Econometric Institute
Erasmus School of Economics

Tenure track and post-doc positions

The Econometric Institute at Erasmus University Rotterdam invites applications for six-year tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level and for three-year post-doc positions starting in September 2017.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should be near completion or have completed a Ph.D., and should demonstrate the potential for outstanding achievements in research and teaching. We are particularly interested in candidates specializing in Quantitative Finance, Econometrics, Statistics, and (Big) Data Analytics.

COMPENSATION: The compensation package is competitive at the European level and includes several secondary benefits (such as a pension plan that is partially funded by the university). Favorable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants.

ABOUT THE ECONOMETRIC INSTITUTE: The Econometric Institute has a strong research tradition in both theoretical and applied econometrics. Focal areas of interest include applications of econometrics in finance, marketing, and macroeconomics. The Econometric Institute is part of an active research community in the Erasmus School of Economics and offers excellent research facilities.

The Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) is one of the largest and most successful economics schools in Europe. ESE runs several active seminar series with speakers from top international schools, separate brown bag seminars, several annual conferences, and a visitor program with eminent scholars in economics, finance and marketing. ESE offers generous research support to its faculty, including travel budgets and access to all major economic and financial databases. ESE is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community. ESE is supported by two research schools, the Erasmus Research Institute of Management and the Tinbergen Institute, through extensive research support to our faculty.

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Rotterdam is a pleasant and lively harbor city with 600,000 inhabitants located in the west of the Netherlands, and provides attractive living conditions, also for international faculty. The use of English in daily life poses no problems. Air, road, and railway connections with major European and U.S. cities are excellent. The standards of health care and education in the Netherlands are high, whereas the cost of living is low relative to Anglo-Saxon countries.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application requirements include a cover letter, current CV, research papers, teaching evaluations (if applicable), and three reference letters. Application materials should be uploaded to JOE, see

Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA meetings in Chicago, January 2017. Candidates who cannot attend these meetings are also invited to apply.