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Assistant Professor of European and/or Comparative Administrative Law - Faculty of Law, 1,0 fte (Tenure track)

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    Maastricht University (UM)
    Juridical sciences
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
    06/05/2019 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Netherlands › Maastricht


We are looking for an Assistant Professor with expertise and interest in European and/or Comparative Administrative Law. She or he will carry out independent and original research in European and/or Comparative Administrative Law, will become a member of the Department of Public Law and will carry out research within the Maastricht Center of European Law.

In the coming years, the Faculty will make an extra investment in two research themes: 'Digital legal studies: building technology for law’ and ‘Law in a globalizing society: regulation and protection’. The assistant-professor is expected to do research on one of these two themes (see attachment).

In addition, the successful candidate will teach and be involved in the development of the courses European Administrative Law and Comparative Administrative Law within the Bachelor Programme European Law School as well as possibly a number of skills courses taught within the same programme.

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Candidates are employed temporarily as assistant professor (level 2) and agree to specific development goals. Five years after appointment, or earlier as soon as the development goals are met, the candidate is promoted to assistant professor (level 1) in a permanent position. On the candidate’s request, the decision can be deferred in case of special personal circumstances, such as pregnancy leave, parental leave, or chronic illness.

The salary depends on academic qualifications and experience. The salary will be set between minimum gross month salary € 3.637,00 of salary scale 11 (according to assistant professor 2) and maximum gross month salary of € 5.656,00 of salary scale 12 (according to assistant professor 1), based on a full-time employment, of the Collective Labour Agreement of the Dutch Universities. For people recruited from abroad a reduced income tax rate may apply.

More information on terms of employment of the university can be found on: www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > Support > Employees.

Selection process

You can send your application to pzfdrvacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Maastricht University is committed to nurturing an inclusive culture and a welcoming atmosphere. This inclusiveness strategy has resulted in a very diverse representation of nationalities and cultures. We strongly believe that diversity (including, but not limited to nationality, age and gender) of the staff and student population will increase the quality of education & research. Fostering diversity and inclusivity creates an academic community where individual talents thrive, and values and differences are cherished. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are qualified for this position.

Additional comments

Applicants are asked to either apply via Academic Transfer (via https://www.academictransfer.com/en) or to send their applications – letter of interest, curriculum vitae, publication list, a 2-page research plan in relation to one of the above-mentioned research themes and the names and e-mail addresses of two persons who would be willing to provide references if asked – to pzfdrvacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl .

When applying for this job always mention the vacancy number.

Deadline for this vacancy is up to and including 5 May. Interviews will be held in the beginning of June.

More information on this vacancy can be obtained from Professor Mariolina Eliantonio, m.eliantonio@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

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Offer Requirements

Specific Requirements

Candidates must:

  • Hold a PhD in law, with a focus on European and/or Comparative Administrative Law;
  • Have a strong background and proven interest in European and/or Comparative Administrative Law;
  • Give evidence of sustained research achievements, reflected in peer-reviewed publications;
  • Have experience in teaching, by preference European Law and European and/or Comparative Administrative Law courses;
  • Have a strong command of English and willingness to learn Dutch;
  • Have excellent interpersonal and effective communication skills;
  • Have excellent organizational skills.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Maastricht University (UM)
6211 LK
Minderbroedersberg 4

EURAXESS offer ID: 397923
Posting organisation offer ID: 53547


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