08 Fully Funded PhD Position at The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam,
(01) Fully Funded PhD Position
PhD position summary/title: PhD in Organic Semiconductor Photophysics.
The Photoconversion Materials Section at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has an open position for a PhD student to study photoactive processes in organic semiconductor materials using ultrafast optical spectroscopy. These systems are of great interest for developing new environmentally-friendly technologies, such as photovoltaics, solar fuel production, sensors, and energy storage.
Deadline of PhD Position: March 26, 2021
(02) Fully Funded PhD Position
PhD position summary/title: PHD position in AI-powered Security with ABN-AMRO.
The position is generously funded by a grant of ABN AMRO – one of the leading financial institutions in the Netherlands and Europe. The PhD student will be supervised by faculty members of the Computer Systems Group (in particular from the AI and VUSEC https://www.vusec.net/ subsections) and by dr. Martijn Dekker, Chief Security Information Officer at ABN AMRO and visiting professor at the Universiteit van Amsterdam. The joint co-supervision makes this vacancy a rather unique opportunity to perform fundamental research at the highest possible level with a direct link to leading industry.
Deadline of PhD Position: March 30, 2021
(03) Fully Funded PhD Position
PhD position summary/title: PHD POSITIONS -GENDER PARITY IN TOP LEADERSHIP POSITIONS -INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP
The two 4-year PhD positions are sponsored by the VU Centre for Diversity and Inclusion and are part of the Management & Organisation department at the School of Business and Economics of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Deadline of PhD Position: 31/03/2021
(04) Fully Funded PhD Position
PhD position summary/title: ‘DECONSTRUCTING THE CELL WALL OF THE TUBERCLE BACILLUS, BRICK BY BRICK’ (PHD-POSITION)
Deadline of PhD Position: 25 March 2021
(05) Fully Funded PhD Position
PhD position summary/title: PHD NARRATIVES OF PAST AND FUTURE DROUGHT-TO-FLOOD EVENTS
Do you have experience with participatory social science methods? Do you want to work on the hydrosocial processes behind drought-to-flood disasters in case studies around the world? And are you interested in working in a multidisciplinary team? Please apply for this PhD position at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU).
Deadline of PhD Position: April 6, 2021
(06) Fully Funded PhD Position
PhD position summary/title: PHD POSITION IN ‘COMMUNICATING WITH AND RELATING TO SOCIAL ROBOTS’
Testing communication skills of social robots interacting with humans in establishing a social-affective bond through experiments and field studies. This in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team (media psychology, computational linguistics, AI), building and investigating computational robot models that dynamically personalize communication to make it more efficient and to establish affective bonding of people with robots.
Deadline of PhD Position: April 10, 2021
(07) Fully Funded PhD Position
PhD position summary/title: PHD POSITION IN SCALABLE REAL-TIME COMPUTATIONS FOR VIDEO DATA ANALYTICS
Are you interested in building next-generation software for analyzing video data at scale? Then we would like to get to know you. Please apply at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Deadline of PhD Position: 12 April 2021
(08) Fully Funded PhD Position
PhD position summary/title: FOUR PHD-STUDENTS (3 YEARS) ORGANIC / ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY.
The Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network (ETN) REVAMP, is looking for four highly motivated and talented students with an MSc degree who are interested in an European Industrial Doctorate (EID) within an ambitious multidisciplinary project on reference materials for the environmental contaminants chlorinated paraffins (CPs) and perfluorinated alkyl compounds (PFAS)
Deadline of PhD Position: 15 April 2021
About The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (abbreviated as VU or VU Amsterdam) is a university in Amsterdam, Netherlands, founded in 1880, and ranked among the world’s top 150 universities by four major ranking tables. The VU is one of two large, publicly funded research universities in the city, the other being the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The literal translation of the Dutch name Vrije Universiteit is “Free University”. “Free” refers to independence of the university from both the State and the Dutch Reformed Church. Both within and outside the university, the institution is commonly referred to as “the VU”. Although founded as a private institution, the VU has received government funding on a parity basis with public universities since 1970. The university is located on a compact urban campus in the southern Buitenveldert neighbourhood of Amsterdam and adjacent to the modern Zuidas business district.
In 2014, the VU had 23,656 registered students, most of whom were full-time students. That year, the university had 2,263 faculty members and researchers, and 1,410 administrative, clerical and technical employees, based on FTE units. The university’s annual endowment for 2014 was circa €480 million. About three quarters of this endowment is government funding; the remainder is made up of tuition fees, research grants, and private funding.
The official university seal is entitled The Virgin in the Garden. Personally chosen by Abraham Kuyper, the Reformed-Protestant leader and founder of the university, it depicts a virgin living in freedom in a garden while pointing towards God, referring to the Protestant Reformation in the Netherlands in the 16th and 17th century. In 1990, the university adopted the mythical griffin as its common emblem.
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