Academic assistant in Applied Economics University of Antwerp, Department of Economics Belgium

Academic assistant, Applied Economics 


The Faculty of Applied Economics is seeking to fill a full-time (100%) vacancy in the Department of Economics for an


Academic assistant in the area of Applied Economics


Job description

  • You support professors in their teaching of bachelor and master courses (econometrics, macroeconomics, ..) and in their research in the field of Applied Economics.

  • You prepare a doctoral thesis in this field and you are applying for externally funded doctoral grants.

  • You contribute in developing new teaching material; you give tutorials for students and feedback on assessments of students.


Profile and requirements

  • You hold a master degree in (Applied) Economics; Business Engineering; Social and Economic sciences (master students in their final year may also run as a candidate) or equivalent.

  • The focus in your teaching corresponds to the educational vision of the university.

  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.

  • You are very fluent in English.

  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.


We offer

  • an appointment as an academic assistant for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal twice for a further two-year period after positive evaluation;

  • the date of appointment will be 1 October 2018;

  • a full time gross monthly salary ranging from € 3.272,69 - € 5.538,41;

  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.


How to apply?

  • Applications may only be submitted online, until the closing date of 27 May 2018.

  • A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications. The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel.

  • More information about the application form can be obtained from

  • For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact Jan Bouckaert ( or Jacques Vanneste (


The University of Antwerp is a family friendly organization, with a focus on equal opportunities and diversity. Our HR-policy for researchers was awarded by the European Commission with the quality label HR Excellence in research.


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