The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research university.
The Doctoral Training Unit on Enforcement in Multi-level Regulatory Systems II (REMS-II) is opening 1 funded PhD position in EU Law.
Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in EU law (m/f) - PRIDE
For information on this training programme see the link below
• Ref: 50012562 / R-AGR-3414-01-B PRIDE (to be mentioned in all correspondence)
• 36 months fixed-term contract, extendable up to 48 months
• Full-time position, 40 h/week
• Employee and student status
• The doctoral candidate will conduct research under the guidance of Eleftheria Neframi with the aim of studying towards a PhD in EU Law and more specifically on the topic of enforceability of EU law and availability of legal remedies: the challenges of multi-level settings to the protection and/or promotion of constitutional principles (in the fields of migration or internal market or external action of the EU);
• The doctoral candidate will publish research results and present them at conferences, workshops, etc.
• S/he shall contribute to the teaching of classes ranging from one to three hours per week, of small group teachings and tutorials.
• Master's degree in Law; a multidisciplinary background in Law and in Economics is an advantage;
• 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;
• Strong interest in interdisciplinary research;
• Excellent communication and team working skills are required.
• Fully-funded 4-year position;
• An exciting international and multilingual research environment and the possibility to work within a research team focused on enforcement in multi-level regulatory systems;
• Personal workspace (full-time contract requires the doctoral candidate to work at the University premises);
• Travel opportunities for training and learning;
• The University offers highly competitive salaries based on the candidate's experience and is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications should be submitted online before 01 May 2020 and must include the following:
• Completed online application form;
• A curriculum vitae;
• Copies of university degrees (to the extent possible, please include university transcripts and official details of class rank);
• A research proposal linked to the project description and to one of the issue areas of the call (2000 words-long, containing an explanation of the topic, its scientific background and why the applicant considers it to be important; a research question and the specific aim of the research proposal; methodology; timeline for completion, and a short bibliography);
• Two letters of recommendation by professors familiar with the applicant's academic legal training commenting on the applicant's ability to conduct academic research;
• Proof of language proficiency in English and / or French if those languages are not the mother tongue of the applicant.
The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.
Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.