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Assistant Professor Job in Law and Digital Technologies – Leiden, Netherlands

Leiden University, LEI

The Netherlands

The section eLaw of the institute Interdisciplinary Study of the Law of the Faculty of Law is looking for an Assistant Professor in Law and Digital Technologies – Leiden University, Netherlands, Oct 2021.

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General Info

Position: Assistant Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: -
Contract Period: Not Mentioned
Salary: According to Standard Norms

section eLaw
Faculty of Law
Leiden University, LEI

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Qualification Details

  • A completed PhD in the field of law and digital technologies. Candidates who have not yet completed their PhD but have an approved manuscript can also apply;
  • Experience in teaching, preferable proven by a BKO (University Teaching Qualification);
  • Research and writing qualities, ideally demonstrated by (international, peer-reviewed) publications;
  • Experience in submitting research proposals to grant organizations is preferred;
  • Experience in working in multidisciplinary and/or international teams, including sensitivity and inclusiveness regarding cultural differences among staff and students;
  • Excellent communications skills, spoken and written, team player;
  • Excellent English, spoken and written; command of the German, French, Spanish or Dutch language is an advantage.

Responsibilities/Job Description

eLaw, the center for law and digital technologies at Leiden University is looking for an enthusiastic parttime assistant professor to strengthen our team. The focus of this position is to supervise thesis students. Furthermore, you will contribute in developing and teaching courses in the area of law and digital technologies, particularly for our advance master program, which attracts students from all around the world. Apart from education, you will be able to dedicate part of your time to research. For instance, there is possibility to author and co-author research proposals and publications. eLaw is a multidisciplinary research institute that brings together a unique combination of knowledge and experience in the area of legal, ethical, societal and technological aspects of regulating the internet and other digital technologiese in an inspiring research environment. We particularly welcome candidates who are interested combining this position with a position in legal practice, e.g., as a lawyer, policymaker, or judge.

  • Supervising thesis projects of master students;
  • Developing and teaching courses in the area of law and digital technologies;
  • (Contributing to) publishing in professional and (international, peer-reviewed) scientific journals;
  • (Contributing to) submitting research proposals;
  • (Contributing to) organizing events in the areas of law and digital technologies;
  • (Contributing to) preparing papers for and presenting at international conferences.

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

Applicants should submit online a letter of interest accompanied by a CV.

About the Employer: Leiden University, LEI

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Contact details

Further information about the position can be obtained from professor Bart Custers, email b.h.m.custers@law.leidenuniv.nl. For more details on the procedure, please contact our secretary via elaw@law.leidenuniv.nl.

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