The ambition of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is clear: to contribute to a better world through outstanding education and ground-breaking research. We strive to be a university where personal development and commitment to society play a leading role. A university where people from different disciplines and backgrounds collaborate to achieve innovations and to generate new knowledge. Our teaching and research encompass the entire spectrum of academic endeavor – from the humanities, the social sciences and the natural sciences through to the life sciences and the medical sciences.
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is home to more than 26,000 students. We employ over 4,600 individuals. The VU campus is easily accessible and located in the heart of Amsterdam’s Zuidas district, a truly inspiring environment for teaching and research.Diversity
We are an inclusive university community. Diversity is one of our most important values. We believe that engaging in international activities and welcoming students and staff from a wide variety of backgrounds enhances the quality of our education and research. We are always looking for people who can enrich our world with their own unique perspectives and experiences.Faculty of Law
The Faculty of Law provides bachelor’s degree programmes in three main fields: Law, Notarial law and Criminology. In addition, we offer an extensive range of Master’s programmes as well as contract education. Our teaching and research focus on the social function and relevance of law: from contracts in the platform economy to the new way of working, from colonial injustice to medical liability, from family reunification to civil participation, from sex offenses to ransomware. Our research is often both international and multidisciplinary in character.
Working at the Faculty of Law means being engaged in an active and inspiring academic setting. Together with your colleagues, you will contribute to the quality of teaching and research in a challenging and rewarding working environment. More than 300 people work at the Faculty of Law, which is home to some 3,000 students.About the project
The research context
This PhD research project is funded by the interfaculty research centre Amsterdam Law and Behavior Institute (A-Lab) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. It will be conducted in collaboration between the VU Faculty of Law (RCH), the VU School of Business and Economics (SBE) and the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR).Conceptually and in an organisational sense, the research builds on collaboration by Arjen van Witteloostuijn (SBE) and Wolf Sauter (RCH) into fairness bias, and on studies on explaining patterns of corporate compliance by Arjan Blokland (NSCR) and Wim Huisman (RCH). This PhD project will be supervised by these four professors.
Are you interested in this position? Please apply via the application button and upload your curriculum vitae and cover letter until November 12th, 2021
. Applications received by e-mail will not be processed.Vacancy questions
If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, you may contact:
Name: prof.dr. W. Huisman
Position: Chair of Criminology
Telephone: 020-5983560No agencies