Assistant / Associate / Full Professors in Information Systems, Supply Chain Management, Entrepreneurship and / or Strategy

Company:Tilburg University

Location:Netherlands / Tilburg

Discipline:Information Systems, Supply Chain Management, Entrepreneurship and / or Strategy

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Nine Research Positions in the Department of Management, Tilburg University, the Netherlands

As part of a continuing growth initiative, the Management Department of Tilburg University, the Netherlands, invites applications for the following vacancies:

We are looking for candidates who can contribute to top publications at UT Dallas journals and other evidence of scholarly impact, plus evidence of teaching, service, and grant leadership ability when applicable. We hire applicants to join the Department in any month during 2024. The candidate must have obtained, or expect to obtain shortly, a Ph.D. in a closely related field.

The Department of Management

We are a diverse and collegial group of research-oriented colleagues, including a terrific group of junior and recently hired scholars. Department members come from leading universities in North America, Asia, and Europe. The working language of the Department and the School is English. In addition to the bachelor’s programs, the Department is hosting five master’s programs. In addition, the Department houses Ph.D. programs, which prepare researchers for productive academic careers with excellent international placements. The members of the Department are listed here.

The Department has a very strong research orientation with a focus on high-quality publications. Faculty members publish widely in UT Dallas journals such as SJM, JIBS, OrgSci, MISQ, ISR, MgtSci, JOOM, POM and MSOM, among others. Faculty members have also successfully acquired project grants at the organizational, institutional, country, and European levels. We aim to maximize the research time available to research-active faculty. Research time allocation for the tenure-track Assistant Professor is 60%. Research time allocation for tenured faculty, such as Associate Professor and Full Professor is a function of individual performance, but research towards publications in top journals remains a priority at all ranks. Compensation is competitive and among the top in the Dutch universities. In addition, we provide guaranteed travel and starting research budgets. Faculty moving to the Netherlands may be eligible for 30% tax abatement for a period of five years.

Tilburg University and Area

Tilburg University is a public research university, specializing in economics, business sciences, law, social and behavioral sciences, theology, and humanities. It has been consistently ranked as the best Dutch general university (#1) in the National Student Survey over the past years. Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM, founded in 1927) is the oldest and largest school of the university. It is one of Europe’s leading schools in the fields of management and economics, ranking regularly among Europe’s top three by research productivity (e.g., #51 worldwide in UT Dallas Ranking 2018-2022). With respect to specific disciplines, it is ranked #9 worldwide in Business Administration (Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2022), #27 worldwide in Economics & Business Worldwide (US News Ranking 2022), #37 worldwide in Business and Economics (Times Higher Education Ranking 2022), and #63 worldwide in the area of Business & Management (QS World University subject rankings 2022).

The Netherlands is regarded as one of the best countries for raising a family. Tilburg is a dynamic university town located in the south of the Netherlands, within one of Europe’s foremost high-tech regions. The region offers excellent social and cultural facilities and varied housing options. Tilburg’s central position in the Benelux offers excellent regional and international access. Major airports nearby include Amsterdam and Eindhoven (Netherlands), Brussels (Belgium), and Düsseldorf (Germany). The campus provides a green, academic environment with modern facilities and convenient local transportation.

Employment conditions
For the position of Assistant Professor, we offer a full-time tenure-track position for six years. Tenure decisions for Assistant Professors are made in their fifth year. For the fulltime position of Associate Professor or Full Professor, we offer a permanent contract. The salary is based on the Collective Labour Agreement Universities (

You are entitled to a holiday allowance amounting to 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% of your gross yearly income. Faculty moving to the Netherlands may be eligible for 30% tax abatement for a period of five years. Visit Working at Tilburg University | Tilburg University for more information on our employment conditions.

Application procedure

Please apply for the relevant position via the above hyperlink. Shortlisting and interviews will start from September 2023, although applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

Applicants should submit (1) a motivation letter, in the letter please indicate the rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) you are applying for (2) a curriculum vitae with a reference list, (3) a research statement, (4) a main work-in-progress research paper and two other examples of research, (5) a teaching statement, and (6) teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching ability.  We will be conducting selected interviews first via Zoom or via conferences.

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