JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Erasmus School of Economics
Multiple PhD Vacancies

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454816
Date Posted: 11/18/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Multiple PhD Vacancies
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, NETHERLANDS
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
A -- General Economics and Teaching
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
L -- Industrial Organization
M -- Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics
P -- Economic Systems
Salary Range: € 2.125 - € 2.717
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) has several open PhD positions.

These projects are hosted by ESE and are affiliated with one of ESE’s graduate schools: ERIM or the Tinbergen Institute. ESE 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.

• For more information about ESE visit:
• For more information about the Tinbergen Institute visit
• For more information about ERIM visit:

An overview of the individual projects is available on our recruitment webpage:

Candidate profile and admission requirements
Potential PhD candidates at ESE hold a (Research) Master’s degree in a discipline relevant to the PhD project, have obtained excellent study results, and are highly motivated to do scientific research. Erasmus University Rotterdam requires its scientific staff to have an excellent command of English (minimum CERF level C1).
Furthermore candidates are required to be admissible to either ERIM or the Tinbergen Institute (depending on the specific project).

Conditions of employment
Our PhD projects are fully funded and salaried positions for 3 or 4 years (depending on pre-education), meaning that appointed PhD candidates are employees (promovendus) of Erasmus University Rotterdam. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU). Monthly salary for PhD candidates is € 2.125 up to € 2.717 in the final year (2015 figures, gross and fixed amounts). The candidate's performance is evaluated after 18 months and if positive, the contract is extended for the remainder of the project.

The preferred starting date of PhD appointment is September 1st, 2016.

Contract type: Temporary, 3 or 4 years.

How to apply?
The recruitment round ends at January 31, 2016. See the individual project descriptions on the ESE website to apply (

Additional information
Additional information about the application procedure can be obtained from the ESE PhD admissions office, Mrs. Nine van Gent, tel: +31 (0) 10 408 2294 (available on Monday, Tuesday, Thursdays and Friday from 9.00 until 17.00), e-mail:

For academic questions about these projects please contact the project supervisors listed with the individual project description.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2016