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Netherlands, Amsterdam

For Business & Economics fields

The School of Business and Economics (SBE) of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam invites applications for the position of Associate Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong research interest and record in environmental and resource economics, excellent teaching abilities, advanced methodological skills, and a clear motivation to contribute to the department’s societal valorization strategy. Candidates should have PhD in economics or a closely related field; proven research experience resulting in international scientific publications and the ability to initiate and lead a body of research. The tasks will include initiation and performance of high-quality research in areas related to environmental and resource economics; active involvement in ongoing research projects and in acquiring new research grants; teaching and coordinating Bachelor's and/or Master's courses offered by the department; supervision of Bachelor's and Master's theses; contribution to the management of the Department / School committees; obtaining a university teaching qualification. The gross salary will be in accordance with university regulations for academic personnel, and depending on experience, range from a minimum of € 4.911,- up to a maximum of € 5.978,- (salary scale 13) for an Associate Professor, based on full-time employment. In addition to this, we offer holiday allowance, end-of-year allowance, and other benefits. Detailed information about the position, required qualifications and application procedure is available at https://www.vu.nl/en/employment/vacancies/2018/18268associateprofessorofenvironmentalandresourceecocnomics.aspx

Deadline 30.09.2018

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Netherlands, Amsterdam

For Life Sciences fields

The Department of Earth Sciences of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam invites applications for the position of Postdoc in High Latitude Feedbacks between Climate, Fire, Vegetation and Carbon. The Postdoc will investigate feedbacks between climate, fire, vegetation and carbon in high latitude ecosystems based on field, remote sensing and modeling approaches. Candidates should have PhD in earth, ecological or environmental sciences or related field but with proven interest in earth sciences and/or (spatial) ecology; excellent ability to communicate in both written and spoken English, knowledge of Russian is advantageous. They should demonstrate strong scientific motivation, and interest in climate change issues as well as Earth system science; be hands-on and curiosity-driven, and have an ability to work independently; be highly skilled in objected-oriented coding (preferably Python) and have an affinity with field work in remote (arctic-boreal) locations and good social skills. The appointment will initially be for 1 year. After satisfactory evaluation of the initial appointment, it will be extended for a total duration of 3 years. Planned project start is November 1st, 2018 or soon after. The fringe benefits of employment include remuneration of 8,3% end-of-year bonus and 8% holiday allowance; solid pension scheme (ABP); a minimum of 29 holidays in case of full-time employment; generous contribution commuting allowance based on public transport; discounts on collective insurances (healthcare- and car insurance); a wide range of sports facilities which staff may use at a modest charge. Detailed information about the position, required qualifications and application procedure is available at https://www.vu.nl/en/employment/vacancies/2018/18273postdochighlatitudefeesbacksbetweenclimate.aspx

Deadline 01.10.2018

Jobs

Netherlands, Amsterdam

For Life Sciences fields

The Department of Archaeology of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam invites applications for the PhD position 'Flora and Fauna'. Candidates should have a MA/MSc (or equivalent degree) in Archaeology, Science-based Archaeology, Palaeoecology, Environmental Studies or related fields. Detailed information about the position, required qualifications and application procedures is available at https://www.vu.nl/en/employment/vacancies/2018/18279PhDpositionFloraFauna.aspx

Deadline 01.10.2018

Jobs

Netherlands, Amsterdam

For Life Sciences fields

The Department of Archaeology of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam invites applications for the PhD position 'Surface and Soils'. Candidates should have a MA/MSc (or equivalent degree) in Archaeology, Science-based Archaeology, Palaeoecology, Environmental Studies or related fields; be able to combine theory and practice, work independently but also be a team player. They should demonstrate interest in land system science and/or landscape archaeology. Required skills include experience with archaeobotany (pollen), affinity with sedimentology (sediment and ostracod analysis) and knowledge of (quantitative) modelling and geographical information systems. The selected PhD candidate will work on the subproject titled “Surface & Soils: reconstruction, analysis and comparison of past environments and land-use potential in ancient Greece and in indigenous and colonial areas in Italy (ca 800-550 BC)”. The two main aims are to 1.) reconstruct how agriculture and animal husbandry were organized during the initial phase of the Greek migrations, and determine from what pre-existing, agricultural basis early settlers operated (homeland, indigenous milieu and/or other sources); 2.) analyze how subsistence strategies and surplus production evolved over time, and how these choices and strategies determined the further development of colonial settlements. The appointment will be for a total of four years. The initial appointment will be for a period of one year, extendable up to an additional three years upon a positive evaluation. The fringe benefits of employment include remuneration of 8,3% end-of-year bonus and 8% holiday allowance, a minimum of 29 holidays in case of full-time employment, and a commuting expenses scheme. Detailed information about the position, required qualifications and application procedure is available at https://www.vu.nl/en/employment/vacancies/2018/18280PhDpositionSurfaceandSoils.aspx

Deadline 01.10.2018

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Netherlands, Amsterdam

For Social Sciences fields

The Faculty of Social Sciences of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam invites applications for the 2 PhD positions for VICI Project 'Engaged Scholarship'. One PhD researcher will conduct narrative research in the US and the other in South Africa. A third PhD researcher (collecting data in the Netherlands) has already been selected. Detailed information about the position, required qualifications and application procedures is available at https://www.vu.nl/en/employment/vacancies/2018/18298TwoPhDpositionsforVICIprojectEngagedscholarship.aspx

Deadline 04.10.2018

Jobs

Netherlands, Amsterdam

For Social Sciences fields

The Faculty of Social Sciences of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam invites applications for the postdoc position for VICI Project 'Engaged Scholarship'. Candidates should have PhD in social sciences or humanities with knowledge of critical theory and excellent qualitative research skills. Detailed information about the position, required qualifications and application procedures is available at https://www.vu.nl/en/employment/vacancies/2018/18299PostdocpositionforVICIprojectEngagedscholarship.aspx Application deadline is 4 October 2018.

Deadline 04.10.2018

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Netherlands, Amsterdam

For Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health fields

The Department of Health Sciences of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam invites applications for the postdoc position in Gender and Health. Candidates should have a Msc and PhD in Health Sciences, (Clinical) Epidemiology, Social Sciences or other related discipline, with a strong focus on epidemiological research. Detailed information about the position, required qualifications and application procedures is available at https://www.vu.nl/en/employment/vacancies/2018/18307postdocingenderandhealth.aspx Application deadline is 28 September 2018.

Deadline 28.09.2018

Jobs

Netherlands, Amsterdam

For Physical Sciences fields

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Faculty of Science) and University of Amsterdam (Institute of Physics) invite applications for two faculty positions in condensed matter physics, in the areas energy and quantum materials. Applicants should have a PhD in Physics and a proven track record in research. Detailed information about the positions, eligibility requirements and application procedure is available at https://www.vu.nl/en/employment/vacancies/2018/181712facultypositionsCondensedmatterphysicswithfocusonEnergyandQuantumMaterials.aspx

Deadline 15.08.2018

Jobs

Netherlands, Amsterdam

For Arts & Humanities, Business & Economics fields

The School of Business and Economics of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam invites applications for the PhD position in Psychology of Flexible Work. Candidates should have a (almost) finished (Research) Master's degree in Business Administration, Work- and Organizational Psychology, or a related discipline. Detailed information about the position, eligibility requirements and application procedure is available at https://www.vu.nl/en/employment/vacancies/2018/18203PhDpositioninPsychologyofFlexibleWork.aspx

Deadline 25.06.2018

Jobs

Netherlands, Amsterdam

For Life Sciences fields

The Department of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam invites applications for the PhD position in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. Candidates should have a MSc degree (or equivalent) in Synthetic Organic Chemistry or a related field. Detailed information about the position, eligibility requirements and application procedure is available at https://www.vu.nl/en/employment/vacancies/2018/18199PhDpositioninSyntheticOrganicChemistry.aspx

Deadline 15.06.2018

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is a large, publicly funded research university. It was founded in 1880. It enrolls over 23,600 students. It is made up of several faculties, responsible for teaching and research, as well as a number of interdisciplinary research institutes.

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