Vacancy: PhD-candidates at the department of Finance

The Department of Finance at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics is looking to fill several PhD positions.

Descriptions can be found under the projects: FIN1 and FIN2

Candidates are expected to start before the end of 2022, most likely September 1 (but earlier is negotiable). We offer 4-year positions. We are searching for candidates that have a 2-year master (120 ECTS).

Apply by sending

a motivation letter


grade list

at least two reference letters by relevant scholars

to: recruitment-sbe[at]maastrichtuniversity[dot]nl by January 12, 2022.

In your motivation letter, explain clearly for which project you apply, why you apply for a certain position (use the codes mentioned on the pages in the pdf, e.g., 2022FIN1) and when you can start. Every candidate is required to also fill in and send along a form that should be downloaded from the website of the Finance Department. Please see the document called “UMFIN_ApplicationForm” here

Don't forget to mention AcademicTransfer and the job number: AT2021.451 in your letter.

More information can also be found here.

There are currently no projects available within our department.


Thesis – Internship Project at Finance Ideas, Utrecht: ESG and the Financial Performance of Listed Property Companies 


Stage-scriptie project Finance Ideas, Utrecht. Onderwerp: Betaalbaarheid van huur- en koopwoningen: de lange-termijn ontwikkeling.


NatWest Markets (Investment bank spun off from Royal Bank of Scotland) in Amsterdam offers an internship.

The internship would be full time and paid and you would be working between the sustainable finance team and the corporate coverage team.

This job is a great opportunity for any finance student who has an interest in sustainability topics and has corporate markets knowledge. 

More information can be found here. Also feel free to reach out to tyler.mayzes[at]natwestmarkets[dot]com​