Research positions
Last updated: 2021.09.03
Current opportunities:
  • DSC Interdisciplinary PhDs | Deadline 23 September 2021
    The DSC seeks to accelerate data driven research within the UvA. Part of that mission is to foster interdisciplinary research. Specifically, in this call, we aim to foster research into new data science methods that help to tackle hard challenging problems in a given domain. Such interaction is realized through joint supervision of the PhD project: one supervisor with core expertise in data science methods, the other with core expertise in the domain problem. See for more information here  If eligible, feel free to contact us, but do this before 1 September 2021.

  • Mosaic PhD scholarship program | Deadline 28 September 2021
    Interested in doing a PhD at MCG@ILLC? Mosaic 2.0 is a PhD scholarship program aimed at the under-represented group of graduates with a migration background from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America and Turkey in the Netherlands. The procedure consists of a pre-proposal and a full proposal. Mosaic 2.0 is a science-wide program; any research topic can be eligible. N.B. Candidates do not submit the application themselves; this is done by an intended supervisor.  If eligible, feel free to contact us.

  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships 2021 | Deadline 12 October 2021
    Interested in doing an incoming postdoc at MCG@ILLC? Marie Curie Fellowships enhance the creative and innovative potential of researchers holding a PhD and who wish to acquire new skills through advanced training, international, interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral mobility. MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships are open to excellent researchers of any nationality.  If eligible, feel free to contact us.

  • NWO Rubicon Fellowships | Deadline 10 November 2020
    Interested in doing an (outgoing) postdoc? See NWO Rubicon funding scheme that aims to encourage talented researchers at Dutch universities to dedicate themselves to a career in postdoctoral research abroad.
Future opportunities:
  • Student-assistent (SA) voor wetenschapscommunicatie-project (0.2 fte, 6 months) | Deadline t.b.a.
    Details will be announced here in the Fall of 2021.

  • PhD position at the Faculty of Science (4 years, 1.0 fte) | Deadline t.b.a.
    Details will be announced (here and) on the ILLC website in the Fall of 2021.

  • PhD position at the Faculty of Humanities (4 years, 1.0 fte) | Deadline t.b.a.
    Details will be announced here in the Fall of 2021.

  • Postdoc position at the Faculty of Humanities (3 years, 1.0 fte) | Deadline t.b.a.
    Details will be announced here in the Fall of 2021.

  • Student Assistant at the Faculty of Humanities (1 year, 0.2 fte) | Deadline t.b.a.
    Details will be announced here in the Fall of 2021.
General information:
  1. On doing a PhD at MCG@ILLC, including admission to the PhD programme
  2. On UvA job applications in general
  3. Working at the UvA
  4. Terms of employment

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