The University of Antwerp is a knowledge centre with 3.400 co-workers that performs ground-breaking and innovative research of international standing. Its Department of Transport and Regional Economics, belonging to the Faculty of Applied Economics, hosts the Research Centre on Commodity Flows. The Research Centre is funded by the Flemish Government and functionally co-ordinated by the Minister of Mobility and Public Works. The University of Antwerp is an autonomous pluralistic institution that is committed to the enhancement of an open, democratic and multicultural society, and it pursues an equal opportunities policy.
he Research Centre on Commodity Flows is seeking to fill the following full time vacancy (m/f):
Junior research fellow
in the field of transport infrastructure finance
: you are responsible for research support in the field of transport finance, with a quantitative focus
you start preparing a Ph.D in this area
your job will involve some flexibility of time allocated to longer-run research and short-run assignments at the Research Centre on Commodity Flows
Profile and requirements
: you hold a degree of Master of Applied Economics (licentiaat TEW), or an equivalent Master or Advanced Master degree • your research qualities are complementary to those of the Research Centre and the University • relevant knowledge of transport finance, and related quantitative analysis techniques and modeling is required.
: a position as a junior research fellow for a starting period of one year, with a possibility of prolongation after positive evaluation and availability of funds. Proposed start date is 1 February 2011.