The Faculty of Economics and Business, the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, the Faculty of Humanities, and the Faculty of Law will make additional investments in the interdisciplinary theme: 'Education, citizenship and democracy in a digital world'. 'Education, citizenship and democracy in a digital world' is one of the interdisciplinary themes in the Dutch Sectorplan SSH. The economic/business topics topics withing the project focus on the development of digital competencies and economic citizenship, impact of digitalization on consumer and citizen choices, inclusiveness of digital platforms, the dark sides of the platform economy, digital divide and digitalization of higher education, digital ethics and economic citizenship.
Therefore the Faculty of Economics and Business is looking for 3 Assistant Professors / Post Docs.
What are you expected to do
You are expected perform research and teaching in the area of digital business, data science and business analytics in the context of the theme “Education, citizenship and democracy in a digital world”;
you will present and publish your research to an international scientific audience;
you are active in the acquisition of research grants;
you seek (knowledge) exchange and (research) cooperation with professionals on your research area;
you contribute to the teaching programs;
you make a positive contribution to the organization and cooperation within the University.
What do you have to offer
A (soon to be) completed PhD in Economics and/or Management Sciences;
demonstrable experience in economic and/or business research in the advertised areas;
excellent research skills, as demonstrated by high-level research papers, possibly already published in international journals;
ambition to conduct both academic research and research that directly contributes to social change;
experience with science communication, or the willingness to develop these skills;
excellent command of English in word and writing;
the ability to work independently as well as part of a team;
some experience in academic education;
good communication, social and organizational skills.
In addition, you are an enthusiastic colleague who likes to share knowledge, embraces open science, is curious, critical and eager to learn, i.e. one with an academic attitude.
This is a temporary employment contract for 32 - 38 hours per week. The position of Assistant Professor is a tenure track position.
Depending on education and relevant work experience, the salary amounts to a minimum of €3,974 and a maximum of €5,439 gross per month (scale 11) based on full-time working hours (38 hours per week), excluding 8% vacation allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. A temporary reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates. The Collective Labour Agreement (CAO) for Dutch Universities is applicable.
We believe it is important that you continue to develop and professionalize yourself. To this end, we offer excellent study and development opportunities.
What else can we offer you
A challenging workplace with varied tasks and plenty of room for personal initiative and development in an inspiring organization.
You will work in the Faculty of Economics and Business in the department Business Analytics.
Working at the UvA means working in a critical, independent, innovative and international climate, with an open atmosphere and a strong commitment to Amsterdam and its (international) society.
The University of Amsterdam is the largest university in the Netherlands, with the broadest range of courses. An intellectual hub with 39,000 students, 6,000 staff and 3,000 PhD students. Connected by a culture of curiosity.
Curious about our organization and attractive fringe benefits such as a generous vacation plan and development opportunities? Read more about working at the University of Amsterdam here.
For questions about the position or the department please contact:
Peter van Baalen P.J.vanBaalen@uva.nl (at the Faculty of Economics and Business)
If you recognize yourself in the profile and are interested in the position, we look forward to receiving your application. You can apply online via the link below. We would like to receive
all together in one PDF:
A motivation letter and curriculum vitae (800 words max);
a statement of your research plans (400 words max);
names of 2 references.
The application period closes on August 29th 2022. Applications received after the deadline, which are not sent via the link or are incomplete, will unfortunately not be considered.
The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.
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