As part of a continuing growth initiative, the Management Department of Tilburg University, the Netherlands, invites applications for two open-rank positions (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) in Information Management. We welcome the applications from individuals with research interests in digital platforms, emerging technologies, business analytics, applied artificial intelligence, FinTech, or in the broad domain of digital transformation with a focus on information and technologies. We are looking for candidates who can contribute to top publications at UT Dallas journals and other evidence of scholarly impact, plus evidence of teaching, service, and grant leadership ability when applicable.
We hire applicants to join the Department in any month during 2023. The candidate must have obtained, or expect to obtain shortly, a Ph.D. in Information Systems, Information Management, Information Science, Management Science, or a closely related field. Considering the position will be hosted in the Information and Supply Chain Management (ISCM) section of the department, it will be a plus if the candidate is a boundary spanner to link information management with supply chain management field. The Department of ManagementWithin the Department, ISCM section conducts research in information systems from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives to lead digital transformation and take on current societal challenges. The members of the Department, including its ISCM section, are listed here. Department members come from leading universities in North America, Asia, and Europe. We are a diverse and collegial group of research-oriented colleagues, including a terrific group of junior and recently hired scholars. The working language of the Department and the School is English. In addition to the bachelor's programs, the Department is hosting five master's programs, including MSc Information Management (IM) and International Master in Management of IT (IMMIT). In addition, the Department houses Ph.D. programs, which prepare researchers for productive academic careers with excellent international placements. The Department has a very strong research orientation with a focus on high-quality publications. Faculty members publish widely in UT Dallas journals such as MISQ, ISR, JOC, and MgtSci, among others. Faculty members have also successfully acquired project grants at the organizational, institutional, country, and European levels. We aim to maximize the research time available to research-active faculty. Research time allocation for the tenure-track Assistant Professor is 60%. Research time allocation for tenured faculty is a function of individual performance, but research towards publications in top journals remains a priority at all ranks. Compensation is competitive and among the top in the Dutch universities. In addition, we provide guaranteed travel and starting research budgets. Faculty moving to the Netherlands may be eligible for 30% tax abatement for a period of five years.
Tilburg University and Area Tilburg University is a public research university, specializing in economics, business sciences, law, social and behavioral sciences, theology, and humanities. It has been consistently ranked as the best Dutch general university (#1) in the National Student Survey over the past years. Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM, founded in 1927) is the oldest and largest school of the university. It is one of Europe's leading schools in the fields of management and economics, ranking regularly among Europe's top three by research productivity (e.g. #54 worldwide in UT Dallas Ranking 2016-2021). With respect to specific disciplines, it is ranked #17 worldwide in Business Administration (Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021), #37 worldwide in Business and Economics (Times Higher Education Ranking 2021), and #63 worldwide in the area of Business & Management (QS World University subject rankings 2021).
The Netherlands is regarded as one of the best countries for raising a family. Tilburg is a dynamic university town located in the south of the Netherlands, within one of Europe's foremost high-tech regions. The region offers excellent social and cultural facilities and varied housing options. Tilburg's central position in the Benelux offers excellent regional and international access. Major airports nearby include Amsterdam and Eindhoven (Netherlands), Brussels (Belgium), and Düsseldorf (Germany). The campus provides a green, academic environment with modern facilities and convenient local transportation. Employment conditionsFor the position of Assistant Professor, we offer a full-time tenure-track position for six years. Tenure decisions for Assistant Professors are made in their fifth year. For the fulltime position of Associate Professor or Full Professor, we offer a permanent contract. The salary is based on the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities (universiteitenvannederland.nl). The starting gross salary for Assistant Professors is based on scale 11, for Associate Professors it is based on scale 13 and for Professors the starting gross salary is based on scale HGL2. You are entitled to a holiday allowance amounting to 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% of your gross yearly income. Faculty moving to the Netherlands may be eligible for 30% tax abatement for a period of five years. Visit Working at Tilburg University | Tilburg University for more information on our employment conditions. Application procedure Please apply for this position following this link: https://tiu.nu/20530
Shortlisting and interviews will start from September 1st, 2022, although applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.
Applicants should submit (1) a motivation letter, in the letter please indicate the rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) you are applying for (2) a curriculum vitae with a reference list, (3) a research statement, (4) a main work-in-progress research paper and two other examples of research, (5) a teaching statement, and (6) teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching ability. We will be conducting selected interviews first via Zoom.
Any questions relating to the contents of these positions can be directed to the chair of the recruiting committee, Dr. Murat Tunç (M.M.Tunc@tilburguniversity.edu). Senior applicants who wish to inquire confidentially about a position may contact the Heads of Department Prof. dr. Carol Ou (email@example.com) and Dr. Aswin van Oijen (A.A.C.J.vOijen@tilburguniversity.edu).
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
phone 1 443-757-3500
phone 2 800-4INFORMS (800-446-3676)