Assistant professor International and European Law (1.0 FTE)

Assistant professor International and European Law (1.0 FTE)

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19 Feb 15 Mar Utrecht

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Utrecht University's Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance is looking for an Assistant professor International and European Law (1.0 FTE). Are you interested? Then please read the full profile and apply.

Job description

As an assistant professor, you will be responsible for teaching in the School of Law, Department of International and European Law. You will be involved in courses relating to public international law, human rights, and European law, in the School of Law’s bachelor and master programmes, as well as possibly at University College Utrecht. You will also supervise bachelor and master theses, and may be assigned coordination tasks. Although the emphasis will be on teaching, research is possible for 0.2 FTE. You will also be expected to assist with research or teaching-related work of the Department.


Utrecht University


We are looking for a candidate with sound knowledge of public international law, human rights, and European law. In particular the following requirements apply:

  • you have a PhD in International Human Rights Law or Public International Law;
  • you have experience and strong skills in academic teaching;
  • you have an excellent command of written and spoken English; preferably, you are also able to teach in Dutch; Non-Dutch speaking candidates should be prepared to acquire a good passive knowledge of the Dutch language;
  • you have a Basic Teaching Qualification or are willing to acquire one; and
  • you have strong interpersonal skills for building contact with colleagues and students.

Conditions of employment

We can offer a temporary position for a duration of four years. Preferred starting date is 1 April 2019. The salary is min. €3,637 and max. €4,978 (scale 11 according to the Collective Employment Agreement of the Dutch Universities) before tax per month for a full-time position. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end allowance of 8.3% per year. In addition, Utrecht University offers excellent secondary conditions, including an attractive retirement scheme, (partly paid) parental leave and flexible employment conditions (multiple choice model). Here you'll find more information about working at Utrecht University.s.


A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance is a faculty at the heart of society, with a strong focus on social issues. Our subjects of Law, Economics and Governance give us a strong mix of academic disciplines that complement and enhance each other. This is a unique combination and a mark of our faculty's strength.


The School of Law has provided high-quality research and education for more than 350 years. Constant innovation has enabled the School to maintain its leading position.

Research excellence is maintained in all important legal fields: private law, criminal law, constitutional and administrative law and international law. Researchers collaborate intensively with foreign partners, mainly from the angle of European and comparative law. The School of Law also conducts contract research and consultancy for other organisations. 

The extensive educational programme is based on academic research conducted within the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance. Students are trained as highly qualified, internationally-oriented lawyers on the basis of modern didactical principles. The School of Law offers eight English-language Master’s programmes and contributes to the Transnational Law Programme, an English-language Bachelor’s programme. The Utrecht School of Law has launched the Netherlands’ most extensive international student exchange programme. In addition, training programmes for professionals are available.


  • Education; Professor; Associate professor; Assistant professor; Lecturer
  • Law
  • 38—40 hours per week
  • €3637—€4978 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 1029846



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