Lecturer in Marketing

University of Amsterdam


Lecturer in Marketing

Publication date 8 February 2021

Closing date 12 March 2021

Level of education PhD

Hours 32 tot 38 hours per week

Salary indication €2.790 to €5,127 gross per month, based on 38 hours per week

Vacancy number 21-079

The department of Marketing at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) (University of Amsterdam) invites applications for a Lecturer (non-tenure track) position in Marketing. We are looking for candidates with the ambition to work and succeed at the highest international academic level. The position has a strong focus on education (rather than academic research/publications).

What are you going to do?

The lecturer position offers ample opportunity for personal and professional development in a stimulating international and collegial work environment.

Main tasks of a lecturer would consist of:

  • lecturing;
  • working group/seminar supervision;
  • BSc and MSc thesis supervision;
  • potentially course development and coordination.

The Marketing section offers courses in the curricula of the BSc and MSc Business Administration, MBA and executive education programs.

What do we require?

A PhD degree in Marketing (or in a related field) or a PhD degree near completion. Additionally, relevant teaching experience at the Bachelor and/or Master levels.

A teaching certificate (BKO, postgraduate certificate of higher education, or equivalent) is of benefit. Applicants who do not have such a certificate yet, will be expected to attain it within their first year of employment (facilitated by the University of Amsterdam).

All teaching in the department is in English, which is also the language of communication within the Marketing section. English is also an official language in administrative affairs at the University of Amsterdam.

Outstanding candidates from all major marketing areas are welcome. We are looking for individuals with potential for exceptional teaching performance and a broad interest in marketing.

Our offer

The lecturer in Marketing will initially be offered a contract for one year, after which a three year extension is possible, dependent on organizational developments. Starting date will be 1 September 2021 or such other date as may be mutually agreed.

Salary will be in accordance with Dutch academic salary scales. For a lecturer the gross monthly salary will be, depending on experience, between €2,790 and €5,127. This is salary scale 10 or 11, dependent on experience and track record of the candidate (+16.3% holiday and end-year payments). A temporary reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates. The Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities, regulating employment conditions at Dutch universities. The UvA offers a very attractive pension scheme.

Would you like to know more about working at the University of Amsterdam? Take a look here.

About the faculty Economics and Business, the Amsterdam Business School and the Marketing section

UvA's Faculty of Economics and Business (EB) holds the prestigious Triple Crown status (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accredited). It is ranked 51st worldwide on the subject of Economics and Business (QS World University Rankings 2019) and 7th amongst European Business Schools with regard to sustainable development goals by the Financial Time. UvA is member of the League of European Research Universities and Universitas 21 (network of 27 leading research-intensive universities in 17 countries).

The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) provides an inspiring and truly international research environment. This manifests itself in the ties its members have with major schools around the globe, and its international seminar program. Marketing, accounting, finance, and data science are key pillars of the school. Business school researchers have access to excellent facilities, including all major financial databases, and a behavioral laboratory for experimental research. The school has strong connections with the Marketing professional field.

The department of Marketing at the Amsterdam Business School is an interdisciplinary group of currently 15 faculty members with expertise in a broad tange of topics. The atmosphere is international, inclusive, and collaborative, with ample space for ideas and initiatives.

The Marketing section strives for excellence in both academic research and education. In addition to managing their research portfolios, all members of the department are passionately involved in teaching. The section plays a substantial educational role in the BSc and MSc curricula of the Business Administration programs at the Amsterdam Business School, as well as in executive education.

Further information

Further information can be obtained from:

  • Roger Pruppers, Education coordinator for the Marketing section

Job application

The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

Please apply using the link below, quoting the vacancy number 21-079 in the subject line. We cannot process applications that are not submitted via this link.

Applicants should provide their CV, information about their teaching experience, and a cover letter describing their motivation, teaching and prior research interests.

The closing date is 12 March 2021. Job seminars are tentatively planned for April 2021.

Shortlisted candidates may be asked to present at a job seminar, and to provide names and email addresses of 2 referees

No agencies please


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