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Faculty Position: Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full professor) Position in Information Management at Tilburg

  • 1.  Faculty Position: Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full professor) Position in Information Management at Tilburg

    Posted 12-22-2021 19:32

    As part of a continuing growth initiative, the Management Department of Tilburg University, the Netherlands, invites applications for the open rank (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) position in information management. We welcome the applications from individuals with research interests in business analytics, applied artificial intelligence, FinTech, online platforms, emerging technologies, or in the broad domain of digital transformation with a focus on information and technologies. We are looking for candidates who can contribute to top publications at UT Dallas journals and other evidence of scholarly impact, plus evidence of teaching, service and grant leadership ability when applicable.


    The candidate must have obtained, or expect to obtain shortly, a Ph.D. in Information Systems, Information Management, Information Science, Management Science, or a closely related field. We hire applicants to join the Department on 1 August 2022. 

    The Department of Management
    Within the Department, the Information and Supply Chain Management (ISCM) section conducts research in information management from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives to lead digital transformation and take on current societal challenges. The members of the Department, including its ISCM section, are listed here. Department members come from leading universities in North America, Asia, and Europe. We are a diverse and collegial group of research-oriented colleagues, including a terrific group of junior and recently hired scholars. The working language of the Department and the School is English. In addition to the bachelor's programs, the Department is hosting five master's programs, including MSc Information Management (IM) and International Master in Management of IT (IMMIT). In addition, the Department houses Ph.D. programs, which prepare researchers for productive academic careers with excellent international placements. 
    The Department has a very strong research orientation with a focus on high-quality publications. Faculty members publish widely in UT Dallas journals such as MISQ, ISR, JOC, and MgtSci, among others. Faculty members have also successfully acquired project grants at the organizational, institutional, country and European levels. We aim to maximize the research time available to research-active faculty. Research time allocation for the tenure-track Assistant Professor is 60%. Research time allocation for tenured faculty is a function of individual performance, but research towards publications in top journals remains a priority at all ranks. Compensation is competitive and among the top in the Dutch universities. In addition, we provide guaranteed travel and starting research budgets. Faculty moving to the Netherlands may be eligible for 30% tax abatement for a period of five years.


    Tilburg University and Area 
    Tilburg University is a public research university, specializing in economics, business sciences, law, social and behavioral sciences, theology and humanities. It has been consistently ranked as the best Dutch general university (#1) in the National Student Survey over the past years. Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM, founded in 1927) is the oldest and largest school of the university. It is one of Europe's leading schools in the fields of management and economics, ranking regularly among Europe's top three by research productivity (e.g. #48 worldwide in UT Dallas Ranking 2016-2020). With respect to specific disciplines, it is ranked #17 worldwide in Business Administration (Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021), #37 worldwide in Business and Economics (Times Higher Education Ranking 2021), and #63 worldwide in the area of Business & Management (QS World University subject rankings 2021). 


    The Netherlands is regarded as one of the best countries for raising a family. Tilburg is a dynamic university town located in the south of the Netherlands, within one of Europe's foremost high-tech regions. The region offers excellent social and cultural facilities and varied housing options. Tilburg's central position in the Benelux offers excellent regional and international access. Major airports nearby include Amsterdam and Eindhoven (Netherlands), Brussels (Belgium), and Düsseldorf (Germany). The campus provides a green, academic environment with modern facilities and convenient local transportation.
    Employment conditions
    For the position of Assistant Professor, we offer a full-time tenure-track position for six years. Tenure decisions for Assistant Professors are made in their fifth year. For the fulltime position of Associate Professor or Full Professor, we offer a permanent contract. The salary is based on the Collective Labour Agreement Universities (vsnu.nl)
    You are entitled to a holiday allowance amounting to 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% of your gross yearly income. Faculty moving to the Netherlands may be eligible for 30% tax abatement for a period of five years.


    Visit Working at Tilburg University | Tilburg University for more information on our employment conditions. 
    Application procedure 
    Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Shortlisting and interviews are arranged in the first two weeks of each month. Please apply online by following this link: Working at Tilburg University | Tilburg University.


    Applicants should submit (1) a motivation letter, in the letter please indicate the rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) you are applying for (2) a curriculum vitae with a reference list, (3) a research statement, (4) a main work-in-progress research paper and two other examples of research, (5) a teaching statement, and (6) teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching ability.  We will be conducting selected interviews first via Zoom.  


    Questions about the application may be addressed to the secretary of the recruiting committee at TilburgManagementRecruiting@tilburguniversity.edu. Senior applicants who wish to inquire confidentially about a position may contact the Heads of Department Prof. dr. Carol Ou (carol.ou@tilburguniversity.edu) and Dr. Aswin van Oijen (A.A.C.J.vOijen@tilburguniversity.edu).
    Other Positions in the Department
    The Department of Management is also recruiting lecturers in information management, and strategy & entrepreneurship. Interested applicants in these areas should refer to our separate position announcements or can write to TilburgManagementRecruiting@tilburguniversity.edu for more information.

    Tilburg School of Economics and Management

    Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) is the university largest faculty.  TiSEM offers well reputed academic research and education. Its research belongs to the European top. The education programs, of which the majority are offered completely in English, are on the international map with the AACSB accreditation awarded in 2002. Employees and students form an ambitious international community.


    Tilburg School of Economics and Management


    Recruitment code
    Tilburg University applies the recruitmentcode of the Dutch Association for Personnel Management & Organization Development (NVP).


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    Murat M. Tunc, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Information Systems
    Tilburg School of Economics and Management
    Tilburg University, Netherlands
    E-mail: m.m.tunc@tilburguniversity.edu
    Web: https://muratmtunc.github.io/