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Two positions at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Title: Two positions at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Employer: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Department of Economics)
  • Location: Netherlands
  • Position Type: Assistant Professor
  • Deadline: Dec 7, 2017

  • Job Description:

    The Department of Economics at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands invites applicants for a 5-year tenure-track researcher position and a 4-year postdoc position in the field of empirical economics and in particular in the fields of labor economics, economics of education or health economics.

    Interviews will conducted at the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia or via Skype.

    Candidates should demonstrate strong potential scholary achievement and strong potential to be excellent teachers at undergraduate and graduate levels. Ph.D. required prior to the start of appointment. The candidate must have an excellent command of the English language.

    The tenure track researcher position consists of 2+3 years with possible tenure. The teaching is about 25% of the time. The postdoc position consists of 2+2 years without tenure. The teaching load is low. The salary is competitive within Europe and depends on experience. Favorable tax conditions apply for non-Dutch applicants. There opportunities to apply for additional research funds. You can find information about employment benefits at

    Information about the Department of Economics:

    Information about the Tinbergen Institute (PhD program):

    Information on the position can be obtained from Bas van der Klaauw (

  • This position has closed. Applications are no longer accepted.