4 fulltime PhD research positions at Erasmus School of LawOpens external

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These posts are part of the plan to create a new research community for the research initiative ‘Public and private interests: A new balance’,which will also require two (senior) professors and three postdoctoral positions.

A key aspect of Erasmus School of Law is that research groups work across the boundaries of legal disciplines, applying modern tools of social science research, such as empirical and experimental methods. Within this new research initiative, you will study the role of private actors, in particular businesses, in safeguarding public interests in one of the 11 PhD research projects. The research will be conducted within the framework of the nationwide sectoral plan for legal science, in collaboration with our partner therein, the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen.

PhD research projects

Project 1. Governing corporate misconduct

Project 3. Classification societies and the public interest

Project 5. Safeguarding public interests in financial markets

Project 6. The future of work

Job description

Erasmus School of Law is recruiting ambitious PhD researchers who will perform excellent research in Law or Criminology (M/F 1.0 FTE, starting in October 2020). As a PhD researcher, you will join a law school ranked in the top 50 of the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings of global law schools, which is committed to promoting excellent international and interdisciplinary research with a high positive societal impact.

Candidates will be selected based on their professional qualification, the letter of motivation and the quality of their research proposal, and will be employed at Erasmus Graduate School of Law .


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