PhD vacancies at Erasmus School of Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
ESE PhD 2021
Erasmus School of Economics has fully funded open PhD positions
The projects are hosted by Erasmus School of Economics and are affiliated with one of Schools’ graduate schools: ERIM or the Tinbergen Institute. Erasmus School of Economics has a long tradition of academic and applied research, and is a leading academic institution, hosting some of the world’s foremost economists in all major areas of economics and business economics.
Candidate Profile and Admission Requirements
Potential PhD candidates are expected to have:
A (Research) Master’s degree in a discipline relevant to the PhD project
Excellent study results
Strong and explicit interest and motivation for scientific research
Excellent command of English (minimum CEFR C1)
Candidates are selected on the basis of their CVs, motivation, academic references, and interview(s) with potential supervisors.
Valid GRE General Test results are required from applicants (all 3 sections: Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and Analytical Writing)
Our Conditions of Employment
Our PhD projects are fully funded salaried positions with a duration of 4 or 5 years (depending on pre-education), meaning that appointed PhD candidates are employees of the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR). Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU). The salary for a PhD-employee (promovendus) starts at € 2,395 gross per month in the first year, increasing up to € 3,061 in the last year. In addition, the EUR pays an 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%, along with 41 paid leave days in case of full-time employment.
Our university offers an attractive fringe benefits such as child care and excellent sports facilities. Additionally, the flexible Employment Conditions Selection Model allows you to put together your own personal package. Depending on the type of appointment, EUR also provides opportunities for personal development by offering short courses in addition to the scientific courses.
Moreover, we offer a Dual Career Programme (DCP) to assists spouses in their search for a job on the Dutch labour market through an intensive three-step programme with a personalised approach that will suit each individual's unique needs by providing support, training and hopefully creating enjoyment around your spouse’s job search. Furthermore it provides possibilities to get in touch with other internationals and spouses at Erasmus University Rotterdam and in the region through workshops and network events. For more information, please visit our website https://www.eur.nl/en/working/international-staff-eur/family/spouse-support.
The candidate's performance is evaluated after 18 months and after a sufficiently satisfactory assessment, the contract is extended for the remainder of the project.
The preferred starting date of PhD appointment is September 1, 2021.
Contract type: Temporary, 4 or 5 years.
How to apply?
Applications should be submitted via the PhD vacancy page. All PhD vacancies are listed on this page. Keep an eye on this page as more PhD vacancies could be added here. The application deadline is 15 January 2021.
Additional information about the application procedure can be obtained from Lindsey Pijpers at the Doctoral Office via firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about the projects please contact the project supervisors listed in the individual project description.
For more information about ESE visit: http://www.eur.nl/ese/english
For more information about the Tinbergen Institute visit http://www.tinbergen.nl
For more information about ERIM visit: http://www.erim.eur.nl/
ESE PhD 2021
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062PA Rotterdam , Netherlands