Assistant Professor in Finance
University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics and Business

Assistant professor in Finance
Publication date 21 November 2019
Closing date 28 November 2020
Level of education PhD
Hours 38 hours per week
Salary indication €4,138 to €5,656 gross per month
Vacancy number 19-795

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 16 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

The Finance Group offers courses at the undergraduate, graduate, executive (MBA and Master in International Finance) and Ph.D. (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.


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 labour agreement regulating employment conditions at Dutch universities. 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 2020.

Further information

Job application

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.

Applicants who would like to be interviewed at the ASSA meetings in San Diego should submit before 29 November 2019. Please send your CV, research papers and three reference letters to the link below mentioning the vacancy number in the subject line. We cannot process applications if they are not send through the link below.

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

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