The PNN is the national interest organization for PhD candidates in the Netherlands. We represent PhDs at a national level and are therefore a discussion partner for, among others, members of parliament, the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, the UNL, the NFU, the KNAW and AcademicTransfer. In addition, we organize various annual meetings and work closely with the AOb (General Union of Education), the FNV (Federation of Dutch Trade Unions) and Eurodoc (European PhD consultation). At our four-yearly general member meetings, the representatives of the local PhD organizations of all Dutch universities and UMCs consult with each other.



PNN is looking for a new general board member, for the Labour Conditions – Hospitals portfolio. Dutch is required for this postion.


Questions or interested? Do not hesitate to contact us! Questions about the PNN or the position can be directed to Meaghan Polack ( or Marc Vervuurt (

You can send your letter of motivation and CV to We would like to receive your application as soon as possible. The job interviews will take place the following week via Zoom. The transfer weekend will take place from 2 – 4 September and on Friday September 23, the official installation will take place during the general members’ meeting, where you are expected to be able to attend.