Assistant Professor in Marketing

Faculty of Economics and Business – Amsterdam Business School

3 juli 2017
€3,475 to €5,405 gross per month
1 augustus 2017
38 hours per week

The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is one of the two schools of the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Economics and Business. ABS has almost 3,000 students and the equivalent of 120 full-time academic staff. The school’s core subjects are Business in Society, Finance, and Big Data / Business Analytics.

Six sections (Accounting, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Finance, Leadership & Management, International Strategy & Marketing, and Operations Management) conduct research that is published in prestigious international journals. They also provide various degree programs including a BSc program and six MSc programs, a wide range of postdoctoral programs featuring three MBAs, four accountancy programs and Lean Six Sigma programs, and an extensive portfolio of open courses and in-company projects.

The offered position(s) is/are within the International Strategy & Marketing (ISM) section, which is currently home to around 30 faculty members, in addition to a number of PhD candidates and affiliated faculty. Particularly, ABS plans to continue the substantial growth of the Marketing group within the ISM department over the next years. ABS has excellent corporate contacts within and outside of Amsterdam and utilizes these contacts in research and curricular activities. In addition, ABS opened its brand-new behavioural research laboratory in 2016.

Job description

The Amsterdam Business School seeks to fill one or more positions as Assistant Professor in Marketing. The expected starting date for this position is 1 September 2018. The new tenure-track Assistant professor is expected to strengthen the position of the Marketing group by contributing to its further development. We are looking for ambitious high-potential candidates who take both, research and teaching seriously and have published, or are about to publish, in top-tier international journals. Candidates from all marketing sub-disciplines are highly encouraged to apply. The position involves teaching in English at the undergraduate, MSc. or MBA levels, and potentially in the executive education programs. The Marketing group is currently responsible for teaching in the Marketing and in the Digital Business track, further tracks may be developed in the near future. We expect an active research portfolio, willingness to actively participate in our research seminar series, concomitant visibility at major conferences, and strong ties to the international marketing community. Research time is 50% and allocated according to standardized faculty procedures.


To qualify for the position, a candidate should:

  • hold a PhD in Marketing or a related discipline (candidates at the final stage of their PhD program may be considered for the Assistant Professor position);
  • be well trained in research methodology;
  • have authored publications in international top-tier journals, or are about to;
  • have excellent teaching skills;
  • possess a relevant international academic network;
  • be enthusiastic about participation in research activities (e.g. seminar series).

Further information

Applicants who require further information about these positions may contact:


We offer a challenging job with ample opportunity for personal development in an attractive international work environment. ABS is a growing, research driven business school at an internationally recognized university that has the ambition to become a leading international player in the field of management research and education. ABS is located in the heart of Amsterdam, the cultural and financial capital of the Netherlands. Amsterdam offers a cosmopolitan living environment with excellent connections to the rest of the world.

The appointee at the assistant professor level will be offered a tenure track position for six years. Upon meeting the tenure track criteria, a permanent contract as Associate Professor will be offered. Salary will be in accordance with Dutch academic salary scales and include a pension scheme, and range between €3,475 to €5,405 gross per month, dependent on experience and track record of the candidate. A substantial reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates. The Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities is applicable.

Job application

Applicants should submit a complete curriculum vitae, cover letter, two research papers (published or unpublished) and three reference letters (reference letters may alternatively be submitted by the referee to the chair of the search committee) by email to Please include job reference number 17-360. Please send your application before 1 August 2017.

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