PhD vacancies at Erasmus School of Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

PhD vacancies at Erasmus School of Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Published Deadline Location
21 Nov 13 Jan Rotterdam

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:

  • MPhil or Research Master’s degree in Economics, Econometrics, Mathematics or Physics is preferred.
  • Candidates with an MSc or MA degree are required to successfully complete 1 year of courses at the graduate school they are part of (Research Qualifications at the Tinbergen Institute or courses at ERIM)
  • 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. See the specific requirements on our website.
  • Candidates are selected on the basis of their CVs, motivation, academic references, and interview(s) with potential supervisors. 

Conditions of employment

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 Erasmus University Rotterdam. 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 € 2,541 gross per month in the first year, increasing up to € 3,247 in the last year. In addition, the EUR pays an 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%, along with 41 paid leave days in case of full-time employment.

Our university offers an attractive fringe benefits such as child care 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 https://www.eur.nl/en/working/international-staff-eur/family/spouse-support.

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, 2023.

Employer

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its education and research, as expressed in our mission ‘Creating positive societal impact’. EUR is home to 3.700 academics and professionals and almost 33.000 students from more than 140 countries. Everything we do, we do under the credo The Erasmian Way – Making Minds Matter. We’re global citizens, connecting, entrepreneurial, open-minded, and socially involved. These Erasmian Values function as our internal compass and create EUR’s distinctive and recognizable profile. From these values, with a broad perspective and with an eye for diversity, different backgrounds and opinions, our employees work closely together to solve societal challenges from the dynamic and cosmopolitan city of Rotterdam. Thanks to the high quality and positive societal impact of our research and education, EUR can compete with the top European universities. www.eur.nl.

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.

For more information about ESE visit: http://www.eur.nl/ese/english

For more information about the Tinbergen Institute visit http://www.tinbergen.nl

For more information about ERIM visit: http://www.erim.eur.nl/

Specifications

  • PhD
  • Economics
  • €2541—€3247 per month
  • University graduate
  • ESE/21112022

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. (https://www.eur.nl/en/ese/working/phd-vacancies)

All PhD vacancies are listed on this page. Keep an eye on this page as more PhD vacancies could be added here. The application deadline is 13 January 2023.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Applications should be submitted via the PhD vacancy page. (https://www.eur.nl/en/ese/working/phd-vacancies)

All PhD vacancies are listed on this page. Keep an eye on this page as more PhD vacancies could be added here. The application deadline is 13 January 2023.

Make sure to apply no later than 13 Jan 2023 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).