Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior

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Nyenrode Business University is seeking faculty candidates with research and teaching interests relevant to the field of organizational behavior and organization change, design and development for the position of Assistant Professor.

We are interested in candidates with strong backgrounds in Business Administration, including organization strategy, business economics, social psychology, and other relevant social sciences. Candidates must show evidence of excellent teaching ability, preferably at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, they should possess excellent communication skills and speak English fluently. Understanding of the Dutch language is an advantage.

Candidates must demonstrate evidence of or potential for doing high-quality research that has both academic and managerial relevance. A Ph.D. is required for the position, but we will also consider candidates who will finish their Ph.D. within six months from the starting date of their appointment.

The position involves teaching, research, and contributing to the academic community at the university. Your teaching responsibilities will include organizational behavior, transformation and academic skills in our various Ba, MSc and MBA programs, and occasionally contributing to executive programs. Consistent with our emphasis on managerial relevance, the candidate will be encouraged to develop and update teaching materials, cases, and exercises, in the light of international developments and emerging research. The candidates are expected to develop their research portfolio of high-quality, original academic research, publish in peer-reviewed academic journals, and disseminate knowledge in practitioner-oriented outlets on issues that have a strong managerial focus, and which are of relevance and interest to an international audience. You are expected to enthusiastically participate in building and sustaining a sense of community across the university, as well as a high-quality work environment. You will join an expanding team at an exciting time in the growth of the Centre for Strategy, Organisation and Leadership and the university.


Who are you?

Candidates must have:

  • Ph.D. in Business Administration / Social Sciences (near to completion of PhD will also be considered).
  • Demonstrated an ability to do high-quality research (Quantitative and Qualitative)
  • Demonstrated an ability to excellent teaching
  • Enthusiasm, team skills, and good verbal and written communication skills (English as well as Dutch)

Who are we?

Nyenrode Business University offers a combination of sound theoretical framework, practical relevance and personal development. Thanks to this combination, Nyenrode develops sustainable added value for their company and for society. Nyenrode is a small-scale private university, founded in 1946 for and by business, with an international orientation. Nyenrode offers degree and executive education programmes in business, management, accountancy and controlling, and conducts research in these disciplines. The mission of Nyenrode is: ‘Serving society by shaping responsible leaders’. The university is located at Breukelen and Amsterdam.

What do we offer

  • Initial appointment will be for 1 year with a possibility to a permanent contract
  • Gross salary will depend upon qualifications and experience. Nyenrode offers a competitive salary with attractive secondary benefits.
  • Substantial tax benefits could apply to non-Dutch citizens if granted by Dutch tax authorities.


The university is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to maintaining an intellectually and culturally diverse faculty. Internationals, minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. ​​​​​​​

Candidates are invited to forward their application (a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one or two recently published papers, recent teaching evaluations, and three references) to Contact e-mail for the position is dr. Jeroen van der Velden (Research Centre SOL) and Prof. dr. Pascale Peters (Research Centre SOL). Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.