Lecturer Law, Technology, Markets and Society (1.0 FTE - 1 year)

Lecturer Law, Technology, Markets and Society (1.0 FTE - 1 year)

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12 Jun 5 Jul Tilburg

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The Department of Law, Technology, Markets and Society (LTMS) – home of TILT and TILEC has a vacancy for a Lecturer (1.0 FTE, 1 year). We are looking for someone who can make a vital contribution to the quality of teaching and learning, and support the teaching staff with several tasks closely relat

Job description

TILT is offering a Master Program in Law & Technology. In recent years, student numbers have increased and TILT has expanded their education activities to other master programs (e.g. data science) and bachelor programs (e.g. courses in Global Law and Liberal Arts). In view of the increased workload, we are looking for a candidate who can help supervise and guide master students, carry out administrative duties related to education, carry out work associated with lectures and examinations, and participate in the organization of extra-curricular activities. We value the link between research and education. In this respect, the Lecturer can dedicate one day a week to research, publishing (co-authored) academic papers. This day can also be used to develop a PhD-proposal.


Tilburg University


TILT is looking for a candidate who has:

  • completed a Masters program in the area of Law;
  • knowledge of or demonstrable interest in Law and Technology;
  • excellent communication skills in English (written and oral) – Dutch language knowledge would be beneficial;  
  • demonstrable affinity with the topics of the courses of the Master Law & Technology;
  • the ability to teach, supervise and coach students in their thesis trajectory;
  • the ability to co-ordinate with others and to ensure student needs and expectations are met;
  • the ability to undertake academically related administration;
  • the ability to develop relevant assignments for different courses;
  • the ability to assess and grade written assignments and presentations and give good (written)feedback;
  • the ability to read and grade Master theses on a variety of topics;
  • the ability to handle course coordination and administration;
  • the ability to carry out research under supervision of a senior researcher.


Preferably, the candidate already has teaching experience and knowledge in the domain of IP, and is well organized and a master in time management.


You may be asked to perform other duties occasionally which are not included above, but which will be consistent with the role of Lecturer.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 year.

The appointment will be for a period of one year. Depending on the candidates’ experience and qualifications, the starting gross salary will vary between € 2,709 and € 4,274 per month (full time) based on scale 10 of the Collective Labour Agreement (CAO) Dutch Universities.


Tilburg University is rated among the top of Dutch employers, offering very good fringe benefits, such as the possibility to determine your benefits individually through a Labor choice model and reimbursement of moving expenses. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a tax-free allowance equal to 30% of their taxable salary.


About Tilburg University

Serving and enhancing society to help citizens. That is what drives us. It was the opinion of Tilburg University’s founding father, Martinus Cobbenhagen, that those who want to understand society should be actively and consciously involved in it.


This philosophy is still at the basis of what our university wants to contribute. Under the motto of ‘Understanding society’, its more than 1,500 employees develop knowledge, transfer it to others, and bring people from various disciplines and organizations together. In this way, we want to contribute to solving complex social issues. Our focus areas are economics, business and entrepreneurship, social and behavioral sciences, law and public administration, the humanities and digital sciences, and theology.


Tilburg University values a culture of openness and inclusion. We unite people from many nationalities and backgrounds and embrace the diverse range of perspectives this brings about. We strongly focus on (gender) diversity and offer equal opportunities for all. 


Additional information about Tilburg University, Tilburg Law School and LTMS – home of TILT and TILEC can be found on https://www.tilburguniversity.edu/.


About Tilburg Law School

Tilburg Law School offers highly-ranked national and international education and research in law and public administration. Tilburg Law School is ranked among the highest as 'Top International Law School' by the American Social Science Research Network (SSRN).


Currently, 3,000 students are enrolled at Tilburg Law School, who are doing a degree program in law or public administration. Students in Tilburg can choose from five Bachelor's programs, one of which is taught in English (Bachelor Global Law) and ten Master's programs, eight of which are taught in English. The international orientation of Tilburg Law School is reflected in these Bachelor's and Master's programs.


The research conducted within Tilburg Law School is aimed at social relevance and provides students with the tools and skills to study and deal with current issues at an academic level.

For those who aspire a career as legal researcher, there is the Tilburg Graduate Law School. Students can take the two-year Research Master's program in law or public administration or can obtain their doctorate (PhD) by doing a doctoral research project and writing a PhD thesis (three or four years).

Tilburg Law School


About TILT

TILT – Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society is a top player in the field of the regulation of technology and its normative implications. With a 50-person staff and over twenty years of experience, we conduct research into the legal and social implications of various emerging technologies such as ICT, bio- and nanotechnology, neurotechnology and robotics. A key feature of the institute’s research program is the interaction between legal, technological, and social perspectives. TILT is consistently ranked a top institute for research and education by national and international Legal Research and Education Assessment Committees.


  • Professor, associate professor, assistant professor & lecturer
  • Law
  • max. 40 hours per week
  • University graduate
  • 16356



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