15/07/2019
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Research Assistant Position in Consumer Law at UPF (2 positions) - FricoRe project

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Juridical sciencesPrivate law
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    27/08/2019 14:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37,5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2019
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    807056 JUST

OFFER DESCRIPTION

UPF Law School (Research Group in Private Law) is looking for 1-2 candidates (Pre-doc / Post-doc researcher) specialised in Consumer Law to work as Research Assistants at the FricoRe project: Fundamental Rights in Courts and Regulation (JUST/2017/Action Grants).

The aim of FricoRe is contributing to the effective and coherent application of EU law in consumer protection, migration, data protection, health law and non-discrimination, focusing on the EU Charter and taking into account the impact of digital technologies on vulnerability and enforcement of fundamental rights. This aim will be achieved through two different mechanisms: design and publication of guidelines on effective enforcement by courts, administrative enforcers and ADR bodies, and organization of two transnational workshops addressed, respectively, to experts and trainers

Participant universities are Università Degli Studi Di Trento, the Instytut Nauk Prawnych Polskiej Akademii Nauk (Poland); the Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-En-Yvelines (France); the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (Netherlands); the Universidade De Coimbra (Portugal); the Fondazione Bruno Kessler (Italy); the Scuola Superiore Della Magistratura (Italy) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain).

SPECIFIC CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  1. BA in law. A PhD degree is not a requirement but will be positively considered 
  2. It would be taken into special consideration that the candidate has done his or her research on European Consumer law.
  3. English oral and writing skills.
  4. Analytical skills.

TASKS TO BE DEVELOPED BY THE RESEARCH ASISSTANT:

  1. Active participation in the research activities conducted within the FricoRe project
  2. Support in the research activities, case law research, preparation of training and workshop materials within the Fricore Project at the Department of Law - Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
  3. Presentation of the research results obtained at workshops and conferences at the Department of Law - Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. A cover letter (at most 1 page) explaining the reasons why the candidate is interested in this position
  3. A letter (at most 1 page) explaining the candidate’s background related to European Consumer law
  4. A list of grades of the Bachelor and Master (or equivalent) programs
  5. A copy of a relevant writing sample
  6. Name and contact details of 2 academic referees
  7. If deemed necessary, candidates may be interviewed

Please submit your complete application no later than 27/8/2019. Only complete applications submitted will be considered.

Calendar:

  • Deadline for submissions:                             27/8/2019
  • Communication of acceptance:                    13/9/2019
  • Starting date:                                                1/10/2019

More Information

Benefits

The Research Assistant will be appointed full time for a period of 6 months at the Department of Law at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

The intended starting date of the contract is 1/10/2019. The gross monthly salary ranges from 1500 to 2000 euros/month. 

Selection process

SELECTION COMMITTEE

Dr. Sonia Ramos González

Dr. Antoni Rubí Puig

Dr. Mireia Artigot Golobardes

The committee will review all complete applications sent by email to mireia.artigot@upf.edu (cc: dret@upf.edu) until 27/8/2019. 

Candidates will be contacted during September with the evaluation results (communication of acceptance: 13/9/2019).

Short-listed candidates might be invited for an interview.

The expected starting date of the contract is 1/10/2019.

Additional comments

Universitat Pompeu Fabra (http://www.upf.edu) is a research-oriented university located in the centre of Barcelona, with a highly international faculty and student body.

For more information about the Department of Law at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and the Research Group in Private Law visit the following websites:

https://www.upf.edu/web/dret/

https://www.upf.edu/web/universitat/-/grup-de-recerca-en-dret-patrimonial

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Juridical sciences: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent
Work location(s)
2 position(s) available at
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Spain
Spain
Barcelona
08005
Ramon Trias Fargas, 27

EURAXESS offer ID: 427332

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