Position of Associate Professor of Strategic Management (1,0 fte) at Nijmegen School of Management, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands

As an Associate Professor of Strategic Management, you will provide high-quality courses related to Business Administration. You will be involved in the teaching programmes of the Nijmegen School of Management, in particular the Bachelor’s programme in Business Administration and the Master’s programme in Strategy. Furthermore, you are expected to carry out high-quality research activities in the field of Strategic Management, with reference to other research groups within the multidisciplinary setting of the faculty research institute Institute for Management Research (IMR), and to successfully obtain funding from governmental, European as well as private institutions. You publish regularly in leading international academic journals. You will participate actively in the internationalization activities of the Nijmegen School of Management.

Work environment
Radboud University Nijmegen is a comprehensive university with a broad focus. It has a modern, green campus that boasts various state-of-the-art facilities. Radboud University emphasizes personal attention, intensive education and a strong sense of community. All in all, this results in high-quality education and research and interdisciplinary cooperation, which make Radboud University a successful university of international standing.

The Nijmegen School of Management (NSM) of Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands is an academic centre of research and higher learning, focusing on institutional and managerial issues within complex organizations in both the public and private domain. There are seven focus areas within the NSM: Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, Economics, Social and Political Sciences of the Environment, Human Geography, and Spatial Planning. The NSM strives for a multidisciplinary approach whenever possible. Altogether, the NSM employs 250 full-time staff, of whom 75% are academics. The NSM has about 3,000 students.

The Department of Business Administration is one of the four departments within the NSM and consists of five chairs: Strategy, Marketing, Organizational Development and Design, Strategic Human Resources Management and Methods. What sets the Nijmegen curriculum in Business Administration apart is that it takes a Responsible Organization perspective on Business Administration. This focus reflects a broader view concerning the developments within the discipline of management itself. In the curriculum, the standard course listing is therefore combined with classes that put Business Administration within an ethical, historical, philosophical, institutional, and methodological perspective. As such, the curriculum reflects the research of the Department of Business Administration, which is also characterized by a multidisciplinary approach.

What we expect from you
You hold a PhD degree in Business Administration, Economics or the Social Sciences. You should have international experience and a broad international network. You should have successfully developed one or more research lines in the area of Strategic Management evident from a strong publication record as well as experience in supervising PhDs and attracting research funding. You possess a senior university teaching qualification (in Dutch; UKO) or meet the criteria for such a qualification, which is apparent from an extended teaching experience, proven effective didactic skills, the capacity to develop and implement innovative teaching methods and proven ability to supervise the development and implementation of an academic study programme. You have managerial skills as well as the willingness to work together with other scholars within the Department of Business Administration, to contribute to the management and development of the department and to represent it at home and abroad. You possess excellent English language skills in oral and written communication.

What we have to offer
We offer you:
- employment: 1,0 fte;
- a maximum gross monthly salary of € 5,979 based on a 38-hour working week (salary scale 14);
- in addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus;
- the salary depends on qualifications and experience;
- you will be appointed as an Associate Professor (UHD) in the Dutch university job-ranking system (UFO;
- the appointment is scheduled to start before October 2013.

Other Information
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Would you like to know more?
Further information on: www.ru.nl/NSM

Prof. dr. Hans van Kranenburg
Telephone: : +31 24 3612028
E-mail: [log in to unmask]

Are you interested?
Please submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a brief cover letter that summarizes research and teaching experience, a research statement and the names of at least two references. Other materials will be requested at a later date when necessary.
It is Radboud University Nijmegen's policy to only accept applications by e-mail. Please send your application, stating vacancy number 27.11.13, to
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Prof. Dr. H.L. (Hans) van Kranenburg

Chair of Business Administration

Professor of Corporate Strategy

Chair of Strategy Department

Radboud University Nijmegen

Nijmegen School of Management

P.O. Box 9108, 6500 HK Nijmegen, The Netherlands


visiting address:

Thomas van Aquinostraat 1, room: 1.1.26

6525 GD, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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phone: +31(0)24 3612382 / 2028

fax: +31(0)24 3611933


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