Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure (0,8-1,0 fte)

Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure (0,8-1,0 fte)

Published Deadline Location
20 Dec 31 Jan Leiden
The Department of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure is looking for an:
Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure (0,8-1,0 fte)

Job description

Primary tasks
  • to conduct high-level research in the field of criminal law and/or criminal procedure and sustain a strong publication record within the Research Programme 'Criminal Justice';
  • to seek and contribute to seeking (external) research funding;
  • to develop, deliver and coordinate courses in the regular Bachelor's programmes, the LL.M. programme 'Criminal law and Criminal Procedure' and/or the Msc. programme 'Comparative Criminal Justice';
  • to supervise bachelor's theses and master's theses as well as essays and papers in the Master's programmes;
  • to develop and deliver courses/lectures in the curriculum of postgraduate education for legal professionals;
  • to cooperate in a collegial way in (managerial) activities of the Department, the Institute and/or Leiden Law School.

Specifications

Leiden University

Requirements

Requirements
  • LL.M. degree with specialization in criminal law and/or criminal procedure;
  • PhD degree in the fields of criminal law and/or criminal procedure or any related area;
  • wide knowledge of criminal law and criminal procedure in all its aspects;
  • a promising publication record;
  • proof of excellent teaching abilities (for instance a University Teaching Qualification (BKO), student evaluations and/or references);
  • preferably some experience with coordination and managerial activities;
  • the ability and willingness to work collaboratively and collegially in a team;
  • excellent language skills in English, both verbally and in writing. A good command of Dutch is considered an important asset as it is the department's daily working language. Therefore, staff members without a good command of Dutch are expected to be functionally fluent in Dutch within two years after starting the job;
  • Expertise or experience in one of the following areas would be an asset:
    1. law on sanctions and/or penitentiary law;
    2. European criminal law;
    3. digital crime (cybercrime) and/or digital investigation;
    4. interdisciplinary and/or empirical legal research, for instance on the intersection between criminal law and criminology.

Conditions of employment

Our organisation
Leiden Law School is located in Leiden and The Hague. With more than 6500 students and around 650 staff, it is one of the largest university faculties in the Netherlands. The faculty focuses on innovative multidisciplinary research and educational programmes that are constantly renewed in response to issues in society. Our faculty is large enough to make a difference nationally and internationally, yet small enough to offer personalised education. This is how we contribute to a safe and sustainable world, each and every day. For more information: Leiden Law School - Leiden University.

As part of the Institute of Criminal Law & Criminology, the Department of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure fosters high-level research, education and training in criminal law and criminal procedure. The Department is responsible for teaching in the Bachelor's programmes of Law and Criminology (both in Dutch) and also in the Master's programmes of 'Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure' (in Dutch), and 'Comparative Criminal Justice' (in English). Research in the Department is mainly carried out within the Research programme 'Criminal Justice: Legitimacy, Accountability and Effectivity' (www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/research/research-projects/law/criminal-justice-legitimacy-accountability-and-effectivity#tab-1).

Terms and conditions
  • candidates will be appointed in accordance of the Collective Agreement of Dutch Universities, initially for a period of one year, with the expectation of being offered a permanent position after positive evaluation;
  • the salary will be dependent on previous qualifications and experience, and ranges between € 3974.- to € 6181.- gross per month on a full-time basis (pay-scale 11 or 12);
  • Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package with additional holiday (8%) and end-of-year bonuses (8.3 %), training and career development and sabbatical leave. Our individual choices model gives you some freedom to assemble your own set of terms and conditions. For international spouses we have set up a dual career programme. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. More at https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/working-at/job-application-procedure-and-employment-conditions.
Leiden University requires teaching staff to obtain the University Teaching Qualification. If the successful applicant does not already possess this qualification or its equivalent, he/ she must be willing to obtain this Qualification within two years.

Diversity and inclusion
Fostering an inclusive community is a central element of the values and vision of Leiden University. Leiden University is committed to becoming an inclusive community which enables all students and staff to feel valued and respected and to develop their full potential. Diversity in experiences and perspectives enriches our teaching and strengthens our research. High quality teaching and research is inclusive.

Employer

Leiden Law School

Leiden Law School is located in Leiden and The Hague. With more than 6500 students and around 650 staff, it is one of the largest university faculties in the Netherlands. The faculty focuses on innovative multidisciplinary research and educational programmes that are constantly renewed in response to issues in society. Our faculty is large enough to make a difference nationally and internationally, yet small enough to offer personalised education. This is how we contribute to a safe and sustainable world, each and every day. For more information: Leiden Law School - Leiden University.

Department

Department of Criminal Law and Criminal

As part of the Institute of Criminal Law & Criminology, the Department of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure fosters high-level research, education and training in criminal law and criminal procedure. The Department is responsible for teaching in the Bachelor's programmes of Law and Criminology (both in Dutch) and also in the Master's programmes of 'Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure' (in Dutch), and 'Comparative Criminal Justice' (in English). Research in the Department is mainly carried out within the Research programme 'Criminal Justice: Legitimacy, Accountability and Effectivity' (www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/research/research-projects/law/criminal-justice-legitimacy-accountability-and-effectivity#tab-1).

Additional information

For further information, please contact prof. dr. J.W. Ouwerkerk, Head of the Criminal Law Department (by e-mail only, j.w.ouwerkerk@law.leidenuniv.nl).

Specifications

  • Assistant professor
  • Law
  • 32—38 hours per week
  • €3974—€5439 per month
  • University graduate
  • 13310

Employer

Location

Steenschuur 25, 2311EZ, Leiden

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Application procedure

Your application should contain a motivation letter and CV, and refer to the vacancy number indicated above, and should be sent before 31 January 2023. Interviews will take place on 7 or 8 February 2023 (during the mornings).

Enquiries from agencies are not appreciated.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Your application should contain a motivation letter and CV, and refer to the vacancy number indicated above, and should be sent before 31 January 2023. Interviews will take place on 7 or 8 February 2023 (during the mornings).

Enquiries from agencies are not appreciated.

Make sure to apply no later than 31 Jan 2023 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).