What are we looking for?
You are a member of the academic community;
You have completed your PhD;
You have received your University Teaching Qualification (UTQ);
You are a Full Professor, Associate Professor or Senior Lecturer in the
field of Business, Economics, Sustainability, Governance or a related
field, including Educational Sciences;
Knowledge of regulations and laws regarding higher education in The
Netherlands is a plus;
You have proven managerial experience within the field of higher
You have affinity with complex organisational structures and the
challenges these bring;
You have a rich track record in higher education at various levels,
including executing education as well as performing managerial tasks
within the realm of education;
You contribute to the strategic agenda of SBE and have an affinity with
technology enhanced learning.
Competences needed for the role
You are committed to continuously improving and innovating education;
You are committed to further developing and improving students' learning
You are a process manager with an inclusive and decisive leadership style;
You are a team player.
Conditions of employment
Fixed-term contract: 3 years.
What we have to offer
As Scientific Director, you are accountable to the Board of SBE. We offer a
0.7-1.0 fte appointment for 3 years. In case of good performance and equal
prospects for the faculty, the position can be temporarily extended.
Remuneration will be according to standard salary levels, depending on
education, relevant work experience and background.
Each year the standard salary is supplemented with a holiday allowance of 8%
and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%. Other secondary conditions include e.g.
partially paid parental leave.
If you do not already live in Maastricht (or its direct surroundings), you
will be eligible for a moving costs allowance and will be temporarily eligible
for an allowance for alternative housing.
Starting date: 1 September 2021
Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based
learning system, which is characterised by a small-scale and student-oriented
approach. Research at UM is characterised by a multidisciplinary and thematic
approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht
University has around 20,000 students and 4,700 employees. Reflecting the
university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and
staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health,
Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics,
Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences,
Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.
School of Business and Economics
The Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE) provides
high-quality education to students and conducts excellent research, offering
an international perspective in the fields of economics and international
business administration. SBE is home to 5,000 students and 570 staff, around
40% of whom come from abroad. SBE's approach revolves around small-scale
teaching methods supported by an electronic learning environment, a portfolio
of international study programmes, and strong incentives for top-quality
research. The focus lies on educational innovation. All degree programmes make
use of Problem-Based Learning, with an emphasis on skills development –
problem solving, group work and self-directed learning – to prepare students
optimally for the European and international knowledge society. SBE is Triple
Crown accredited (AACSB, Equis and AMBA), and with around 140 partner
universities all over the world it has a strong international focus.
Further information about the School of Business and Economics is
available on our websitewww. maastrichtuniversity.nl/sbe
Any inquiries about the position may be addressed to Prof. Dr. Wilko Letterie,
Associate Dean for Research and Education (e-mail
email@example.com), or Dr. Pien Versteegh, Managing Director
of SBE (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org).