Postdoctoral researcher in European public law (M/F)

Postdoctoral researcher in European public law (M/F)

Published Deadline Location
24 Jan 15 Mar Esch-sur-Alzette
The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg has an opening for 1 Postdoctoral researcher in European public law (M/F)

Job description

Under the direction of Professor Joana Mendes, the post-doc will:

  • Realize his/her research project in the field of public law
  • Publish articles in scientific reviews and contribute to conferences
  • Liaise between PhD candidates within the framework of the project Enforcement in Multi-level Regulatory Systems (DTU REMS II) (on how problems stemming from multi-level enforcement can be addressed while respecting constitutional principles of democracy, fundamental rights’ protection and rule of law)
  • Contribute to the dissemination of the scientific results produced by the project Enforcement in Multi-level Regulatory Systems (DTU REMS II).


University of Luxembourg


  • PhD in Law, preferably with a specialization in European Law.
  • Excellent knowledge of European constitutional and/or administrative law and ability to autonomously conduct research at a post-doctoral level. Applicants with a research interest on the systemic relationships between international, European and national public law, with a good combination of theoretical, normative and empirical research are particularly welcome to apply.
  • Have the linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in either English or French, good understanding of the second language and possibly a third language (particularly German) will be considered an advantage.
  • Team-oriented.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 2 years.

  • Attractive remuneration.
  • Personal work space at the University (full-time contract requires to work on the University’s premises).


Additional information

Applications should be submitted online before 15 March and must include the following:

  • A copy of the PhD diploma or a letter indicating the expected defence date;
  • A detailed curriculum vitae with a complete bibliography of published works;
  • A short description of a research project to be conducted at the University of Luxembourg;
  • Copy of job market paper.

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The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer. Applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.


  • Postdoc
  • Economics; Law
  • max. 40 hours per week
  • Doctorate
  • AT 50012601


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Application procedure

Application procedure

Make sure to apply no later than 15 Mar 2020 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).