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The candidate’s profile focuses on applied – empirical – research in areas that match the department’s macroeconomic research interests, such as macroeconomic growth, resilience and sustainability, monetary and fiscal policy in an international context, and European integration. We expect the candidate to significantly contribute to the department’s research profile and connect to the spearhead theme MORSE (Maastricht Observatory on Resilient, Responsible & Sustainable Enterprise and Economy) and/or the research agenda of Studio Europa Maastricht.
We offer a dynamic and challenging job in an internationally oriented organisation. The candidate will be part of the School’s international network of top universities and renowned scholars. MILE has strong collaborations with other institutes and departments at Maastricht University and elsewhere.
The applicant should hold a PhD degree in – quantitative – economics or related disciplines and preferably a few years of post-doctoral experience. Proven interest and expertise in macroeconomics in general and monetary economic particular is an advantage. The department appreciates an open mind to multidisciplinary research, non-mainstream approaches to economic research and the ambition to combine academic rigor with societal relevance. The department is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates. Teamwork and good citizenship are highly valued. We expect any candidate to create significant synergies and positive externalities, both within the department and the school.
Fixed-term contract: Tenure Track.
The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > About UM > Working at UM.
At Maastricht University, the initial contract will be for 18 months. After one year, a formal assessment will lead to a tenure decision. When tenured, you will initially keep your rank as junior assistant professor but a career track towards senior assistant professor and subsequently associate professor will be developed.
You have to be willing to move to (the vicinity of) Maastricht. Depending on your personal situation, you will be eligible for an allowance for moving costs. Other secondary conditions include a pension scheme and partially paid parental leave.
Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 22,000 students and about 5,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience. For more information, visit www.maastrichtuniversity.nl.
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