The Faculty of Law of Maastricht University is looking for a: Post-doctoral researcher for a 2-year position (1,0 fte): Understanding globalization from a local perspective

The Faculty of Law of Maastricht University is looking for a: Post-doctoral researcher for a 2-year position (1,0 fte): Understanding globalization from a local perspective

Published Deadline Location
25 Nov 19 Dec Maastricht

You cannot apply for this job anymore (deadline was 19 Dec 2021).

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

Job description

We are looking for a Post-Doctoral researcher to become part of the Globalization and Law Network (GLaw-Net) of Maastricht University. Having recently completed her or his PhD, she or he will carry out research on cities, and the local level in general, in a global context (see below under “Research Focus” ). The researcher will become part of one of the six Departments composing the Faculty of Law of Maastricht University and of one or more of the research institutes present in the Faculty of Law, depending on his or her main research expertise. More information on GLaw-Net, its members and overarching research questions can be found at


Maastricht University (UM)


Candidates must:

  • hold a PhD in law, with a European, international or comparative law outlook.
  • give evidence of sustained research achievements, reflected in peer-reviewed publications.
  • have a strong command of English and willingness to learn Dutch.
  • have excellent interpersonal and effective communication skills.
  • have excellent organizational skills.

Conditions of employment

Candidates are employed temporarily as researcher (level 4).

The salary depends on academic qualifications and experience. The salary will be set between minimum gross month salary € 2.836,00 of salary scale 10.0 and maximum gross month salary of € 4.474,00 of salary scale 10.12, based on a full-time employment, of the Collective Labour Agreement of the Dutch Universities. For people recruited from abroad a reduced income tax rate may apply.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website > About UM > Working at UM.


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 20,000 students and 4,700 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 Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.


The Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law has a strong and distinct international profile both in education and research. Our faculty is an inspiring and lively place where enthusiastic and inquisitive researchers attempt to find answers to the important legal issues of today. Researchers are able to flourish in the faculty’s vibrant academic community. They develop their own research projects, within the contours set by the faculty’s research programme (

Research is focused on the study of the role of law in an increasingly globalised society. Research involves studying both institutional and substantive developments in the process of Europeanisation and globalisation and the role of the national legal order therein. This takes place by means of comparative research and research in the fields of European law, international economic law and human rights in a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary context. To this end, various research methods are applied whereby more traditional methods are combined with empirical research methods.

The Faculty of Law has six departments (Private Law, Public Law, International and European Law, Criminal Law, Tax Law and Foundation and Methods of Law) and hosts eight research institutes, while many researchers of the faculty also participate in interdisciplinary interfaculty institutes (


  • Postdoc
  • Law
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €2836—€4474 per month
  • University graduate
  • AT2021.460


Maastricht University (UM)

Learn more about this employer


Bouillonstraat 3, 6211 LH, Maastricht

View on Google Maps

Interessant voor jou