Part-Time Lecturer Position in Information Systems (0.2 – 0.6 FTE)


Tuesday, 22 October 2019


Department of Technology and Operations Management (Section BIM - Business Information Management)

Contact Details:

For inquiries about this position, please contact Dimitrios Tsekouras (

Job Description

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University, invites applications for a lecturer position in Information Systems. The position is in the Department of Technology and Operations Management (Section BIM - Business Information Management). The starting date is 1 January 2020. This is a temporary position, until 30 June 2020.

The lecturer position involves the supervision of 8 master theses for a 0.2FTEs contract. The requirements for 0.4 FTEs or 0.6 FTEs are 16 and 24 master theses respectively. RSM’s MSc Business Information Management programme teaches a world-class, one-year curriculum, where students follow compulsory and elective courses and write a thesis.

Required qualifications

Successful applicants are expected to have a PhD degree in Information Systems, or related fields (i.e. Management, Marketing, Economics, Computer Science), and demonstrate a strong interest and a proven track record in teaching at MSc levels and a proven track record in this respect.

Employment Conditions

The conditions of employment comply with the collective labour agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU). The lecturer appointment runs from 1 January 2020 until 30 June 2020, which can be extended. Erasmus University Rotterdam has attractive employment conditions, which include a holiday allowance of 8 per cent, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3 per cent, and a generous number of vacation days. Favourable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants.


Applicants who would like to be considered should send their complete package (including a CV, a motivation letter, and any current/recent teaching evaluations to the RSM Department of Technology and Operations Management (section Business Information Management) via with subject title “Lecturer Position”.

Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

About RSM Business Information Management

The BIM Section of the Department of Technology and Operations Management at Rotterdam School of Management offers a high profile MSc Program in Business Information Management, one of Europe’s largest master programs in Information Systems with 300+ new students in 2017. The program delivers in-depth knowledge from theoretical and practical perspectives (for more information on the BIM master programme: Further, the section is active in other master and bachelor programes. The BIM Section has a large, young, and highly international faculty (13 full-time research active faculty) educated at renowned institutions in Europe, the U.S., and Asia. We have a strong research and teaching tradition and an international orientation both to the academic community and the business community.

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About RSM

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe’s top 10 research-based business schools. RSM provides ground-breaking research and education furthering excellence in all aspects of management and is based in the international port city of Rotterdam – a vital nexus of business, logistics and trade. RSM’s primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who carry their innovative mindset into a sustainable future thanks to a first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes. Study information and activities for future students, executives and alumni are also organised from the RSM office in Chengdu, China.

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About Rotterdam, the Netherlands.  

Rotterdam is the second-largest city in the Netherlands and has Europe’s biggest port. It is vibrantly international, accommodating some 600,000 people (1.2 million in the greater metropolitan area) from 160 different countries. Its landscape is modern, with high rising towers and creative architecture. In addition to being an important business and logistics hub, the city also has an extensive cultural, restaurant, and entertainment scene. Rotterdam is the gateway to Europe, as Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, and many other great destinations can all be reached in a few hours. The capital city of Amsterdam is less than an hour away by train or car.

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from candidates of all genders, ethnicities, and nationalities.