Assistant professor (tenure track) in entrepreneurship and innovation

Research / Academic


The Entrepreneurship & Innovation section of the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is looking for Two Assistant professors in Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

The core tasks of an Assistant professor are in teaching and research. In the tenure track appointment, 50% of the time will be for research, while the teaching load will maximally take up the other 50% of time. Teaching will be at the graduate (MSc), executive and, especially, at the undergraduate (BSc) level, because of the need to expand teaching in the new BSc program. Research is aimed at international top journals, especially in the fields of entrepreneurship and innovation management.

The intended starting date will be 1 January or 1 September 2019, depending on your availability and the section's planning.


You should have or be close to (your thesis should be approved by the time the contract starts) obtaining a PhD in Management Science or a closely related discipline, and your research should concern the fields of entrepreneurship and/or innovation management. We will evaluate you on your potential for and/or record of excellence in teaching and research. In particular, we are also looking for candidates with good quantitative methods skills - and the ability to teach them to students.

Salary Benefits:

We offer two challenging jobs with ample opportunity for personal development in an attractive international work environment. ABS is a growing, research driven business school at an internationally recognized university that has the ambition to become a leading international player in the field of management research and education. ABS is located in the heart of Amsterdam, the cultural and financial capital of the Netherlands. Amsterdam offers a cosmopolitan living environment with excellent connections to the rest of the world.

We will offer the appointees at the Assistant professor level a tenure track position for six years. Upon meeting the tenure track criteria, we will offer a permanent contract as Associate professor. Salary will be in accordance with Dutch academic salary scales and includes a pension scheme, and ranges between €3,545 to €4,852 gross per month, dependent on experience and track record of the candidate. A substantial reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates. The Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities is applicable.

Work Hours:

38 hours per week


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