The University of Groningen, The Netherlands, seeks to fill a *tenure
track position
in International Management* at the Assistant Professor level. Experienced
Assistant/Associate professors will be considered for this position as well.


The University of Groningen seeks to fill a tenure track position in
International Business and Management at the Assistant Professor level.
Experienced Assistant/Associate professors will be considered for this
position as well.

Since its foundation in 1614, the University of Groningen has enjoyed an
international reputation as a dynamic and innovative center of higher
education offering high-quality teaching and research. Balanced study and
career paths in a wide variety of disciplines encourage the university’s
30,000 students and researchers to develop their own individual talents.
Belonging to the best research universities in Europe and joining forces
with prestigious partner universities and networks, the University of
Groningen is truly an international place of knowledge.

The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), which belongs to the 1% of
business schools worldwide to have both EQUIS and AACSB accreditations, is
a research focused, international Faculty. FEB offers an inspiring
international academic community for students, staff, alumni and external
organisations. The Faculty is renowned for its quality, ambition and
identity. Its mission is to prepare students for a career in research or a
leading position in the corporate or public sector through high quality,
research based degree programmes in the fields of economics and business;
to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in these fields by conducting
high quality research; and to provide a stimulating and international
environment for both staff and students.

The position is housed within the Department of Global Economics and
Management (GEM -
<>), part of
the Faculty of Economics and Business. The Department is home to a vibrant
community of scholars from all over the world, comprising nearly 50
fulltime faculty and over 20 PhD students. About 1/3 of the faculty members
is non-Dutch and more than 80% of the PhD students come from outside The
Netherlands. GEM faculty engage in cutting-edge research in International
Economics, International Business, and International Management.

GEM focuses on applied as well as fundamental research questions. The
research expertise of faculty members covers a variety of interests and
backgrounds, and embraces a range of research approaches and methods with a
keen focus on quality in research and teaching. Faculty members in the area
of International Business and Management include Sjoerd Beugelsdijk
<>, Rian Drogendijk
<>, Hans van Ees
<>, Sathyajit Gubbi
<>, Robbert Maseland
<>, Esha Mendiratta
<>, Alan Muller
<>, Kees van Veen
<>, and Mirjam Wilhelm
<>. Their research includes (but is not
limited to) cultures and institutions, internationalization, comparative
corporate governance, international strategic alliances, and corporate
social responsibility. Their work has appeared in numerous top-tier general
management and domain-specific journals in recent years, including AMR,
SMJ, JIBS, JoM, JMS, Org. Science, Org. Studies, MIR, IBR, and JWB.

The Department is responsible for key courses in two BA programmes, i.e.
the bachelor programme in International Business, and the International
Economics & Business track in the Economics & Business Economics bachelor
programme. The Department is directly responsible for two MSc programmes:
International Business & Management and International Economics & Business.
In addition, the Department participates in the Research Master programme
(a challenging 2-year master programme set up for students intending to
pursue a PhD and contributes to the PhD training programme of the research
school SOM).

Job description

The University of Groningen seeks to fill a tenure track position in
International Business and Management at the Assistant Professor level.
Experienced Assistant/Associate professors will be considered for this
position as well.

The Assistant Professor contributes to research, teaching, and management
of the department. Following a period of growth and continuing success, the
department wishes to further strengthen its position in International
Business and Management. The successful candidate will be expected to
contribute to this research focus. In terms of teaching, the successful
candidate will contribute to courses across the BA and MSc programmes in
International Business and Management as well as the Research Master
programme. The successful candidate will be asked to develop and teach
courses close to his or her field of research.


We are looking for candidates who meet the following requirements:
• a PhD degree in business, economics, or a related discipline, and
expertise in the field of International Business and Management
• a relevant publication record demonstrating the candidate's ability (or
potential) to publish in international academic publications, preferably in
top tier peer-reviewed journals
• a relevant “track record” in terms of teaching, including 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
• the potential to generate external funding for research projects.

Tenure track positions at the Faculty of Economics and Business are
temporary positions subject to a tenure decision after a period of six
years. Formal tenure track requirements include criteria with respect to
research prominence, teaching and external funds raising activities. During
the tenure track period, 50% of the position is reserved for research and
50% is devoted to teaching activities.

Conditions of employment

The University of Groningen offers a salary depending on qualifications and
work experience. For candidates at the Assistant Professor level, yearly
salary is starting from a minimum of € 47,825 (salary scale 11) to a
maximum of € 74,385 gross (salary scale 12) for a fulltime position,
including 8% holiday allowance and 8,3% end-of-year bonus and participation
in a pension scheme for employees. (Monthly salary varies between € 3,427
and € 5,330 gross, excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8,3% end-of-year
Favourable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants. The University
is an equal opportunities employer. Because women are still
underrepresented in a number of fields, they are particularly encouraged to

The successful 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, tenure will be granted.

You may apply for this position until 16 October / before 17 October 2016
Dutch local time by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below
on the advertisement on the university website

Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.


For information you can contact:

·         Erik Dietzenbacher, Head of department, [log in to unmask]

(please do not use for applications)

Additional information

·         About the faculty <>

·         About our research <>

·         About the tenure track

Vriendelijke groet / Best regards,

Rian Drogendijk

Faculty of Economics and Business, Global Economics and Management
University of Groningen

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