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Faculty Position: Assistant Professor "Cybersecurity and Data Management" - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • 1.  Faculty Position: Assistant Professor "Cybersecurity and Data Management" - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

    Posted 09-03-2021 10:44

    Tenure track Assistant professor "Cybersecurity and Data Management" at the School of Business and Economics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

    Are you an ambitious and outstanding scholar in the field of Information Systems, specifically regarding Cybersecurity and Data Management? Please apply at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

    At the VU's KIN Center for Digital Innovation ( we seek to further increase our global visibility through top-level research in the field of Information Systems. Therefore, we are searching for a passionate colleague to develop our research program related to cybersecurity and data management. For this opening, we look for a candidate with an ambition to engage in top-level research and teaching focusing on security issues related to information systems and data management. Relevant aspects can include, for instance, safeguarding the security and integrity of data and information systems, the challenges regarding data quality management, and the implementation and management of new digital tools for data analytics and AI.

    We are looking for internationally oriented, ambitious, and collegial scholars who share our passion for the field of digital innovation and will contribute to our research and teaching. We welcome applications with a PhD in business administration, information systems, organization studies, or a related social science discipline. We are looking for candidates who combine knowledge of the business domain with a thorough understanding of digital technologies.

    In terms of teaching, we offer an MSc Program in Digital Business and Innovation, with 150 new students in 2021. The program delivers in-depth knowledge on digital innovation, based on fundamental theoretical perspectives and a strong focus on implications for (and collaboration with) practice. Furthermore, we offer courses on information systems, digital innovation, new ways of working, and research methods in the BSc programs in (International) Business Administration as well as several doctoral courses and Executive Education programs. This position will involve, among other things, teaching courses on Business Information Systems, and Business Intelligence and Analytics.

    Are you interested in this position? For details, and to apply for this position, see:

    Please apply via the link above and upload your curriculum vitae including your publications, a personal vision statement (+/- 1 page) about research and teaching, and cover letter. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until the position has been filled with a high-quality candidate.

    If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, you may contact:

    Prof. dr. Bart van den Hooff
    Professor of Organizational Communication & Information Systems

    Bart Van Den Hooff
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam