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Assistant Professor in Public International Law

Vacaturenr.
6037
Functie-categorie
Wetenschappelijke functies
Omvang (fte)
1.0 FTE
Extern/intern
Intern, Extern
Locatie
Leiden
Geplaatst op
05 februari 2019
Sluitingsdatum
28 februari 2019

Nog 9 dagen om te solliciteren

The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies has a vacancy for an Assistant Professor in Public International Law (1.0 FTE).
 

Key responsibilities

  • To develop and deliver core courses in the Bachelor and Regular LLM programmes in public international law.
  • To coordinate and lead teaching activities in cooperation with other lecturers; 
  • To conduct high-level research in public international law and sustain a strong publication record;
  • To develop and lead core activities of the Centre and to seek, obtain and manage research funding or other funding;
  • To assist in a collegial way in any other research or teaching-related work of the Centre;
  • To offer specialized seminars and grade assignments and exams, alone or in cooperation with other lecturers.

Selection criteria

  • Excellent command of English; Non-Dutch speaking candidates should be prepared to acquire a good passive knowledge of the Dutch language;
  • PhD-degree and excellent track record in research in general public international law, as evidenced by publications in leading international journals;
  • Demonstrated teaching experience in public international law, supported by positive teaching evaluations;
  • A high sense of initiative, leadership qualities and proven ability to seek and obtain research funding;
  • Strong dedication and commitment to the goals and objectives of the Centre;
  • An ability and willingness to work collaboratively and collegially in a team. 

Our organisation

With over 5,000 students and 450 members of staff, Leiden Law School is one of the largest faculties in the Netherlands. Yet, in all its diversity, it is still known for its ability to provide education on a small scale. The Faculty focuses on multi-faceted high-level teaching and research, both nationally and internationally. It does so by working with talented people and stimulating and supporting them in their professional and personal ambitions. The Faculty is housed in the beautifully restored Kamerlingh Onnes Building on the Steenschuur in Leiden. Working for the Leiden Law School means working in an inspiring scientific environment. For more information, see https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/law.

The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at Leiden Law School (‘the Centre’) is a leading academic institution in the field of international law, which is focused on high-level research, education and training in public international law and global justice. The Centre is part of the Faculty of Law of Leiden University, the oldest University in The Netherlands. It is one Centre in two cities, with homes in Leiden and The Hague. It hosts several international research projects, leading scientific journals (e.g., Leiden Journal of International Law), a regular and two advanced LLM programmes, the Telders International Law Moot Court Competition, as well as high-quality training courses, Summer Schools, lectures series, seminars and conferences.
Research within the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies is part of the Research Programme ‘Exploring the Frontiers of International Law’. Information about Law Grotius Centre can be found at https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/law/institute-of-public-law/grotius-centre.

Terms and conditions

We offer an one year term position, with the possibility of renewal based on need, funding and performance. Salary range from €3,545 to €4,852 gross per month on a full-time basis (pay scale 11, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities). The principal place of work is Leiden. The intended starting date is as soon as possible.

Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package with additional holiday (8%) and end-of-year bonuses (8.3 %), training and career development and sabbatical leave. Our individual choices model gives you some freedom to assemble your own set of terms and conditions. For international spouses we have set up a dual career programme. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. More at https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/working-at/job-application-procedure-and-employment-conditions.

Leiden University requires teaching staff to obtain the University Teaching Qualification. If the successful applicant does not already possess this qualification or its equivalent, he/ she must be willing to obtain this Qualification within two years.

Diversity

Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Information

Enquiries can be made to Ms. Nathalie Walstra , email n.walstra@law.leidenuniv.nl, telephone +31 71 527 7578.

Applications

Please submit online your application no later than 28 February 2019 via the blue button in our application system. Applicants should submit online a letter of interest accompanied by a CV. 

Enquiries from agencies are not appreciated.

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