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Doctoral Researcher (PhD Student) in Law (M/F)

  • Funded PhD Programme (Students Worldwide)
    Funded PhD Programme (Students Worldwide)

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

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

Doctoral researcher (PhD student) in Law (M/F)

• A specialisation is foreseen in contract law
• Ref: F2-50011722 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)
• 14-months initial fixed-term contract, extendable up to 48 months
• Full-time position, 40h/week
• Employee and student status

• The doctoral researcher will be working within the Research Unit in Law. The doctoral researcher is expected to contribute to research projects in the area of contract law. Particular interest in complex contracts such as company contracts or international contracts would be an asset
• The candidate's main task will be to prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of contract law under the supervision of Professor Isabelle Corbisier. The thesis work will be undertaken at the University of Luxembourg but can also be part of a jointly-supervised with another university
• Contribute to the teaching of classes ranging from one to three hours per week, of small group teachings and tutorials
• Assist the PhD supervisor in her research projects

For more information concerning this position, please contact Prof Isabelle Corbisier at

• Master's degree in Law
• Have the linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in both English and French, and possibly a third language, German in particular, will be considered an advantage

• Fully-funded position
• 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 work space at the University
• Gender-friendly workplace

Applications should be submitted online, before 30/10/2019 and must include the following:
• A motivation letter
• A detailed curriculum vitae with list of publications and copies thereof, if applicable
• A transcript of concluded university studies
• The name, current position and relationship to the applicant, of one referee

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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