PhD position in reef ecology: understanding reef trophodynamics across space

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline: 15 Mar 2021

Our offer

A temporary contract for 38 hours per week for the duration of 4 years (the initial contract will be for a period of 18 months and after satisfactory evaluation it will be extended for a total duration of 4 years). This should lead to a dissertation (PhD thesis). We will draft an educational plan that includes attendance of courses and (international) meetings. We also expect you to assist in teaching undergraduates and master students.

The salary, depending on relevant experience before the beginning of the employment contract, will be €2,395 to €3,061 (scale P) gross per month, based on a full-time contract of 38 hours a week. This is exclusive 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. A favourable tax agreement, the ‘30% ruling’, may apply to non-Dutch applicants. The Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities  is applicable.

Are you curious about our extensive package of secondary employment benefits like our excellent opportunities for study and development? Take a look here .


The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

If you are interested in this position, we encourage you to apply. We plan to start this position in the second half of 2021, so those graduating this summer can also apply. Do you recognize yourself in the job profile? Then we look forward to receiving your application by 15 March 2021. You can apply online by using the link below.

Applications in .pdf should include:

  • a motivation letter (max. 2 pages) and CV (max 4 pages).

Please mention the months (not just years) in your CV when referring to your education and work experience.


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