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Tenure-track assistant professor positions in HR Studies - Tilburg University - The Netherlands

  • 1.  Tenure-track assistant professor positions in HR Studies - Tilburg University - The Netherlands

    Posted 26 days ago

    The Department of Human Resource Studies of Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (TSB) is looking for:
    Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professors in HR studies

    The HR Studies department of Tilburg University is looking for two enthusiastic new team members who are excellent in both research and teaching. Applicants should hold a PhD in HRM, business management, or social sciences, have experience in conducting high quality research as proven by published articles or a good pipeline of studies, and be willing to write grant proposals. Applicants should have experience with lecturing large groups, but also with teaching interactive workgroups for smaller groups and supervising Bachelor and Master's theses, and be willing to acquire the Basic University Teaching Qualification (BKO). 

    To extend the department's current range of expertise, we are particularly keen to recruit one Assistant Professor whose main focus is on the macro/organizational level of HRM with a background in Economics or Sociology. Applicants will need to be fluent in both written and spoken English and possess excellent communication and collaboration skills. They should be strong in advanced and innovative quantitative and/or qualitative research techniques. Experience with executive training of (HR) professionals and creating societal impact is appreciated. Considering the current composition of our team, we particularly encourage candidates with a non-Western international background to apply.

    Applicants should apply via the Academic Transfer portal by April 1, 2021
    Two Assistant Professors in HR studies (Tenure track; 0.8 - 1.0 FTE, 5 years) - AcademicTransfer

    The department of HR Studies
    The Department of Human Resource Studies is a well-established department with a strong reputation in academia. The department is well-known for its expertise in taking a balanced approach to strategic HRM (focusing on well-being, development and performance), strengths-based and lifespan approaches to HRM, and inclusive HRM. Research within the department is organized in four research labs on these core themes: 1) Aligning strategic HRM, well-being, and performance, 2) Enhancing worker health and well-being over the life span, 3) Learning, development, and the strengths based approach, and 4) Inclusive HRM. We aim for high quality publications and societal impact on these themes. The department's research program is part of TSB's Herbert Simon Research Institute through which we collaborate multidisciplinary with other TSB departments on the themes of adaptive societies, organizations, and workers; healthy life span; and personalized prevention and care.  

    The Department of Human Resource Studies is the only department in the Netherlands that offers both a Bachelor and Master's (including an extended Master) program in HR Studies. Our Master program has two inflow moments with a total inflow of about 170 students. The Master's program is taught in English and the Dutch Bachelor program offers an international track in "People Management". In our Master's program, we offer electives that build on the expertise of our staff. Members of the department also participate in three multidisciplinary programs together with other TSB departments in which we teach HRS-related topics: the two-year Research Master program "Individual Differences and Assessment", the Master track "Positive Psychology and Wellbeing", and the Bachelor track "Global Management of Social Issues". These are all taught in English.

    The department offers a stimulating and supportive work environment and challenges its members to realize their ambitions and potential, building on their strengths. Working as an Assistant Professor in the department will involve developing your own research activities in line with the department's research programme and in collaboration with members of our department and other TSB departments. More particularly, Assistant Professors in a Tenure track are part of one or two research labs and conduct research related to the themes of these lab(s). It also involves coordinating at least one course, teaching in about two additional courses of 6 ECTS in our Bachelor or Master program, mentoring one Bachelor group, and supervising about 10 Bachelor and/or Master theses.

    Our team of inspiring academics includes Dorien Kooij (HRS and successful aging at work), Marc van Veldhoven (Work, health, and well-being), Rob Poell (HRD), Karina van de Voorde (Strategic HRM), Marianne van Woerkom (Strengths-based approach), and Charissa Freese (Inclusive HRM) among others.

    Conditions of Employment
    Tilburg University is one of the top Dutch employers and has and transparent and neutral policy concerning terms of employment. The collective employment terms and conditions for Dutch universities apply. For the tenure track Assistant Professor, a five-year tenure track, with the possibility of tenure thereafter, applies. 

    Additional information about Tilburg University and the Department of Human Resource Studies can be retrieved from: www.tilburguniversity.edu. Specific information about the vacancy can be obtained from Dorien Kooij, chair of the Department of Human Resource Studies, email: T.A.M.Kooij@tilburguniversity.edu

    Karina Van De Voorde
    Tilburg University
    +31 134668167