Professor of International Tax Law (1,0 FTE)

Professor of International Tax Law (1,0 FTE)

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9 Sep 24 Oct Maastricht

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The Faculty of Law, Department of Tax Law, has a vacancy for a full-time Professor specialised in International Tax Law.

Job description

The core responsibilities of the Professor of International Tax Law are:

  • to teach, together with a team of dedicated staff, courses in international tax law at both the Master’s and Bachelor’s level. The candidate will be operating within Maastricht’s international (English taught) classroom;
  • to carry out high level research within the Department of Tax Law and the Maastricht Centre for Taxation (MCT), whose two research lines are ‘Cross-border business and tax competition’ and ‘Taxation of cross-border employment and pensions’. The Professor will also join the Ius Commune Research School where tax law research covers, inter alia, the EU’s international tax policies and initiatives. Supervision of PhD candidates will be an essential part of activities;
  • to take part in committees and management at both the Department and Faculty level.

Further information is included in the chair’s profile that can be downloaded here:


Maastricht University (UM)


The Professor of International Tax Law is expected to have:

  • a PhD in (tax) law or (business) economics;
  • an excellent academic track record in the field of international tax law;
  • affinity with European tax law;
  • experience in academic teaching; any official teaching qualification recognised by a home university would be of benefit;
  • proven ability to work within a team;
  • an open-mindedness to allow junior staff sufficient leeway to engage in their own endeavours;
  • leadership capabilities and a proven ability to fulfil management functions;
  • international research networks and established collaborations;
  • fluency in written and spoken English (C1 or C2 level) and a willingness to master Dutch in due time.


Conditions of employment

The initial appointment will be for a five-year contract, to be extended to a permanent contract upon a positive review. Remuneration will be according to standard salary levels, depending on years of relevant working experience at the required level. The Professor 2 salary scale will apply (between € 5,843 and a maximum of € 8,508 gross per month, based on a fulltime employment contract) according to the collective labour agreement of Dutch Universities, with an additional 8% holiday pay and an 8,3% end of year payment. (This translates to a gross annual compensation ranging from € 81,544 to € 118,737.)

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website > About UM > Working at UM.


Maastricht University

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 20,000 students and 4,700 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.

The Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law at Maastricht University (UM) provides challenging and rewarding legal education at Bachelor’s, Master’s, postgraduate and PhD levels. The Faculty is a pioneer in small-scale and innovative teaching and trains lawyers for both the national and international job markets. The Faculty is in the top 10 of European law schools, in which it ranks as the most international one with more than half of its student population consisting of foreign students.

Research at our Law Faculty is conducted within one of its research centres and within the Maastricht Graduate School of Law. The focus in research is on the European and international aspects of the law, human rights, migration and the empirical setting in which the law operates. The Faculty’s research ranks consistently high in national surveys and often influences policymakers.


Department of Tax Law

The Professor of International Tax Law will be a member of the Department of Tax Law. The Department consists of a team of over 30 dedicated full-time and part-time staff members, about a third of them from EU and Latin American countries at present. Its senior staff consists of five Professors and an Associate Professor.

The Department of Tax Law is responsible for tax-related courses in the UM’s Bachelor’s programmes in Tax Law and Fiscal Economics as well as two Master’s programmes, one in (Dutch) Tax Law and one in International and European Tax Law. Additionally, the Department provides courses at UM’s School of Business and Economics.


  • Professor; Research, development, innovation; Education
  • Law; Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €5843—€8508 per month
  • Doctorate
  • AT2021.357


Maastricht University (UM)

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