PhD Positions in Business and Management at Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
About us :
Each year ERIM initiates and starts a substantial number of new and internationally oriented PhD research projects. The focus is on pioneering and innovative research in the field of Management and Business Research.
ERIM offers fully-funded and salaried PhD positions, which means that accepted PhD candidates become employees (promovendi) of Erasmus University Rotterdam. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO).
In order to be considered for a PhD, applicants have to meet all ERIM admission requirements.
Note: Some PhD Vacancies might become available outside the main yearly recruitment round. All such vacancies are announced on this page and the exact application deadline is specified in the vacancy description.
Job Description :
Our PhD projects are fully funded and salaried positions, meaning that appointed PhD candidates are employees (promovendi) of Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR). Salary and benefits are in accordance with the collective labour agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU). Fixed, gross monthly salaries are € 2,541 in the first year, € 2,960 in the second year, € 3,098 in the third year, and € 3,247 in the fourth year. EUR has attractive employment conditions, which include a holiday allowance of 8 per cent, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3 per cent, and a generous number of vacation days.
Eligibility Criteria :
How to apply
To be considered for a PhD position in management at ERIM, you are expected to:
hold an MSc, MA or MPhil degree in business or economics, or from related fields such as psychology, sociology, engineering, or mathematics (depending on PhD project)
have excellent results in your first degree or graduate study
show explicit interest in and motivation for scientific research
have a GMAT or GRE test result that is not older than five years, and an indication of the required score is 85 per cent (required for all entering PhD students)
have TOEFL or IELTS test results. For internet-based TOEFL test, ERIM requires a total score of at least 100 and all section scores (writing, speaking, reading, and listening) should be at least 23. A minimum score of 600 is required on paper-based TOEFL test. For IELTS, the minimum overall band score is 7.5 and all section scores (writing, speaking, reading, and listening) should be at least 6.5. The language test results should not be older than two years.