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.
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).
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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.