PhD vacancies

Would you like to start a career in the academic field? In that case a paid PhD position at Erasmus University is something for you, view our current PhD vacancies below. Top researchers of our university can be an inspiring promotor for you. After your promotion there are many possibilities to further develop yourself, at Erasmus University or, thanks to our extended international network, somewhere else in the world.

Find out more about our PhD programmes, our Graduate school, research schools & institutes and practical information about PhD tracks at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Our PhD students are united in the Erasmus PhD Association Rotterdam (EPAR).

  • 6 PhD researchers in Law or Criminology (M/F 1.0 FTE, start in September 2019).

    We are looking for six PhD researchers who will perform excellent research in Law or Criminology in connection with one of the research themes pursued by Erasmus School of Law. This is an open application round, in which candidates are selected on the basis of their professional qualification, the …

  • PhD Valuing nature in the circular economy (1,0 fte)

    New PhD position at ISS: Valuing nature in the circular economy Applications are invited for an ‘Early Stage Researcher’ (ESR) to pursue a PhD at the International Institute of Social Studies on the political ecology/economy of value within the context of scholarly debates on and practical efforts …

  • PhD positions in Circular Business Model Innovation

    This project focuses on the circular business model innovation process. While scholars have ably identified a range of circular business model archetypes, little is known of how companies select or innovate the business model(s) to implement. The core objective of this project is to identify and …

  • PhD-student Eliciting Laundered Preferences in the Context of Health and Wellbeing (1,0 fte)

    Erasmus University Rotterdam aims to contribute to better health based on smarter choices, which are inspired by original research. To leverage this it has started a new initiative: the Erasmus Initiative ‘Smarter Choices for Better Health’. This ambitious initiative will drive research around …

  • PhD positions in Strategy & Entrepreneurship

    Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) Each year ERIM initiates and starts a substantial number of new and internationally oriented PhD research projects. The focus is on pioneering and innovative research in the field of management and business …

  • PhD positions in Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Governance of Organisations, and Value-Based Organising

    Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) Each year ERIM initiates and starts a substantial number of new and internationally oriented PhD research projects. The focus is on pioneering and innovative research in the field of management and business …

  • PhD positions in Marketing

    Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) Each year ERIM initiates and starts a substantial number of new and internationally oriented PhD research projects. The focus is on pioneering and innovative research in the field of management and business …

  • PhD positions in Business Processes, Logistics & Information Systems

    Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) Each year ERIM initiates and starts a substantial number of new and internationally oriented PhD research projects. The focus is on pioneering and innovative research in the field of management and business …

  • PhD positions in Finance & Accounting

    Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) Each year ERIM initiates and starts a substantial number of new and internationally oriented PhD research projects. The focus is on pioneering and innovative research in the field of management and business …

  • PhD vacancy at Erasmus School of Economics

    Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) has 10 open PhD positions. These projects are hosted by ESE and are affiliated with one of ESE’s graduate schools: ERIM or the Tinbergen Institute. ESE has a long tradition of academic and applied research, and is a leading academic institution, hosting some of …