About Northumbria University’s Amsterdam campus:
Northumbria is a research-rich, business-minded, professional university with a worldwide reputation for academic excellence. Northumbria’s central campus is located in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, with two other locations in the vibrant capital cities of London and Amsterdam. Northumbriais is transforming into the future, working in partnership with other higher education institutions around the world, attracting students from 136 countries. Over the past decade, Northumbria has invested more than £ 250 million in its sites to provide a premium experience for students during their time at university.
Northumbria University and Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) have entered into a strategic partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions. The AUAS-Northumbria partnership is a proactive, innovative and strategic response to the challenges and opportunities the university is facing, particularly in the face of Brexit, in order to establish a global reputation for academic excellence in one of Europe’s fastest growing markets. The campus is located within AUAS and was opened in September 2018. It offers UK accredited postgraduate qualifications and the opportunity for students from both institutions to explore overseas study on real business projects.
The Northumbria University Amsterdam campus now offers a variety of year-long postgraduate courses, international student mobility opportunities, joint research activities, knowledge sharing projects and PhD opportunities.
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The campus is fully integrated with Northumbria University, which means that academics from Amsterdam are full members of Northumbria University’s Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy department and therefore contribute to the department’s teaching and research goals. We are part of an elite group of business schools worldwide that have dual accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). In addition, the school is accredited by EPAS for 21 undergraduate programs.
In order to support the further growth of both the Amsterdam Campus and the Newcastle Business School, we are looking for exceptional candidates who can contribute to teaching and research in the fields of strategic management or international business on campus. The university aims to appoint up to three academics from three different business areas in Amsterdam, of which this one plays a role. Appointments are considered either as a senior lecturer (grade 7) or as a lecturer (grade 6). The assignee will lead and contribute to the delivery of modules for our MSc programs in Business with International Management and Global Sustainable Business Management. You will conduct research and academic activities that will add to the faculty’s research profile and the development of their next REF filing, as well as contributions to advisory, corporate, and other income generation activities. You contribute to the design, planning, teaching and module management of a number of modules, e.g. Strategic management for competitive advantage, sustainable strategy, global and transnational business as well as global consumers and marketplaces.
You must have excellent interpersonal skills while being able to teach effectively in a range of programs using a variety of technologies and approaches to student learning. You must have (or, exceptionally, close to) a PhD or DBA in an area relevant to the position, ideally with a record of high quality publications, and have clear plans to improve your research through further publications, funding opportunities, and knowledge sharing. Having a university teaching qualification such as the Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (UK) or the Basis Kwalificatie Onderwijs (Netherlands) or the willingness to acquire this qualification within a reasonable time frame is essential. In line with the focus of the programs we offer in Amsterdam, an interest in responsible management and / or sustainability is desirable.
The successful applicant receives the double advantage of being part of a small and dynamic team on our campus in Amsterdam and at the same time being embedded in the larger department for entrepreneurship, innovation and strategy that operates in our three locations. The appointment is initially for a period of one year. At the end of the first year there is the prospect of a second year and / or permanent employment, provided the performance is satisfactory. The nature of the position is such that the job holder will be expected to work and be present on the University of Amsterdam campus for the hours reasonably necessary for the effective performance of the duties of the position. A partial appointment between 0.8 – 1 FTE or a job participation is negotiable. The salary for the 7th grade is € 4,391 – € 5381 and for the 6th grade € 3,800 – € 4,266 per month, excluding 8% vacation and, however, including allowances for commuters and pension plans.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dr. Robert de Boer [email protected], Director of the Amsterdam Campus, or to Professor Robert Newbery [email protected], Head of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy.
To apply for this position, please click “Apply Now” and submit a cover letter, resume with research / educational statements, and a list of scholarships and publications. Please mark your research results of the highest quality (please give a rank from 1 to 4) up to a maximum of 4 since 2017. In addition, the candidates are asked to provide copies of the two best research results (journal / book chapter / practice). based portfolio). Wherever possible, candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.
Northumbria University prides itself on and values the quality and diversity of our people. We look forward to applications from all members of the community. The university receives an Athena SWAN Bronze Award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices to promote gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which informs and supports professional researchers.
We welcome applications from the UK and around the world. Visit our website for details on information and support for international colleagues.
Currently, due to COVID-19, academic staff are typically on campus around two days a week when in-person tuition is planned and when necessary to conduct research in specialized facilities.
Please note that this location will be closed 30/04/2021