The role performed by the postdoc will have a specific focus on the dynamic analysis and modelling of area-based waste handling chains in real-life projects in the Netherlands and China. As DoIP’s specific focus is on scientific as well as societal impact, both academic output and relevance to real problem-solving are highly valued. Eighty per cent of the position is to be devoted to research that contributes to part (i) of the “Inclusive Circular Economy” research theme, and twenty per cent of the position is to be devoted to teaching in sustainable business.
As a postdoctoral researcher, you’ll be expected to:
The successful candidate has:
Fixed-term contract: Max 3 years.
The successful candidate is expected to start as soon as possible, and at least before 1 December, 2020. We offer a full-time, three-year contract with Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) with attractive employment conditions according to the Dutch Collective Labor Agreement for universities (CAO NU). Salary is dependent on the candidate’s experience and is set at CAO NU scale 11 with a minimum of € 3,746 and a maximum of € 5,127 gross per month, on a fulltime basis. In addition, EUR pays an 8 per cent holiday allowance and an end-of-year payment of 8.3 per cent, and offers excellent secondary benefits including a generous amount of vacation days. In addition, EUR takes part in the ABP pension scheme, and we also offer partially paid parental leave. For international spouses we have set up a dual career programme.
is one of Europe’s top-ranked 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 can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. Our first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes encourage them to become critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and doers. Study information and activities for future students, executives and alumni are also organised from the RSM office in Chengdu, China. www.rsm.nl
RSM is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from candidates of all genders, ethnicities, and nationalities.
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), named after Rotterdam-born humanist and theologian Desiderius Erasmus, is a research university with a strong international orientation and a social focus, both in its education and research activities. On the lively, modern campus, more than 30,000 students and scholars of more than 100 nationalities are constantly encouraged to develop their talents and meet their ambition. Our more than 2,700 scientists and employees work together with all our students to solve challenges faced by global society, drawing their inspiration from the consistently dynamic and cosmopolitan city of Rotterdam. The academic education offered at our faculties is intensive, engaging and strongly focused on practical application. We increasingly perform our research in multidisciplinary teams, which are closely interwoven with international networks. In terms of research impact and the quality of its degree programmes, EUR can compete with the foremost universities in Europe, which is reflected in its consistent top-100 position in major universities rankings. Erasmus University Rotterdam’s key values are daring, curiosity, social involvement, breaking new ground and striving for success. www.eur.nl
The Erasmus Initiative ‘Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity’ focuses on enabling as many people as possible to benefit from increasing prosperity, while minimising the negative consequences. Increased prosperity requires constant co-ordination of the changing needs and values of governments, businesses, citizens and entrepreneurs. In order to chart this dynamic field, scholars from Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam School of Management and the Erasmus School of Philosophy are entering into a multidisciplinary partnership. www.eur.nl/en/research/erasmus-initiatives/dynamics-inclusive-prosperity
If you’re interested in this position, please send two PDF files according to the following specifications:
· File 1 should include:
o your name and contact details
o a short letter of motivation
o an academic CV.
· File 2 should be completely anonymised, in order to facilitate anonymous and compartmentalised judgements in the assessment procedure and include:
o a research plan for developing the theme “Inclusive Circular Economy” that also details envisaged scientific output on no more than two pages
o a writing sample paper, article, or book/thesis chapter of reasonable length. The writing sample should be presented as if for anonymous journal submission. If the writing sample is an already published article or book chapter, no indication of identity of the author or venue of publication should be given, to facilitate completely anonymous review.
You can apply for this position until Monday 17 August 2020 via AcademicTransfer or by sending your application to Remi van der Leer via email@example.com, with the subject line: “Inclusive Circular Economy”.
For questions about the role, you can contact Professor Martin de Jong via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA, Rotterdam
Make sure to apply no later than 16 Aug 2020 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).
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