Lecturer in Food Business

Company:Hotel Management School Maastricht

Location:Netherlands / Maastricht

Discipline:Food Business

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Lecturer in Food Business

Your passion to bring theory and practice of foodservice, food retail, marketing research and product/business development together in the world of food business and hospitality.

Totally at home at Zuyd – Hotel Management School Maastricht

Sustainability, transparency and customization characterize the trends marking the current global food industry. Besides the influence of Covid-19, these trends are shaking up the landscape of companies and innovation. Food companies are finding success in their ability to be creative and agile in meeting consumers’ high demands for transparency, innovative products and commitment to values such as sustainability and health. All of these trends point to an empowered and connected global consumer who is demanding more authenticity and story, varied alternatives, and a stake in sustainability and make the world a better place.

You have the ambition and an established network to stay up to date with the field and convey your passion for these developments, trends and innovations in the food industry to students, both in a professional and teaching capacity. As a lecturer, you must also know how to apply this knowledge and continue to learn. You inspire your students to look further. To discover how to apply what you have learned and thus develop yourself into a much sought-after professional. Your next step in food business and hospitality!

That’s why you feel at home at Hotel Management School Maastricht

One of the characteristics of Hotel Management School Maastricht is our strong community:

our students not only study on our campus, but they also live there during the first year of their studies and gain practical experience in the Teaching Hotel Chateau Bethlehem.

You will be included in this community and you feel at home in a dynamic and international academic environment.

You have an entrepreneurial, research-minded and innovative mindset and endorse the importance of good education. Small-scale and intensive education is your approach.

To students, you are a source of inspiration and a role model; to colleagues, a valued team player, bringing positive energy and contributing to the education of future generation managers in the food industry.

You have a master’s degree and relevant work experience in renowned food companies – multi-nationals, start-ups and scale-ups – or in the dynamics and complex playing fields that operate in the food supply chain (from farming and food production, packaging and distribution, to at home and out of home outlets).

Meet your team

You are both a coach and lecturer food business in all its facets with a focus in the track Foodservice, interested to develop and lecture courses closely linked to real-world food business.

As a lecturer, you will provide classes in both Dutch and English. You will contribute to further developing and digitising the educational bachelor programme with your colleagues. Besides lecturing, you will also guide project assignments and applied research projects.

You will coach students in their study progress, in community building and during their internships. And help your students grow as professionals and as human beings and contribute to their future.

Our offer

A warm welcome to Hotel Management School Maastricht which offers a challenging and innovative environment with great opportunities to explore.

A position between 0.6 - 1.0 FTE depending on your availability, in a salary scale awarded depending on your qualifications and experience at level 11, with a maximum of € 5,332,48 gross per month when appointed full-time.

To this is added holiday allowance (8%) and a fixed year-end bonus (8.3%), a generous number of holidays, professionalization and employability hours and a complete offer to work vitally and with pleasure.

More information? Any questions? We are curious!

Please take a look at www.hotelschoolmaastricht.nl.

Want to discuss your application beforehand? No problem.

Feel free to contact Josje van Dongen, Head of Innovation & Programme Specialisations at Hotel Management School Maastricht josje.vandongen@zuyd.nl or +31 (0)6 4357 7391.

Are your qualities at home at Hotel Management School Maastricht?

If so, please respond by entering your personal details (accompanied by a cover letter and CV) on the website www.werkenbijzuyd.nl. The deadline for applications is May 15 2023. Interviews take place in the second half of May

Don’t wait too long!

The application process will be completed by July so that you and the students can start no later than September 1.

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