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      January 24,2021
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    Lecturer applied statistics and research methods

    Join a large and diverse team of scholars that contributes to management research and practice in the field of SCM, through teaching, research and engagement.

    Your main tasks
    Teaching in our BSc and MSc programmes, and possibly MBA and executive programmes, involving:

    Course delivery, including lectures (online/blended/classroom), assignments and examinations

    Course (re-)design, both in terms of substance and didactics

    Supervise and assess work placement assignments, final projects and theses


    max. 38 hours per week


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    Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


    You must:
    have (or expect to complete soon) a PhD in statistics, research methods, econometrics, supply chain management, operations management, or a closely related field

    be able to teach in Dutch and in English

    have a strong background in quantitative empirical data analysis methods, such as econometrics and statistics

    have completed University Teaching Qualification (BKO) or equivalent.

    Your required competences

    demonstrate a potential for excellence in teaching

    Conditions of employment

    RSM is committed to being a research-led business school. It has seven academic departments with distinct focuses in terms of research and teaching. The department of TOM has a strong tradition in using, critically reviewing and improving analytical and empirical research methods, and mathematical modelling and simulation. You will be part of a strong community of 90 researchers and lecturers, including more than 40 PhD students in business processes, SCM, and information systems.

    SCM is one of three critical business transformations covered by the department and is focused on transforming the sector into sustainable global supply chains.

    We teach statistics and research methods in RSM's two bachelor programmes and several of its (full-time and part-time) master programmes. Our specialised MSc in Supply Chain Management is ranked among the best programmes in the world . The SCM section is one of the founding members of the MScBA in Business Analytics & Management.

    The department is also involved in RSM's extensive range of post-experience education portfolio such as its (Executive) MBA programmes.

    See also

    We expect the candidate to start on 1 September 2021.

    The position is currently defined at the level of Lecturer, on a temporary basis (maximum four years). Subsequent promotion to Senior Lecturer with a permanent contract is possible in case of a track record of excellent teaching.
    The conditions of employment comply with the collective labour agreement for Dutch universities (CAO NU). Favourable tax agreements may apply to applicants who are not from the Netherlands. Erasmus University Rotterdam has attractive employment conditions, which include a holiday allowance of 8 per cent, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3 per cent, and a generous number of vacation days.

    We offer excellent training and career development opportunities. RSM has a dedicated Learning Innovation Team, which supports faculty in improving and innovating their courses and programmes. This is done by developing blended and online learning, overcoming educational challenges, (re)designing courses or programmes, and by faculty development activities.


    Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

    Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe's top-ranked business schools. RSM provides ground-breaking research and education furthering excellence in all aspects of management and is based in the international port city of Rotterdam - a vital nexus of business, logistics and trade. RSM's primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. Our first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes encourage them to become critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and doers. Study information and activities for future students, executives and alumni are also organised from the RSM office in Chengdu, China.

    RSM is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from candidates of all genders, ethnicities, and nationalities.


    The Technology and Operations Management department (TOM) combines scientific ambition and rigour with practical relevance. The focus of our research and education is to understand and improve the design, manufacturing, and distribution of products and services in a digitizing world.

    Our engaged scholars develop scientific knowledge and prepare students, academics, and business people to be critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and practitioners.

    We research and teach in three critical business areas:
    business information management (BIM) with a focus on digital transformation

    innovation management (IM) with a focus on business model transformation

    supply chain management (SCM) with a focus on transforming into sustainable supply chain operations.

    Additional information

    Are you interested in this position? We would like to hear from you before Thursday, 1 April 2021. Screening will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Make sure to include in your application package:
    your letter of interest

    your curriculum vitae

    a teaching statement

    teaching evaluations
    If you have any questions about position, please email Prof. Finn Wynstra, Head of the SCM section, via , or contact the chair of the hiring committee, Dr Ben Bode, via .
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