Lecturer (tenure track) Customer experience and retailing
Hasselt University
Hasselt, Belgium  
3 dagen geleden
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The central research theme of the Marketing group is customer centricity. Within this context the research group Marketing offers a position for an assistant professor in tenure track.

This role involves contributing to the various educational programs (bachelor and master courses) as well as the research (own research and the supervision of doctoral candidates) of the group.

Education task

You will be involved in different courses at the bachelor and master level. You must be able to teach in Dutch and English.

The teaching assignment involves designing and teaching general marketing courses and courses like customer experience management, consumer behavior, and digital marketing.

Supervising internships bachelor and master theses is also part of the teaching assignment.

Research mission

Your research profile is characterized by a focus on customer experience and / or retailing. Important evaluation criteria include that :

  • the research can be linked to the concept of customer centricity (in a broad sense);
  • the research is characterized by both practical relevance and academic rigor;
  • the expectation that the research leads to publications in relevant and internationally renowned scientific journal (i.
  • e., A1-ranked journals);
  • the expectation that the research is eligible for possible funding (e.g., national level, internal funding).
  • Profile

  • You have a PhD (preferably in the domain of customer experience and / or retailing)(or equal).
  • You have a relevant and proven research track record (i.e., publications in relevant A1-ranked journals) and (inter)national network in the domains of customer experience, retail marketing and / or consumer behavior.
  • Preferably, you have experience with successfully applying for external research funding.
  • Academic staff needs to comply with the language regulations for the administrative language (Dutch, CEFR level B2) and the language of instruction (Dutch and / or English, CEFR level C1).
  • Hasselt University provides tailor-made support to help reach the required language level if necessary according to the Flemish language regulation.

  • You must be able to quickly integrate in the UHasselt teaching system and must have a passion for high quality education.
  • You must have demonstrable teaching experience regarding general marketing courses (bachelor level) as well as retail marketing and / or consumer behavior (master level).
  • You have demonstrable experience concerning the following facets of academic education : course coordination and organization, development of teaching materials, and the supervision of projects and theses.
  • You have at least 2 years of relevant post-doctoral working experience in an academic setting.
  • You have experience in supervising students at various levels (bachelor, master, and doctoral).
  • You have a proactive and service-oriented attitude, you are a team player and have a passion for quality.
  • Offer

    We will offer either an appointment as a lecturer in the tenure track system during 5 years. This will lead to an immediate permanent contract as a senior lecturer, if the Board of Directors favorably assesses the party involved, based on previously set public grading criteria.

    Otherwise, we will offer a fulltime appointment as a lecturer or higher, which will lead to tenure. In case of a first appointment as a member of the academic staff, the Board of Directors of the University can decide on a temporary appointment for a period up to 3 years.

    This will lead to a permanent contract if the Board of Directors favorably assesses the party involved.

    Selection procedure

    You can only up to and including 26 April 2021 .

    The selection procedure consists of a preselection based on application file and an interview.

    Preselection based on resume and letter of motivation. Interview and lecture / presentation for the selected candidates

    Further information

    Prof. dr. Sandra STREUKENS, +32-11-268628, sandra.streukens uhasselt.be

    Prof. dr. Sara LEROI-WERELDS, +32-11-268621, sara.leroiwerelds uhasselt.be

    Prof. dr. Piet PAUWELS, +32-11-268707, piet.pauwels uhasselt.be

    Prof. dr. Allard VAN RIEL, +32-11-268641, allard.vanriel uhasselt.be

    More about working at Hasselt University? Check www.uhasselt.be / vacancies for our staff benefits.

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