Are you a PhD candidate, postdoc, researcher or (assistant/associate) professor?

And looking for your next career step? The Netherlands is a great place to consider continuing your research career.

And with a job alert on AcademicTransfer you stay up-to-date with the latest research jobs in the Netherlands.

Why doing research in the Netherlands?

  • Excellent research: all Dutch universities are among the top 2% of universities worldwide
  • The Netherlands ranks 2nd worldwide in publications per researcher and citation impact score
  • A broad variety of research subjects: agriculture, behaviour and society, economics, engineering, food, health, language and culture, law, natural sciences
  • Best non-native English speaking country
  • Almost never tuition fees to do a four-year PhD trajectory
  • Dutch innovative top sectors are among the best in the world: agri & food, water, logistics, high tech, energy, horticulture, IT, chemistry, life sciences and creative industries
  • Great place to live and centrally located in Europe

New research jobs automatically in your mailbox


Would you like to know which career options you have in the Netherlands? Create a job alert on AcademicTransfer, the Netherlands' job board for academics, researchers and scientists. Fill in your job search criteria, set an e-mail alert and you will be automatically updated about new jobs by e-mail.

We offer all kind of research jobs: PhD positions, postdoc positions, assistant professor jobs, associate professor jobs, professor jobs, research jobs, development jobs and innovation jobs.

Which organisations post jobs on AcademicTransfer?

AcademicTransfer is the cooperative of which all Dutch research universities, 6 university medical centers and top research institutes are part:

Amsterdam UMC, Erasmus MC, Erasmus University Rotterdam, KNAW, Leiden University, Leiden University Medical Center, Maastricht University, NWO, Open Universiteit, Radboudumc, Radboud University Nijmegen, Tilburg University, TU Delft, TU Eindhoven, UMCG, UMC Utrecht, University of Amsterdam, University of Groningen, University of Twente, Utrecht University, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Wageningen University & Research.

In addition industry, universities of applied sciences, not-for-profit and governmental organisations also post their research positions on our platform.

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Stay up-to-date with the latest research vacancies in the Netherlands and create your e-mail alert now.

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