Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Strategic Management or International Business

Amsterdam (Stad), Noord-Holland (NL)
€49,248 - €69,737
Tuesday, 6 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 30 April 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the Amsterdam Campus of Northumbria University: 

Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Northumbria’s central  campus is located in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, and has two further campuses in vibrant capital cities of London and Amsterdam.  Northumbriais transforming to take on tomorrow and works in partnership with other higher education institutions across the world attracting students from 136 countries.  Over the last decade, Northumbria has invested more than £250m in its campuses to provide students with a world-class experience during their time with the University.

Northumbria University and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) created a strategic partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions.  The partnership between AUAS and Northumbria is a proactive, innovative and strategic response to the challenges and opportunities the University faces, especially in light of Brexit, in its ambition to establish a global reputation for academic excellence set in one of Europe’s fastest growing markets.  Located within AUAS, the campus openedi ts doors in September 2018 offering UK accredited postgraduate qualifications and the chance for undergraduates from both institutions to explore overseas study on real business projects. 

Northumbria University Amsterdam Campus now offers a variety of one-year postgraduate programmes, international undergraduate student mobility opportunities,joint-research activity, knowledge exchange projects and doctorate opportunities.  

You can find out more about the Amsterdam Campus of Northumbria University

The Campus is fully integrated into Northumbria University, meaning that Amsterdam based academics are full members of the Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy at Northumbria University and therefore contribute to departmental objectives in teaching & research. We are part of an elite group of business schools worldwide that holds Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) double accreditation. In addition, the school is also accredited by EPAS for 21 undergraduate programmes.

To support the further growth of both the Amsterdam Campus and Newcastle Business School, we are seeking exceptional candidates who can contribute to teaching and research in the fields of Strategic Management or International Business at the campus. The University is aiming to appoint up to three academics across three different fields of business in Amsterdam, of which this role is one. Appointments will be considered at either Senior Lecturer (grade 7) or Lecturer (grade 6). The appointee will lead and contribute to the delivery of modules on our MSc programmes in Business with International Management and Global Sustainable Business Management. You will undertake research and scholarly activities contributing to the Faculty’s research profile and development of its next REF submission, together with contributing to consultancy, enterprise, and other income generation activities. You will contribute to the design, planning, teaching and module leadership of a range of modules such as; Strategic Management for Competitive Advantage, Sustainable Strategy, Global and Transnational Business and Global Consumers and Marketplace.  

You must have excellent interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to teach effectively on a range of programmes using a variety of technologies and approaches to student learning. You must have (or be exceptionally close to completing) a PhD or DBA in a field relevant to the post ideally coupled with a record of high-quality publications and have clear plans to enhance your research through further publication, funding bids and knowledge exchange. Possession of a university teaching qualification such as Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (UK) or the Basis Kwalificatie Onderwijs (The Netherlands) or preparedness to acquire this qualification within a reasonable timeframe is essential. In accordance with the focus of the programmes we deliver in Amsterdam, an interest in responsible management and / or sustainability is desirable.

The successful applicant will obtain the dual benefit of being part of a small and vibrant team at our Amsterdam Campus, whilst being embedded in the larger Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy which operates across our 3 sites. The appointment will initially be made for a period of one-year. At the end of the 1st year there will be a prospect of a second year and/or permanent employment subject to satisfactory performance. The nature of the post is such that the post holder is expected to work and attend at the University’s Campus in Amsterdam such hours as are reasonably necessary for the effective discharge of the duties of the post.  A fractional appointment of between for 0.8 - 1 FTE or a job share is negotiable. The salary indication for grade 7 is € 4391 - € 5381, and for grade 6 is € 3800 – € 4266 per month, excluding 8% holiday and, but including allowances for commuting and pension plan.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dr Robert de Boer, Director of the Amsterdam Campus, or Professor Robert Newbery, Head of Department, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy. 

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 4) up to a maximum of 4, since 2017.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio).Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

We welcome applications from the UK and across the world.Visit our web pages for details about the Information and Support for International Colleagues.

Currently, due to COVID-19, academic staff will normally be on campus for approximately two days per week when face to face teaching is scheduled, and as required to undertake research using specialist facilities. 

Please note this vacancy will close on 30/04/2021 

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