Job vacancy: Postdoc in European Law, University of Luxembourg. Deadline: 30/04/2016

Postdoc in European Law (post-doctoral) (M/F)

University of Luxembourg – Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University. 

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg has an opening for 1 Postdoc in European Law (post-doctoral) (M/F)

Ref: F2-070019 (to be mentioned in all correspondence) 2/3-year contract, 40h/week, renewable for a maximum of 60 months.

Under the direction of Professor Herwig Hofmann in cooperation with Professors Jörg Gerkrath and Eletheria Neframi

  • Realize researches in the field of European Law;
  • Publication of articles in scientific reviews and contributions to conferences;
  • Assist and mentor PhD candidates;
  • Assist with teaching activities, one to three hours a week and contribute to tutoring students including moot court teams. 

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  • PhD in European, Public or Comparative Law, preferably with a specialization in EU law and/or ECHR law;
  • Excellent knowledge of European Law and be able to autonomously conduct research at a post-doctoral level;
  • Have the llinguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in either English or French, good understanding of the second language and possibly a third language (particularly German) will be considered an advantage;
  • Team-oriented. 


  • Personal work space at the University (full-time contract requires to work on the University’s premises);
  • Attractive remuneration.

Applications can be submitted in French, English or German and must include the following:

  • An application letter;
  • A copy of the PhD diploma including the defence report if available;
  • A detailed curriculum vitae with a complete bibliography of the applicant’s published works;
  • A description (+/- 6000 characters) of the scientific work the applicant is interested in pursuing (research project);
  • The name, current position, and relation to the applicant of the two persons cited as reference;
  • Copy of the publications that the applicant deems most relevant to his/her research work.

Please apply online (recruitment.uni.lubefore April 30th, 2016.