Tilburg University


Assistant, Associate

    July 19, 2023
    August 10, 2023

Tilburg University | TiSEM

is looking for an

Assistant Professor in Marketing 

Department: Marketing
Location: Tilburg    
Full time equivalent: 1 FTE (40 hours per week) 
Duration of employment contract: 6 years
Start date: 2024 Fall semester (or later upon mutual agreement)
Closing date vacancy: 10, August, 2023

Tilburg University (the Netherlands) invites applications for a position in the marketing group at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management. 

The successful applicant(s) will become part of a highly prolific group. The marketing group is consistently ranked among the top marketing groups worldwide in terms of academic productivity and impact (http://top100.utdallas.edu), and is dedicated to maintaining and further improving its leading position in the marketing discipline. For more information about the marketing group, please visit our website at http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/marketing

Tilburg School of Economics and Management
The Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) is the university’s largest school. TiSEM’s research belongs to the European top. Its education programs, of which the majority are offered entirely in English, are on the international map, with the AACSB accreditation awarded since 2002. Employees and students form an ambitious international community.

Tilburg University’s motto is Understanding Society. Based on this vision, our more than 2,600 employees conduct research, inspire more than 20,000 students of 110 nationalities, and bring people from different disciplines and organizations together to learn from each other. In this way, we want to contribute to solving complex social issues. In doing so, we work from the fields of economics, business and entrepreneurship, social and behavioral sciences, law and public administration, humanities and digital sciences, and theology. We seek the connection between the various disciplines to find solutions to the major issues we face as a society. Our students are educated to become responsible and entrepreneurial thinkers, driven by solidarity, a sense of responsibility, and empathy, who are able to influence and give direction to a rapidly changing society in an innovative way. Tilburg University has a culture of collaboration and co-creation, at local, regional, national, and international level.

Job requirements
Candidates should have completed, or be close to completing, their Ph.D. dissertation and should demonstrate research potential leading to publications in top academic journals. While proficiency in English is required, knowledge of Dutch is not necessary. Although we are open to all strong research profiles, we especially encourage researchers with a consumer behavior focus to apply for this position.

Language policy
The university is an international university, firmly anchored in the region and therefore bilingual. The language in teaching, research and of the academic community is English, based on ‘inclusion’. In this way, international staff and students can also participate fully in the communication on our campus. Our employees are expected to meet the job’s language level.

For academia: Proficiency in English is mandatory (CEFR: C2 level)

Employment terms and conditions
The position will be filled at the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor. The tenure track position offers ample opportunities to do research as it carries a light teaching load. A tenure decision is made after at most five years. 

You are entitled to a vacation allowance of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% of your gross annual income. If you work 40 hours per week, you will receive 41 paid days of leave per year.

Tilburg University offers excellent employment conditions with attention to flexibility and (personal) development and attractive fringe benefits.
We make clear agreements about career paths and offer all kinds of facilities and arrangement to maintain an optimal balance between work and private life. You can also follow numerous training courses, for example, in the areas of leadership skills, personal effectiveness, and career development. 

All employees of the university are covered by the so-called General Pension Fund for Public Employers (Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP). Researchers from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a tax-free allowance of 30% of their taxable salary. The university applies for this allowance on their behalf. The university can provide assistance in finding suitable accommodation and in relocating.

Tilburg University values an open and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity and encourage the mutual integration of groups of employees and students. We focus on creating equal opportunities for all our employees and students so that everyone feels at home in our university community.

Tilburg University has a lively campus in beautiful green surroundings that is easily accessible by public transport. We are committed to a sustainable society and challenge you to make an active contribution.

Please visit working at Tilburg University for more information on our terms of employment. 

Information and application 
For more information about the position, please contact Robert Smith (r.w.smith@tilburguniversity.edu; Chair of the Recruiting Committee) 

We invite you to apply online for this position by August 10, 2023. 

Applications can only be submitted online by following this link: https://www.tilburguniversity.edu/about/working/vacancies

To be considered for this position, please submit the following materials:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Letter of interest
  3. One pdf file containing at least two and at most three papers (published or unpublished)
  4. Two to three reference letters. Reference letters can be send to Reference.letters@tilburguniversity.edu with your name in the subject line.

Note that we will not be interviewing candidates at the AMA Summer Marketing Educators’ Conference.

Preferably on campus interviews in Tilburg will be organized in the course of September till November 2023.

Tilburg School of Economics and Management

Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) is the university largest faculty.  TiSEM offers well reputed academic research and education. Its research belongs to the European top. The education programs, of which the majority are offered completely in English, are on the international map with the AACSB accreditation awarded in 2002. Employees and students form an ambitious international community.

Tilburg School of Economics and Management

Recruitment code
Tilburg University applies the recruitmentcode of the Dutch Association for Personnel Management & Organization Development (NVP).

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