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Application procedure

You may apply for this position until 31 January 2023 11:59pm / before 1 February 2023 Dutch local time (CET) by means of this application form.

In this form, we ask you to select the theme for which you apply. Also, please provide:

  • Information about your PhD degree
  • An overview of your previous positions
  • A statement of motivation (max. 750 words)
  • Your connection to the theme for which you apply (max. 250 words)
  • Your research agenda for the next 3-5 years (max. 800 words)
  • Your teaching philosophy (max. 800 words).
  • A list of key publications (max. 5)
  • A list of relevant courses taught (max. 5)
  • The names and contact details of two academic references

In addition to filling in and uploading the application form, you can upload your full curriculum vitae detailing academic excellence, including full list of publications, and teaching experience. Please use the link below to apply and upload your applications files for a position in one of the specific themes:

The first round of selection interviews will take place online somewhere in period from 13 up to and including 17 February 2023. We aim for a quick turnaround and request that you remain available for interviews in this period.

The second round of selection interviews will take place on location in Groningen somewhere in the period from 6 up to and including 14 March 2023.

The University of Groningen strives to be a university in which students and staff are respected and feel at home, regardless of differences in background, experiences, perspectives, and identities. We believe that working on our core values of inclusion and equality are a joint responsibility and we are constructively working on creating a socially safe environment. Diversity among students and staff members enriches academic debate and contributes to the quality of our teaching and research. We therefore invite applicants from underrepresented groups in particular to apply. For more information, see also our diversity policy webpage:

Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP): and European Commission's European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers:

Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.

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