Multiple PhD vacancies at Erasmus School of Economics

Multiple PhD vacancies at Erasmus School of Economics

Published Deadline Location
18 Nov 15 Jan Rotterdam
Erasmus School of Economics has open PhD positions!

Job description

The projects are hosted by Erasmus School of Economics and are affiliated with one of Schools’ graduate schools: ERIM or the Tinbergen Institute. Erasmus School of Economics has a long tradition of academic and applied research, and is a leading academic institution, hosting some of the world’s foremost economists in all major areas of economics and business economics.

Specifications

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

Requirements

Potential PhD candidates are expected to have:

  • A (Research) Master’s degree in a discipline relevant to the PhD project
  • Excellent study results
  • Strong and explicit interest and motivation for scientific research
  • Excellent command of English (minimum CEFR C1)
  • Valid GRE/GMAT test results are required for all PhD applicants, even if you are graduated from a Dutch University
  • Candidates are selected on the basis of their CVs, motivation, academic references, and interview(s) with potential supervisors. 

Furthermore, candidates are required to be admissible to either ERIM (ERIM admission requirements) or the Tinbergen Institute (Tinbergen admission requirements), depending on the specific project.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 4 or 5 years (depending on pre-education).

Our PhD projects are fully funded salaried positions with a duration of 4 or 5 years (depending on pre-education), meaning that appointed PhD candidates are employees of the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR). Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU). The salary for a PhD-employee (promovendus) starts at € 2,434 gross per month in the first year, increasing up to € 3,111 in the last year. In addition, the EUR pays an 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%, along with extensive paid leave days in case of full-time employment.

Our university offers an attractive fringe benefits such as childcare and excellent sports facilities. Additionally, the flexible Employment Conditions Selection Model allows you to put together your own personal package.  Depending on the type of appointment, EUR also provides opportunities for personal development by offering short courses in addition to the scientific courses.

Moreover, we offer a Dual Career Programme (DCP) to assists spouses in their search for a job on the Dutch labour market through an intensive three-step programme with a personalised approach that will suit each individual's unique needs by providing support, training and hopefully creating enjoyment around your spouse’s job search. Furthermore it provides possibilities to get in touch with other internationals and spouses at Erasmus University Rotterdam and in the region through workshops and network events. For more information, please visit our website.

Erasmus University Rotterdam aspires to be an equitable and inclusive community. We nurture an open culture, where everyone is supported to fulfill their full potential. We see inclusivity of talent as the basis of our successes, and the diversity of perspectives and people as a highly valued outcome. EUR provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, functional impairment, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We look forward to welcoming you to our community.

The candidate's performance is evaluated after 18 months and after a sufficiently satisfactory assessment, the contract is extended for the remainder of the project.

The preferred starting date of PhD appointment is September 1, 2022.

Employer

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its education and research. Our scientists and students work in close collaboration with internal and external parties to solve global, social challenges, inspired by the always dynamic and cosmopolitan Rotterdam. Our mission is therefore "Creating positive societal impact". Our academic education is intensive, active and application-oriented. Our research increasingly takes place in multidisciplinary teams, which are strongly intertwined with international networks. With our research impact and thanks to the high quality of education, EUR can compete with the top European universities. The Erasmian values ​​function as our internal compass and make Erasmus University recognizable to the outside world: engaged with society, world citizen, connecting, entrepreneurial and open-minded. www.eur.n

Department

Erasmus School of Economics

Erasmus School of Economics welcomes over 7000 Dutch and international students every academic year and provides world class education in economic disciplines and econometrics. Read more about us.

Additional information

Additional information about the application procedure can be obtained from the ESE Doctoral Office via doctoraloffice@ese.eur.nl. For questions about the projects please contact the project supervisors listed in the individual project description.

The application deadline is 15 January 2022.

Specifications

  • PhD
  • Economics
  • max. 40 hours per week
  • €2434—€3111 per month
  • University graduate
  • ESE/RO/20211118

Employer

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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Location

Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA, Rotterdam

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Application procedure

Applications should be submitted via the PhD vacancy page. All PhD vacancies are listed on this page. Keep an eye on this page as more PhD vacancies could be added here.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Applications should be submitted via the PhD vacancy page. All PhD vacancies are listed on this page. Keep an eye on this page as more PhD vacancies could be added here.

Make sure to apply no later than 15 Jan 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).