Vacancy

Assistant professor (Tenure Track) in Marketing - Marketing and Consumer Behaviour group

Published on
May 6, 2019
Location Wageningen
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We are looking for

Are you an ambitious and enthusiastic scientist who is eager to make a scientific and societal contribution? Are you a team player who is motivated and committed to advance the group’s and your own research and education?

The Wageningen University Marketing and Consumer Behaviour  (MCB) group is one of the leading research groups in the fields of agriculture and food worldwide. Our group is unique in making essential theoretical contributions in the top journals of multiple research fields such as Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Agricultural Economics, Food Sciences, and Psychology and emphasizes social impact of research (“Science for Impact”, see www.wur.nl).

We are a cohesive team that consists of ambitious, hardworking, collaborative scientists. This field is currently going through a fundamental transition under influence of a growing world population, volatile commodity markets, scarcer natural resources, bio-based innovation and bio-refinery, pressure for sustainability and health, service provision, digitalization and use of big data. We see a growing need for expertise on how agricultural marketing can and should be organized in the future to address these and other challenges. Your specialisation will be the organisation of marketing to and by agricultural producers and you want to become one of the world’s leading experts in this domain.
 

We ask

As a Tenure track assistant professor you are an ambitious and enthusiastic scientist who is devoted to research and education in the field of marketing, and who is eager to make a scientific and societal contribution. To strengthen our team your profile should signal the following:

  • A PhD in marketing or related field and preferably postdoc experience
  • A track record of publications (at least two publications in journals listed in Web of Science in marketing or related fields during the last three years)
  • you have a strong research profile and potential
  • you have relevant and well-evaluated teaching experience
  • you have the quantitative skills and you are a team player
  • knowledge of or affinity with agri-food is a strong plus
Tenure Track is a career path for hardworking scientists who pursue to excel in education and research. We seek to attract scientific talent and to stimulate and support their development. The career path consists of a number of successive career steps from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor to possibly Personal Professor. Excellent performance and seniority can be rewarded with an appointment as Associate Professor.

We offer


We offer a temporary 7 year contract for 38 hours per week (fulltime), which can lead to a permanent employment contract. You also have the opportunity to work 40 hours a week with additional holidays.
The monthly salary depends on your work experience & expertise and is based on a fulltime (38 hrs) job in according to the Collective Labour Agreement and ranges from € 50,758 up to € 69,473 depending on expertise and experience.

In addition we offer

  • 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% fixed-year allowance
  • excellent training opportunities and secondary working conditions;
  • in consultation with colleagues flexible working hours and vacations can be settled so that an optimal balance between work and private is possible;
  • An excellent pension scheme via ABP;
  • 232 holiday hours, the ability to purchase and good supplementary leave arrangements and an individualized model to compose part of your working conditions and a bicycle plan;
  • You can make use of the sports facilities available on campus
There are ample opportunities for own initiative in a creative learning environment.

More information

Are you interested to hear more details about the role? Please feel free to contact Dr. Paul Ingenbleek via paul.ingenbleek@wur.nl. For additional information about the process please call Jacqueline Huisman, Sr Corporate Recruiter a.i., tel +31(0) 621 563413. For more information about Tenure Track within our university please have a look here.

You are welcome and encouraged to apply via the button on top of this page. Closing date is May 31, 2019.

Our mission is to explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life. Within Wageningen University & Research, nine specialised research institutes have joined strengths to help answer the most important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment. With approximately 30 locations, 5,000 employees, and 10,000 students, it is one of the leading organisations in its domain worldwide. An integrated approach to problems and the cooperation between various disciplines are at the heart of the unique approach of Wageningen. For more information about the MCB Group click here

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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We are

The mission of Wageningen University & Research is “To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life”. Within Wageningen University & Research, nine specialised research institutes from the Wageningen Research Foundation and Wageningen University have joined forces to help answer the most important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment.

With approximately 30 locations, 5,000 employees, and 10,000 students, Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading organisations in its domain worldwide. An integrated approach to problems and the cooperation between various disciplines are at the heart of the unique approach of Wageningen.

The Marketing and Consumer Behaviour group is at the forefront of agricultural marketing groups of the world. Our mission is to increase the sustainability of the food production chain through our knowledge and understanding of and contribution to marketing and consumer behavior research.

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