The Faculty of Law of Maastricht University seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 20 Jun 2022

The Faculty of Law of Maastricht University seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure
The Faculty of Law of Maastricht University seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure
Published Deadline Location
31 May 20 Jun Maastricht

Job description

The department of Criminal Law and Criminology offers, inter alia, courses in the field of criminal law and criminal procedure, as part of our LL.B. and LL.M. programmes. Members of the department analyse crime, criminal law and criminal procedure from an interdisciplinary and legal perspective. The department is embedded in the Faculty of Law that offers an international classroom with students from over 20 different nationalities.

Applications are invited for an appointment as Assistant Professor (‘Universitair Docent’) in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure in the department of Criminal Law and Criminology of the Faculty of Law of Maastricht University. The starting date is 1 September 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a full time position, consisting of 65% teaching time and 35% research time. The initial contract is for 18 months, followed by a permanent contract subject to satisfactory performance.

The appointee will be expected to contribute to the development, coordination and delivery of teaching on the Faculty’s bachelor and master programmes. The appointee will also be expected to make a significant contribution to the Faculty’s research profile, by producing high-quality research, to be a cooperative member in the Criminal Law and Criminology section, to write research- and funding proposals, and to fulfil administrative duties.


Specifications
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €3821—€5230 per month
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Maastricht University (UM)


Requirements
  • expertise in Dutch criminal law and criminal procedure; the candidate would have to be able to teach in Dutch and English
  • PhD degree in criminal law and/or criminal procedure (or having obtained a PhD degree at the time of appointment);
  • experience and skills in academic teaching;
  • having obtained the Basic Teaching Qualification (BKO) or be willing to obtain this BKO soon;
  • excellent research skills, preferably also shown in peer reviewed publications;
  • excellent organisational skills;
  • fluency in spoken and written English at an academic level;
  • being able to work both independently as well as in a team, with a solution-oriented attitude and a healthy dose of academic curiosity.

Conditions of employment
  • a salary initially based on scale 11 of the collective labour agreement of the Dutch Universities depending on qualifications and work experience (minimum € 3.821 and maximum € 5.230 gross per month for a full-time job). An 8% holiday and an 8.3% year-end allowance is also provided;
  • while the position is a permanent one, the initial contract will be for 18 months for any candidate employed by Maastricht University for the first time.
  • candidates will be required to acquire a university teaching qualification within 2 years (on-the-job) if still needed.
  • start: 1 September 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website www.maastrichtuniversity.nl  > About UM > Working at UM .


Employer
Maastricht University

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 22,000 students and about 5,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.


Department
The Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law of Maastricht University provides challenging and high-quality legal education for Bachelor's and Master's students. The faculty is a pioneer in small-scale and innovative education and trains lawyers for both the national and international labour market. The faculty is in the top 3 of law schools in the EU and, with 51% foreign students, is the most international law faculty in Europe. It has 3000 students and more than 300 employees. Maastricht University provides you a unique international experience in a Dutch city.


Additional information

For more information on this vacancy please contact prof. Suzan van der Aa via suzan.vanderaa@maastrichtuniversity.nl .

If you recognize yourself in the profile and are interested in the position, we look forward to receiving your application. You can apply online via the link below. The application period closes on 20 June 2022.

Your application should include – combined in 1 PDF document:

  • a motivation letter;
  • a curriculum vitae, including a publication list and the names and contact details of two people who have agreed to act as referee;
  • a Teaching Statement (max. 1 page);
  • a representative publication or part of the PhD-thesis (max. 30 pages);
  • a short description of your research plans for the next three years (max. 3 pages).

Please send your application to pzfdrvacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl . When applying  for this job always mention the vacancy number AT2022.232.

Interviews will probably take place on 27 June and 4 July. We expect to conclude this procedure in July 2022.



Apply via postal mail
Apply via postal mail

pzfdrvacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Don't forget to mention AcademicTransfer and the job number: AT2022.232 in your letter.


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Application procedure

If you recognize yourself in the profile and are interested in the position, we look forward to receiving your application. You can apply online via the link below. The application period closes on 20 June 2022.

Your application should include – combined in 1 PDF document:

  • a motivation letter;
  • a curriculum vitae, including a publication list and the names and contact details of two people who have agreed to act as referee;
  • a Teaching Statement (max. 1 page);
  • a representative publication or part of the PhD-thesis (max. 30 pages);
  • a short description of your research plans for the next three years (max. 3 pages).

Please send your application to pzfdrvacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl . When applying  for this job always mention the vacancy number AT2022.232.

Interviews will probably take place on 27 June and 4 July. We expect to conclude this procedure in July 2022.

Maastricht University is committed to promoting and nurturing a diverse and inclusive community. We believe that diversity in our staff and student population contributes to the quality of research and education at UM, and strive to enable this through inclusive policies and innovative projects led by teams of staff and students. We encourage you to apply for this position.


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