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The Department of Law, Technology, Markets and Society (LTMS) – home of TILT and TILEC has a vacancy for a Post-doc (full time for 2 years). We are looking for someone who can make a vital contribution to the quality of our research and teaching activities. The selected candidate is expected to contribute to TILEC’s world-leading research in the field and evolve in an interdisciplinary academic environment. An early record in the interaction of economic law with innovation, digitalization, standardization and/or data science will be an asset.
The holder of the position will have the following functions:
Research (0.7 fte)
Teaching (0.3 fte)
The appointment will be for a fixed period of two years. Depending on the candidates’ experience and qualifications, the starting gross salary will vary between € 3,637 and € 4,978 per month (full time) based on scale 11 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.
Fixed-term contract: for 2 years
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 2,000 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/.
The Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC), a joint research center of the Tilburg Law School and the Tilburg School of Economics and Management, is a Center of Excellence at Tilburg University (TiU). Interdisciplinarity between law and economics is a key distinctive feature of TILEC, widely recognized and valued inside and outside Tilburg University. TILEC gathers economists and legal scholars to perform academically path-breaking and societally relevant research on the governance of economic activity. TILEC provides support for, and stimulates, the research activities of its members, thereby enhancing the intellectual climate at Tilburg University.
At the start in 2002, 19 researchers were associated with TILEC. Today that number has grown to over 50. In over ten years of existence, TILEC has achieved a high level of multidisciplinary collaboration between law and economics. Moreover, TILEC has built a reputation for delivering high-quality scientific output.
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).