Tenured academic staff, Sustainable innovation in marketing University of Antwerp, Department of Marketing Belgium

Tenured academic staff, Sustainable innovation in marketing

The Faculty of Business and Economics is seeking to fill the following part-time (55%)vacancy in the Department of Marketing


Tenured academic staff in the area of sustainable innovation in marketing


Job description

The assignment has a structural character in the three core activities of the tenured academic staff.

  • You are assigned the lecturing (in Dutch) of courses like Marketing and Communication management, Marketing management: Theory and cases, and/or Consumer Behaviour, in consultation with the department council.
  • You supervise Master theses at our faculty.
  • You conduct scientific research in the area of sustainable innovation in marketing. You acquire research funding and supervise Ph.D. students in this area.
  • You offer scientific services: both within our university as outside our university we expect you would render scientific services based on your own expertise.


Profile and requirements

  • You hold a doctorate degree (PhD) in applied economic sciences or another relevant field.
  • You have experience in teaching academic courses in the area of the vacancy and the focus in your teaching corresponds to the educational vision of the university.
  • You have experience in acquiring and conducting (international) research projects concerning sustainable innovation in marketing and in supervising Ph.D. students.
  • You have publications in international peer-reviewed journals on sustainable innovation in marketing.
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
  • Relevant business experience is a plus.
  • You have leadership skills (or the potential to develop them).
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
  • If you do not master Dutch, the administrative language of the university, you should be willing to obtain a CEFR B2 level of proficiency in Dutch. As soon as you take on teaching duties as a course unit coordinator, you should be able to demonstrate a CEFR C1 level of proficiency in the language of instruction. The University of Antwerp supports international staff members on an integration trajectory and offers tailor-made language coaching in compliance with Flanders’ statutory language regulations.


We offer

  • either a part-time position with a structural assignment as a lecturer, in a temporary appointment in the tenure track for a term of five years. This position will lead to an immediate permanent appointment as a senior lecturer if the performance is assessed favourably on the basis of previously fixed and publicly announced evaluation criteria;
  • or a part-time position with a structural assignment as a senior lecturer or higher, generally entailing a permanent appointment. In the case of a first appointment to the corps of academic personnel (ZAP), the university board may proceed to a temporary appointment for a period not exceeding three years. This position will lead to a permanent appointment if the performance is assessed favourably;
  • the date of appointment will be 1 October 2019;
  • a gross monthly salary ranging for lecturer from € 4.255,06 - € 6.272,13 and for senior lecturer from € 4.872,61 - € 7.654,80;
  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.


How to apply?

  • Applications may only be submitted online, until the closing date 24 March 2019.
  • A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications. The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel.
  • More information about the application form can be obtained from vacatures@uantwerpen.be.
  • For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact Prof. Dr. Nathalie Dens (Nathalie.dens@uantwerpen.be ), chair of the department.

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


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