Lecturers Department Economics, Econometrics and Finance (2.0 FTE)

Lecturers Department Economics, Econometrics and Finance (2.0 FTE)

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23 May 14 Jun Groningen

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We are looking for candidates who can participate in the teaching of Bachelor and MSc programmes in the following fields: finance, (quantitative) economics, statistics, and research methods. Mentoring students is also part of the responsibilities, as well as thesis supervision.

Job description

We are looking for candidates who can participate in the teaching of Bachelor and MSc programmes in the following fields: finance, (quantitative) economics, statistics, and research methods. Mentoring students is also part of the responsibilities, as well as thesis supervision.

The teaching content, teaching load and responsibilities depend on qualifications and interests of the candidate. Depending on interests, experience, and qualifications, a maximum of 30% of the workload will be allocated to research.


University of Groningen


We are looking for candidates who meet the following requirements

- a PhD degree in a relevant field of study
- the candidate is an enthusiastic and effective lecturer, has knowledge of didactics and understanding of teaching and assessment methods
- a University Teaching Qualification or willingness to obtain this qualification proficiency in English
- experience in (applied) research in a relevant field
- the candidate is enthusiastic, a team player and has excellent communication skills.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 36 months.

The University of Groningen offers a salary depending on qualifications and work experience that starts from a minimum of € 2,588 gross per month (salary scale 10 Dutch Universities) to a maximum of € 4,757 gross per month (salary scale 11) for a full-time position, excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus and participation in a pension scheme for employees. Favourable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants.
The length of the contract is preferably three years, but shorter terms can be discussed as well. The percentage of research time depends on expertise and qualities of the candidate, with a maximum of 30%.

Successful candidates will start 1 August or 1 September 2018.

You may apply for this position until 14 June 23:59h / before 15 June 2018 Dutch local time by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).

You are requested to submit:
1. a motivation letter
2. an up-to-date curriculum vitae
3. teaching evaluations (if any)
4. letter of recommendation; can be sent to the chair of the department (c.l.m.hermes@rug.nl).

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Faculty of Economics and Business

Since its foundation in 1614, the University of Groningen has enjoyed an international reputation as a dynamic and innovative centre of higher education offering high-quality teaching and research. Balanced study and career paths in a wide variety of disciplines encourage the 30,000 students and researchers to develop their own individual talents. Belonging to the best research universities in Europe and joining forces with prestigious partner universities and networks, the University of Groningen is truly an international place of knowledge.

Faculty of Economics and Business
The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) is a research focused, international Faculty which consistently ranks high in international business rankings. FEB offers an inspiring international academic community for students, staff, alumni and external organisations. The Faculty is renowned for its quality, ambition and identity.

The mission of the Faculty of Economics and Business is to prepare students for a career in research or a leading position in the corporate or public sector through high quality, research based degree programmes in the fields of economics and business; to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in these fields by conducting high quality research; and to provide a stimulating and international environment for both staff and students.

Department description
The Department of Economics, Econometrics & Finance is an active and international research group, consisting of approximately 120 people. Department members work in theoretical as well as applied research. Central research themes are among others (applied) econometrics, finance, corporate governance, banking, health, ageing and pensions, microfinance, behavioural and experimental economics, industrial organisation, spatial economics/econometrics and economic history.
Approximately 30 per cent of the Department members are non-Dutch, support staff is used to communicating in English. More than 80% of the PhD students are non-Dutch. Members of the Department have published in a wide range of top journals, such as American Economic Review, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Econometrics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, RAND Journal of Economics and Review of Economics and Statistics.

The Department is responsible for central courses in two bachelor programmes: the independent BSc programme in Econometrics and Operations Research, and the Economics and Business Economics BSc programme. These are taught in English. In addition, the Department is directly involved in the MSc programmes in Economics, Econometrics, Operations Research and Actuarial Science, and Finance. The Department also participates in the selective honours programme for BSc students, and the challenging two-year Research Master programme for students intending to pursue a PhD.


  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
  • Economics
  • max. €4757 per month
  • University Graduate
  • 218227-28


University of Groningen

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