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Ass. Professor in Information System with specific focus on Business Engineering

Ass. Professor in Information System with specific focus on Business Engineering

Universitaire docent
Irène Curie Fellowship
Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences


Your goal is to create methods, tools, and techniques for the development and implementation of innovative and sustainable business solutions that use information systems? You have experience with business modeling, business processes, information systems architectures, and (process-aware) information systems? If you also want to teach these skills to students, we invite you to apply for the position of Assistant Professor in Information Systems.

Information Systems research contributes to the efforts of organizations in using digital technologies to analyze, improve, innovate, and transform their businesses by (re)engineering their business models and processes.  Our group focuses on industry-driven research that leads to fundamental scientific contributions. We primarily aim to create methods, tools, and techniques to solve problems in the areas of mobility, services, smart industry, transportation, logistics, and healthcare.

As an Assistant Professor, you will initiate, perform, and supervise high-quality research in the abovementioned areas. You will teach and co-develop courses in the bachelor and master programs of the School of Industrial Engineering, initiate and contribute to externally funded research projects, assist in the supervision of Ph.D. students, and contribute to the management of the group and the department.

You will be embedded in the Information Systems group in the department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences (at Eindhoven University of Technology – TU/e). In that way, you will collaborate directly with experts not only in areas such as digital transformation and innovation, business models, business process engineering, business intelligence, and business process intelligence, but also in other disciplines in the department and university. You will also benefit from our extensive international network of partner universities, research groups, and company contacts, with whom you will engage in joint research projects.


  • Motivated researcher with PhD in a relevant field, such as information systems, computer science, or business/ systems/industrial engineering with an information systems specialization.
  • Ability to conduct high-quality academic research, demonstrated by a relevant PhD thesis and publications.
  • Motivated to teach, contribute to teaching processes, and develop excellent teaching skills.
  • Strong cooperative skills and ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Effective communication and leadership skills, including coaching and mentoring students and staff, and leading a project.
  • Excellent proficiency (written and oral) in English.


  • A meaningful job in a dynamic and ambitious university with the autonomy to develop your research line and participate in the curriculum of the department.
  • A Tenure Track of five years with the prospect of becoming an Associate Professor. After a maximum of four years, the tenure decision will be made. If you have a more senior profile, a tailor-made career proposal will be considered.
  • You will have free access to high-quality training programs for academic leadership, the university teaching qualification program, research and valorization competencies, and a dedicated mentoring program to help you get to know the university and the Dutch (research) environment.
  • Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities.
  • Additionally, an annual holiday allowance of 8% of the yearly salary, plus a year-end allowance of 8.3% of the annual salary.
  • A broad package of fringe benefits, including an excellent technical infrastructure, moving expenses, and savings schemes.
  • Family-friendly initiatives, such as the Dual Career Opportunity program to support accompanying partners, an international spouse program, excellent on-campus children daycare, and sports facilities.

Informatie en sollicitatie

About us

Eindhoven University of Technology is an internationally top-ranking university in the Netherlands that combines scientific curiosity with a hands-on attitude. Our spirit of collaboration translates into an open culture and a top-five position in collaborating with advanced industries. Fundamental knowledge enables us to design solutions for the highly complex problems of today and tomorrow. Curious to hear more about what it is like as a professor at TU/e? Please view this video.


Do you recognize yourself in this profile, and would you like to know more? Please contact Remco Dijkman (Group chair, hiring manager), r.m.dijkman[at]

For information about terms of employment, please contact Najat Loiazizi
(HR advisor), n.loiazizi[at]

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We invite you to submit a complete application via de apply now button. The application should include a:

  • Cover letter in which you describe your motivation and qualifications for the position.
  • Curriculum vitae, including a list of your publications, teaching evaluations (if any), and the contact information of three references.
  • List of five self-selected ‘best publications’.
  • Description of your scientific interests and plans (1-2 pages).
  • Statement of your teaching goals and experience (1-2 pages).

We look forward to your application and will screen it as soon as we have received it. The screening will continue until the position has been filled.  

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