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Doctoral researcher (Ph.D., student) in the area of OB/HRM at the Department of Organization, Strategy, & Entrepreneurship, Maastricht University

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    Maastricht University (UM)
    Cultural studies
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    22/06/2021 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
    Netherlands › Maastricht


The department of Organization, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship (OSE) at the School of Business and Economics (SBE), Maastricht University, is looking for a full-time doctoral researcher (i.e. a Ph.D., student) starting between September-December 2021 or early 2022. The department has a broad research agenda spanning the areas of Industrial Organization and Entrepreneurship, International Business and Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior and HRM as well as the interrelationships between these disciplines. The current position will be based within the Organization section of the OSE department that is led by Professor Simon de Jong.

The OSE department is a leading, international and dynamic scientific environment with a pleasant and constructive working atmosphere. The quality of the department as well as the School is, amongst others, reflected by the Triple Crown accreditation by EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.

Candidates are expected to enter the doctoral program of the Graduate School of Business and Economics (GSBE) at Maastricht University and to deliver a doctoral dissertation within four years.

Candidates are expected to have finished a 2-years research master or a 1-year master in the field of OB/HRM or a related field.

More Information


The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website: http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > Support > UM employees.

Selection process

Maastricht University is committed to promoting and nurturing a diverse and inclusive community. We believe that diversity in our staff and student population contributes to the quality of research and education at UM, and strive to enable this through inclusive policies and innovative projects led by teams of staff and students. We encourage you to apply for this position.

Please send a curriculum vitae, an overview of completed Bachelor’s and Master’s courses (including a list of grades), a motivation letter, and the names and contact details of three possible references.

Candidates can apply until June 23, 2021. Applications can be sent to recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Additional comments

For more information you can contact ose-vacancy@maastrichtuniversity.nl

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Offer Requirements

Specific Requirements

The position requires at least a master degree in a relevant field, good quantitative skills (or willingness and ability to learn these), and fluency in both spoken and written English. Individuals with a research master’s degree and/or excellent (‘honours’-level) results in prior studies are especially encourage to apply. Moreover, you share our ambition to conduct high-quality research with academic and societal impact. Knowledge of R is considered to be an advantage.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics
6211 LM
Tongersestraat 53

EURAXESS offer ID: 649992
Posting organisation offer ID: 301563


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