Assistant Professor in Public International Law

Assistant Professor in Public International Law

Published Deadline Location
5 Feb 28 Feb Leiden

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Job description

  • To develop and deliver core courses in the Bachelor and Regular LLM programmes in public international law.
  • To coordinate and lead teaching activities in cooperation with other lecturers; 
  • To conduct high-level research in public international law and sustain a strong publication record;
  • To develop and lead core activities of the Centre and to seek, obtain and manage research funding or other funding;
  • To assist in a collegial way in any other research or teaching-related work of the Centre;
  • To offer specialized seminars and grade assignments and exams, alone or in cooperation with other lecturers.

Specifications

Leiden University

Requirements

  • Excellent command of English; Non-Dutch speaking candidates should be prepared to acquire a good passive knowledge of the Dutch language;
  • PhD-degree and excellent track record in research in general public international law, as evidenced by publications in leading international journals;
  • Demonstrated teaching experience in public international law, supported by positive teaching evaluations;
  • A high sense of initiative, leadership qualities and proven ability to seek and obtain research funding;
  • Strong dedication and commitment to the goals and objectives of the Centre;
  • An ability and willingness to work collaboratively and collegially in a team. 

Conditions of employment

We offer an one year term position, with the possibility of renewal based on need, funding and performance. Salary range from €3,545 to €4,852 gross per month on a full-time basis (pay scale 11, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities). The principal place of work is Leiden. The intended starting date is as soon as possible.

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
Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Employer

Universiteit Leiden

Leiden is a typical university city, hosting the oldest university in the Netherlands (1575). The University permeates the local surroundings; University premises are scattered throughout the city, and the students who live and study in Leiden give the city its relaxed yet vibrant atmosphere.

Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. This prominent position gives our graduates a leading edge in applying for academic posts and for functions outside academia. More at https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/working-at.

https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/werken-bij

Department

Leiden Law School

With over 5,000 students and 450 members of staff, Leiden Law School is one of the largest faculties in the Netherlands. Yet, in all its diversity, it is still known for its ability to provide education on a small scale. The Faculty focuses on multi-faceted high-level teaching and research, both nationally and internationally. It does so by working with talented people and stimulating and supporting them in their professional and personal ambitions. The Faculty is housed in the beautifully restored Kamerlingh Onnes Building on the Steenschuur in Leiden. Working for the Leiden Law School means working in an inspiring scientific environment. 

The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at Leiden Law School (‘the Centre’) is a leading academic institution in the field of international law, which is focused on high-level research, education and training in public international law and global justice. The Centre is part of the Faculty of Law of Leiden University, the oldest University in The Netherlands. It is one Centre in two cities, with homes in Leiden and The Hague. It hosts several international research projects, leading scientific journals (e.g., Leiden Journal of International Law), a regular and two advanced LLM programmes, the Telders International Law Moot Court Competition, as well as high-quality training courses, Summer Schools, lectures series, seminars and conferences.
Research within the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies is part of the Research Programme ‘Exploring the Frontiers of International Law’. Information about Law Grotius Centre can be found at https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/law/institute-of-public-law/grotius-centre.

https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/law

Specifications

  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
  • Law
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €3545—€4852 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 6037

Employer

Location

Steenschuur 25, 2311 ES, Leiden

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