PhD-candidates at the department of Finance, Maastricht University

PhD-candidates at the department of Finance, Maastricht University

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5 Dec 12 Jan Maastricht

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The Department of Finance at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics
is looking to fill several positions for PhD-candidates.

Job description

The Department of Finance at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics
is looking to fill several positions for PhD-candidates, detailed on the website of the Finance Department:
Candidates are expected to start before the end of 2020, most likely September 1
(but earlier is negotiable). We offer 4-year positions. 


Maastricht University (UM)


The successful candidate is expected to have affinity with and knowledge of the above
topics as well as a strong foundation in economics, and econometrics. Furthermore,
he or she should have a demonstrated ability to perform research in this field, as
shown by excellent grades for courses in at least some of these respective fields. The
candidate should be open to various research methods, e.g. be willing to work with,
for example, large proprietary datasets.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 4-year contract.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website > Support > UM employees.


Maastricht University

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 18,000 students and 4,300 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.


The Finance Department

The Finance Department at Maastricht University is committed to high-quality research,
always aiming to bridge the gap between academic rigor and real-world impact. We
provide our students with the best possible Finance education at the PhD level.
The programs require hard work, but you will leave Maastricht with a Finance basis
that will serve you for the rest of your career, no matter where it will take you. Our
research is published in the top academic journals such as The Journal of Finance,
Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, or American Economic Review.
At the same time we continuously strive to create practical applications, and some of
our faculty have turned their academic ideas into prospering businesses with the most
famous example being the Green Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB).


  • PhD
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €2325—€2972 per month
  • University graduate
  • AT2019.425


Maastricht University (UM)

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