Assistant Professor EU Law, Economics and Governance (1.0 FTE)

Assistant Professor EU Law, Economics and Governance (1.0 FTE)

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8 Apr 14 May Utrecht

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Utrecht University's Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance is looking for an Assistant Professor EU Law, Economics and Governance. Are you interested?

Job description

The Department of International and European Law at the Utrecht University School of Law is looking for an assistant professor who will be involved in teaching in the field of EU law, law and economics and regulation (in different policy areas). The prospective assistant professor will be involved in both Bachelor's and Master's programmes, in particular the UU LLM programme Law and Economics. The assistant professor will also supervise Bachelo's and Master's theses and may be assigned coordination and tutoring tasks. Although the emphasis will be on academic teaching, the position includes 0,3 fte research.


Utrecht University


We are looking for a candidate with broad knowledge of EU law and expertise in at least one of the fields of regulation, enforcement, compliance and/or law & economics.
In particular the following requirements apply:
  • You hold a PhD, preferably in the field of EU alw, law and economics, regulation, enforcement, compliance or a related field.
  • Research experience and/or an interest in the domains of financial markets or the regulation of energy markets is particularly welcome.
  • You have experience and strong skills in academic teaching.
  • Experience in developing and coordinating courses is an asset.
  • You have an excellent command of written and spoken English. A working knowledge of Dutch is an asset. Non-Dutch speaking candidates should be prepared to acquire a good passive knowledge of the Dutch language.
  • You have a Basic Teaching Qualification (BKO) or are willing to acquire one soon.
  • You are a team player, have affinity with Open Science ideas and have strong interpersonal skills with colleagues and students in a diverse and international environment. You are committed to the Utrecht University TRIPLE model as an approach to academic work.

Conditions of employment

We offer a position (1.0 FTE) for a initial period of 12 months. In case of a good performance, you will be offered an indefinite employment contract. The gross salary - depending on previous qualifications and experience  - ranges between €3,821 and €5,230 (scale 11 according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus 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). For more information: working at Utrecht University.


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 Utrecht University School of Law has provided quality research and education for more than 350 years. Constant innovation has enabled the School to maintain its leading position. Top-ranking research is conducted in all important legal fields. 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.

You will be working at the Department International and European Law (IER) of the School of Law. This department is responsible for education and research in the field of international public law, European law, social law, economic public law and human rights. The department of International and European Law participates in the multidisciplinary research programmes of Utrecht University and is involved in commissioned research and consultancy. The School of Law’s legal research has organised its research into five main research programmes:
  • Utrecht Centre for Accountability and Liability Law (UCALL);
  • Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe (RENFORCE);
  • Utrecht Centre for European Research into Family Law (UCERF);
  • Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law (UCWOSL);
  • Montaigne Centre for Rule of Law and Administration of Justice.

The School of Law aspires to have a diverse body of staff (and students) and it strives to create and sustain a safe and inclusive environment for everyone. For more information visit Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy. UU is a forerunner in the field of Open Science.


  • Lecturer; Assistant professor; Associate professor; Professor
  • Law
  • 36—40 hours per week
  • €3821—€5230 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 1187987



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