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The Faculty of Economics and Business of Groningen University, The Netherlands, invites applications for a full professor in Operations.


Full professor Industrial Engineering & Industrial Services


Groningen University

Groningen University is founded in 1614 and enjoys an international reputation as a leading research university. Its wide range of degree programs covers the Bachelor, Master, and PhD levels. Research and knowledge, combined with an interdisciplinary approach form the basis of its programs, taught by passionate scholars. The university is utilizing its academic heritage to generate innovation, with the help of cutting-edge facilities. The degrees awarded are all internationally acknowledged.

Department of Operations 

The Department of Operations is one of the largest European research groups on operations, with focal areas in Operations Management, Operations Research, and Industrial Engineering. The department has over 25 tenured or tenure-track faculty in addition to several part-time lecturers. Its research publications cover the full range of journals for the field, including IIE Transactions, Journal of Operations Management, Operations Research, Management Science, Decision Sciences, International Journal of Production Research, etc. The department builds on a strong position in international research networks in organizing conferences, and participating in working groups and projects. Staff members are heavily involved in an active PhD Program, and in successful and accredited bachelor and master programs in Industrial Engineering, Technology Management, Operations Research, and Business Administration.


Further information can be provided by the dean of the faculty, prof. dr. Elmer Sterken, +31 50 3633723,, or the head of department, prof. dr. Maarten van der Vlerk, +31 50 3633816,

Base salaries are in the range of € 3129,- - € 4868,- gross per month for assistant professors, and € 4904,- - € 8622,- gross per month for full professors. In addition, there are a 8% holiday allowance and a 6,4% end of year bonus.. Substantial tax benefits (30% rule for some years) apply to non-Dutch citizens conditional on the permission granted by the Dutch Tax Office.

Applicants should send their letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and three names of references to Screening will start September 1, 2008 and continue till these positions are filled.


Tenure Track

Information on the tenure track system of the Faculty of Economics and Business can be found at Click here to download the pdf directly.

Last modified:18 October 2018 08.56 a.m.