Academic position in Business Information Systems

KU Leuven
October 03 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) of the KU Leuven has a vacancy for a full-time academic position in the field of Business Information Systems. We look for motivated candidates with an excellent or promising track record in research and demonstrable educational competences in the field of Business Information Systems. Research

As an internationally oriented scholar, you conduct research in the field of Business Information Systems in close collaboration with colleagues from the Information Systems research groups on campus Brussels and Leuven. In particular we look for expertise that complements existing research on campus Brussels and also Leuven and offers opportunities for synergies with ongoing research. You publish in international top journals, attract external research funding, develop international research cooperations, and advise doctoral students. You strive for excellence in research and as such contribute to the reputation of the Faculty of Economics and Business. You have an outspoken interest in fundamental scientific research and also perceive opportunities for valorization of research findings and applied research. You develop a network of business contacts that provides value to teaching and research.


You teach courses in Business Information Systems at the Brussels and the Leuven campus, with the specific courses assigned depending on your profile and experience. You also contribute to the continuing development of Business Information Systems education in the programs of the department, and you supervise master theses.Tenure track candidates start with limited teaching duties.

You develop teaching methods in line with the KU Leuven approach of research-based and practice-oriented education with an emphasis on activating students. You take advantage of the opportunities offered by the faculty and the university to further develop your teaching skills. You contribute to the educational philosophy of the university, and you show commitment to uphold the high standards of its programs.


The candidate is expected to show willingness to take up internal service duties. He or she puts teaching and research activities at the service of society and aims to contribute to the broader social debate.

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