Eindhoven University of Technology is a top-ranked Dutch university that combines scientific curiosity with a hands-on attitude. Our spirit of collaboration translates into an open culture and a global number 1 position in collaborating with advanced industries. Fundamental knowledge enables us to design solutions for the highly complex problems of today and tomorrow.
The Innovation, Technology Entrepreneurship & Marketing (ITEM) group currently entails around 25 faculty members, engaged in research and education in the area of new business and product development. In addition, a group of around 30 PhD students is affiliated to this group. ITEM’s research program focuses on understanding and improving new business development (NBD) and new product development (NPD) processes in new ventures as well as established high-tech companies. With the onset of open innovation and the rise of increasingly complex innovation ecosystems, new business and product development is no longer the exclusive playground of single firms. Instead, collaboration with external parties is required to accelerate new business and product development to keep pace with competitors. Moreover, technological breakthroughs in areas such as healthcare, ICT, and mobility imply that entrepreneurs have to redesign their business models to successfully market new products and services. The ITEM group currently has an opening for a tenure-track assistant professor that wants to contribute to its research program as well as teach at both the graduate and undergraduate level. The TU/e is situated in one of the leading high-tech regions of the world, which provides ample opportunities for excellent researchers in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship seeking to make a societal as well as academic impact.
Do you recognize yourself in this profile and would you like to know more? Please contact Sjoerd Romme, chairman of ITEM group, a.g.l.romme[at]tue.nl or +31 40 247 2017.
For information about the terms of employment, please contact Susan Opgenoorth, HR advisor, s.g.j.opgenoorth[at]tue.nl or +31 40 247 4465.
Do you want to know more about working at TU/e? Please visit www.tue.nl/jobs
This vacancy is part of the Irène Curie Fellowship and is currently only open for female candidates. Male applicants will not be considered for the position. Notably, under European jurisdiction it is lawful to specifically recruit underrepresented groups. If no female candidate is found in the first six months of recruitment, this vacancy will be re-opened as a generic vacancy.
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