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Postdoctoral researcher in Criminal Law

About the University

The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character. It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching, is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. The University's core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance offers three Bachelor programmes, four Master programmes of Management and Economics and six Masters of Laws (LL.M.), as well as several continuing education courses. It also includes the Doctoral School in Law and the Doctoral School in Economics and Finance. Around 2,500 students from 90 different nationalities are enrolled at the Faculty. Academic staff from 18 different nationalities teach at the Faculty, supported by practitioners from the field, visiting scholars and guest professors. Rooted in Luxembourg but with a European and international outlook, the Faculty counts three departments:

- Department of Law
- Department of Economics and Management
- Department of Finance

Teaching and research benefit from the proximity of the European institutions, Luxembourg’s leading international financial centre and its vibrant business community. Institutional and private sector partnerships, sponsored Chairs and a growing network of international partner universities make the FDEF a vibrant academic hub at the heart of Europe.

Your Role
Under the direction of Professor Katalin Ligeti, the post-doc will:

- Realize his/her research project in the field of European criminal law;
- Publish articles in scientific reviews and contribute to conferences;
- Liaise between PhD candidates within the framework of the project Enforcement in Multi-level Regulatory Systems (DTU REMS I) (a research project uniting 15 PhD students in various disciplines highlighting challenges of multi-level enforcement)
- Contribute to the dissemination of the scientific results produced by the project Enforcement in Multi-level Regulatory Systems (DTU REMS I).

Your Profile
- PhD in Law, preferably with a specialization in Criminal Law or European Law.
- Excellent knowledge of criminal law and/or European and comparative law and ability to autonomously conduct research at a post-doctoral level.
- Have the linguistic 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.

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

In Short
- Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Year
- Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
- Location: Kirchberg
- Job Reference: UOL03861 / 50016134 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)

Further Information
Applications should be submitted online before 25 February 2021 and must include the following:

- A copy of the PhD diploma or a letter indicating the expected defence date;
- A detailed curriculum vitae with a complete bibliography of published works;
- A short description of a research project to be conducted at the University of Luxembourg;
Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

Here’s what awaits you at the University
- Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR).
- A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. WiFi on campus. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
- A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …
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Further information
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