Full Professor in Sustainable Business – Netherlands

Scholarships & Jobs presents job of Full Professor in Sustainable Business – Netherlands

Applications are invited for Full time position of Professor in Sustainable Business at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, Netherlands


The Faculty of Geosciences has a position for a Professor in Sustainable Business. It will be a full-time Professorship within the Department of Sustainable Development that is also known as the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, a leading institute in the field of Sustainability research. The chair is embedded in the Innovation Studies group that focusses on innovation and sustainability transitions. This chair is also embedded in the strategic themes Institutions for Open Societies and Pathways to Sustainability of Utrecht University, thereby strengthening the profile of Utrecht University in these two themes.

Job details

The chair is a full-time appointment, including a management component. The appointed Professor will be expected to spend 50% of time on research activities, 40% on teaching and 10% on management


The applicant will receive the following benefits:

  • gross per month salary from €5,582 to €8,127 depending on previous qualifications and experience
  • a holiday bonus of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3% per year
  • excellent pension scheme, partially paid parental leave, and flexible employment conditions


To apply for this job, an applicant must:

  • has a PhD and proven strong relevant expertise, like Organization Studies, Transition Studies, Innovation Studies, Management Science, Sociology.
  • outstanding problem and theory guided research achievements demonstrated by an excellent publication record and evidence of research outputs which are consistently recognized as internationally excellent
  • strong reputation in the international scientific community in the field of research as evidenced by successful engagement with international networks and projects and a recognized contribution to the development of the research field
  • good relations with businesses and empirical knowledge about business strategy
  • an inspiring research vision including future collaboration with adjacent fields and groups
  • research leadership as evidenced by significant contributions to establishing and leading research groups and engagement in mentoring of early career researchers
  • proven experience in successful recruitment and excellent supervision of PhD candidates and Postdocs
  • strong expertise in quantitative and/or qualitative research methodology
  • significant contributions to the development of research proposals and successful experiences in acquisition of (inter)national research grants
  • excellent experience in teaching at different levels (undergraduate, graduate and PhD programmes); making a significant contribution to the development and delivery of high-quality teaching at an internationally competitive level
  • teaching leadership and management skills required to organise, to provide and to develop teaching programmes that enable students to achieve their potential
  • interest in societal challenges related to sustainable development, and the ambition to engage in interactions related to these topics. Strong and proven ability to communicate with the non-academic world


Applicants are required to submit the following documents with application:

  •  cover letter explaining motivation and qualifications for the position
  • full Curriculum Vitae

Scholarships & Jobs presents job of Full Professor in Sustainable Business – Netherlands

Full Professor in Sustainable Business - Netherlands
Full Professor in Sustainable Business – Utrecht University, Netherlands

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Institute Name: Utrecht University
Deadline: May 24, 2019
Country: Netherlands
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