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Ruud Gerards

 

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Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market, Projectleader / Researcher (Jan. 2017 – present) 

● Projectleader, Contract Research and Scientific Research (1.0 fte)

 

Maastricht University, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market, Projectleader / Researcher (Sept. 2012 – Jan. 2017) 

● Projectleader, Contract Research and Scientific Research (0.85 fte)

Maastricht University, Department of Economics, Lecturer (Sept. 2012 Jan. 2017) 

● Lecturer and course coordinator (0.15 fte)
  

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Free-lance thesis supervisor (Oct. 2011 – present)
● For Zuyd University, I currently supervise several thesis students in the Master of Personal Leadership in Innovation and Change.

  

Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Lecturer and Semester-coordinator  (Aug. 2011 – Aug. 2012)
● While working full-time at Fontys University of Applied Sciences, I finalized my Ph.D. thesis in my free time and prepared for the defense.

● At Fontys I teach various courses in the International Business and Management Studies (IBMS) program.

● I coordinate semester 7 of the IBMS program and the Fontys minor Academic Orientation.

  
University of Maastricht, Ph.D. Researcher  / Lecturer (Aug. 2007 – Aug. 2011)
● August 2007 I started my Ph.D. research
Besides my research I was teaching as well as coordinating and co-developing courses. Sideline work:
● Lecturer for MBA Hotel and Tourism Management at the Hoge Hotelschool Maastricht. 
● Lecturer for postgraduate course in macro-economics for Statistics Netherlands.
● Guest speaker on the topic of "fund raising" for the ATANA training of Stichting Trajekt.
● Course coordinator of Country Risk Analysis 
● Planning group member of Social Europe(s) 

University of Maastricht, Lecturer (Aug. 2006 - Aug. 2007)

Lecturer at the General Economics department of the Faculty for Economics and Business Administration
Member of development team of master tracks European Economic Policy and Social Economics
Extracurricular activities as trainer/lecturer for several specific training projects of a number of organizations eg.
ATANA (Stichting Trajekt in cooperation with Maastricht School of Governance)

H&S Adviseurs, Consultant (Aug. 2005 - Aug 2006)

Experience in spatial planning and urban planning economics, process and project management
Advising local and regional governments with respect to spatial and urban planning projects

University of Maastricht, Lecturer (Aug. 2003 - Jul. 2005)

Lecturer at the General Economics department of the Faculty for Economics and Business Administration
Extracurricular activities as trainer/lecturer for several specific training projects of a number of organizations eg.
ATANA (Stichting Trajekt in cooperation with Maastricht School of Governance)
Research Skills Training (Center for   European Studies Maastricht)

PricewaterhouseCoopers, Incentives Advisor (Feb. 2002 - Aug. 2003)

Experience in European Sixth Framework Programme (FP6) and European Social Fund (ESF3)
Experience in a variety of national incentive programmes (i.e. WVA S&O (WBSO), Technologische Samenwerking (TS))

Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Statistical Researcher (Jan. 2001 - Jan. 2002)

Computer aided modeling of the Income Tax system "IB2001" that was introduced in 2001 and reporting on the expected effects for various socio-demographic groups
Designing, executing, analyzing and reporting a client satisfaction survey by means of interviews, questionnaires and SPSS analysis

 

Past Education
1996-2000 Algemene Economie M.Sc. (General Economics), Maastricht University
1990-1996 VWO Atheneum