Professor in Innovation Management and/or Strategy with Expertise in the Energy sector

Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School



You will join the Vlerick Energy Centre to teach in executive education programs for energy companies, to teach in the energy bootcamp for Master and MBA students, and to supervise their in-company energy projects. You will also perform applied research for the corporate partnerships of the Vlerick Energy Centre. You will help consolidate the activities of the Vlerick Energy Centre, and contribute to the growth of the Centre by helping to attract additional research funding, and by launching new executive education programs.

Your Profile

  • You have a PhD in the area of Strategy and/or Innovation Management;
  • In your research and/or teaching, you have a strong focus on the energy sector, and experience in attracting research funding.
  • You have a strong research track record, as evidenced by publications.
  • You are able to merge fundamental theoretical knowledge with practical relevance and to build and maintain sustainable relationships with practitioners.
  • You show evidence of excellent graduate and executive teaching achievement.

Our Offer

  • A challenging job in an international, dynamic and professional environment.
  • A strong business network; synergy between science and practice.
  • Sufficient time for research and a strong academic network.
  • A working environment in the heart of Europe.
  • Attractive financial conditions.


Please apply online and attach your motivation letter, CV and three reference letters.

Applications are welcomed until the position is filled.

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