Assistant Professor of European Union Law (0.6 – 0.8 fte)

Assistant Professor of European Union Law (0.6 – 0.8 fte)

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12 Oct 2 Nov Rotterdam

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Job description

The Department of International and European Union Law at Erasmus School of Law is looking for an Assistant Professor of European Union Law. The future assistant professor will be involved in the preparation and teaching of the Department’s Bachelor courses in EU law and supervise master theses. Building on previous research, the assistant professor will develop an own research profile in line with Erasmus School of Law’s research profile of a place ‘where Law meets Business’ with a special focus on EU regulation of markets (fundamental freedoms, state aid law and the law of regulated markets).


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


You hold a PhD in law on an EU law related subject and you should have a strong EU law profile with special regard to the fundamental freedoms, EU state aid law and the EU law of regulated markets. This profile should be demonstrated by an excellent PhD thesis in EU law and other international and national publications in the field of EU law. You should have experience in teaching EU law at undergraduate level and good didactical skills. You are expected to hold a Basic Teaching Qualification (in Dutch: BKO), or are prepared to acquire this within the first year of your appointment. You have an excellent command of the English language. You are willing to apply for external research funding. Moreover, you are committed to becoming an active member of the Department and to working in an international and multicultural environment.


Conditions of employment

An internationally oriented and varied job in an enthusiastic team, with good working conditions in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU).

The envisaged start date of this position is 1 December 2021. The successful candidate will be offered a part-time (0.6 - 0.8 fte), 18 months contract with Erasmus University Rotterdam with the possibility of a fixed employment contract or tenure. 

In accordance with the conditions applied at Erasmus University Rotterdam as indicated in the Collective Labour Agreement (CAO NU) of the Dutch universities, the salary is dependent on the candidate’s experience and is set at a maximum of CAO NU scale 11 with a minimum of € 3,807.00 and a maximum of € 5,211.00 gross per month, on a fulltime basis. In addition, EUR pays an 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year payment of 8.3% and offers excellent secondary benefits, like a very generous leave scheme. Furthermore, EUR is affiliated with ABP for the pension provision and we offer partially paid parental leave. Employees can also use EUR facilities, such as the Erasmus sports center and the University library.

EUR offers a Dual Career Programme (DCP) to assist the life partners of new academic staff (on pay-roll) in finding employment in The Netherlands. The programme is offered in close cooperation with nearby universities of Delft and Leiden.

We value diversity and believe that a diversity of talents contributes to our vision and strategy to excel as a university on research and education. EUR is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from candidates of all genders, ethnicities and nationalities.

An assessment will be part of the selection procedure.


Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam is an internationally oriented university with a pronounced social orientation in its education and research. Our scientists and students work to solve global and social challenges, inspired by the dynamic and cosmopolitan city of Rotterdam. Our academic education is intensive, active, and applied. Our research is increasingly taking place in multidisciplinary teams, which are highly intertwined with international networks. With our research impact and study quality, Erasmus University Rotterdam is highly ranked and can compete with leading European universities. Important values for Erasmus University Rotterdam are being daring, curious, socially involved, deliberate and aspiring to success.


Erasmus School of Law

Erasmus School of Law employs 490 members of staff and is attended by around 5000 students. Erasmus School of Law offer bachelor programmes in Law, Tax Law and Criminology, with a focus on active academic learning. Students can subsequently choose from a wide variety of master programmes. Erasmus School of Law also collaborates in Double Degree programmes combining law and (business) economics or law and business administration and is one of the founders of the European Master in Law & Economics. Once students have completed their master’s degree, they may choose from several postgraduate tracks provided by Erasmus School of Law (in collaboration with Erasmus Academy and others).

The fundamental premise underlying academic research conducted at Erasmus School of Law is that law cannot be considered in splendid isolation or as an end in itself. It is embedded in an economic and social context that shapes law. At the same time, law itself shapes society and defines economic relationships. In line with this vision, our mission is to conduct innovative research on the function of law in its economic and social context. This research has a strong social and business-driven orientation. Erasmus School of Law is committed to promoting international and interdisciplinary research.


  • Assistant professor
  • Law
  • Doctorate
  • AT-2021.10/UD IEUL


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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