Sunday, June 8, 2008

Ph.D. students position in Finance/Financial Economics

Ph.D. students in Finance/Financial Economics
Universiteit Maastricht Ph.D. students in Finance/Financial Economics at the
Maastricht University and LIFE
Maastricht, 6200 MD
(Limburg), 38 hours per week

Job description
Function title: AT2008.130.Ph.D. students in
Finance/Financial Economics
Full-time Ph.D. students
for research projects in the areas of Real Estate; Art
Finance; Forward Premium Puzzle, Political, Economic and
Financial Instability Risks: Role and Implications for
International Financial Markets; Bank Lending; and Banking
System Stability.

education/skills:University Graduate
Ideally an MPhil
or MSc in Economics, Finance, or Econometrics; interest in
empirical research; strong academic record; excellent
knowledge of English. Desire to pursue an academic career
or to continue a career doing research in Financial
Economics in the public/private sector.
Job type:
Research / Advising
- Teaching
& Research(Scientific discipline: Economics)
Research trainees, non-tenured lecturers,
researchers(Scientific discipline: Economics)

Universiteit Maastricht
Maastricht (UM) the youngest university in the Netherlands,
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.
Currently UM has around 11500 students and 3,000 employees.
Reflecting the universitys 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, Faculty of Economics and
Business Administration, Faculty of Humanities and
Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of

Conditions of employment
maximum salary per month: eur 2500 - 3000

Maximum salary amount in Euro’s a month 2558
Employment basis: Temporary for specified period
Duration of the contract: 2 years of intensive coursework
followed by 3 years of research
Maximum hours per
week: 38
Additional conditions of employment:
Candidates with an MPhil or specialized MSc degree might
qualify for a partial exemption from the coursework.

Additional information about the
vacancy can be obtained from:

S. Kleimeier
Telephone number: 0031-43-3883733
E-mail address:

Or Finance Department secretariat
number: 0031-43-3883838
E-mail address:

You can apply for this job before 01-07-2008
(dd-mm-yyyy) by sending your application to:

Universiteit Maastricht
FEBA, HR-department

P.O.Box 616
6200 MD Maastricht

When applying for this job always mention the
vacancynumber AT2008.130.