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Lecturer (0.6 FTE) in Technology Entrepreneurship

Lecturer (0.6 FTE) in Technology Entrepreneurship

The Innovation, Technology Entrepreneurship & Marketing (ITEM) group at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) invites applications for a lecturer (0.6 FTE) in Technology Entrepreneurship
Non academic staff (supporting staff)
Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences
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Job description

You are invited to apply to participate in the education program of the ITEM group, part of the School of Industrial Engineering at the TU/e. You are expected to teach and assist in several key courses on technology entrepreneurship at the undergraduate level (primarily in English) and be involved in bachelor thesis supervision. Doing so will help a major redesign, together with TU/e Innovation Space, of the most prominent entrepreneurship-oriented learning line, toward Challenge-Based Learning, at the Eindhoven University of Technology. Depending on your experience and knowledge, you can be part of this redesign. It concerns a part-time position for  0.6 FTE.

Job requirements

You have a Master’s degree but preferably a Ph.D. in entrepreneurship, industrial engineering, management, industrial design, business administration, or a related field. You have a strong teaching interest, an affinity for teaching innovation, and a rich teaching experience at the Bachelor's or Master's level. Fluency in English is required.

Conditions of employment

We offer:

  • A challenging job in a professional, dynamic, and ambitious group.
  • A job at the forefront of education innovation, being part of an extensive effort to develop challenge-based education in technology entrepreneurship.
  • A 0.6 FTE appointment for one year with the possibility of a 12-month extension.
  • A gross monthly salary of a lecturer, between 2.960 euro and 4.670 euro gross, depending on experience and knowledge.
  • Opportunity to acquire the Dutch Universities teaching certification (Basic Qualification Teaching).
  • A yearly holiday allowance of 8% of the annual salary.
  • A yearly end-year allowance of 8.3% of the annual salary.
  • A broad package of fringe benefits (including an excellent technical infrastructure, childcare, moving expenses, savings schemes, and excellent sports facilities).

Information and application


The School of Industrial Engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology is one of the longest-established engineering schools in Europe. It has a strong presence in the international research and education community, especially in the innovation management & technology entrepreneurship domains, which are also at the core of the undergraduate and graduate programs, attracting top-level students from all over the world.


The ITEM group is part of the School of Industrial Engineering at the TU/e. The group comprises about 29 FTE faculty and about 20 FTE doctoral candidates who participate in and contribute to the ITEM group's research, education, and service program. The undergraduate learning line in technology entrepreneurship, spanning from theory to application, is consistently viewed by students as highly relevant and, as such, attracts many students from all TU/e’s departments. The graduate innovation management program emphasizes the process of conceiving, developing, and launching new products and businesses.

For inquiries about the position

For more substantive information about the position please contact Bob Walrave or dr. Myriam Cloodt (co-chairs of the ITEM group), B.Walrave[at] / M.M.A.H.Cloodt[at]

Additional information

Information about the terms of employment can be found here and for other questions please contact the HR Services department, e-mail: HRServices.IEIS[at]

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If you are interested, we invite you to apply as soon as possible, using tha "Apply now" button on the TU/e website
Selection will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. In your application, include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, two recommendation letters, and (if applicable) copies of your published research.