University of Twente Associate Professor in Business Information System

The University of Twente is looking for excellent enthusiastic scholars to join the High-tech Business and Entrepreneurship (HBE) department at the Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences for the position of Associate Professor.

The HBE department is a growing research group that holds a leading position at the interfaces of business, technology, and the social sciences. We conduct cross-disciplinary business research, supporting organizations in innovative management and decision-making.

They are looking for talents with a background in information systems, data sciences, and an interest in AI. Their research deals with systems for supporting complex decision-making. Applicants adopt an organizational view in designing business processes, supply chains, and value networks and study novel ways of distributed organizing. He/she has acquired expertise in the Design of Business-ICT architectures and Business & Systems modeling and implementation.


The applicant will contribute to research, teaching, and knowledge valorization. He/she will;

  • carry out high-tech business research, with a genuine interest in operating at crossroads of different subject areas;
  • improve your home-based specific expertise and develop an interdisciplinary research line;
  • build our research and teaching ecosystem (e.g., by acquiring external research funding);
  • (co-)teach and coordinate courses in our Bachelor and Master programs of Business & IT and International Business Administration;
  • guide students from these programs in their graduation assignment;
  • develop expertise in novel data driven research methods and work jointly with BMS lab (a lab that develops expertise in using industrial and behavioural research datasets for research);
  • contribute towards the supervision of PhD students.


  • The starting salary, ranges between € 3.807 to € 6.421 gross per month;
  • A holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%;
  • Professional and personal development programs;
  • A high degree of responsibility and independence, while collaborating with close colleagues, lecturers, educationalists, researchers and other university staff is strongly encouraged.
  • A family-friendly institution that offers parental leave (both paid and unpaid) and career support for partners.
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Job Requirements

The Associate Professor in Business Information System seeks applicants who;

  • show vision and ambitious drive (seeing opportunities and possibilities, showing ambition);
  • have knowledge of and experience in Enterprise Systems, Analytics and Data Science with application to business domains such as logistics, health or finance;
  • hold a PhD degree in Information Systems or a related field and have experience in research, which is apparent from publications in reputable academic journals, presentations in international scientific conferences, and other academic activities;
  • conduct (fundamental and applied) research within a multidisciplinary environment;
  • are active in networks for acquiring research funding, and have ambition and experience in working closely with companies and government agencies;
  • have teaching experience (both lecturing and tutoring) at an internationally accredited university;
  • possess good communication skills and an excellent command of English;
  • possess a (equivalent of) University Teaching Qualification certificate, or be willing to obtain this, and have a real passion for, and the ambition to become a creative and effective teacher.

Application Process

  • A full resume.
  • Names and contact information of referees.

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Application Deadline: January 15, 2022.

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