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Erasmus School of Economics – Erasmus University Rotterdam

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PhD Vacancies at Erasmus School of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111471063
Date Posted: 11/21/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: PhD Vacancies at Erasmus School of Economics
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
D9 -- Micro-Based Behavioral Economics
G4 -- Behavioral Finance
I1 -- Health
L1 -- Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance
M3 -- Marketing and Advertising
M4 -- Accounting and Auditing
Health Economics
Behavioural Economics
data science
Salary Range: € 2,541 - € 3,247
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Erasmus School of Economics has open PhD positions.

Potential PhD candidates are expected to have:
• MPhil or Research Master’s degree in Economics, Econometrics, Mathematics or Physics is preferred. Candidates with an MSc or MA degree are required to successfully complete 1 year of courses at the graduate school they are part of (Research Qualifications at the Tinbergen Institute or courses at ERIM)
• Excellent study results
• Strong and explicit interest and motivation for scientific research
• Excellent command of English (minimum CEFR C1)
• Valid GRE/GMAT test results are required for all PhD applicants, even if you are graduated from a Dutch University. See the specific requirements on our website.
• Candidates are selected on the basis of their CVs, motivation, academic references, and interview(s) with potential supervisors.

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 Erasmus University Rotterdam. 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 € 2,541 gross per month in the first year, increasing up to € 3,247 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

Erasmus University Rotterdam aspires to be an equitable and inclusive community. We nurture an open culture, where everyone is supported to fulfill their full potential. We see inclusivity of talent as the basis of our successes, and the diversity of perspectives and people as a highly valued outcome. EUR provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, functional impairment, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We look forward to welcoming you to our community.

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, 2023.

How to apply?
Applications should be summitted via the PhD vacancy page. The application deadline is on January 13, 2023.

Additional information
Additional information about the application procedure can be obtained from the ESE doctoral office. E-mail:

For questions about the projects please contact the project supervisors listed in the individual project description.

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

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/13/2023