Tutor Principles of Economics and Business 1 & 2

Tutor Principles of Economics and Business 1 & 2

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2 Apr 26 Apr Amsterdam

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The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is part of the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Economics and Business. ABS Master in Business Administration was #1 ranked in 2016 and the school is internationally recognised triple-crown accredited. It has around 3,000 full-time students and 120 FTE academic staff. One of the school’s core focus areas is the application of Data Science in all areas of business studies: Marketing, Finance, Operations Management, HR, Accounting and Strategy.

All first-year students will be enrolled in Principles of Economics and Business 1 and Principles of Economics and Business 2. During this course students will obtain an overview and comprehensive knowledge of the main themes and subjects in economics and business. The course will focus on the theoretical concepts, their intellectual history and meaning, and their importance for understanding real phenomena in society. Moreover, a foundation will be laid for students to independently carry out academic research and relate their findings to the existing academic literature. This includes learning how to search for academic literature and how to read and evaluate it based on academic economic and/or business administration articles.

During the course the student-assistant has to discuss literature related to the topic of that particular week. Every week the students will write an assignment of which two will be graded by the student-assistant. In the second and the third period student-assistants will supervise students during the writing process of the first academic paper they have to write.

Tasks and responsibilities:
  • Teach three or four group of approximately 20 students;
  • prepare classes and grade assignments;
  • attend preparatory meeting once a week (on Fridays).


University of Amsterdam (UvA)


  • You are a third-year or master student at the Faculty of Economics & Business (candidates who hold a PhD are not eligible for this position);
  • you are fluent in either Dutch or English (students who are fluent in both languages are preferred);
  • people can rely on you, and you are able to be role model for others;
  • you are empathic and are interested in others;
  • you think it is challenging and fun to teach others;
  • you have a positive mind-set: you believe that everyone has the potential to develop;
  • you are able to reflect on your own strength and weaknesses, and you can deal with feedback;
  • you have a flexible schedule;
  • you are available from 26 August 2024.

Conditions of employment

The contract is via StudiJob from 26 August 2024 until 25 October 2024 and from 6 January 2025 until 7 February 2025. An extension of the contract is possible.

The gross monthly salary based on full-time employment (38 hours per week) ranges from € 2,618 up to a maximum of € 2,846 (salary scale student-assistant). This is exclusive 8% holiday allowance. The starting salary will be based on number of ECTS gained as a student. The profile is applicable in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities.


Faculty of Economics and Business

To work at the University of Amsterdam is to work in a discerning, independent, creative, innovative and international climate characterized by an open atmosphere and a genuine engagement with the city of Amsterdam and society.

Find more information about Economics and Business on uva.nl/eb.
Find more information about the Amsterdam School of Economics on ase.uva.nl.

To know more about working at the University of Amsterdam, please check this link and uva.nl/working-at-eb


  • Education
  • Economics
  • max. 12 hours per week
  • max. €2846 per month
  • University graduate
  • 12800


University of Amsterdam (UvA)

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