Assistant Professor in Macro-finance and sustainability

Applications are currently welcome from outstanding applicants for the position of Assistant Professor Macro-finance and sustainability at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

The University of Groningen is seeking to establish a new assistant professorship in the Faculty of Economics & Business and the Faculty of Philosophy, in the broad area of economic systems, finance, and sustainability. They aim to appoint an engaged and promising economics scholar of international repute with a pluralistic outlook, who is interested in multidisciplinary and/or interdisciplinary work, combining philosophy and economics in research and teaching, and undertaking research on current trends such as digitalization and financialization.

The post offers exciting opportunities for researchers in (international) economic systems, sustainability, and macro-finance with a passion for teaching. They will conduct independent research and aim to publish in high-ranked international journals recognized by the research school of the Faculty. They have good teaching skills, which they wish to develop further. The successful candidate will teach non-economics students in the Faculty of Philosophy’s interdisciplinary MSc in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (or other philosophy programs), as well as contribute to teaching in the Faculty of Economics, including supervision of Bachelor’s and Master’s theses.


They offer a candidate by the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:

  • a minimum of € 3,974 to a maximum of € 5,439 gross per month (salary scale 11) on a full-time basis
  • a holiday allowance of 8% of gross annual income
  • an 8.3% end-of-the-year allowance
  • a pension scheme for employees
  • favorable tax treatment may apply to non-Dutch applicants
  • paid holiday leave of 29 days for a full-time position.
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Job Requirements

They encourage applicants who meet the following qualifications to apply

  • relevant Ph.D. degree in economics, economic philosophy, or a related field
  • relevant research record, as reflected in peer-reviewed international publications
  • teaching experience, preferably in economics and/or economic philosophy, with a strong interest in teaching students with a non-economics background
  • University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) or the willingness to obtain this qualification
  • a social, positive, and dedicated attitude
  • organizational qualities and good communicative skills
  • ambition to develop an international network of professional contacts.

Application Process

Interested applicants are welcome to send their application via the apply button below and include the following:

  • a motivational letter
  • a complete and recent curriculum vitae
  • at least two letters of recommendation (to be sent by email to
  • one self-selected “best paper”
  • teaching evaluations.

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Deadline: April 13, 2023.

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