources of the Special Research Fund (BOF), the Management Department of the Faculty of Business and Economics has a vacancy for a full-time


Tenure track research professor (TTZAPBOF) in the domain of organization and management sciences


Your assignment

The assignment encompasses tasks of education, research and service provision, and for five years (duration of the temporary appointment in the tenure track system) will mainly consist of scientific research with a limited participation in the educational programs.

  • You will develop research in the domain of 'corporate governance and decision-making processes' situated in the broader domain of organizational and management sciences.

  • You acquire and manage (inter) national research funds.

  • You supervise doctoral students.

  • Services are also part of your range of duties: you take part in, among other things, service-related tasks related to the research policy of the Department of Management and the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics.

  • You teach a maximum of 1 course in the broad domain of organizational and management sciences and depending on your expertise.


Your profile

  • You hold a doctorate with a thesis in business economics, social and / or psychological sciences.

  • You have a minimum postgraduate seniority of 2 years at the time of closing the vacancy.

  • You have an international scientific curriculum and perform high-quality scientific research in the broader field according to the domain concerned.

  • Your research qualities are consistent with the policies of the university .

  • In your education you place the right accents that fit within the vision on education at the University of Antwerp.

  • You have (potential) leadership skills.

  • You are quality-oriented, honest, creative and collaborative.

  • You can meet the legal language requirements for both the knowledge of the language of instruction and of the management language, Dutch. The University of Antwerp provides the necessary support for this.


We offer

  • an appointment in the degree of lecturer, in temporary employment in the tenure track system for a period of five years. This period results in an immediate permanent appointment in the degree of senior lecturer, if the university board judges the performance of the person concerned on the basis of predetermined and published assessment criteria. After the permanent appointment, a further five-year period is provided with a limited teaching assignment to further strengthen the research curriculum;

  • In the case of equal qualifications, the university board gives priority to candidates of the underrepresented gender within the scientific field. This priority is not automatic and unconditional, since the personal situation of the candidate is always taken into account in the assessment;

  • date of commencement of employment is 1 October 2019 ;

  • a full-time gross monthly salary ranging from € 4,255.06 to € 6,272.13;

  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.


How to apply?

  • You can only apply online , until 20 January 2019 at the latest . In your application form, you must submit a detailed research plan for the next five years (approx. 5 000 words) and a report on the previously carried out scientific research (maximum 5 000 words). In addition, you add two abstracts of the scientific content of the research plan - a scientific abstract and an abstract in layman's terms - of a maximum of 500 words each (or a maximum of 4000 characters). All documents must be submitted in English.

  • A pre-selection is made on the basis of the submitted applications; the further selection procedure is function-oriented and is determined by the selection committee.

  • The interviews of the candidates pre-selected by a selection committee will take place in February / March 2019.

  • For information about filling in the application form, please contact .

  • With substantive questions about the position, you can contact the department chairProf. Rudy Martens ( ).

  • If you have any questions about the typical appointment framework of the research mandate , please contact the head of department of Research, Dr. Tim Engels ( , tel 03 265 30 12).


The University of Antwerp is a family-friendly organization, with attention for equal opportunities and diversity. Our HR policy for researchers was awarded the HR Excellence in Research quality label by the European Commission.


We support the Science4Refugees initiative and encourage asylum seekers and refugees with a scientific profile to apply at the University of Antwerp.

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