PhD Candidate in Transnational Mining History Maastricht University, Faculty of Arts and Social...

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 02 Mar 2021

You will be part of an international network of top universities and renowned scholars within the field.

Initially, you are employed on a 1-year contract as PhD-candidate (teacher level 4).  The first year will be a probation period, after a positive assessment the position will be extended for the remaining 3 years.

Remuneration will be according to standard salary levels for PhD-candidates starting with a salary of € 2.395,- with a yearly growth to € 3.061,- gross a month 

Each year the standard salary is supplemented with a holiday allowance of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.

The university’s relocation policy stipulates that you need to move to (the vicinity of) Maastricht. If not already living in Maastricht (or its direct surroundings), you will be eligible for an allowance for moving costs or an allowance for alternative housing. 

Other secondary conditions include e.g. a pension scheme and partially paid parental leave as well as a shared office space and a PC.   

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 > Support > UM employees .

Starting date: preferably 1 April 2021


You are invited to submit:

  • A letter of motivation stating the your qualifications and reasons for interest in the position;
  • Your CV;
  • Grade transcript of previous education at MA/MSc level and undergraduate level;
  • Two academic papers (course papers; theses; academic publications); 
  • The contact information of two references (including e-mail; phone number, mailing address, and relationship to the applicant).
  • Maastricht University is committed to nurturing an inclusive culture and a welcoming atmosphere. This inclusiveness strategy has resulted in a very diverse representation of nationalities and cultures. We strongly believe that diversity (including, but not limited to nationality, age and gender) of the staff and student population will increase the quality of UM education & research. Fostering diversity and inclusivity creates an academic community where individual talents thrive, and values and differences are cherished. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are qualified for this position.

    The deadline for submitting your application is 2 March 2021.

    Please send your application electronically to the Secretariat of the department:

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