Assistant or Associate professor in Finance

Faculty of Economics and Business – Amsterdam Business School

Publication date
7 November 2018
Level of education
Salary indication
€4,138 to €5,656 gross per month
Closing date
23 November 2018
38 hours per week
Vacancy number

The Finance Group at the University of Amsterdam is an internationally recognized research group with a strong focus on high-quality academic research. Faculty members regularly publish in top- finance and econ journals and present their work at top academic conferences every year. The group is very collegial and diverse, with 15 different nationalities. Our weekly academic seminar series features prominent speakers. We also maintain strong links to top schools in North America where many faculty members have studied or taught previously, and in Europe, where the group participates in several academic networks. For more information see our website.

The Finance Group offers courses at the undergraduate, graduate, executive (MBA and Master in International Finance) and PhD (at the Tinbergen Institute) levels. The teaching load is reasonable and can be concentrated both in time and in preparations. The working language (including teaching) is English.

Our newly designed campus is located in the city centre of Amsterdam. Amsterdam is a very friendly city in Europe with an exceptionally high quality of life. Almost everyone in the Netherlands speaks fluent English. The compensation package is competitive relative to European salaries.

Job description

Candidates are expected to contribute to the school’s research and teaching. The teaching load is moderate, and all teaching is in English. Candidates are expected to publish their research in international top journals. The tenure decision will be made in accordance with the Amsterdam Business School tenure track criteria, which include criteria for research output.


Requirements are a PhD (completed or near completion) and the ability to conduct state-of-the-art academic research, to stimulate and encourage the research of others and the ability to communicate research ideas in seminars and in the classroom. Assistant professor appointments are tenure-track positions. Applicants for senior positions should have documented excellence in teaching and research through publications in top international journals.

Further information


We offer a six year tenure track position as Assistant professor.  Upon meeting the criteria for tenure, we will offer a permanent contract as Associate professor. The gross monthly salary during the first three years as Assistant professor will typically be, depending on experience, between €4,138 and €4,978 (salary scale 11) based on 38 hours per week (+ 16.3% holiday and end-year payments). After a positive midterm evaluation the maximum becomes €5,656 (salary scale 12). This is based on 38 hours per week and in accordance with the salary scales and the collective labor agreement regulating employment conditions at Dutch universities (Cao NU). In cases of exceptional performance, a temporary labor market allowance may be granted. A substantial reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates. The UvA offers a very attractive pension scheme.

The intended start date is 1 September 2019.

Job application

The UvA is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We value a spirit of enquiry and endurance, provide the space to keep asking questions and cherish a diverse atmosphere of curiosity and creativity.

Applicants who would like to be interviewed at the ASSA meetings in Atlanta should submit before 23 November 2018. Please send your CV, research papers and three reference letters to the link below mentioning vacancy number 18-671 in the subject line.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to present one of their papers at a job seminar.

No agencies please

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