Post-doc/Assistant Professor in Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
At Antwerp Management School (AMS), an internationally renowned business school with its roots and main branch in the bustling heart of Antwerp, both young and experienced professionals are supported and guided in their quest for healthy growth and sustainable professionalization to create impact as an individual, a business team, a company, or an organisation.
We are a dynamic, innovative and customer-oriented organization, driven by an enthusiastic team. Our faculty experts and employees make every effort to offer our customers permanent learning experiences by sharing their state-of-the-art expertise and relevant insights that really matter in daily practice. Click here to get a taste of the atmosphere on campus.
The Antwerp Management School aims to maximize diversity and would like to encourage everyone – regardless of gender, religion, ideology, origins, language, functional impairments, etc. – to apply.
Would you like to join our team? We are looking for a Post-doc/Assistant Professor in Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
The team is involved in research and teaching on, among others, the following topics:
- Digital (platform) business models and the nexus between innovation / entrepreneurship and digital technologies;
- Entrepreneurial strategy;
- Technology adoption in networked contexts;
- Action learning projects guiding aspiring entrepreneurs and start-ups;
- Corporate venturing and intrapreneurship;
- Entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial competencies;
- Large-scale, transformative innovation processes and governance models ;
We are looking for a Post-doc/Assistant Professor in Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship with a strong interest in teaching in our advanced masters and executive education programs. You will be part of the group and network of faculty and thought leaders of Antwerp Management School and the University of Antwerp – Faculty of Business & Economics. The job consists of three major key tasks.
Teaching & coaching component (50%). You’ll have the opportunity to teach topics in Strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship towards a variety of audiences going from the full-time masters to executives. Also you’ll have the time to develop, design and lead new programs in these topics.
Research component (40%). You’ll have possibilities to work on existing research projects in strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship and can take the lead to apply for new projects in the topic. You’ll be integrated in the Antwerp Centre for entrepreneurship research (https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/research-groups/antwerpcer/), a joint center of AMS and the University of Antwerp which includes around 20 researchers in the topic.
Service component (10%). AMS and University of Antwerp are focusing heavily on innovation and entrepreneurship. Supporting and igniting new initiatives on the topic developing the entrepreneurial ecosystem of AMS and the University of Antwerp is another exciting part of the job.
Applications are open to any PhD-level qualification in social sciences (applied economics, sociology, social psychology, theory & methods,...).
Do you have experience with or an interest to develop yourself in:
- Teaching & coaching in Strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship by empowering and supporting participants going from young entrepreneurs to experienced executives;
- Designing new programs and learning journeys;
- Taking the lead together with colleagues to apply for new research funding to develop new and exciting knowledge;
- Providing key notes towards various audiences;
- Collaborating in a multidisciplinary, multi-national research team.
We are looking for candidates with an entrepreneurial mindset, who are comfortable in project management and in engaging with companies and stakeholders. Candidates should be able to express themselves fluently in English, both in conversations and in writing.
A full-time permanent contract.
You will be part of one of the world’s leading international management schools. Our organizational culture is warm and open-minded with ambitious and driven colleagues. Our aim is to further internal relationships and to make work fun.
Our customers and many of our staff members come from every corner of the globe, giving AMS a strong international vibe.
Ours is a highly flexible work environment where you can expect a great deal of autonomy and room for deploying and developing your own entrepreneurship. This will allow you to create the work–life balance that works for you.
You will work in a hip and sustainable environment in the very heart of Antwerp. Check out our campus in this video: Boogkeers
Besides an appealing salary with benefits, AMS offers you the opportunity to further develop your skills and to grow as a professional.
Our motto truly encapsulates what we represent: ‘Opening minds, to impact the world’
In sum, a job that has an impact!
Send your resumé and motivation letter via this link to Victoria Hermans, HR Officer.