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Assistant Professor in Public International Law

The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies has a vacancy for a position as an Assistant Professor in Public International Law

28 dagen geleden


Steenschuur, Leiden, Zuid-Holland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht


  • Develop and deliver core courses in the Bachelor and Regular LLM programmes in public international law in English and Dutch;
  • Coordinate and lead teaching activities in cooperation with other lecturers;
  • Conduct high-level research in public international law and sustain a strong publication record;
  • Develop and lead core activities of the Centre and to seek, obtain and manage research funding or other funding;
  • Assist in a collegial way in any other research or teaching-related work of the Centre;
  • Offer specialized seminars and grade assignments and exams, alone or in cooperation with other lecturers.


  • Excellent command of Dutch and English;
  • PhD-degree and excellent track record in research in general public international law, as evidenced by publications in leading international journals;
  • Demonstrated teaching experience in public international law, supported by positive teaching evaluations;
  • A high sense of initiative, leadership qualities and proven ability to seek and obtain research funding;
  • Strong dedication and commitment to the goals and objectives of the Centre;
  • An ability and willingness to work collaboratively and collegially in a team.


We offer an one year term position, with the possibility of renewal based on need, funding and performance. Salary range from € 3,637.- to € 4,978.- gross per month on a full-time basis (pay scale 11, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities). The principal place of work is Leiden. The intended starting date is 1 September 2020.

Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package with additional holiday (8%) and end-of-year bonuses (8.3 %), training and career development and sabbatical leave. Our individual choices model gives you some freedom to assemble your own set of terms and conditions. For international spouses we have set up a dual career programme. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. More information can be found here.

Leiden University requires teaching staff to obtain the University Teaching Qualification. If the successful applicant does not already possess this qualification or its equivalent, he/ she must be willing to obtain this Qualification within two years.

Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Additional information

Enquiries can be made to Nathalie Walstra, email n.walstra@law.leidenuniv.nl.


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