Locatie Dronten

Lecturer Food Business

  • Aeres Hogeschool
  • Dronten
  • 0,8 - 1,0 fte
  • Sluitingsdatum: 5-2-2023

Are you a true innovative entrepreneur at heart and do you want to share that knowledge with (international) students? Would you like to contribute to sustainable food business by combining sector related questions with education? At Aeres University of Applied Sciences, you have the opportunity to coach, teach and train students to be experts in their field. If this makes you as excited about working with young professionals as we are, we happily invite you to apply for the position.

Our new colleague

  • Will be working within the Department of International Studies and Consultancies (DISC) at both our faculties in Dronten and Almere.
  • Teaches and coaches international and Dutch students in the following subject areas: sustainable food supply chain management, entrepreneurship and innovation in the food industry.
  • Develops teaching materials and tests in the aforementioned areas.
  • Contributes to the further development of the English-language food business programmes of team DISC at both faculties in Dronten and Almere.
  • Can participate in research and (international) projects.
Talent voor groei

Who are you?

  • You have completed a Master's degree in supply chain management, (international) food business or similar.
  • You have at least 5 years of work experience in (international) business and know how to use your network successfully within our programmes and (international) projects.
  • You have a teaching qualification or are willing to obtain one.
  • You are fluent in English.
  • You are that innovative entrepreneur who easily links his/her business knowledge to international education.
  • You have good intercultural, communicative and social skills.
  • You are a team player, enterprising and bear responsibility for a variety of teaching and possibly project tasks.

Aeres University of applied sciences

Aeres University of Applied Sciences is rooted in green and instructive higher education. We focus on teaching and research as well as sharing and applying knowledge. Professional development, pushing back frontiers, innovative entrepreneurship, contextual learning, and sustainable action are our key interests. This is how we contribute to the development of future-oriented, innovative professionals, who are capable of taking well-founded decisions in a complex world. Our faculties in Almere, Dronten and Wageningen cater for approximately 4,000 students. Each faculty has its own profile and focus.

The faculty's Christian identity is expressed in the 'Economy of Life'. Our vision comprehends 'living together based on shared norms and values' in the true sense of the word. Rather than 'have and must', the essence of life is 'be unique and being allowed to be unique'. A key concept here is 'stewardship'.
We are interested in how you would put this into practice. We would like to see examples of this in your motivation letter. And we elaborate on this in job interviews.

The Faculty of Almere focuses on training and practical research that establishes a connection between the green knowledge domain and the urban living environment. Important areas of interest are biology, food, health, circular economy, sustainability and innovative green area design. Aeres Hogeschool Almere is a partner in the development of the Flevocampus, which will be built on the Floriade grounds in the coming years. The Flevocampus is a knowledge hub where education, research, entrepreneurs and governments come together around the theme "Feeding the City.


Our offer

The attractiveness of working at Aeres University of Applied Sciences is that you are part of a team that educates professionals in close collaboration with the sector for which we train them. Further:

  • The job of lecturer in Food Business has a salary perspective linked to scale 11 of the collective labor agreement for higher professional education (from € 3.881,09 to € 5.332,48 gross per month for a full-time appointment).
  • There are also ample opportunities for self-development.
  • The perquisites that come with the job are good. We offer a fixed thirteenth month, 8% holiday pay and group health insurance.

In the case of permanent jobs, the initial appointment is a temporary one with Stichting Aeres Groep.



Any questions? Please contact Ms. W. Hetsen, manager Department for International Studies & Consultancies (088-0206946). Got excited? Applying immediately? Before Sunday 5 February next.

Job interviews will take place on Friday 10 February in the morning or Monday 13 February in the afternoon.

Sales contacts induced by this vacancy will not be appreciated.