Assistant professor in strategic management and/or entrepreneurship

Research / Academic

The department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) invites you to apply for this unique tenure track position at the assistant professor level. Your desire and potential to build a record of excellence in both research and teaching are much appreciated, in whichever sub-discipline you are in the broad field of strategic management and entrepreneurship.

As assistant professor in strategic management and/or entrepreneurship the department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at RSM, you join a terrific and exceptionally collegial and international group of tenure track faculty. A group which includes Christopher Sabel (BI Norwegian Business School), Erdem Dogukan Yilmaz (Bocconi), Andreas Distel (Copenhagen Business School), Yu Liu (Aalto University), Laura Rosendahl Huber (Max Planck Institute), Xena Welch Guerra (University of St. Gallen), Emanuel Ubert (Universita della Svizzera Italiana/USI) Caroline Witte (Copenhagen Business School), Zhiyan Wu (Zhejiang University) and, joining us this autumn, Jens-Christian Friedmann (Bocconi) and Patia McGrath (Wharton).

We take pride in our high-performance research culture. Erasmus University ranks third in Europe in terms of 2013-2018 UTD top journal output. Our faculty members routinely publish in top-tier journals like the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Organization Science and Management Science. RSM faculty members also regularly serve as editors and associate editors of top journals like Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management and Journal of Management Studies. We also take great pride in our outstanding PhD programme, which has a strong record of placements at peer institutions like INSEAD, HEC, Cambridge University (Judge), University of Warwick, University of South Carolina (Moore), Aalto University and McGill University.

Tenure-track requirements for teaching and research

Your teaching workload includes about three courses throughout your tenure track contract. This is similar to a 3-0 or 2-1 workload in the US system, although the courses tend to run over fewer weeks.

Additionally, you supervise approximately 10 master thesis students per year, provided that this covers the norms which our department and the school use for research and teaching assignments.

In terms of research, the research culture and resources set by RSM’s research institute, Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), aim to provide you with the best conditions in which to conduct outstanding research


You possess a doctorate degree, or you are in your final year of dissertation research.

Your required competences
We require you to have a doctorate degree or to be in your final year of dissertation research in strategic management and entrepreneurship or a related field.

Salary Benefits:

This is a full-time position with a contract for 38 hours per week.

The conditions of employment correspond with the collective labour agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU).

Erasmus University Rotterdam’s attractive employment conditions also include a holiday allowance of 8 per cent, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3 per cent, a generous number of vacation days, a solid pension scheme (ABP) and contribution to commuting expenses. RSM also offers excellent fringe benefits and various schemes and regulations to promote a good work-life balance.

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Work Hours:

38 hours per week


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