These 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.
Potential PhD candidates are expected to have:
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 € 2,325 gross per month in the first year, increasing up to € 2,972 in the last year. In addition, the EUR pays an 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%, along with 29 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.
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 1st, 2020.
Contract type: Temporary, 4 or 5 years.
The recruitment round ends on January 8th, 2020. See the individual project descriptions on the PhD vacancy page to apply.
Additional information about the application procedure can be obtained from the ESE doctoral office, Lindsey Pijpers, tel: +31 (0)10 408 9051 e-mail: [email protected]
For academic questions about the projects please contact the project supervisors listed in the individual project description.
For more information about Erasmus School of Economics visit: www.eur.nl/en/ese
For more information about the Tinbergen Institute visit www.tinbergen.nl
For more information about ERIM visit: www.erim.eur.nl/