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Vacancy in high-tech business research


From Cybersecurity in the financial world and Artificial Intelligence in healthcare to automated processes in HR: in virtually every area in which tech meets business, we conduct ground-breaking research. As an assistant professor, you can contribute!

Are you a researcher eager to broaden your research perspective? Are you excited about exchanging knowledge with colleagues from different fields of expertise, and merging shared knowledge into new outcomes? Do you want to teach, supervise, and guide students on their way to becoming next-gen researchers and industry leaders? Then our vacancy for an Assistant/Associate Professor of High-Tech Business at the Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences (BMS) may be the perfect opening for you.

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“Research gets better when you collaborate across different fields. It enables you to gain new perspectives on your own research. Developing a broader view – rather than focusing exclusively on your own research area – is what makes this position so valuable.”
Patricia Rogetzer, Assistant Professor (University of Twente) - High-Tech Business and Entrepreneurship (HBE) Department

Be a part of interdisciplinary research  

As an Assistant/Associate Professor in the High-Tech Business and Entrepreneurship (HBE) Department within the BMS Faculty, you will work in a cross-disciplinary team. This position offers you many opportunities to connect, share and collaborate with experts in different fields of study, such as smart industry, finance, innovation, and logistics management – all while continuing with your own research. With a broader, cross-disciplinary view, you will see the impact of your work grow both wider and stronger. Whether you have a background in Digital Transformation and Marketing, Health and Purchasing, Data Sciences and AI, or anything else related to tech and business, you will find that at our BMS faculty we all work to strengthen the synergy between technology and social sciences.

As the tech university with the largest social sciences faculty in the Netherlands, we are uniquely positioned to research the interfaces between society and technology. The BMS Faculty and BMS embody our university’s mission of being the ultimate people-first university of technology, empowering society through sustainable solutions.

This position at BMS means our unique and exciting BMS Lab is yours to use – along with many valuable high-tech tools, such as eye-tracking and VR.
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Human touch means people first

At UT, we put people first. We are passionate about technology, always with the goal of impacting people and society. Against the backdrop of our strategy for this decade, Shaping 2030, we want to connect the world of research and teaching with the day-to-day realities of the business world. In your position, you will research ground-breaking technology, while also discussing challenging societal issues. You will also teach students soft skills, or how to design products or systems.

“Within a month of being in the Netherlands, I felt at home already. The UT’s ‘human touch’ is real. We genuinely care about people here. The working environment, and the support I’ve received, especially from HR, are excellent!”
Patricia Rogetzer, Assistant Professor (University of Twente), High-Tech Business and Entrepreneurship Department
Patricia, originally from Vienna, Austria, started working at UT in October 2020, and moved from Munich, Germany, for this job

Looking for a fresh perspective on your research in technology and business? This is your chance!

Are you talented in any of these areas?

We are looking for talents with a background in any of the following areas:

  • Data sciences and AI, Operations research and logistics;
  • Digital transformation and marketing;
  • Leadership and entrepreneurship;
  • Health and purchasing;
  • Cybersecurity and Legal tech;
  • Human resource management and innovation, or related fields.

Find out more about the research areas.

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