Terms of employment

The selected candidates will be offered a full-time PhD position at one of the NESSC institutes, initially for one year. The first formal assessment will be held between month 10 and 16 of employment, if found positive the PhD student will be offered the full 48 months of PhD employment.

Your gross salary will be in line with the collective labour agreement of your employer. The full-time gross monthly salary ranges from € 2,325-2,346 to start with in the first year, to € 2,972-3,007 in the fourth year. The minimum net salary is approximately € 1,900 per month in the first year.

The salary is supplemented by a guaranteed end-of-year bonus of 8.3% and a holiday allowance of 8% of your yearly salary. We offer a pension scheme (partly paid by employer), collective insurance schemes, parental leave, travel allowance (home to work and for work purposes), and  flexible employment conditions (multiple choice model). Facilities for sports and child care are available.

For more information on the NESSC institutes

NESSC is a so-called Gravitation Program, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW). The programme has received further funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie, grant agreement No 847504.