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The Amsterdam Law School has avacancy for a PhD candidate in Public International Law. The PhD researcher will develop his or her project as part of the …
The Amsterdam Law School has avacancy for a PhD candidate in Public International Law.
The PhD researcher will develop his or her project as part of the Amsterdam Center for International Law (ACIL). In principle, the PhD researcher may focus on any aspect of Public International Law. Preferably, the research should connect to one of ACIL’s projects (available on the ACIL website).
The researcher is also encouraged to embed her/his research within the programme on ‘Law and Justice Across Borders’, though that is not strictly necessary. In that programme, ACIL collaborates with the Amsterdam Center for European Law and Governance (ACELG) and the Center for the Study of European Private Law (CSECL).
Applicants are asked to submit a research proposal of approximately 1000 words, which should include:
ACIL aims at contributing to the critical understanding as well as progressive understanding of international law. Its research employs legal-doctrinal methods of research as well as non-legal methods. An interdisciplinary dimension of research is encouraged.
The position is first and foremost a research position; yet the candidate may have the opportunity, or may be asked, to contribute to teaching activities to a limited extent in the second and possibly third year of the PhD research.
The successful candidate will:
The successful candidate must have
Knowledge of disciplines other than law is an asset, but not a requirement.
The successful candidates will be offered an initial contract for 15 months. Upon positive evaluation of the PhD students’ performance the contract will be extended by 33 months.
The gross monthly salary will be in accordance with the salary scales for PhD candidates at Dutch universities, scale P (Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities) ranging from €2,222 to €2,840 gross per month (full-time equivalent). Secondary benefits at Dutch universities are attractive and include 8% holiday pay and an 8.3% end-of-year Bonus.
To discuss the posts informally, please contact:
For questions on the application procedure and employment conditions at the University of Amsterdam, please contact:
You may send your application, preferably in one PDF file, by email to:
Please mention vacancy number 18-147 in the subject line.
Applications must contain the following information:
The envisaged starting date is 1 September 2018.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 1 May 2018.