22/01/2020
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

PhD position, Constitutional law and fundamental rights

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Antwerp
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Juridical sciencesEuropean law
    Juridical sciencesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    03/04/2020 21:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Belgium › Antwerp
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    2020BAPFRECHEF026

OFFER DESCRIPTION

PhD position in the area of constitutional law and fundamental rights

as part of the FWO-funded research project ‘Trojan horse discourse: the use and abuse of contemporary constitutional discourse for fundamental rights protection’. This project examines how authoritarian regimes (ab)use constitutional concepts to undermine fundamental rights protection. Applications are invited from excellent candidates who wish to conduct cutting-edge research combining legal analysis and discourse analysis. The PhD researcher will join the Government and Law research group at the Law Faculty and collaborate with the C-APP research group at the Arts Faculty.

Job description

  • You conduct research leading to a PhD.
  • You publish co-authored scientific articles related to the research project.
  • You undertake (short) research stays in Hungary, Poland, and potential other CEE countries to organize an expert focus group.
  • You co-organize an international expert seminar.
  • You take on limited tasks of educational and research support within the Law faculty.
  • Profile and requirements

  • You hold a master degree in law.
  • You have affinity with EU, constitutional or fundamental rights law.
  • You can submit outstanding academic results.
  • Students in the final year of their degree can also apply.
  • Foreign candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
  • You are interested in interdisciplinary research and prepared to familiarize yourself with the tools and procedures of discourse studies.
  • You have an excellent knowledge of English. Knowledge of Hungarian and/or Polish is no requirement, but a plus.
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  • We offer
  • a doctoral scholarship for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation, with October 1st 2020 as the start date of the scholarship;
  • a gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.447,20 to € 2.596,27;
  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.
  • How to apply?

    Applications may only be submitted online, until the closing date April 3rd 2020 and should include a copy of your CV and a cover letter.

  • A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications. The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel.
  • The interviews of the candidates, preselected by a selection panel, will take place between April 20 and 30, 2020.
  • More information about the online application form can be obtained from vacatures@uantwerpen.be.
  • For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact Prof. Patricia Popelier, patricia.popelier@uantwerpen.be.

More Information

Benefits

We offer

  • a doctoral scholarship for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation, with October 1st 2020 as the start date of the scholarship;
  • a gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.447,20 to € 2.596,27;
  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.

Eligibility criteria

Profile and requirements

 

 

 

  • You hold a master degree in law. or are in your final year
  • You can submit outstanding academic results.
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
  • You are interested in interdisciplinary research and prepared to familiarize yourself with the tools and procedures of discourse studies.
  • You have an excellent knowledge of English. 

Selection process

  • A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications. The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel.
  • The interviews of the candidates, preselected by a selection panel, will take place between April 20 and 30, 2020.

Web site for additional job details

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Language sciences: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    OTHER: Good

Skills/Qualifications

 

 

 

 

 

  • You have affinity with EU, constitutional or fundamental rights law.
  • You can submit outstanding academic results.
  • Students in the final year of their degree can also apply.
  • Foreign candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
  • You are interested in interdisciplinary research and prepared to familiarize yourself with the tools and procedures of discourse studies.
  • You have an excellent knowledge of English. Knowledge of Hungarian and/or Polish is no requirement, but a plus.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Antwerp
Belgium
Antwerp
2000
Venusstraat 23

EURAXESS offer ID: 483510

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