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Assistant Professor in Human Resource Studies (Tenure Track, full-time)


The Human Resource Studies Department in the School of Social and Behavioural Sciences at Tilburg University, The Netherlands has the following vacancy Assistant Professor in Human Resource Studies (Tenure Track, full-time)

The HR Studies department is looking for an enthusiastic new team member who is excellent in both teaching and research. To extend the department’s current range of expertise, we are particularly keen to recruit an Assistant Professor whose main focus is on Strategic HRM. Applicants should be particularly strong in advanced quantitative research techniques. The post will involve teaching on both the Bachelor and Master programs (the teaching will be related to Strategic HRM), supervising Master’s theses as well as developing your own research activities in line with the department’s research programme


Applicants should hold a PhD in HRM, business management, or social sciences and have a strong publication and teaching record. You will need to be fluent in both written and spoken English and possess excellent presentation and communication skills.

Terms of employment

Tilburg University is among the top Dutch employers and has an excellent policy concerning terms of employment. The collective employment terms and conditions for Dutch universities will apply. For the tenure track Assistant Professor, a five-year tenure track, with the possibility of tenure thereafter, applies. The salary for the position of an Assistant Professor on a full-time basis ranges between ? 3.427,- and ? 4.691,- gross per month (various allowances are not included).

Applications and information

Additional information about Tilburg University and the Department of Human Resource Studies can be retrieved from:

Specific information about the vacancy can be obtained from Marc van Veldhoven, chair of the Department of Human Resource Studies, email:, tel: +31-13-4662749.

Applicants should send their CV and a cover letter only by the button below to Hans-Georg van Liempd MSc, Managing Director School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Tilburg University. The closing date for applications is March 21 2017. The interviews will take place on March 27 and April 6. Preferred start date is September 2017 at the latest.

Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (TSB) is a modern, specialized university. The teaching and research of the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences are organized around the themes of Health, Organization, and Relations between State, Citizen, and Society. The Schools inspiring working environment challenges its workers to realize their ambitions; involvement and cooperation are essential to achieve this.

Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Human Resource Studies

The Department of Human Resource Studies within TSB, headed by Professor Marc van Veldhoven, is a well-established department with a strong reputation spanning almost three decades for being the only department in the Netherlands to offer both a Bachelor and Master program in HR Studies. The Master programme is taught in English. The department is also developing a strong reputation in research, with academic links to Cornell University in the USA and King’s College London in the UK, supporting the team of academic staff based at Tilburg in carrying out high quality research. Our Master programme has developed strong thematic modules based on our areas of specialism: Strategic Human Resource Management, Leadership and Talent Development, and HR analytics amongst others. Our team of academics includes Professors Marc van Veldhoven (Work, health, and well-being), Jaap Paauwe (HRM and performance), and Rob Poell (HRD). For more information about the HR Studies department and its members of staff, please visit: