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School/CompanyVlerick Business School
Job TitleSenior Assistant or Associate Professor in Strategy
Job categoryAcademic
Career levelProfessor
Desired education levelDoctorate or PhD
Job typeFull-Time
Career Progressiontenure
Job description

Vlerick is the postgraduate business school where entrepreneurial dreams are born and game-changing ideas become reality. Established in 1953, Vlerick has for decades been a force for positive change in society, through teaching, research and the impact that our students have in the world. As a Business School in the heart of Europe, we consistently rank among Europe’s best business schools. We’re also part of a select group of business schools worldwide that are triple accredited. We lead the way in entrepreneurship and digital transformation – and we start at home. Vlerick prides itself on its entrepreneurial mindset and its strong connections with the corporate world.

What truly sets Vlerick apart is not just what we do, but the spirit with which we do it: Our faculty and staff are driven by openness, vitality and a passion for continuous innovation and entrepreneurship. We provide a supportive, inspirational, and collaborative environment for academics who aim to inspire people and organisations through engaged teaching and top-quality research.

To join our Entrepreneurship, Governance and Strategy Area, we are looking for

You will join a dynamic, open, and collaborative team of faculty members and researchers, active in Corporate and Business Strategy. You will conduct research and supervise PhD students and junior researchers. Interest in topics related to sustainability, digital transformation, dynamic markets and uncertainty, international business or corporate governance is a plus, but not a requirement.
You will contribute to developing the global mindset of our participants at Master, MBA, and possibly executive level.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of Vlerick Business School. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

  • You have a PhD in the domain of Strategy.
  • You have a track record of high-quality publicationsin top journals, including those in ABS4* and FT50, and your ambition is to continue to publish in those journals.
  • You have experience raising research funds and guiding Ph.D. students and are willing to guide DBA’s. Experience withresearch projects in collaboration with companies or organizations is a plus.
  • You engage actively with the international academic community, e.g., through active conference participation, editorial boards, or academic associations.
  • You show evidence of excellent graduate teaching achievements. Your teaching is inspired by academic insights, but you constantly translate this to practical settings.
  • You have experience with innovative and active learning approaches, including online learning.
  • You look forward to building and maintaining sustainable relationships with business practitioners.
  • You have an international mindset, as evidenced by education, professional backgrounds, and research networks.


  • A challenging job in an international, dynamic, and professional environment.
  • A strong business network; synergy between science and practice.
  • A strong academic network of colleagues and partner universities and sufficient time for research.
  • Institutional support for research, teaching, and relocation.
  • Emphasis on faculty development and coaching.
  • A working environment in the heart of Europe, close to major European cities like Paris, London, Amsterdam, and Frankfurt.
  • Attractive financial conditions.

Ready to take the leap?
Please send your resume, motivation letter and two references to
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Expiry date2024/05/30