You may apply for a current vacancy. The information for each vacancy will tell you how and where you should reply and what the deadline is for applications.
Applications are received and dealt with by the faculty or department which has published the vacancy. This means that you will receive information from them about the further course of the application procedure.
The overview of vacancies gives you a list of current vacancies at the VU. This list is continually updated so you can always see what is currently available. We therefore advise you to visit the website regularly to see whether a suitable vacancy has been posted for which you may submit an application.
If no vacancies are available, you may send an open application to the faculty or department you are interested in, enclosing your profile. An application for a specific vacancy is however preferable.