Assistant Professor (Universitair Docent, UD) in Methodology and Statistics (0.8 – 1.0 FTE)

Assistant Professor (Universitair Docent, UD) in Methodology and Statistics (0.8 – 1.0 FTE)

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7 May 17 Jun Rotterdam

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Job description

The Department of Psychology, Education & Child Studies of the Erasmus University Rotterdam invites applicants for an Assistant professor position in Methodology and Statistics. As an assistant professor in Methodology and Statistics (M&S) you will contribute to teaching (60%) as well as research (40%) in the section of M&S of the department.

The M&S section consists of about ten motivated colleagues ranging from PhD candidates to assistant, associate and full Professors. Together they enthusiastically coordinate and teach the statistics courses in the Bachelor and Master programmes of Psychology and Pedagogical Sciences, with emphasis on Bachelor courses. You will contribute to the teaching of these courses in close cooperation with your M&S colleagues. Because the courses are taught to Dutch ánd international students, it is important that you have the ability to communicate in Dutch as well as in English orally and in written form at C1 level. You will also contribute to and collaborate on projects within the section’s research program, which is mainly focused on the development and the application of methodology and statistical techniques within our research themes: a) Meta-analysis & replications, b) Experienced based data sampling and, c) Evidence based research & validation. Collaboration with researchers from other disciplines is highly valued.

In accordance to the Faculty standards, you will be required to publish in internationally recognized, peer-reviewed academic journals in the area of methodology and (applied) statistics, acquire research funding and disseminate scientific knowledge.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


  • You have a PhD in statistics, psychological methods, psychometrics or a related field;
  • You have high quality scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals;
  • You have experience in carrying out scientific research independently;
  • You have experience in acquiring research grants;
  • You have excellent didactic skills and relevant teaching experience at academic level;
  • You are in possession of a Basic Qualification Teaching (BKO) or you are willing to achieve this qualification.
  • You have excellent written and oral skills both in Dutch and English.

Conditions of employment

The conditions of employment comply with the CAO Nederlandse Universiteiten/ Collective Agreement Netherlands Universities (CAO NU). Salary is subject to know-how and experience and corresponds to scale 11/12 CAO NU, which is between € 3.637,- and € 5.656,-  gross per month on a full-time basis (38 hour per week), excluding holiday allowance of 8% and end-of-year bonus of 8.3% of the annual salary.


Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam is a modern, international research university, based in the dynamic and diverse city of Rotterdam. The expertise of Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is concentrated in the fields of Business Administration, Economics, Medicine and Health Sciences, Law, Psychology, Pedagogical and Educational Sciences, Sociology, Public Administration, History, Arts and Culture, Media and Communication, Philosophy, and International Development Studies. Erasmus University has around 25,000 students and some 2,500 staff members.

The quality of research at Erasmus University is reflected in its consistent top-100 position in most major universities rankings. On the lively, modern campus, students and scholars of more than 100 nationalities are constantly encouraged to develop their talents and meet their ambition.


Department of Psychology, Education & Child Studies

The Department of Psychology, Education & Child Studies provides highly ranked education and research in the area of psychological and pedagogical sciences and is embedded within the Faculty of Social Sciences. The education is characterized by a successful and innovative didactical approach: problem based learning in combination with extensive professional and academic skills training. Our researchers publish in highly ranked journals and belong to the top of their fields. The well-equipped Erasmus Behavioural Lab makes it possible to conduct innovative research, and to train students in research and professional competencies.


  • Assistant professor
  • Behaviour and society
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • ESSB-07052020


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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