Assistant Professor Public International Law (1.0 FTE)

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Assistant Professor Public International Law (1.0 FTE)

Functie As an Assistant Professor Public International Law you will be responsible for teaching in the Law School’s Department of International and European Law . You will be involved in courses relating to public international law, and to a lesser extent European law, in the Law School’s Bachelor's and Master's programmes, and possibly at University College Utrecht . You will also supervise Bachelor's and Master's theses, and may be assigned coordination tasks. Although the emphasis will be on teaching, research is possible for 0.3 FTE.  
Preferred starting date is 1 February 2020.
Profiel We are looking for a candidate with a sound knowledge of Public International Law. In particular the following requirements apply: 
  • you have a PhD in Public International Law;
  • you have experience and strong skills in academic teaching;
  • you have an excellent command of written and spoken English;
  • knowledge of Dutch is an asset;
  • you have a Basic Teaching Qualification or are willing to acquire one;
  • you have strong interpersonal skills for building contact with colleagues and students.


We offer a temporary position (1.0 FTE) for the duration of three years. The gross salary - depending on previous qualifications and experience  - ranges between €3,637 and €4,978 (scale 11 according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% per year. In addition, Utrecht University offers excellent secondary conditions, including an attractive retirement scheme, (partly paid) parental leave and flexible employment conditions  (multiple choice model). More information about working at Utrecht University can be found here.

Over de organisatie

A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University , the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance is a faculty at the heart of society, with a strong focus on social issues. Our subjects of Law, Economics and Governance give us a strong mix of academic disciplines that complement and enhance each other. This is a unique combination and a mark of our faculty's strength.
The School of Law has provided quality research and education for more than 350 years. Constant innovation has enabled the School to maintain its leading position. Top-ranking research is conducted in all important legal fields: Private Law, Criminal Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law and International Law. Researchers collaborate intensively with foreign partners, mainly from the angle of European and Comparative Law. The School of Law also conducts contract research and consultancy for other organisations.
The extensive educational programme is based on academic research conducted within the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance. Students are trained as highly qualified, internationally-oriented lawyers on the basis of modern didactical principles. The School of Law offers eight English-language Master’s programmes and contributes to the Transnational Law Programme, an English-language Bachelor’s programme. The Utrecht School of Law has launched the Netherlands’ most extensive international student exchange programme. In addition, training programmes for professionals are available.

Aanvullende informatie For more information about this position, please contact:
Prof Cedric Ryngaert (chair department International and European Law), via

Everyone deserves to feel at home at our university. We welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives.  

To apply, please send your curriculum vitae, including a letter of motivation via the ‘apply’ button below.
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