VU University Amsterdam Postdoctoral and PhD Positions Scholarships in Netherlands, 2014


VU University Amsterdam Postdoctoral and PhD Positions Scholarships in Netherlands, and applications are submitted till till July 31, 2014. VU University Amsterdam is seeking applications to fulfil two PhD-positions and two Postdoctoral positions. These positions are open for the project ‘Network Planning and Contract Design for Cross-Chain Control in Cash Networks’. The initial appointment will be for a period of 12 months. The salary is depending on experience, range of a minimum of € 2427,00 gross per month up to a maximum of € 3831,00 gross per month (salary scale 10) based on a full-time employment.  Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): VU University Amsterdam | Netherlands

Level: PhD and Postdoctoral Level

Field(s): Scholarships are awarded for the project ‘Network Planning and Contract Design for Cross-Chain Control in Cash Networks’

Deadline: July 31, 2014.

Funded By: The VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): VU University Amsterdam Postdoctoral and PhD Positions is targeted for International students.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No: There will be two PhD-positions and two Postdoctoral positions

Scholarship Duration: For PhD-positions the initial appointment will be for a period of 12 months. Upon a positive evaluation after 12 months an extension of the appointment with three more years will follow. For postdoctoral positions the initial appointment will be for a period of 12 months. After a positive evaluation of the initial appointment, it will be extended with one year. We are prepared to discuss a four-year position for excellent candidates.

Scholarship covers:  The PhD positions are paid research positions with a salary between € 2.083,00 gross per month during the first year and € 2.664,00 gross per month during the fourth year (salary scale 85) based on a full-time employment.  For postdoctoral positions salary is depending on experience, range of a minimum of € 2427,00 gross per month up to a maximum of € 3831,00 gross per month (salary scale 10) based on a full-time employment.


Description

‣ VU University Amsterdam is one of the leading institutions for higher education in Europe and aims to be inspiring, innovative, and committed to societal welfare.

‣ It comprises twelve faculties and has teaching facilities for 25,000 students.

‣ In this VU University Amsterdam Postdoctoral and PhD Positions Project, we aim is to develop methods for network planning and contract design for improving the management of the cash supply chains of banks.

‣ Banks traditionally manage their own cash supply chain but more and more cross chain control centres such as Geld Service Nederland take over that role.

‣ Cash supply chains are important worldwide but remain virtually unexplored in literature.

Eligibility

To be eligible for VU University Amsterdam Postdoctoral and PhD Positions,

‣ candidates who have excellent capabilities and skills in quantitative modeling;


‣ an MSC degree in econometrics, Operations Research, mathematics, engineering or equivalent;
-an interest in logistics and supply chain management;

‣ preference will be given to candidates with a background in vehicle routing or game theory;


‣ a good understanding of the Dutch language facilitates the cooperation with the Dutch banking sector and is therefore an advantage;
-a high level of proficiency in English is a prerequisite.

Eligibility for Postdoctoral position:


‣ candidates with excellent quantitative modelling skills, preferably with experience in vehicle routing or applied game theory;
- (nearly) completed your PhD thesis;

‣ a strong and proven track record in quantitative modelling / operations research with an interest in logistics and supply chain management;


‣ proven research experience, witnessed by international scientific publications;


‣ a good understanding of the Dutch language facilitates the cooperation with the Dutch banking sector and is therefore an advantage;
-a high level of proficiency in English is a prerequisite.

Scholarship Application Method

Applicants should apply by post and email at wout.dullaert-at-vu.nl, b.f.heidergott-at-vu.nl.

Applicants are requested to write a cover letter in which they describe their abilities and motivation, accompanied by their Curriculum Vitae, transcripts, MSc thesis or other research papers (if available), 2 academic recommendation letters and GRE test results (if available).

Mention the position you are applying for and the vacancy number in the email header or at the top of the letter and envelope.

Scholarship Applications are due on July 31, 2014.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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