PhD Candidate: A Green Mandate for Central Banks
As a PhD candidate, you will conduct research into the role of central banks in mitigating the effects of climate change on the financial sector and in …
- Houtlaan, Nijmegen, Gelderland
- Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
- Uren per week:
- 40 uur
- € 4402 - € 4402 per maand
As a PhD candidate, you will conduct research into the role of central banks in mitigating the effects of climate change on the financial sector and in supporting efforts towards a low-carbon economy. You will explore to what extent central banks can and/or must support the EU's Sustainable Finance Action Plan under their current primary and secondary mandates and whether these mandates need to be adjusted. The research project should result in a monograph (or in several interrelated articles, to be published in respected journals) written in English. Ideally, you will discuss and present your research work before internal and external audiences and seek contact with important stakeholders in the field.
- You must have (or be about to complete) a Master's degree in law.
- Demonstrable experience and affinity with scientific research.
- Good study results.
- Good oral and written skills in English.
- Strong analytical skills.
- An enthusiastic colleague with perseverance, willpower and the ability to conduct scientific research independently.
- Preferably demonstrable teaching skills or the willingness to quickly master such skills.
- Employment: 40 hours per week (1.0 FTE).
- The gross starting salary amounts to €2,790 per month, and will increase to €3,217 in the fourth year (salary scale 10).
- In addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
- Duration of the contract: you will be appointed for an initial period of 18 months, after which your performance will be evaluated. If the evaluation is positive, the contract will be extended by 2.5 years (4 year contract).
- The start date is 1 March 2021 or as mutually agreed upon.
- You will be able to use our Dual Career and Family Care Services. Our Dual Career and Family Care Officer can assist you with family-related support, help your partner or spouse prepare for the local labour market, provide customized support in their search for employment and help your family settle in Nijmegen.
- Have a look at our excellent employment conditions. They include a good work-life balance (among other things because of the excellent leave arrangements), opportunities for development and a great pension scheme.
Additional informationFor more information about this vacancy, please contact:
Prof. dr. S.N. Grünewald, Chair for European and Comparative Financial Law
Tel.: +31 6 57 50 91 41