Friday, March 6, 2009

Job Opening: Luxembourg (Professor)

The University of Luxembourg is seeking to hire a Professor in International Public Law. Here's the advertisement:

The University of Luxembourg has an opening in its Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg for 1 Professor in International public law (M/F)

Ref: F2-090008 (to be mentioned in all correspondence) Employee status, full time (40h/week)

The successful candidate will be expected to have extensive research and teaching experience in international economic law, law of international organizations or international litigation.

Mission: The responsibilities contain the education at the Bachelor, Master and doctorate levels, research and the management of research projects and the tutoring of students in the various levels.

Profile: A PhD in international public law. A significant record of publications in internationally recognised peer-reviewed journals. Knowledge in the field of international litigation (international courts, alternative dispute resolution, arbitration) of international economic law (law of international trade, regional economic integration, financial services) and / or law of international organizations would be an advantage. Experience in acquiring and/or participation in European research projects would be an asset, as well as interdisciplinary projects. Experience and aptitude for teaching and research at the highest level. The capability to work in a multilingual environment in which good knowledge of both French and English are essential and fluency in German is an additional advantage.

Applications (in French or English) will contain following documents: A copy of the diploma of doctorate; A detailed curriculum vitae with a list of publications of the candidate; A text of up to 6000 characters (3 pages) describing the scientific activities which the applicant wishes to carry out; A copy of the doctoral thesis; A copy of the three publications that the candidate considers as most representative of his or her research activity. A list of three references with their name, address and present position. Please indicate their relationship to you.

The University of Luxembourg offers competitive salaries. Information about the position can be obtained from Professor Jörg Gerkrath, e-mail: or Professor André Prüm, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, email: .

All applications should be sent in printed form and electronic version before March 15th, 2009 to the following address:

Professeur André Prüm

Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance

University of Luxembourg

162 A, avenue de la Faïencerie

L-1511 Luxembourg


All applications will be handled in strictest confidence. The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.