University of Amsterdam (UvA)

Why work for the UvA?

With over 30,000 students and 5,000 staff (engaged in teaching, research and support positions), the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is one of the larger comprehensive research universities in Europe. The quality of education and research at its seven faculties is highly regarded.

Meaningful work and opportunities for development

The UvA is a sought-after employer: it offers meaningful work in an academic environment, where its staff enjoy plenty of responsibility and opportunities for professional development.

Employees with ambition

The UvA regularly has job opportunities for talented and ambitious individuals. Apart from research, teaching and PhD positions for academic staff, there are also openings for policy advisers, controllers and other support staff in ICT, administration, HR, communications and secretarial positions, as well as jobs for student assistants.

Active engagement, open environment

Colourful, unconventional, dynamic, internationally oriented and ambitious - these are typical characteristics of UvA employees. Working at the UvA means working in a critical, independent, creative, innovative and international environment with an open atmosphere and a strong commitment to Amsterdam and society.