Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track) Small Business & Entrepreneurship

University of Groningen
October 13 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Responsibilities for this position include conducting and publishing academic research as well as teaching, along with contributing to the service mission of the IM&S department. Teaching responsibilities include courses and thesis supervision at the undergraduate, master, and doctoral level. Teaching can comprise a broad range of topics in small business & entrepreneurship at different levels of analysis (e.g. entrepreneurial finance; policies for small business and entrepreneurship; family firms, corporate entrepreneurship, small business strategy and management, franchising). We are open to candidates with different methodological approaches. Some experience with data handling and programming skills (e.g. Python) are a plus.

The position is situated in the department of Innovation Management & Strategy which comprises six Full Professors, eight Associate Professors, and 20 Assistant Professors in addition to PhD students. We have a diverse department with more than 40% international staff and 37% female staff members. The department contributes to programmes at the (honours) bachelor's, master's, research master's levels and to the PhD programme of the SOM research school. The department is responsible for three Master of Science tracks: Change Management, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Innovation Management. A Healthcare Management & Economics track will soon be added to the department's portfolio, which will be offered in close collaboration with other departments and faculties. The department covers a variety of interests and backgrounds, and embraces several different research approaches with a keen focus on academic quality in research and teaching. We focus on applied as well as fundamental research questions. Areas of research at the department include innovation, strategy, entrepreneurship, organization theory, & information systems (see:

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