A career in Dutch research, academia or industry

Great to see that you are exploring your career opportunities in the Netherlands.  If you are looking for a research related position in the Netherlands, we can help you out!

Find your new job

AcademicTransfer is the Netherlands' top career platform for academics, researchers and scientists. For every academic, in any phase of their career and in any sector or field. You will find jobs in higher education, university medical centres, research institutes and the industry. 

In the past 20 years AcademicTransfer helped thousands of Master's students, PhD candidates, postdocs, scientists and researchers with their careers. Let us help you plan your research career path. How? Start with creating an account.

Create an account

With an AcademicTransfer account you can:

  • upload your CV and check which jobs match best
  • be found by your favourite employers
  • save your favourite jobs
  • manage your e-mail alerts
  • apply quickly
  • present your research profile
  • upload links to your recent research

Prepare for your next career step and create your account.

Set an e-mail alert

You can easily set an e-mail alert based on your search criteria. Leave your e-mail address and you'll be automatically updated when there is a new job available in your field.  

Match your CV with jobs

Find the most suitable jobs by uploading your CV. We match your CV with all current available jobs. You can upload an English CV in .doc, .docx, .pdf or .txt format. You immediately see which jobs match best. 

Looking for a PhD position?

Obtaining a PhD is the beginning to an academic career. It allows you to learn about the academic world and to discover whether doing research suits you. AcademicTransfer lists all of the available PhD positions in the Netherlands.

Why choose the Netherlands?

  • Excellent research: all Dutch universities are among the top 2% of universities worldwide. 
  • The Netherlands ranks 2nd worldwide in publications per researcher and citation impact score.
  • A broad variety of research subjects.
  • Best non-native English speaking country.
  • Great place to live.

Want to proceed your career in the Netherlands? Visit FactCards and learn more about our country, culture, habits and work environment.