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Assistant Professor of Marketing

The Chair of Product–Market Relations has a vacancy for an Assistant Professor with scientific expertise in marketing and/or new product/service development. Additional expertise in brand management, market research, and/or new business development would be an advantage.

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Key takeaways

  • Hours
    40 hr.
  • Salary indication
    Salary gross/monthly
    based on full-time
    € 3,974 - € 6,181
  • Deadline
    31 May 2023

The Challenge

We are looking for a versatile scientist at the Assistant Professor level who can identify relevant research questions, design and conduct empirical research with scientific rigour, and publish the results in high-impact journals. The new Assistant Professor should be able to attract external funding (from European, national, or corporate sources) for junior researchers (PDEng, PhD and PD positions), whose daily supervision he or she will manage. We expect the willingness and ability to take on teaching responsibilities in courses such as Marketing Management, (Marketing) Research Methods, and Brand Management. If the candidate is not yet a qualified university lecturer, we will provide him or her with a programme to obtain this qualification within 2 years (University Teaching Qualification, UTQ).

Your profile

  • PhD in marketing, innovation management, applied psychology, industrial design engineering, or related disciplines
  • Scientific expertise in at least two of the following sub-disciplines: marketing, new product/service management, brand management, new business development, business-to-business marketing, design thinking, research methods
  • A good publication record and promising publication pipeline
  • Good teaching skills and willingness to obtain the University Teaching Qualification
  • Good coaching skills (BSc, MSc and PhD students)
  • Team player, also in multidisciplinary teams
  • Excellent communication skills (English; Dutch is not required, but recommended)

Our offer

  • We offer an excellent and stimulating scientific environment on an attractive and green campus with many facilities for sport and leisure.
  • The University offers a dynamic ecosystem with enthusiastic colleagues, where internationalisation is an important part of the strategic agenda.
  • A full-time position for 1 year, with the prospect of a permanent position following a positive evaluation;
  • A gross salary of between € 3,974 and € 6,181 per month, depending on experience and qualifications. The salary is in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities;
  • A holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%, as well as a sound pension scheme;
  • Professional and personal development programmes;
  • A high degree of responsibility and independence, with collaboration with colleagues and other researchers strongly encouraged.

Information and application

Please submit your application (including motivation letter, CV, list of publications, and names of two potential references) before June 1, 2023. As a part of the motivation letter, the applicant should elaborate on research and teaching vision.

First interviews will take place on Thursday, June 15, 2023.

For additional information regarding this position, please contact Prof.dr.ir. Jörg Henseler, j.henseler@utwente.nl or +31534892953.

Women are explicitly invited to apply for this position. This is part of the University of Twente's strategy to increase the number of women on the faculty and to create a diverse and inclusive working environment that supports excellence in research and teaching.

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About the department

The Department of Design, Production and Management at the University of Twente provides scientific research into and education in the broad field of design. As part of the department, the Chair of Product–Market Relations investigates the drivers of market success of products, services, and product-service systems using a variety of qualitative and quantitative research techniques (in particular structural equation modelling). The chair offers undergraduate and postgraduate education in marketing and new product/service development education within several study programmes (e.g., Business Administration, Industrial Design Engineering, and Industrial Engineering and Management). In its research and teaching, the chair seeks to bridge behavioural and design research.

About the organisation

The Faculty of Engineering Technology (ET) engages in education and research of Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Industrial Design Engineering. We enable society and industry to innovate and create value using efficient, solid and sustainable technology. We are part of a ‘people-first' university of technology, taking our place as an internationally leading center for smart production, processes and devices in five domains: Health Technology, Maintenance, Smart Regions, Smart Industry and Sustainable Resources. Our faculty is home to about 2,900 Bachelor's and Master's students, 550 employees and 150 PhD candidates. Our educational and research programmes are closely connected with UT research institutes Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Center and Digital Society Institute.

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Henseler, J. (Jörg)

Henseler, J. (Jörg)
Full Professor, Chair of Product–Market Relations

Henseler, J. (Jörg)
Full Professor, Chair of Product–Market Relations

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How to apply

Step 1

When you see a vacancy that appeals to you, you can apply online. We ask you to upload a CV and motivation letter and/or list of publications. You will receive a confirmation of receipt by e-mail.

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Step 2

The selection committee will review your application and you will receive a response within 2 weeks after the vacancy has been closed.

Step 3

1st interview.
The 1st (online or in person) meeting serves as an introduction where we introduce ourselves to you and you to us. You may be asked to give a short presentation. This will be further explained in the invitation.

Step 4

2nd interview.
In the second interview, we will further discuss the job content, your skills and your talents.

Step 5

The offer.
If the conversations are positive, you will be made a suitable offer.

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