The ambition of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is clear: to contribute to a better world through outstanding education and ground-breaking research. We strive to be a university where personal development and commitment to society play a leading role. A university where people from different disciplines and backgrounds collaborate to achieve innovations and to generate new knowledge. Our teaching and research encompass the entire spectrum of academic endeavor – from the humanities, the social sciences and the natural sciences through to the life sciences and the medical sciences.
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is home to more than 26,000 students. We employ over 4,600 individuals. The VU campus is easily accessible and located in the heart of Amsterdam’s Zuidas district, a truly inspiring environment for teaching and research.
We are an inclusive university community. Diversity is one of our most important values. We believe that engaging in international activities and welcoming students and staff from a wide variety of backgrounds enhances the quality of our education and research. We are always looking for people who can enrich our world with their own unique perspectives and experiences.
The Faculty of Science
The Faculty of Science inspires researchers and students to find sustainable solutions for complex societal issues. From forest fires to big data, from obesity to medicines and from molecules to the moon: our teaching and research programmes cover the full spectrum of the natural sciences. We share knowledge and experience with leading research institutes and industries, both here in the Netherlands and abroad.
Working at the Faculty of Science means working with students, PhD candidates and researchers, all with a clear focus on their field and a broad view of the world. We employ more than 1,250 staff members, and we are home to around 6,000 students.
About the department of Complex Trait Genetics
Research at the department of Complex Trait Genetics focuses on identifying the genetic mechanisms of brain-related traits. We develop novel statistical and bioinformatics tools to optimally analyze large genome-wide data sets for complex traits, combine them with biological data and generate hypotheses that can be tested in functional studies to obtain mechanistic insight. https://ctg.cncr.nl
Ph D Student Spatial Bayesian Network Models Of Food Systems And Land Use Change, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, 8 days ago
Are you interested in complex systems analysis? Do you want to develop spatial modelling approaches to analyze sustainability solutions? Please apply at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Location: AMS...
Ph D Candidate In Quality Of Big Data And Administrative Data, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, about 20 hours ago
PhD candidate in Quality of Big Data and Administrative Data Are you a passionate and committed researcher and an expert in cutting-edge quantitative methods? Would you like to be involved in fron...
Postdoc Position On “Identification Of Emerging Persistent, Mobile (Pm) Substances By Effect Directed Analysis (Eda)”, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, 21 days ago
Are you an analytical chemist/toxicologist, who is passionate about environmental research for the protection of human health and the environment?Please apply at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Loca...
Ph D Student Position On “Quantitative Hazard Assessment Of Persistent, Mobile (Pm) Substances”, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, 21 days ago
Are you a toxicologist/life scientist, who is passionate about environmental research for the protection of human health and the environment?Please apply at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Location:...
Ph D Position: Behavioral Law And Economics Project On: Why Do Firms Comply?, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, 16 days ago
We are looking for an enthusiastic researcher with a Master’s degree in criminology, economics, law or another relevant social science discipline. Primary requirements are affinity with empirical ...
Two Ph D Positions In History, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, 3 days ago
Do you (almost) have a (Research) Master’s degree in History or a related area and do you have an interest in the history of the dispossession of Indigenous land and slavery? Please apply for this...