Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Job Opening: Leiden (Lecturer)

Leiden University's Faculty of Law has open a lecturer position in its Public International Law Section. Here's the advertisement:

The section Public International Law is responsible for teaching in the Bachelors Programme of Law, the LL.M. Programme in Public International Law and the advanced LL.M. Programme in Public International Law with specializations in International Criminal Law and Peace Justice and Development. Apart from the Bachelors Programme, all lectures and seminars are in English and partly take place in the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at Campus The Hague.

Research within the Section Public International Law is part of the Research Programme ‘Securing the Rule of Law in a world of Multilevel Jurisdiction: coherence, institutional principles and fundamental rights’. The section’s focus is on International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law and International Dispute Settlement, United Nations Law, International Organizations, Peace and Security and Sustainable Development. Within the section Public International Law there is a vacancy for:

Lecturer in Public International Law (vacancy number 8-228)

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- PhD-degree in Public International Law and solid research record through publications in (international) law journals;

- Generalist in the field of Public International Law.

- Wide experience in and affinity with lecturing and the co-ordination of the teaching

- Excellent teaching skills, as shown by teaching evaluations

- Excellent knowledge of the English and Dutch language. Non-Dutch speaking candidates should be prepared to acquire a good passive knowledge of the Dutch language.


- (Co-ordination of) Teaching within the Section of Public International Law;

- To conduct individual research in the field of Public International Law and to publish the result of this research;

- Participation in managerial and organisational tasks within the Section and the Faculty.

Candidates will be appointed as Lecturer in Public International Law initially for one year with the possibility of a permanent contract; salary will be dependent on the experience of the candidate and in accordance with scale 11 or 12 of the Collective Agreement of Dutch Universities.

Information with respect to conditions of employment of the University can be found on www.leidenuniv.nl/ecm/po.

For other information and enquiries, please contact Prof. N.J. Schrijver (phone secretariat: +31 71 527 7578, e-mail: n.j.schrijver@law.leidenuniv.nl) or Dr. L.J. van den Herik (phone secretariat: +31 71 527 7578, e-mail: l.van.den.herik@law.leidenuniv.nl).

Applications with CV and list of publications, with reference to the vacancy number as indicated above, should be sent within two weeks after the publication of this vacancy to:

Leiden University, Public International Law, Attn. Dr. L.J. van den Herik, PO Box 9520, NL 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands.

The deadline for applications is January 1, 2009.