Assistant Professor in Operations Research | 1.0 FTE

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Deadline: 30 Jun 2023

Assistant Professor in Operations Research | 1.0 FTE
Assistant Professor in Operations Research | 1.0 FTE
Published Deadline Location
2 Jun 30 Jun Maastricht

Assistant Professor (1,0 fte) in Operations Research
Job description

The applicant will be appointed as a tenure track assistant professor and contribute to research and teaching within the areas of operations research and operations management. Teaching concerns courses in the Econometrics and Operations Research programs, as well as in business and economics programs at SBE, at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Research falls within the Graduate School of Business and Economics. The QE department has a strong research record in mathematics of operations research, econometrics and economic theory. It is largely responsible for the bachelor and master programs in Econometrics and Operations Research, including Data Science, Mathematical Economics and Actuarial Science, with yearly enrolment of around 90 bachelor and 35 master students.

  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €3974—€5439 per month
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Maastricht University (UM)


Profile of the candidate:

  • Has a PhD (or close to completion) in Operations Research, Mathematics, Computer Science, or another relevant area;
  • Has a strong research orientation;
  • Has experience with education in Operations Research & Operations Management;
  • Is an enthusiastic and cooperative colleague, willing to collaborate with the Operations Research group, the QE department, and the school as a whole in research and teaching;
  • As the language of instruction is English, your command of English (oral and writing) should be excellent.

Conditions of employment

Start date: 2 January 2024

You will be employed temporarily for 12 months as assistant professor (level 2) and will co-develop and agree to specific development goals. Towards the end of this contract period and upon satisfactory performance, this 12 months position will become permanent. Your development goals will also allow you to grow further to the position of assistant professor (level 1).

The salary depends on academic qualifications and experience. The salary will be set between minimum gross month salary € 3.974 and maximum gross month salary of € 5.439 based on a full-time employment and in accordance with scale 11 of the Collective Labour Agreement of the Dutch Universities.

Each year the standard salary is supplemented with a holiday allowance of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3% of the yearly gross income.
In addition to good primary employment conditions, UM also offers an attractive package of secondary employment conditions.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website  > About UM > Working at UM .

Maastricht University

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 22,000 students and about 5,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience. 
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Department of Quantitative Economics

Department of Quantitative Economics - Research - Maastricht University

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact:
Prof. dr. Stan van Hoesel, e-mail:

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Application procedure

Send your application, including a letter of application and CV, to no later than 31 May 2023, stating the vacancy number.

Maastricht University is committed to promoting and nurturing a diverse and inclusive community. We believe that diversity in our staff and student population contributes to the quality of research and education at UM, and strive to enable this through inclusive policies and innovative projects led by teams of staff and students. We encourage you to apply for this position.

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