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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Education & Instruction
  • Languages
    English Dutch
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 06,2022
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    Lecturers European Law

    Would you like to share your knowledge and interest in European Law with our students?

    The Faculty of Law is looking for a lecturer in European Law at very short notice.


    As a lecturer, you will provide both independent and team-based education in Dutch and English for a number of Bachelor's courses, mainly in a tutorial setting. You will be assigned to the general courses on the Law of the European Union and to the first and third year academic skills-education. For the English language courses Law of the European Union and Introduction to International and European Law, we require a good command of English at a minimum level of C1. A proficiency in Dutch (B2) is a benefit.
    The department is looking for talented, beginning academics who seek to build a career in academia. As such, we aim to support the successful candidate in writing an external funding proposal or PhD proposal.


    For this position, we are looking for a law graduate (LL.M) with a demonstrable interest in European law and a clear passion for education.

    In addition, we like to see that the candidate:

    • has a good command of the English legal language (both verbal and written)
    • preferably has a working proficiency in Dutch (B2) or better
    • is enthusiastic and has good communicative and didactic skills
    • has the ambition to pursue a career in academia, either through a PhD or in developing as an academic lecturer.

    The following competencies are important for this position:

    • analytical skills
    • functions well in a team
    • good presentation skills
    • result oriented.


    The University of Groningen is an internationally oriented university, rooted in Groningen, the City of Talent. For 400 years, quality has been central. With results: in influential rankings, the RUG is in the top hundred.

    Faculty of Law
    Groningen's Faculty of Law, with almost 5.000 students and almost 500 staff, is a modern, (inter)nationally oriented faculty with a broad and classical profile. Although it has a four-century tradition, it continues to renew its education to train broadly oriented and skilled jurists. Much of its research transcends legal fields and is multidisciplinary in nature.

    European Law Section
    Within the Business Law, European Law and Tax Law department, the European Law section provides primary education relating to the European Union for the entire Bachelor's programme in Dutch Law and the English-language LLB programme. In addition, the section is closely involved in the Master's programmes offered by the Faculty of Law. The research carried out by the section is aimed at the law of the European Union in the broadest sense, with a focus on the functioning of the Internal Market and the relationship between the EU and other legal systems.

    Conditions of employment

    We offer in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:

    • a salary of minimum € 2,840 up to maximum € 4,490 (salary scale 10) gross per month with full-time employment, depending on education and experience
    • 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus over the annual gross income
    • a temporary employment contract of 0.8 FTE (80%) for one year
    • the University of Groningen has good additional terms of employment.

    Starting date: preferably as of 1 February 2022


    You can submit your letter of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae until 13 January 11:59pm / before 14 January 2022 Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).

    Interviews will be held as soon as possible after this closing date.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our University. We are committed to building a diverse faculty so you are encouraged to apply. Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP), and European Commission's European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers,

    Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.


    For information you can contact:

    • Dr M.J. van Wolferen, m.j.van.wolferen

    Please do not use the e-mail address(es) above for applications.

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