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Doctoral researcher (PhD student) in Law: A specialisation is foreseen in Criminal Law

About the Programme

 The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg is recruiting a:

Doctoral researcher (PhD student) in Law
A specialisation is foreseen in Criminal Law

• Ref: F2-50011712 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)
• 36 months fixed-term contract, extendable to 48 months if required
• Full-time position, 40 h/week
• Employee and student status

Your Role
• The doctoral researcher will be working within the Department of Law. The doctoral researcher is expected to contribute to research projects in the area of Criminal Law with a focus on new technologies. Particular interest in Artificial Intelligence and new technologies would be an asset
• The candidate's main task will be to prepare a doctoral thesis in the intersection of Criminal Law and new technologies, under the supervision of Professor Katalin Ligeti. The candidate is free to choose between substantive criminal law, procedural criminal law, or international cooperation in criminal matters. The thesis work will be undertaken at the University of Luxembourg but can also be part of a jointly-supervised PhD with another university
• Contribute to the teaching of classes and small group teachings and tutorials

Your Profile
• Master's degree in Law, preferably with a specialisation in EU/international/comparative/national criminal or criminal procedure law, or IT law
• Have the linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in English, good understanding of French and possibly a third language, German in particular, will be considered an advantage

We offer
• Fully-funded position with a competitive salary
• Regular personal exchanges with the supervisor and the members of the thesis committee, and a high-quality research environment provided by the Doctoral School of Law
• An exciting international and multilingual research environment
• Personal workspace at the University
• Gender-friendly workplace

Further Information

Applications should be submitted online, before 15 July 2020 and must include the following:
• A motivation letter
• A detailed curriculum vitae with list of publications and copies thereof, if applicable
• A research proposal (max of 3,000 words excluding bibliography)
• A transcript of concluded university studies
• The name, current position, and relationship to the applicant, of one referee

For more information concerning this position, please contact Prof. Katalin Ligeti ().


The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.

Funding Notes

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.

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