University faculty : Economics, social sciences and business administration Department : Department of Business Administration Starting date : 12/30/2020 Grade : instructors Contract : three years’ contract followed by a definitive nomination upon evaluation. Category : academic personnel Allocation : University staff Reference : PV/CA720/2021-24
The University of Namur welcomes near 7,000 students every year to its 60 bachelor, master, and doctoral study programs. Of the University’s 1,200 employees, almost 1,000 actively contribute to research, through 64 research laboratories and centers and 11 research institutes. The Faculty of economics, social sciences and business administration accounts for 1,300 students and 170 staff members, among whom 85 academic and 70 scientific members. The Faculty offers full-time and part-time bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in management and economics. It also organises programs in political sciences and communication studies. Its members undertake research in various fields of expertise.
The candidate will be part of the Department of Business Administration, which has 60 full- and part-time academic and research staff. The Department offers bachelor, master, and doctoral programs, with a particular focus on topics in finance, services management, marketing, and information management. Research is organized within 3 research institutes (DeFiPP – Development Finance & Public Policies, NADI – Namur Digital Institute and naXys – Namur Institute for Complex systems). The Department actively collaborates with many national and international institutions and companies, through research projects, seminars, consultancy and student internships.
The activities associated with the position are equally subdivided into research and teaching activities. The candidate is expected to show expertise in the digital transformation area and the underlying mechanisms and methods. Candidates’ research should be grounded in the fields of strategy, organization or operations management and ideally dealing with service context. Teaching will mainly take place in the master’s programmes in business administration and business engineering and in the bachelor’s programs of the University of Namur.
More generally, the applicant will:
• be responsible for teaching courses at the various study levels (i.e. undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate);
• supervise master theses as well as PhD dissertations;
• be involved in (and/or supervise, promote) research programs in the abovementioned fields within the Namur Digital Institute (NADI);
Through his/her research activities, the applicant will raise the university’s profile and more particularly:
• find and obtain external funding for research,
• enlarge the University’s partners basis.
Finally, the candidate is expected to contribute to the dynamics of the department and faculty and will in the future be involved in administrative responsibilities at the Department, Faculty or University level.
Further information can be obtained from Prof. Oscar BERNAL, Director of the Department of Business Administration, Rempart de la Vierge, 8, B-5000 Namur (Belgium); +32 81 72 48 79; email@example.com. All practical information needed by foreign candidates can be obtained from the website of the European researchers’ mobility portal (EURAXESS): https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/. Queries concerning the salary can be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If the candidate has had no academic or permanent research position within the University, then the first three years are the period for the candidate’s integration in the new environment. After the three years, the Board evaluates the candidate, and if the evaluation is positive, proposes a tenured position. Salary is at the levels in force in all Universities of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation (bare?me 007: https://www.unamur.be/universite/jobs/baremes/echelles-de-traitements-mensuels-bruts-a-temps-plein-au-01-07- 2016-index-164-06/view).
applications are examined by the recruitment committee
nominated candidates will be invited to give a talk on a compulsory theme not later than two months after the deadline for submission of applications, and to present their research to the recruitment committee and Faculty members
meeting with HR
decision by the University’s Board of administrators