Assistant Professor in Tenure Track Applied Economics

Assistant Professor in Tenure Track Applied Economics

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24 Oct 26 Nov Rotterdam

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Join the Strategy Economics research group at Erasmus School of Economics!

Job description

At the department of Applied Economics at the strategy economics research group of the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) in Rotterdam, we are committed to fostering innovation, advancing knowledge, and making a positive impact on society. We believe that excellence in teaching and research is only possible through diversity of thought, culture, and experience. Our community values inclusivity and collaboration, and we are dedicated to providing a supportive environment for all members. The group offers a vibrant, highly cooperative working environment, a mindset to publish research at the highest level, and diversity of research interests.

Job description
We invite applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. In the strategy economics research group we focus on applied industrial organization, entrepreneurship, innovation and/or regional and urban economics. The group is uniquely placed at the intersection of economics and business studies targeting top publications in both general economics and management journals.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in economics or a related field. Those who are close to completion or already hold a tenure-track position are also invited to apply. Primary selection criteria will be outstanding research potential and teaching capabilities. Willingness to learn or ability to speak Dutch is considered a plus.

Conditions of employment

We offer you an internationally oriented and varied job in an enthusiastic team, with excellent working conditions in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU).

Employment starts in September 2024, and runs for an initial fixed period of 6 years. The decision to grant tenure and extend to a permanent contract can be taken as of the 3rd contract year. Promotion to associate professor will be considered at the end of the 6-year period. The position involves a teaching load of approximately 2,5 courses per academic year plus theses supervision.

You will be based at in Erasmus School of Economics (ESE). This position is for 1 fte. The salary is dependent on your experience and knowledge and ranges from a minimum of € 4.332 to a maximum of € 5.929 gross per month (scale 11) on a fulltime basis (38 hours), in accordance with the CAO-NU.

The department offers generous research support, and compensation for moving costs.

Everything else we offer you, you can find below.


Erasmus University Rotterdam

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.

Faculty / Institute / Central service
Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) is a leading school in economics in the Netherlands. It has a strong international reputation and aims to do outstanding research. Moreover, it provides excellent education at the BA., MA. and Ph.D. levels. Much research at Erasmus School of Economics is policy relevant, has social impact, and offers a strong research culture, ample research resources, and comparatively low teaching loads.


The strategy economics research group is part of the Department of Applied Economics together with research groups in health and behavioral economics. The Department offers a vibrant research environment with a focus on societally relevant economic questions ( Its researchers are members of the Tinbergen Institute, one of Europe's leading research institutes and graduate schools in economics, econometrics and finance ( It is also part of the Erasmus Research Institute in Management (, where its members cooperate with scholars of the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), one of the leading business schools worldwide.


  • Assistant professor
  • Economics
  • max. 40 hours per week
  • €4332—€5929 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 3806


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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