Two full-time lecturers in Public Law (2.0 fte)

Two full-time lecturers in Public Law (2.0 fte)

Published Deadline Location
15 Jun 28 Jun Maastricht

You cannot apply for this job anymore.

Browse the current job offers or choose an item in the top navigation above.

The Faculty of Law is looking for two full-time Lecturers in Public Law (2.0 fte) as from September 1st, 2018.

Job description

The Faculty of Law of Maastricht University is looking for two lecturers in Public Law (constitutional law and administrative law) to teach courses at Bachelor Level. The position is for a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 years. During the first two years of the appointment, the successful candidate will in addition to teaching responsibilities (75% of the time) have research time (25% of the time). This offers the candidate the possibility to conduct research towards the writing of a proposal for a PhD project, or, when the candidate is already in possession of a PhD degree for post-doctoral research funding applications (for 25% of the time). After two years, the teaching obligations are increased to 90% for the remainder of the appointment.

Candidates may be involved in teaching a wide variety of courses across different fields, but their primary expertise and research interest must be in public law. Participation in the Faculty’s University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) training programme, leading to a UTQ certificate, is compulsory.

Candidates can be, depending on their language skills and qualifications, asked to teach in both the Faculty’s English Language Bachelor (European Law School), as well as the Dutch language bachelor Rechtsgeleerdheid.


Maastricht University (UM)


  • Master degree in law, already awarded or to be obtained this academic year (2017-2018);
  • Bachelor degree (not necessarily in law);
  • Excellent academic record;
  • Clear interest in and preferably experience in teaching;
  • Clear interest in doing research in any of the five fields mentioned;
  • Excellent English language skills (written and spoken);
  • Excellent command of Dutch and a Dutch law degree is a preference.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: a period of 4 years.

The appointment as lecturer will be for a period of four years, with the possibility to get an appointment as a PhD Researcher for 4 years upon success in the open competition for PhD positions. The salary is dependent on academic qualifications and experience. The salary will be set in scale 10 of the CAO Nederlandse Universiteiten (minimum € 2.588,00 and maximum € 4.084,00).

More information on this vacancy can be obtained from dr. Bram Akkermans, bachelor coordinator European Law School (

More information on terms of employment of the university can be found on: > Support > Employees.



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 16,300 students and 4,300 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 Humanities and Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.


The Faculty of Law of Maastricht University offers the possibility of teaching and interacting with high-level graduate students and a pleasant, international working environment. Its research is carried out within the Faculty’s research programme ( as well as the Maastricht Centre for Human Rights (


  • Professor; Associate professor; Assistant professor; Lecturer
  • Law
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €2588—€4084 per month
  • University graduate
  • AT2018.193


Maastricht University (UM)

Learn more about this employer


Minderbroedersberg 4, 6211 LK, Maastricht

View on Google Maps

Interesting for you