Assistant Professors

Company:Utrecht University

Location:Netherlands / Utrecht

Discipline:Macroeconomics, Data Analytics, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Corporate Finance

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Assistant Professors in Macroeconomics, Data Analytics, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Corporate Finance

Utrecht University School of Economics

Position overview

The Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) has six vacancies for tenure-track Assistant Professors in Macroeconomics, Data Analytics, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Corporate Finance. Candidates are expected to publish in international peer-reviewed journals. Candidates are also expected to teach in the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes of the School. All teaching is in English.


Successful candidates:

  • hold a doctorate in Economics or a related discipline;
  • demonstrate the potential for excellence in research, targeting publications in top international peer-reviewed journals;
  • are able to inspire students from undergraduate to graduate levels, with prior teaching experience being a plus;
  • have excellent communication and coordination skills;
  • have an excellent command of spoken and written English;
  • have excellent quantitative research skills.


U.S.E. offers a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor for 6 years, after which the candidate can be appointed as an Associate Professor with tenure. During the tenure track period 50% of the position is reserved for research and 50% is dedicated to teaching activities. The tenure decision is based on U.S.E.’s tenure track criteria regarding research and teaching. The gross salary – depending on previous qualifications and experience - ranges between €3,637 and €4,987 (scale 11 according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% per year. We offer a pension scheme, collective insurance schemes and flexible employment conditions (multiple choice model). Favorable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants.

About the organization

The Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.). U.S.E. is part of the Faculty of Law, Economics, and Governance of Utrecht University. U.S.E. aims to contribute to an economy where people flourish, by taking a broad view on welfare and its causes. We aspire to be an internationally renowned school of economics, with scientifically rigorous and societally relevant research and education. We enrich economics with other disciplines to better solve problems and identify opportunities, from a business and government point of view. Well-being, cooperation, innovation and curiosity are our core values. U.S.E. maintains an excellent international network of academic relationships and is continuously working on extending this network. It teaches its curricula fully in English. U.S.E. is an important contributor to the Utrecht Center for Entrepreneurship, the Utrecht University Social Entrepreneurship Initiative, the European Center for Alternative Finance and the Sustainable Finance Lab, and is involved in Utrecht University’s research themes ‘Institutions for Open Societies’ and ‘Pathways to Sustainability’.

Additional information

Further information can be obtained at For all enquiries: Professor Erik Stam, Head of the Utrecht University School of Economics,

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents, via

  • A motivation letter;
  • A complete and up-to-date curriculum vitae;
  • A (job market) paper
  • Teaching evaluations of previous courses, if applicable
  • Two reference letters.

Please do not contact U.S.E. with services or other commercial interest.

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