Academic position in Entrepreneurship

KU Leuven
October 05 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Faculty of Economics and Business of the KU Leuven has a vacant full-time academic position in the field of Entrepreneurship. We are looking for motivated candidates with an excellent or highly promising research record and demonstrable teaching skills in the field. Research

As an internationally oriented scholar you conduct research in the field of Entrepreneurship in close collaboration with colleagues at the Faculty of Economics and Business. You publish in international top journals within the field, attract external research funding, develop international research projects, 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 teach courses in Entrepreneurship, with the specific courses assigned depending on your profile and experience.  You also contribute to the continuing development of Entrepreneurship 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 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.

We expect candidates for the position to be willing to actively support (student) entrepreneurship initiatives at the FEB, and to contribute to the development of the FEB's vision on entrepreneurship education.


The candidate will pay attention to the policy relevance and ways to valorize research.

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