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Postdoc / Lecturer Innovation and Intra/Entrepreneurship

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We offer the position of Postdoc/ lecturer (combining research and education) on organisation and management in the field of health and life sciences. You study innovation processes in organizations and networks of organizations that together form healthcare networks. Acquisition is an important part of your work.

You contribute to teaching in courses and programs coordinated by the Athena Institute on a variety of subjects such as management in health care organizations, entrepreneurship in life sciences and health, and health policy and management. The language of instruction is in English. In addition, you will become coordinator of the management specialization in the two-year master's programme Management, Policy Analysis and entrepreneurship in the health and life sciences.


• You have a PhD degree, preferably in the field of innovation studies, health care management, entrepreneurship or other discipline(s) that shows an integrated natural sciences and social sciences background; • Research experience in the cross-cutting approach of science and innovation studies, and abilities to simultaneously deploy paradigms from both humanities and science; • Expertise in interactive and participatory research methods and you are open to transdisciplinary research work; • You have published in refereed international journals or books; • You have potential for, or experience with, obtaining research grants; • Hold a network of relevant international contacts; • Write and speak Dutch and English fluently; • You are a team player; • You have excellent teaching skills and you are an engaged and inspiring lecturer, as proven by student-evaluations; • You have a basic qualification in teaching for Dutch universities ('BKO'); • Previous experience with problem-based teaching methods; • You are very well capable to supervise a theoretical thesis, projects and internships (for example, you received positive evaluations from students).

Nr of positions available : 1

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Research Fields


Career Stage

Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
More Experienced researcher or >10 yrs (Senior)

Research Profiles

Not defined


The appointment will initially be for a period of one year with a possible extension conditional upon assessment of adequate functioning. There are possibilities to start a tenure track when functioning is excellent. You can find information about our fringe benefits of employment at, like • remuneration of 8.3% end-of-year bonus and 8% holiday allowance; • solid pension scheme (ABP); • discounts on collective insurances (health care and car insurance); • generous contribution (70%) commuting allowance based on public transport.   The salary will be in accordance with university regulations for academic personnel, and depending on experience, range from a minimum of € 3150,00 gross per month (salary scale 11up to a maximum of € 4,462 gross per month (salary scale 11.11 base on a full-time employment.


3150 - 4462


Required Languages
Language ENGLISH
Language Level Good
Required Education Level
Degree Field Other
Required Research Experiences
Main Research Field Other
Years of Research Experience 1
Required Education Level
Degree Doctorate
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VU University Amsterdam (VU)

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1081 HV - Amsterdam