Assistant Professor (tenure track) of Econometrics, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University

Assistant Professor (tenure track) of Econometrics, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University

Published Deadline Location
26 Nov tomorrow Maastricht

Job description

The Department of Quantitative Economics (QE) of the School of Business and Economics (SBE) is looking for an Assistant Professor (on a tenure track position) in Econometrics, with special interest in one or more of the following areas: theoretical econometrics, time series econometrics, micro-econometrics, panel data, and high-dimensional statistics. The QE department has a strong research record in econometrics, operations research and economic theory. It is largely responsible for the bachelor and master programs in Econometrics and Operations Research, including Mathematical Economics and Actuarial Science, with yearly enrollment of around 90 bachelor and 35 master students (See https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/research/department-quantitative-economics).

Specifications

Maastricht University (UM)

Requirements

Profile of the candidate:

  • has a PhD (or close to completion) in Econometrics or Statistics;

  • has a  strong research orientation;

  • has experience with education in statistics, econometrics and related topics;

  • is an enthusiastic and cooperative colleague, willing to collaborate with the econometrics group and the QE department as a whole in research and teaching;

  • As the language of instruction is English, your command of English (oral and writing) should be excellent;

  • Experience with teaching international classrooms would be preferable.

Conditions of employment

Candidates receive a one-off temporary employment contract for ten years as an assistant professor (level 2). Five years after the appointment, or sooner if the pre-established criteria have been met, a permanent position as assistant professor (level 1) is granted. The ten-year contract allows for any delays arising from special circumstances such as maternity leave, parental leave or long-term illness.​The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO- NU). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > Employment conditions.

Gross monthly salary is between € 3.637,00 and € 5.656,00 (starting salary scale is 11 UD2). On top of this, there is an 8% holiday allowance and an 8,3% year-end bonus. Foreign applicants could be eligible for a favorable tax treatment (30% rule).

Employer

Maastricht University

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 16,300 students and 4,300 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.

School of Business and Economics (SBE)
SBE is the youngest economics and business faculty in the Netherlands with a distinctively international profile. It belongs to the 1% of business schools worldwide to be triple-crown accredited (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA). SBE strongly believes in close connections with its academic partners and societal stakeholders, with its students and alumni, and with businesses and organisations in the Limburg Euregion, the Netherlands, Europe and the rest of the world. SBE is committed to increasing the gender diversity of its academic community and wants to stimulate the creation of a more diverse and inclusive community. See also: www.mysbe.nl/elinor-ostrom-research-grant-programme/.

http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/

Department

Department of Quantitative Economics

The Department of Quantitative Economics teaches and conducts research in the areas of Economic Theory, Actuarial Science, Econometrics and Operations Research. Both in teaching and in research it achieves excellent standards. The department is structured in three groups: Econometrics, Mathematical Economics, Operations Research. These groups cooperate in offering courses for various BSc and MSc programmes.
The department offers courses in Quantitative Methods (Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research) and various elective courses in all BSc programmes of the School of Business and Economics (SBE). It also offers courses in many master programmes, including the Research Master EFR (Economic and Financial Research).

https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/research/department-quantitative-economics

Additional information

Interested applicants should submit before the deadline of December 20, 2018 to: recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl:

  • a letter of motivation
  • a curriculum vitae
  • representative academic work and a job market paper
  • two reference letters

Inquiries may be directed to prof. dr. Alain Hecq (a.hecq@maastrichtuniversity.nl). The successful candidate should start in September 2019. Potential candidates will be invited to give a seminar at Maastricht University in the period January-March.

Specifications

  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week, temporary
  • €3637—€5656 per month
  • Doctorate
  • AT2018.337

Employer

Maastricht University (UM)

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Location

Tongersestraat 53, 6211 LM, Maastricht

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Application procedure

Maastricht University is committed to nurturing an inclusive culture and a welcoming atmosphere. This inclusiveness strategy has resulted in a very diverse representation of nationalities and cultures. We strongly believe that diversity (including, but not limited to nationality, age and gender) of the staff and student population will increase the quality of UM education & research. Fostering diversity and inclusivity creates an academic community where individual talents thrive, and values and differences are cherished. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are qualified for this position.

You can send your application to: recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl .

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recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Don't forget to mention AcademicTransfer and the job number: AT2018.337 in your letter.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Maastricht University is committed to nurturing an inclusive culture and a welcoming atmosphere. This inclusiveness strategy has resulted in a very diverse representation of nationalities and cultures. We strongly believe that diversity (including, but not limited to nationality, age and gender) of the staff and student population will increase the quality of UM education & research. Fostering diversity and inclusivity creates an academic community where individual talents thrive, and values and differences are cherished. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are qualified for this position.

You can send your application to: recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl .

Make sure to apply no later than 19 Dec 2018.