The successful candidate is a talented early career researcher with proven interest in European affairs. He/she will be a member of the core research team Maastricht, Working on Europe, of Maastricht University and will hold office at Studio Europa. The core team will work closely with senior researchers in the different faculties of Maastricht University. The postdoc is expected to spend 60% of time to academic research and 40% to outreach activities along the following lines:
The successful candidate is expected to:
Conditions of employment
Maastricht University offers a challenging job in an attractive international work environment for two years (January 2019 – December 2020). The salary depends on qualifications and experience of the candidate and ranges from €3637 (scale 11) to €5656 (scale 12) gross per month (based on the salary scales VSNU coming into force per 1 February 2019). In addition, there is an 8% holiday allowance and an 8,3% end-of-year allowance. A favorable tax regime may apply for foreign applicants. In addition, Maastricht University offers excellent secondary conditions, including (partly paid) parental leave. The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provision also apply. For more information check the website www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > support > UM employees.
Based in Europe, focused on the world. Maastricht University is a stimulating environment. Where research and teaching are complementary. Where innovation is our focus. Where talent can flourish. A truly student oriented research university. Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 16,300 students and 4,300 employees. Reflecting the university’s strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Sciences and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience. For more information, we refer to www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/.
Maastricht, Working on Europe is a joint initiative of the Province of Limburg, the City of Maastricht and Maastricht University that aims at three core ambitions:
Please visit https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/um-and-europe for general information on the Maastricht, Working on Europe research Calls and the elaborate Maastricht, Working on Europe Research Agenda. Inquiries on the content of the application can – under strict confidentiality – be directed to Dr. Peter Schröder-Bäck firstname.lastname@example.org and inquiries on the procedure and working conditions can be directed to Dr. Gonny Willems email@example.com.