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Junior teacher in Data Protection and Privacy Law/ Cybersecurity (0,8-1,0 FTE)

Are you an outstanding individual with expertise in data protection and privacy law with the ambition to contribute to the further development of ECPC?

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Bouillonstraat, Maastricht, Limburg
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
30 - 38 uur
€ 2790 - € 4402 per maand


We are looking to employ a junior teacher, a person who shares our commitment to collegiality and excellence in executive education and applied research in the field of data protection and privacy law and cybersecurity. We are seeking to employ a person with a strong research and profile to complement our existing team. The successful candidate will contribute to the international profile and standing of the ECPC, which is one of the Maastricht University’s highly successful training and research centres. The position is open to those with an expertise in data protection and privacy law and/or cybersecurity.

As an ECPC junior teacher, you will:

  • Serve as a junior subject matter expert and conduct commissioned research and studies in the field of Data Protection, Privacy and/or Cybersecurity
  • Deliver teaching in appropriate subject areas towards executive education programmes designed for professionals;
  • Co-coordinate the thesis and project assignments within the professional diploma
  • Draft project reports, tenders, articles, case studies etc…

Moreover, as an ECPC team member, you will be expected to provide help and assistance to the ECPC Director and management in expanding the executive educational offer of ECPC in new areas, such as the Humanitarian Action Programme and in acquiring new funding and tenders.

The position offers considerable space for personal initiative and fulfilment.

The working language is English. The preferred starting date is 1 October 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.


  • A Master's degree in law (LL.M. or equivalent) in the field of data protection, privacy law or data security. Candidates from related and relevant disciplines are also encouraged to apply.
  • The candidate demonstrates deep knowledge of data privacy and has an interest and expertise in the interplay between data protection/privacy and technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and fundamental rights.
  • A broader practical and theoretical understanding of privacy and cybersecurity issues and challenges emerging from the increased use of new technologies and AI systems is considered an advantage.
  • Experience in implementing data protection rules humanitarian aid sector or international organisation is an asset.
  • Experience with conducting applied research and teaching professionals.
  • Experience with working in a Problem Based Learning environment is considered an advantage.
  • Excellent writing, organisational and problem solving skills.
  • Strong client service orientation, good communication skills, including the ability to liaise with people across the business.
  • Keen to develop new business and use initiative.
  • Excellent command of the English language (spoken & written).


Working hours: maximum of 38 hours per week

The salary depends on qualifications and experience. The salary will be set between minimum gross monthly salary € 2,790 and maximum gross monthly salary of € 4,402 of salary scale 10, based on a full-time employment, of the Collective Labour Agreement of the Dutch Universities.

Maastricht University has attractive employment conditions, which include a pension scheme, holidays, holiday allowance and an end of year bonus.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > About UM > Working at UM.

Additional information

Applicants need to send a cv and a (short) motivation letter. Please mention also the vacancy number/job number (AT2021.294) in your application. Applications can be sent to pzfdrvacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Further information on the vacancy can be obtained from cosimo.monda@maastrichtuniversity.nl or joyce.groneschild@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

Applications need to be submitted before 16 August 2021.