Academic assistant, Administrative law

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The Faculty of Law is seeking to fill the following full-time vacancy

Academic assistant in the area of administrative law

Job description

  • You contribute to teaching and research in the field of administrative Law.
  • You prepare a doctoral thesis in this field of and you are competing in this connection to obtain externally funded research grants.

Profile and requirements

  • You hold the degrees of Master of Laws; students in the final year of their degree can also apply.
  • You submit a research proposal in Dutch or English of maximum 5 pages on the topic, which includes the following headings: ‘state of art’, ‘research objectives’, ‘methodology’ and ‘bibliography’.

The two prior conditions are conditions of admissibility.

  • You have excellent study results and/or relevant professional experience with respect to the vacancy.
  • You have obtained excellent grades in the research area of administrative law.
  • You have adequate knowledge of the Dutch teaching language to be able to offer educational support.
  • You are prepared to acquire knowledge of the administrative language Dutch of the University of Antwerp.
  • The focus in your teaching corresponds to the vision of education the university.
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy .
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.

We offer

  • a full-time appointment as an academic assistant for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal twice for a further two-year period after positive evaluation;
  • the start date of the appointment is 15 September 2020;
  • a full time gross monthly salary ranging from € 3.338,21 tot € 5.649,28;
  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.

How to apply?

  • Applications may only be submitted online , until the closing date 23 February 2020. You enclose the following documents:
    • a detailed PhD proposal (in Dutch or English ) in one of the research lines of the Research group Government & Law;
    • a detailed account of your study results;
    • a function-oriented letter of motivation.
  • A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications. The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel.
  • The interviews of the candidates, preselected by a selection panel, will take place on 13 March 2020.
  • More information about the application form can be obtained at [email protected] .
  • For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact prof. Ingrid Opdebeek, Tel. 03 265.58.42 – [email protected] .

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