Lecturer in quantitative methods

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Deadline: 15 Apr 2023

Lecturer in quantitative methods
Lecturer in quantitative methods
Published Deadline Location
17 Mar 15 Apr Maastricht

Lecturer in quantitative methods (1.0fte), Fixed term 2 years
Job description

The Department of Quantitative Economics within the School of Business and Economics at Maastricht University has leading international reputation both for research and education in econometrics, actuarial sciences, mathematical economics and operations research. We are offering a 2 years lecturer position in the field of quantitative methods, statistics and mathematics. The main task within that position is to coordinate and to teach to first and second year economic and business students courses involving quantitative methods, mathematics and statistics.

  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €2960—€5439 per month
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Maastricht University (UM)

  • A PhD in quantitative fields, or a MSc degree with several years of experience in teaching statistics and mathematics at the university level.
  • Candidates with a PhD are expected to teach between 60% and 70%, the rest being devoted to research.
  • Candidates with a MSc are expected to only have teaching activities.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 2 years.

The latest start date of the appointment is 1 September 2023. But starting one or two months earlier in order to prepare for the next academic year is preferable.

Lecturers (Docent 3) will be according to standard salary levels, scale 11 starting with a salary from €3.974 annual growth to € 5.439 gross a month (based on a full-time appointment). Lecturers with a Msc (Docent 4) start in scale 10 at € 2.960 to €4.670 with an increment depending on their years of experience spent in similar jobs. 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.

You have to be willing to move to (the vicinity of) Maastricht. If you do not already live in Maastricht (or its direct surroundings), you will be eligible for an allowance for moving costs and a relocation reimbursement.

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 www.maastrichtuniversity.nl  > 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. 
For more information, visit www.maastrichtuniversity.nl .

Department of Quantitative Economics

Department of Quantitative Economics - Research - Maastricht University

Additional information


Prof. dr. Alain Hecq


For more information, visit www.maastrichtuniversity.nl .

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Application procedure

We look forward to receiving your application, either written in English or in Dutch.
You can apply online via the email address below. The application period closes on
16 April, midnight.

Your application should include – combined in one-single PDF document:

  • a motivation letter;
  • a curriculum vitae, including a publication list and the names and contact details of two people who have agreed to act as referee;
  • a teaching statement (max. 1 page);
  • a representative publication or part of the PhD-thesis (max. 30 pages);
  • a short description of your research plans for the next three years (max. 3 pages).

Please send your application to pzfdrvacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl .
When applying, always mention the vacancy number AT2023.126

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