3 dagen geleden - Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) - Delft
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We expect the successful candidate to strengthen research and teaching in at least one of these areas of research. As a position created in the context of the Philip Eijlander Diversity Program it is open ...
We expect the successful candidate to strengthen research and teaching in at least one of these areas of research. As a position created in the context of the Philip Eijlander Diversity Program it is open to women only.
Globalization poses a fundamental challenge to the discipline and practice of law. This challenge goes beyond the study of different fields of law, it demands a new way of conceptualizing law for a global era. At the center of research in this area are questions such as: How should ’law’ be conceptualized in the global network age? How does global law draw boundaries, in interaction with state law? How can the development of new regulatory modalities be orchestrated in a globalized world? How can the protection of human rights be guaranteed in a global context?
Law, Technology and Society
Technology companies have a growing influence on economic and social relations in society. Companies such as Uber and Airbnb change the way in which products and services are offered to consumers, whilst Facebook and Alphabet develop their business with the help of data obtained from consumers. Challenges that arise in this technology-driven economy are how fundamental rights and values can be safeguarded without stifling innovation. Research in this field may for example focus on labour relations, competition, consumer protection, data protection, and enforcement.
Law and sustainability
We live in an era that is also referred to as the Anthropocene. Human beings have a dominant influence on the world around us. In this context we have to deal with the challenges of climate change and sustainability. Legal questions that arise in this context are for example: How can law and governance respond to the challenges of climate change and sustainability? What could be the role of law in developing positive strategies for sustainability?
Safety and Security
Conflicts and wars, in combination with technological developments, have given rise to a new front of criminal activity and terrorism. Society and citizens are vulnerable and questions arise as to how we can guarantee safety and security. The role of law in this context is complex: on the one hand the law is a crucial instrument for local and global actors in the pursuit of security goals; on the other hand, sanctions imposed by governments can on occasion test the limits of the national and international rule of law. Research in this area can for example focus on international (human rights) law, criminal law, or victimology.
Candidates for the position must have the following qualifications:
The candidate is expected:
The five-year Philip Eijlander Diversity Program comprises:
Apart from content-related expertise the candidate should have a solid background in legal methodology and preferably have experience with research in an interdisciplinary environment.
For questions regarding the position, please contact Prof.dr. Geert Vervaeke (email@example.com). Please contact one of our ambassadors, Prof. Eleni Kosta (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Prof. Corien Prins (email@example.com) if you have questions about the Philip Eijlander Diversity Program.
For further questions regarding the application procedure, please contact the HR Advice Office Frank van Klaveren (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Tilburg University is a modern university, specialized in social sciences and humanities and is internationally known for its high standards in education and scientific research as well as its good facilities. The Tilburg University campus offers both quietness and connectivity as it is located in a wooded park, ten minutes away from the city center, main highways, and railways. A mid-sized city of 200,000 inhabitants in the South of the Netherlands, in proximity to cities like Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, and London, Tilburg is located at the very heart of Europe.
Tilburg University is committed to diversity as a self-evident value within its organization. Diversity, inclusion, and equality are important key priorities of the university’s HR policy. Under the Philip Eijlander Diversity Program, Tilburg University offers talented women with a passion for teaching and research a wonderful opportunity to design research and courses on important themes at the various Schools. Appointees will receive a start-up grant for their research and will participate in a networking and coaching program.
Tilburg Law School (TLS) is a modern and specialized university. With a broad variety of international programmes and innovating research, the Tilburg Law School stands for high quality. Research at the Tilburg Law School is conducted in an organisation that fosters diversity. The Tilburg Graduate Law School is responsible for the training and guidance of its Research Master students and of the Faculty’s PhD researchers. With its open and inspiring atmosphere, this school is a congenial working environment.
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