Vlerick BusinessSchool is an international business school in the heart of Europe. Each year some 500 students enrol for Masters and MBA programmes in our campuses in Brussels, Ghent and Leuven and in Beijing, or online. Over 5000 executives attend our management development programmes. Moreover, Vlerick is one of the few in the world to hold triple accreditation: EQUIS, AMBA and AASCB. Our rankings confirm our position as top-level European Business school. Our faculty are experts in turning knowledge into action and action into knowledge − a dynamic balance that continually stimulates entrepreneurship and innovation.
To join our Marketing Area, we are looking for a Professor in Marketing
We are looking for a candidate at the Associate Professor level
You will join a team of faculty members and researchers, active in Marketing, Marketing Strategy and Digital Analytics. You will conduct research, supervise PhD students and junior researchers and contribute to fundamental and applied research projects. You will engage with our participants at senior executive, MBA and Masters level.
A challenging job in an international, dynamic and professional environment.
A strong business network for synergies between research and practice.
A strong academic network of colleagues and partner universities.
Institutional support for research, teaching, and relocation.
Applications are welcomed until the position is filled.
You have a PhD in Marketing Management; a focus on B2B marketing and/or Sales (and an ability to teach about these topics) is a plus.
You show evidence of strong research capacity and have a clear and rigorous academic profile. Your ambition is to continue to publish in academic journals. A strong track record of high-quality publications (e.g. in the FT list of journals) is a plus.
You can merge fundamental theoretical knowledge with practical relevance and build and maintain sustainable relationships with practitioners.
You show evidence of excellent graduate and executive teaching achievements, or you have the potential and ambition to develop strong teaching skills. You can teach both methodology & content-focused (marketing) courses.
Your research and/or teaching shows an awareness of the digital (business) context of today, and a growing focus on sustainability is considered a plus.
You have a hands-on mentality, and you are eager to help build the business of research and/or teaching of the School (e.g., assist in attracting business or academic funding).
Vlerick Business School is one of a select group of institutions in the world to hold all three of the major international accreditations relevant to the world of management education: EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. This triple accreditation signifies that Vlerick's management education and research correspond to the highest quality standards in the world.
As a professor, this involves joining one of the area’s in the school, which teams up with a variety of colleagues: faculty members, researchers and administrative staff. Professors teach classes at Master and MBA-level, as well as in executive programmes. Through its association with two major universities in Belgium, Ghent University and the KU Leuven, Vlerick’s faculty also joins forces with a large pool of talented researchers. This offers faculty members the opportunity to formally collaborate with the parent universities as Affiliated Researcher (with Ghent University) or Research Fellow (with KULeuven).
Vlerick prides itself on its strong connections with the corporate world. Continual close contact with the world of business and industry provides it with the practical, hands-on experience and knowledge that it tests its aca...demic theory against and applies its academic solutions to. Belgium is a favourite location for the European headquarters of multinational companies. Vlerick’s reputation opens doors to corporate decision-makers in Belgium and across Europe, and, through a unique approach, it uses its academic background to provide programmes that are practical and relevant to business life, thus achieving the difficult balance between theory and practice. Moreover, in addition to providing academic knowledge and business expertise, Vlerick seeks to impart attitudes and skills that underpin a management career.