Lecturer in Entrepreneurship/Strategic Management

Utrecht University School of Economics

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship/Strategic Management (0.7 – 1.0 FTE)

Job description

Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) has a vacancy starting 01-01-2023, for a lecturer in Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management, or a combination of both disciplines. The lecturer will perform teaching tasks in the fields of Strategic Management and/or Entrepreneurship. Optionally, the candidate can reach out to other disciplines, including Innovation Management, Organization Management, Marketing or International Business.

The lecturer will prepare and teach courses in our Bachelor in Economics and Business Economics, in U.S.E’s Master programs (International Management, Business and Social Impact, or Business Development and Entrepreneurship) of the School, and/or our program in Fundamentals of Business Economics which is part of the Master’s Science and Business Management.

The candidate will take care of teaching in accordance with the academic and departmental guidelines. Teaching is in English. Furthermore, we expect the candidate to supervise Bachelor and Master theses and other research projects by students.

Qualifications

The successful candidate is expected to have a thorough knowledge and skills in teaching Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and/or Management, more particularly:

  • a PhD degree in economics, management or a related discipline. Candidates without PhD degree, but with a scheduled or expected PhD defense early 2023, are also welcome to apply;
  • relevant knowledge and skills with teaching in (a subset of) the disciplines: entrepreneurship, strategy, and/or management;
  • teaching experience in an international academic environment with the proven ability to inspire students from undergraduate to graduate levels, apparent from positive assessments by students and peers;
  • excellent communication and coordination skills;
  • excellent command of spoken and written English;
  • teaching experience at Dutch universities is preferred.

Offer

We offer a temporary position (0.7-1.0 FTE) for the duration of up to 4 years in an international working environment. The gross salary - depending on previous qualifications and experience - ranges between €3,974 and €6,181 (scale 11-12 of the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities) per month, at a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% per year.

In addition, Utrecht University offers excellent secondary conditions, including an attractive retirement scheme, (partly paid) parental leave and flexible employment conditions (multiple choice model). For more information, please visit working at Utrecht University.

About the organization

A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance is a faculty at the heart of society, with a strong focus on social issues. Our subjects of Law, Economics and Governance give us a strong mix of academic disciplines that complement and enhance each other. This is a unique combination and a mark of our faculty's strength.

The Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E) is part of the Faculty of Law, Economics, and Governance of Utrecht University. U.S.E. aims to contribute to an economy where people flourish, by taking a broad view on welfare and its causes. We aspire to be an internationally renowned school of economics, with scientifically rigorous and societally relevant research and education. We enrich economics with other disciplines to better solve problems and identify opportunities, from a business and government point of view. Well-being, cooperation, innovation and curiosity are our core values.

U.S.E. maintains an excellent international network of academic relationships and is continuously working on extending this network. It teaches its curricula fully in English. U.S.E. is an important contributor to the Utrecht Center for Entrepreneurship, the Utrecht University Social Entrepreneurship Initiative, the European Center for Alternative Finance and the Sustainable Finance Lab, and is involved in Utrecht University’s research themes ‘Institutions for Open Societies’ and ‘Pathways to Sustainability’.

The candidate will become a member of the Entrepreneurship Section at U.S.E., and be involved in our Bachelor in Economics and Business Economics. Possibly you also contribute to our Master programs in Business Development and Entrepreneurship, International Management or Business and Social Impact, or in the Master program Science and Business Management. U.S.E. maintains an excellent international network of academic relationships and is continuously working on extending this network. It teaches its curricula fully in English.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact: Professor Samuele Murtinu (Head of Section (Entrepreneurship), via s.murtinu@uu.nl. or Professor Niels Bosma, via n.s.bosma@uu.nl (Director of Studies).

Apply

Everyone deserves to feel at home at our university. We welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

To apply, please send your curriculum vitae, including a letter of motivation via the 'apply' button.

Please apply before 9 September 2022. Interviews will most likely be scheduled on September 23th and 26th.
The application should include:

  • a motivation letter;
  • a complete and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae;
  • any teaching evaluations of previous courses;
  • the names and contact details of two references.

The application deadline is
09/09/2022