Junior Lecturer in Economics, Business Economics and/or Finance (0.8 - 1.0 FTE)

Junior Lecturer in Economics, Business Economics and/or Finance (0.8 - 1.0 FTE)

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21 Jan 15 Feb Utrecht

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UU's LEG Faculty is looking for a Junior Lecturer in Economics, Business Economics/Finance. Are you interested? Then please read the full profile and apply.

Job description

Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) is looking for enthusiastic junior lecturers in Economics, Business Economics and/or Finance.
As a junior lecturer you are part of the teaching staff of the Undergraduate School and responsible for teaching activities in our Bachelor's programme Economics & Business Economics. You are involved in teaching tutorials and become the tutor of a group of freshmen students. In addition, you contribute to all other activities related to teaching in the Bachelor's programme. The selection of courses to teach depends on your interests and background.

Relevant economics courses are concerned with microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, and economics of the public sector. Relevant business economics courses are related to marketing, strategy and organization, entrepreneurship, corporate entrepreneurship, market dynamics and innovation, and business ethics. Relevant finance courses are related to financial accounting, management accounting, corporate finance, and investment management. Candidates may also be asked to teach first- and second-year courses on mathematics and statistics.


Utrecht University


The successful candidate is expected to have the potential to become an excellent teacher in the field of economics, business economics and/or finance. In particular, candidates are expected to:
  • hold a Master’s degree in economics, business economics, finance or a related discipline;
  • contribute to a wide range of courses and have affinity with the full spectrum of courses taught in the U.S.E. Bachelor's programme;
  • have excellent communication and coordination skills;
  • speak and write English fluently.

Candidates who are about to graduate are also invited to respond.

Conditions of employment

We offer a temporary position (0.8 - 1.0 FTE) for a period of four years. The gross salary - depending on previous qualifications and experience  - ranges between €2,846 and €4,490 (scale 10 according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% per year. In addition, Utrecht University offers excellent secondary conditions, including an attractive retirement scheme, (partly paid) parental leave and flexible employment conditions (multiple choice model). More information about working at Utrecht University can be found here.

U.S.E. is eager to invest in your professional development, as evidenced by granting you 10% personal development time as part of your position. Also, you will be given the opportunity to obtain a University Teaching Qualification, which is a requirement for teaching at research universities in the Netherlands.


A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance is a faculty at the heart of society, with a strong focus on social issues. Our subjects of Law, Economics and Governance give us a strong mix of academic disciplines that complement and enhance each other. This is a unique combination and a mark of our faculty's strength.

The Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E) is part of the Faculty of Law, Economics, and Governance of Utrecht University. U.S.E. aims to contribute to an economy where people flourish, by taking a broad view on welfare and its causes. We aspire to be an internationally renowned school of economics, with scientifically rigorous and societally relevant research and education. We enrich economics with other disciplines to better solve problems and identify opportunities, from a business and government point of view. Well-being, cooperation, innovation and curiosity are our core values. U.S.E. maintains an excellent international network of academic relationships and is continuously working on extending this network. The curricula are fully taught in English. U.S.E. is an important contributor to the Utrecht Center for Entrepreneurship, the Utrecht University Social Entrepreneurship Initiative, the European Center for Alternative Finance and the Sustainable Finance Lab, and is involved in Utrecht University’s research themes ‘Institutions for Open Societies’ and ‘Pathways to Sustainability’.

The candidate will teach in U.S.E.’s Bachelor's programme in Economics and Business Economics.


  • Lecturer; Assistant professor; Associate professor; Professor
  • Economics
  • 28—40 hours per week
  • €2846—€4490 per month
  • University graduate
  • 1182947



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