Assistant Professor of Marketing
University of Amsterdam Faculty of Economics and Business

Assistant Professor in Marketing

Publication date 6 March 2020
Closing date 10 April 2020
Level of education PhD
Hours 38 hours per week
Salary indication €3,637 to €5,656 gross per month
Vacancy number 20-167

The Amsterdam Business School seeks to fill one or more tenure-track positions as Assistant professor in Marketing. The starting date for this position is 1 September 2020, substantially earlier starting dates are also possible. As new tenure-track Assistant professor you are expected to strengthen the position of the Marketing group by contributing to its further development.

What are you going to do?

 To qualify for the position, you should:

  • hold a PhD in Marketing or a related discipline (candidates at the final stage of their PhD program may be considered for the Assistant professor position);
  • have authored publications in international top-tier journals, or are about to;
  • have excellent teaching skills;
  • be well trained in research methodology;
  • possess a relevant international academic network;
  • be enthusiastic about participation in research activities (e.g. seminar series).

What do we require?

We are looking for ambitious high-potential candidates who take both, research and teaching seriously and have published, or are about to publish, in top-tier international journals.

We particularly encourage candidates that focus in research and teaching of Consumer Behaviour/Consumer Psychology to apply (but accept applications from all Marketing fields). Research topics should be impact- and purposeful.

The position involves teaching in English at the undergraduate, MSc or MBA levels, and potentially in the executive education programs. The Marketing group is currently responsible for teaching in the specializations Consumer Marketing, Digital Marketing, and Digital Business.

We expect an active research portfolio, willingness to participate in our research group, concomitant visibility at major conferences, and strong ties to the international marketing community. Above all we are seeking a highly motivated, engaged and collaborative candidate with a long-term vision to help us further grow and strengthen our department.

Our offer

We offer a challenging job with ample opportunity for personal development in an attractive international work environment. ABS is a growing, research driven business school at an internationally recognized university that has the ambition to become a leading international player in the field of management research and education. ABS is located in the heart of Amsterdam, the cultural and financial capital of the Netherlands. Amsterdam offers a cosmopolitan living environment with excellent connections to the rest of the world.

The employment contract at the assistant professor level will be offered a tenure track position for six years. Upon a positive tenure decision, a permanent contract as Associate professor will be offered. Salary will be in accordance with Dutch academic salary scales, includes a holiday allowance and end-ofyear bonus, as well as a pension scheme. The salary ranges between €3,637 and €5,656 gross per month, dependent on experience and track record of the candidate. A substantial reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates. The Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities is applicable.

What else do we offer?

The possibility to join a young, vibrant and very collegial group, and help shape a growing business school at an internationally recognized university that has the ambition to become a leading international player in the field of business research and education.

About the Amsterdam Business School

The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is one of the two schools of the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Economics and Business. ABS has almost 3,000 students and the equivalent of 120 full-time academic staff. The school’s core subjects are Corporate Governance, Entrepreneurship, and Big Data / Business Analytics.

Six sections conduct research that is published in prestigious international journals. They also provide various degree programmes including a BSc programme and six MSc programmes, a wide range of postgraduate programmes featuring three MBAs, four accountancy programmes and Lean Six Sigma programmes, and an extensive portfolio of open courses and in-company projects.

The offered position is within the Marketing section, which is currently home to around 15 faculty members, in addition to a number of PhD candidates and affiliated faculty. Particularly, ABS plans to substantially grow the Marketing group over the next years. ABS has a broad variety of corporate contacts within and outside of Amsterdam and utilizes these contacts in research and curricular activities. In addition, ABS opened its brand-new behavioural research laboratory in 2016.

Further information

For further information, please contact:

  • Andrea Weihrauch

Job application

The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

Applicants should submit:

  • a cover letter;
  • a complete curriculum vitae (please include h-index);
  • statements of research and teaching;
  • two research papers (published or unpublished).

In addition, applicants should include name and contact information for at least three professional references.

Please apply using the link below, quoting vacancy number 20-167 in the subject line.  #LI-DNP


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