Assistant Professor in Organization Studies (Full time)

Research / Academic

The Department of Organization Studies is looking for an Assistant Professor in Organization Studies 

(Full time, 18 months, fixed-term with prospect of permanent position)


Your main tasks will include:

  • To initiate and perform academic research culminating in high-quality publications in leading journals.
  • To pursue research-led impact to relevant professional and societal audiences.
  • To teach and supervise Ba- and Ma-theses that are part of the Department’s educational programs.
  • To prepare or participate in the writing of grant applications.
  • To contribute to the master track “Organizing in the Digital Age” and its courses.
  • A limited number of administrative or management tasks.


We are looking for a colleague to contribute to our teaching activities and research within the framework of the Department’s research program. Because we are developing our teaching and research on digital transformation, applications from candidates with outstanding credentials in this area are particularly encouraged. Furthermore, it is highly appreciated if you are open to cooperating with colleagues within and outside our department on research and teaching activities. The candidate has:

  • A doctoral degree (Ph.D.) or an ‘Anything But Dissertation’ (ABD) in the field of management and organization studies or a closely related discipline.
  • A strong commitment to high-quality research and teaching.
  • The willingness to work in a multidisciplinary social science environment.
  • A strong teaching and research track record in the Organization and Management field, preferably in organizational digital transformation (e.g., of organizational structure, processes, culture, markets, or fields) where digital tools (e.g., AI, Internet of Things, robotics, platforms, digital business models, big data applications) and forms of organizations (e.g., teams, departments, organizations, networks) meet.
  • Proven research expertise, visible through either publications in international high-quality scientific journals or at least a good pipeline of (submitted) papers and contributions to academic conferences.
  • Strong research methodological competencies (qualitative and/or quantitative, mixed methods).
  • The willingness to write grant proposals for prestigious granting institutions (e.g., Dutch National Scientific Foundation (NWO), European Research Council (ERC)).
  • The willingness to acquire the Basic University Teaching Qualification (BKO) of Tilburg University, if not obtained a similar qualification already.
  • Connections to relevant academic partners as well as to stakeholders in society.
  • Good communication and team playing skills.

Salary Benefits:

Tilburg University is among the top Dutch employers and has an excellent policy concerning terms of employment. The collective employment terms and conditions for Dutch universities will apply. The salary for the position of an Assistant Professor on a full-time basis ranges between € 3,807, - and € 5,922,-  gross per month (various allowances are not included).

Work Hours:

40 hours per week


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