Lecturer in Economics (0.7 FTE)

Lecturer in Economics (0.7 FTE)

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9 Mar 14 Apr Utrecht

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The Utrecht University School of Economics is looking for a Lecturer in Economics (0.5 - 0.7 FTE). Interested in this position? Read more and apply here.

Job description

Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) has a vacancy for a Lecturer in Economics. The Lecturer will perform teaching tasks in (a subset of) the fields of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Labour economics, Econometrics, Economics of the Public Sector, Financial Economics, Law and Economics, or Industrial Economics. You will prepare and teach courses in the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes of the School. You will take care of qualitatively good teaching in accordance with the academic and departmental guidelines. Teaching is in English. Furthermore, we expect you to supervise Bachelor and Master theses and other research projects by students.


Utrecht University


The successful candidate is expected to have a thorough knowledge and skills in teaching Economics, more particularly:

  • a PhD degree in Economics or a related discipline. Candidates without a PhD degree, but with significant academic teaching experience and positive teaching evaluations, are also encouraged to apply;
  • relevant knowledge and skills with teaching in (a subset of) the disciplines: microeconomics, macroeconomics, labour economics, econometrics, economics of the public sector, financial economics, law and economics, or industrial economics;
  • teaching experience in an international academic environment with the proven ability to inspire students from undergraduate to graduate levels, apparent from positive assessments by students and peers;
  • excellent communication and coordination skills;
  • excellent command of spoken and written English.

U.S.E. is also eager to meet with doctorates interested in a part-time teaching position, i.e., combining it with a position as a Postdoc at another institution, in industry, the public sector, consultancy, or with another teaching position.

Conditions of employment

U.S.E. offers a fixed-term appointment for up to 4 years in an international working environment. The contract can range from 0.4 - 0,7 FTE, depending on the preference of the applicant. The gross salary - ranges between €3,637 and €5,656 (scale 11/12 according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8 % and a year-end bonus of 8.3 % per year. A favorable tax regime may apply for foreign applicants. We offer a pension scheme, (partly paid) parental leave, collective insurance schemes and flexible employment conditions (multiple choice model). More information is available at: working at Utrecht University.


A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.


The Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance is a Faculty at the heart of society, with a strong focus on social issues. Our subjects of Law, Economics and Governance give us a strong mix of academic disciplines that complement and enhance each other. This is a unique combination and a mark of our Faculty's strength.


The Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E) is part of the Faculty of Law, Economics, and Governance of Utrecht University. U.S.E. aims to contribute to an economy where people flourish, by taking a broad view on welfare and its causes. We aspire to be an internationally renowned school of economics, with scientifically rigorous and societally relevant research and education. We enrich economics with other disciplines to better solve problems and identify opportunities, from a business and government point of view. Well-being, cooperation, innovation and curiosity are our core values. U.S.E. maintains an excellent international network of academic relationships and is continuously working on extending this network. It teaches its curricula fully in English. U.S.E. is an important contributor to the Utrecht Center for Entrepreneurship, the Utrecht University Social Entrepreneurship Initiative, the European Center for Alternative Finance and the Sustainable Finance Lab, and is involved in Utrecht University’s research themes ‘Institutions for Open Societies’ and ‘Pathways to Sustainability’.

The candidate will become a member of the section of Entrepreneurship, which is involved in teaching at the Bachelor level and the Master level, in particular in our Master programmes Economic Policy and Law and Economics.

U.S.E. maintains an excellent international network of academic relationships and is continuously working on extending this network. It teaches its curricula fully in English.


  • Professor; Associate professor; Assistant professor; Lecturer
  • Economics
  • 20—28 hours per week
  • €3637—€5656 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 1032939



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