The Econometric Institute at Erasmus University Rotterdam invites applications for several faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level starting in September 2018. The positions are offered for a fixed period of three years and are non-tenure track.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should be near completion or have completed a Ph.D., and should demonstrate the potential for outstanding achievements in research and teaching. We are particularly interested in candidates specializing in the three following areas: Quantitative Finance, (Big) Data Analytics and Operations Research.

Position in Quantitative Finance: As a qualified candidate you are expected to conduct research in the area of asset allocation, portfolio management and/or Bayesian statistics.

Position in Data Analytics: As a qualified candidate you are expected to conduct research in the area of (computational) statistics, machine learning, or data mining.

Position in Operations Research: As a qualified candidate you are expected to work on further developing a new optimization technique for vehicle routing problems. Expert knowledge of mathematical programming and excellent programming skills are required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application requirements include a cover letter, current CV, research papers, teaching evaluations (if available), and three reference letters. Application materials should be submitted via before May 20, 2018. Erasmus University Rotterdam is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, and candidates with disabilities.

FURTHER INFORMATION: For inquiries by e-mail or phone please contact:

Contact: Michel van der Wel
Phone: +31 10 4081316

Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: The Econometric Institute has a strong research tradition in both theoretical and applied econometrics and operations research. Focal areas of interest include applications of econometrics in finance, marketing, macroeconomics and logistics. The Econometric Institute is part of an active research community in the Erasmus School of Economics and offers excellent research facilities.

The Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) is one of the largest and most successful economics schools in Europe. ESE offers generous research support to its faculty, including travel budgets and access to all major economic and financial databases. ESE is supported by two research institutes, the Erasmus Research Institute of Management and the Tinbergen Institute, through extensive research support to our faculty.

For further information, please visit the websites of:
– Econometric Institute:
– Erasmus School of Economics:
– Erasmus Research Institute of Management:
– Tinbergen Institute:

Rotterdam is a modern and vibrant harbor city [or, according to Lonely Planet: – one of Europe’s most exhilarating cities right now” (] with 600,000 inhabitants located in the west of the Netherlands, and provides attractive living conditions, also for international faculty. The use of English in daily life poses no problems. Air, road, and railway connections with major European and U.S. cities are excellent. The standards of health care and education in the Netherlands are high, whereas the cost of living is low relative to Anglo-Saxon countries.

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