Business Engineering / Process Management Assistant Professor Tenure Track

Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands is inviting excellent candidates to apply for a professor position in information systems. This position is open until filled.

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences of Eindhoven University of Technology has vacancies for Two Assistant Professors (each 1,0 fte) in Business Engineering / Business Process Management in the Information Systems Group.

The Information Systems Group performs research and teaches in business information systems, focusing on advanced support of business processes and business services, within and between organizations. Research aims at decision support systems, design and analysis tools, and information system architectures, data mining and intelligent systems development using advanced prototypes. The research approach is model-centric and engineering-oriented, integrating basic and applied research with contemporary real-world cases. Main application domains are the services industry, healthcare, supply chains and logistics, mobility, and high-tech manufacturing. The research of the group is organized in an open, topic-oriented, dynamic cluster structure. The group operates in both a strong international research network and an extensive international industry network, in which it participates in multiple European projects and organizes international conferences and workshops.

The assistant professors will initiate and perform high-quality research in the area of Business Engineering / Business Process Management; assist with coaching PhD students in this area; collaborate with external organizations to apply their research; teach and co-develop courses in the Bachelor and Master Programmes of the School of Industrial Engineering; initiate and contribute to externally funded research projects and perform academic service tasks within the department and the research community. They are eager to integrate insights from theory and industrial practice,and have a strong engineering approach to problem solving.

The assistant professor of Business Engineering has a broad research perspective, is interested in the methods and techniques for the development and implementation of (innovative) business solutions in cross-organizational contexts, considering the aspects of business models, business services, business processes, system architectures and (process-aware) information systems. The emphasis can be both on the technical design of business solutions and on their strategic, governance, human and cultural dimensions. The research contributes to the efforts of people and organizations to improve, innovate, and transform their business.

The assistant professor of Business Process Management performs research into techniques and software tools for the analysis and (re-)engineering of operational business processes. The focus can be on any aspect of business process management, including but not limited to (the formal background of) business process modelling, quantitative analysis of business processes, novel methods for business process (re)design, process mining and governance of business processes. With an embedding of the position in the school of Industrial Engineering, special attention will be paid to applications of the techniques and tools in domains such as high-tech manufacturing, healthcare, logistics and transportation.

We are also open to application by candidates with some years of experience as assistant professor.

Further information with respect to the signature of the position is available from Dr. Oktay Turetken (

If you would like to discuss the positions at the upcoming BPM 2019 conference in Vienna, please contact Oktay Turetken at

Further information concerning employment conditions can be obtained from Susan Opgenoorth, HR advisor IE&IS,

If you are interested, we invite you to apply before 31 August 2019. To apply click on the ''apply for this job'' button at the top of the bottom of this vacancy text.

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