NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY

Assistant Professor/ Lecturer in Strategic Management or International Business

Location
Amsterdam (Stad), Noord-Holland (NL)
Salary
€36,382 - €51,800
Posted
18 May 2022
End of advertisement period
31 May 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

This vacancy is fixed-term for 24 months and based at Northumbria University Amsterdam in the Netherlands.  Please note, immigration sponsorship and relocation expenses will not be provided.

Northumbria University is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. The University has 3 campuses: in Newcastle upon Tyne, London and Amsterdam. We are global in our scope and reach, with additional partnerships in Hong Kong, Qatar and Singapore. The University has a strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe, which it is now seeking to strengthen. Our Amsterdam Campus was established in 2018 and currently offers several masters programmes and one undergraduate programme with UK accreditation. We also offer an additional master’s degree, jointly with the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS), which has Dutch accreditation. We are looking to expand the range of programmes we offer with Dutch accreditation soon. We are part of an elite group of business schools worldwide that holds Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) double accreditation. 

To support the further growth of both the Amsterdam Campus, we are seeking exceptional candidates who can contribute to teaching and research in the fields of Strategic Management or International Business at the campus. This appointment 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, 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 time frame is essential. In accordance with the focus of the programmes we deliver in Amsterdam, an interest in responsible business 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 also 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 two years. 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 0.5 - 1 FTE or a job share is negotiable. The monthly salary indication for grade 7 is € 4246 - € 5202, and for grade 6 is € 3674 – € 4125, excluding 8% holiday allowance but including allowances for commuting and pension plan. 

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Professor Christine De Lille [christine.delille@northumbria.ac.uk], Director of the Amsterdam Campus, or Professor Robert Newbery [robert.newbery@northumbria.ac.uk], Head of Department, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy. 

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

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 is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers. 

Please note this vacancy will close on 31/05/2022