Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Public International Law

The section Public International Law of the institute Public Law of the Faculty of Law is looking for an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Public International Law (1.0 FTE) .

4 dagen geleden


Parkstraat, Den Haag, Zuid-Holland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
38 uur
€ 3475 - € 4757 per maand


  • To take a leading role in the management of the LL.M. Adv. programme in International Dispute Settlement and Arbitration;
  • To develop and deliver core courses in the curriculum of LL.M. advanced and regular programme in international dispute settlement and/or public international law;
  • To coordinate and lead teaching activities in cooperation with other lecturers;
  • To conduct high-level research in international dispute settlement and/or public international law and sustain a strong publication record;
  • To develop and lead core activities of the Centre and to seek, obtain and manage research funding or other funding;
  • To assist in a collegial way in any other research or teaching-related work of the Centre;
  • To offer specialized seminars and grade assignments and exams, alone or in cooperation with other lecturers;


  • PhD-degree and excellent track record in research in international dispute settlement and/or general public international law, as evidenced by publications in leading international journals;
  • Demonstrated teaching experience in international dispute settlement and/or public international law, supported by positive teaching evaluations;
  • A high sense of initiative, leadership qualities and proven ability to seek and obtain research funding;
  • Excellent command of English; Non-Dutch speaking candidates should be prepared to acquire a good passive knowledge of the Dutch language;
  • 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 a one year term position with a probationary period of two months, with the possibility of renewal based on need, funding and performance.
Salary range from €3,475 to €4,757 gross per month on a full-time basis (pay scale 11 in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities). The salary will be dependent on the experience of the candidate. The principal place of work is The Hague. The intended starting date is as soon as possible.

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. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. More at

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 Prof. Eric De Brabandere, email, telephone +31 71 527 7578.
If you have any enqueries about the procedure, please contact Mrs. Nathalie Walstra, email, telephone +31 71 527 7578.

Please submit online your application no later than 31 March 2018 via the blue button of our application system. Applicants should submit online a letter of interest accompanied by a CV.

Enquiries from agencies are not appreciated.


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The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at Leiden Law School (‘the Centre’) is a leading academic institution in the field of international law, which is focused on high-level research, education and training in public international law and global justice. The Centre is part of the Faculty of Law of Leiden University, the oldest University in The Netherlands. It is one Centre in two cities, with homes in Leiden and The Hague. It hosts several international research projects, leading scientific journals (e.g., Leiden Journal of International Law), a regular and two advanced LLM programmes, the Telders International Law Moot Court Competition, as well as high-quality training courses, Summer Schools, lectures series, seminars and conferences.
Research within the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies is part of the Research Programme ‘Exploring the Frontiers of International Law’.


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