Lecturer in Marketing and Consumer Behaviour

Wageningen University

Netherlands

Lecturer in Marketing and consumer behaviour

Location Wageningen

We are looking for

What if you could share your knowledge and enthusiasm of marketing, consumer behaviour and/or consumer psychology with the next generation of researchers?

Wageningen University is a top class university, ranking among the world's leading institutions in the food, agri and environmental domains. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious marketing and consumer behaviour teacher who would like to join our Marketing and Consumer Behaviour group.

The Wageningen University Marketing and Consumer Behaviour  group is one of the leading research groups in the fields of agriculture and food worldwide. Our group is unique in not only making essential theoretical contributions in the top journals of multiple research fields such as Marketing, Consumer Behaviour, Agricultural Economics, Food Sciences, and Psychology, it also emphasizes social impact of research ( "Science for Impact" ) and a commitment to excellent teaching.

The position will consist of educational activities, both within curricular education and in supervising bachelor and master thesis students. The focus in the latter is to teach students how to develop research projects where they apply theories and concepts related to consumer behaviour and marketing. The person appointed will also be expected to deliver lectures and tutorials and contribute to teaching administration.

We ask

We expect you to have:

  • a relevant background to build on, such as marketing, consumer behaviour, or consumer psychology;
  • a PhD degree on a relevant subject;
  • a good statistical and theoretical background and knowledge of various research methodologies;
  • an interest in student-focused teaching;
  • excellent English language proficiency (a minimum of CEFR C2 level). For more information about this proficiency level, please visit our special language page;
  • experience of working on research/teaching projects is valued.

We offer

A challenging position with, depending on your experience, a competitive salary from a minimum of €3.746,- to a maximum of €5.127,- for a full working week of 38 hours in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement Dutch Universities (scale 11). This is a temporary position with the prospect of a permanent employment contract.
In addition, we offer:

  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • a structural year-end bonus of 8.3%;
  • excellent training opportunities and secondary employment conditions;
  • flexible working hours and holidays can possibly be determined in consultation so that an optimal balance between work and private life is possible;
  • excellent pension plan through ABP;
  • 232 vacation hours, the option to purchase extra and good supplementary leave schemes;
  • a flexible working time: the possibility to work a maximum of 2 hours per week extra and thereby to build up extra leave;
  • a choice model to put together part of your employment conditions yourself, such as a bicycle plan;
  • a lively workplace where you can easily make contacts and where many activities take place on the Wageningen Campus. A place where education, research and business are represented;
  • use the sports facilities on campus.
Wageningen University & Research stimulates internal career opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are ample opportunities for own initiative in a learning environment.

We offer a versatile job in an international environment with varied activities in a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

More information

For more information about this function, please contact Dr Ellen van Kleef, Associate Professor, telephone +31 317 482 205 or by e-mail ellen.vankleef@wur.nl or Prof. Hans van Trijp, telephone +31 317482963; hans.vantrijp@wur.nl.

For more information about the procedure you can contact Sandra Willemsen, Recruiter SSG or Bianca Aversteeg, Recruitment support via recruitment.ssg@wur.nl.

Do you want to apply?

This can be done directly via the application button at the vacancy on our website so that we can process your personal data with your permission.
This vacancy is open up to and including the 17th of August, 2020. The first job interviews will take place on the 21st of August, 2020.

Equal opportunities employer

We are an employer that offers equal opportunities. We are happy to receive applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of race, gender, functional impairment, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.
We believe that a diverse and inclusive working environment makes us a more relevant, competitive and resilient organization. Click here for more information about working at WUR with a functional impairment.

We are

The mission of our University is to explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life. Within Wageningen University & Research, nine specialised research institutes from the Wageningen Research Foundation and Wageningen University have joined forces to help answer the most important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment.

With approximately 30 locations, 6.500 employees, and 12.000 students, it is one of the leading organisations in its domain worldwide. An integrated approach to problems and the cooperation between various disciplines are at the heart of the unique approach of Wageningen. We have been named Best Employer in Education category 2019-2020.

Click here for more information about working at Wageningen University & Research. More information about Wageningen Campus you can find here.

We do the recruiting for this vacancy ourselves. Please do not contact us for sales purposes.

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