Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Job Opening: Maastricht (Lecturer)

The University of Maastricht is seeking to hire a Lecturer in International Law. Here's the advertisement:

The Faculty of Law of Maastricht University is seeking a

University Lecturer in International Law

Job Description

The Department of International and European Law of the Faculty of Law of Maastricht University wishes to appoint a fulltime university lecturer (universitair docent) in Public International Law as of 1 September 2009. Applicants should have demonstrable expertise in general international law with a specialisation in international human rights law.


  • To teach courses at bachelor and master level;
  • To conduct research within the framework of the Globalisation and Human Rights program of the Maastricht Centre for Human Rights;
  • To prepare research proposals;
  • To fulfil administrative duties.


  • PhD degree in International Law;
  • Excellent research and teaching capabilities;
  • Good organisational skills;
  • Excellent English language skills (written and spoken);
  • Knowledge of Dutch an advantage.


The appointment as university lecturer will be for an initial period of three years, with the possibility, after a positive evaluation, of an appointment for an indefinite period of time (tenure). The salary is dependent on academic qualifications and experience. It will be set in scale 10, 11 or 12 of the CAO Nederlandse Universiteiten (minimum € 2.379,00 and maximum € 4.970,00).

The Faculty of Law of Maastricht University offers the possibility of teaching and interacting with high-level graduate students and a pleasant, international working environment.

More information on the terms of employment of the university can be found on:, select employees.

More information on this vacancy can be obtained from Prof. Menno Kamminga, (, phone: +3143 3884881).Written applications with letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, transcript of grades and list of publications must be received no later than Monday 11 May 2009 at: Interviews will be held on Wednesday 10 June 2009.