Friday, December 17, 2010

Job Opening: Hertie School of Governance (Professor, Open Rank)

The Hertie School of Governance is seeking to hire a Professor of Law and Governance in Europe (open rank). Here's the advertisement:

The Hertie School of Governance, Berlin: A European Professional School for Public Policy
is recruiting a

Professor of Law and Governance in Europe (m/f)
Open Rank

The Hertie School of Governance is an international teaching and research centre of excellence that prepares students for leadership positions in government, business, and civil society. An internationally-recruited faculty, interdisciplinary in outlook, research, and teaching, offers analytically-challenging and practice-oriented courses on governance, policy analysis, management, and leadership and helps students grow intellectually in a professional, research-intensive environment, characterised by public debate and engagement.

Applicants should hold a PhD in law or a related discipline and have their focus of research on the legal structures of governance and regulation in Europe, preferably with a distinct profile in the law of the European Union. Their work should reflect interdisciplinary openness and excellence in research on an international level. Applicants should be willing to teach law and governance and European Union law in the Master of Public Policy and Executive Master of Public Management programmes and contribute to the PhD programme. We will consider junior candidates if they are exceptionally qualified and show high academic potential. The position is to be filled by September 2011.

Relative to rank, applicants should have:

  • an international profile
  • published extensively in top journals
  • a proven record in teaching

As a professional school, the Hertie School seeks faculty with a commitment to intensive, high-quality teaching. All applicants are expected to be professionally fluent in English, the teaching language of the Hertie School. The Hertie School is prepared to reward excellence with competitive salaries and attractive conditions of work. The level of the position will be in line with the candidate's qualifications.

Review of applications will begin no later than 31 January 2011. Application procedure: The Hertie School will review applications that include all of the following documents:

  • A letter of motivation
  • A current Curriculum Vitae, including detailed personal and professional data and data on teaching experience
  • A current publication list
  • Names and contact details of up to three reference persons

Please send your application to For information about the Hertie School visit If you have questions about the position, please contact Prof. Nico Krisch. Strict confidentiality in the application process is assured. The Hertie School is an equal opportunity employer.