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.
Division of Molecular and Computational Toxicology
At the division of Molecular and Computational Toxicology section, dept of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences research is carried out to study the molecular mechanisms underlying the toxic effects of drugs and other chemicals. Using innovative cellular model systems, state-of-the-art metabolomics approaches and computer simulation methods, the mechanism by which chemicals can cause adverse effects are investigated. The section is also involved in education within of Bachelor's and Master's degree programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Medical Natural Sciences and Biomolecular Sciences.
Ph D Position Biophysics Of Photosynthesis, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, about 11 hours ago
Location: AMSTERDAM FTE: 1 Job description Plants have evolved elaborate feedback mechanisms to protect themselves from excess sunlight, which involve rearrangement and structural dynamics of ligh...
Two Ph D Positions On The Evolution And Ecology Of Camouflage, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, 18 days ago
Are you interested in the ecology and/or evolution of predator - prey interactions? And like to unravel how predators drive camouflage in the visual and acoustic sensory domain of their prey to av...
Lecturer Global Health (With Phd Degree), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, about 11 hours ago
Are you an experienced lecturer in Global Health? Can you, with our knowledge and experience, contribute to our education? Then we at the Athena Institute, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam would like ...
Ph D Position On Biomedical Optics Medphot, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, 4 days ago
We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with a masters or equivalent degree in (applied) physics or a related field, with a strong interest in biomedical optics. Would you like to work in an ...
Ph D Position On Biomedical Optics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, 4 days ago
We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with a masters or equivalent degree in (applied) physics or a related field, with a strong interest in biomedical optics who will work on the optical i...
Postdoc Position 'Ethnographic Study Of Christian Jewish And Christian Muslim Couples In The Netherlands', Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, 10 days ago
The VIDI Project "Unequal Partners? An Ethnographic Study of Christian-Jewish and Christian-Muslim Couples in The Netherlands" is looking for a postdoctoral research fellow. Location: AMSTERDAM F...