Tenure Track Leading to Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship

Eindhoven University of Technology is pleased to invite applicants to apply for a professor position in artificial intelligence. Applications will be evaluated on a continuous basis.

Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) is a unique concept in the Netherlands. At three different locations (TU Eindhoven, Tilburg University and Marinburg Campus Den Bosch) Data Science can be studied, researched and applied through bachelor and graduate programs, Professional Doctorate in Engineering (PDEng) education, Data Science Centers and incorporated into existing ecosystems.

You will be working on the Marinburg campus in a multidisciplinary team with engineers, statisticians, artificial intelligence experts and entrepreneurship scholars. Marinburg campus is a Graduate School providing educational and research programs on the intersection of data science and entrepreneurship for master, PDEng, PhD and executive-level participants The Graduate School is growing rapidly and consists currently of about 30 fte faculty and 20 fte PhD’s. The School’s research, educational and valorization program focuses on digitization in different types of organizations. JADS has dedicated support staff to help create and nurture company-driven research and teaching, thereby fueling opportunities to do high quality research that matters in the real world.

The Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) invites suitable candidates to apply for the available tenure track position. Candidates are expected to participate in the JADS group’s research, educational and valorization program focusing on understanding and improving entrepreneurship in the Digital Age The position involves a balanced teaching and research load. The appointment involves a five-year tenure-track position as an assistant professor with a clear development route towards the position of associate professor.

If the candidate however, due to performance, is eligible to be promoted to associate professor earlier within the five year track, this is feasible.

A successful candidate combines an entrepreneurship and management perspective on conducting top-level academic research with a focus on new digital technologies. You publish your research in high-quality scholarly journals and, as such, contribute to JADS's research on the crossroads between data science and entrepreneurship. Possible focal research topics include, but are not limited to disruption, technology commercialization and new venturing, ecosystems, business model innovation, and entrepreneurial decision-making. On the methods side, we expect you to build upon the recent developments in data science such as non-intrusive data collection, social signal processing, and neural networks to name a few. Part of this expertise is already embedded in JADS. You will also teach courses on entrepreneurship and innovation at the Bachelor and/or Master level, and be involved in supervision tasks (at the PhD, MSc, and BSc level). In addition, you are required to acquire external research funding from industry in our high-tech region or from organizations like NWO, and be active and visible in international academic networks.

JADS is an equal-opportunity employer and has adopted an active policy to increase the number of female scientists. Therefore, female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Furthermore, if you are not a Dutch citizen, you may be eligible for the 30 percent tax regulation which is a tax advantage for foreign employees working in the Netherlands. The tax free allowance is considered a compensation for the expenses that a foreign employee has by working outside his or her home country.

For more information on the position, please contact prof. A.

If you have any questions about the application procedure, please contact drs. Charl Kuiters, HR Advisor, at

Interested candidates are invited to send a motivation letter, curriculum vitae, a statement on research and teaching goals and by using the ‘apply now’ button before December 1, 2018.


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