The University of Groningen offers a salary of € 2,222 gross per month in the first year to a maximum of € 2,840 gross per month in the final year (salary scale Dutch Universities), based on a full-time position (1.0 FTE) excluding a 8% holiday allowance and a 8.3% end of the year bonus.
The position offered is for four years. Each successful candidate will first be offered a temporary position of one year with the option of renewal for another three years. Prolongation of the contract is contingent on sufficient progress in the first year to indicate that a successful completion of the PhD thesis within the contract period is to be expected. A PhD training programme is part of the agreement and the successful candidate will be enrolled in the Graduate School of the Faculty. The conditions of employment are available at the University of Groningen website under Human Resources: https://www.rug.nl/about-us/work-with-us/
The University of Groningen has adopted an active policy to increase the number of female scientists across all disciplines of the University. Therefore, female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
The preferred starting date is September 2018.
How to apply
You may apply for this position until 31 May / before 1 June 2018 Dutch local time by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).
The application should contain:
- cover letter with background and motivation to apply for this position
- curriculum vitae, including details of bachelor and master degrees and publication list, if applicable
- detailed (1-2 pages) description of previous research experience, such as the bachelor/master research projects
- contact details of 2 people who can provide information on your suitability for the position.
Interviews will be held as soon as possible.
Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.