Researcher in SDG Implementation for Local Authorities

University of Antwerp



Job Description

  • You prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of SDG measurement and implementation.
  • You work on a project focusing on the measurement of SDG goals for local authorities (at the level of local municipality, city and province). The project is executed at the Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics (Antwerp) and the Antwerp Management School.

Profile and Requirements

  • You hold a master degree in Economics, Business Economics, Business Engineer or a master degree in Social Sciences with a strong background in measurement systems.
  • You can submit outstanding academic results.
  • Also students in the final year of their degree can apply.
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
  • You are fluent in English (both written and oral). Fluency in Dutch is an advantage.
  • You have a clear interest in sustainability, knowledge about the sustainable development goals and their implementation.

We Offer

  • a doctoral scholarship for a period of 2 years, with possibility of renewal for a further two years after positive evaluation;
  • the start date of the scholarship will be October 1st, 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter;
  • a gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.373,36 - € 2.516,73;
  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.

How to Apply?

  • Applications may only be submitted online, until the closing date 31 July 2019.
  • A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications. The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel.
  • The interviews of the candidates, preselected by a selection panel, will take place end of August or the beginning of September 2019.
  • More information about the application form can be obtained from
  • For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact prof. Luc Van Liedekerke,

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