Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
The ambition of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is clear: to contribute to a better world through outstanding education and ground-breaking research. We strive to be a university where personal development and commitment to society play a leading role. A university where people from different disciplines and backgrounds collaborate to achieve innovations and to generate new knowledge. Our teaching and research encompass the entire spectrum of academic endeavor – from the humanities, the social sciences and the natural sciences through to the life sciences and the medical sciences.
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is home to more than 31,000 students. We employ over 5,000 individuals. The VU campus is easily accessible and located in the heart of Amsterdam’s Zuidas district, a truly inspiring environment for teaching and research. Diversity
We are an inclusive university community. Diversity is one of our most important values. We believe that engaging in international activities and welcoming students and staff from a wide variety of backgrounds enhances the quality of our education and research. We are always looking for people who can enrich our world with their own unique perspectives and experiences.
VU strives to have a diverse workforce. We want to develop talent and creativity by bringing together people from different backgrounds and cultures. We recruit and select based on competencies and talents. We, therefore, encourage anyone who recognizes themselves in a vacancy, regardless of age, gender, origin, religion, philosophy of life, orientation, disability, or chronic illness, to respond. Candidates with a jobs agreement indication (“doelgroepregistratie”) will be given priority if equally suitable.For these candidates applies:
School of Business and Economics
- A PhD candidate with a registration (“doelgroepregister”) may apply for a minimum of 0.7fte
- There is one year of additional funding for the PhD program
- An extra supervisor is available for PhD students with target group registration and their supervisors
The School of Business and Economics (SBE) provides high-quality education and excellent research in business administration and economics with a focus on contributing to the social, economic and ecological challenges of our time. Whether it is the use of robots in society or big data, labour market participation or flexibility in the labour market, traffic jams or the housing market, flash crashes in the stock market or choice behaviour in gambling, leadership or change management: we believe in goal-oriented scientific research and understand that progress in academics, the business community and society is achieved through cooperation, openness and social responsibility.
At SBE, all of our highly-motivated colleagues work together closely in a stimulating, dynamic and international environment to achieve our collective goal of encouraging society to make informed choices. Approximately 7,000 Bachelor’s and Master’s students and 1,700 executive students are enrolled at the School, and employs roughly 600 people. About ABRI (abri.vu.nl)
Amsterdam Business Research Institute (ABRI) was established in 2009 and builds on a long history of research and teaching at the School of Business and Economics of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. ABRI consists of six research tracks:
- Accounting and Financial Management
- Digital Innovation & Transformation
- Operations Analytics
- Human Resource Management & Organizational Behavior
- Strategy & Entrepreneurship
ABRI involves renowned Dutch and international research fellows who publish in and are part of editorial boards of journals, including the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Journal of Management, and Journal of Management Studies. ABRI offers a full-time PhD program in Business and Management, focusing on excellent research and academic career development.