The University of Luxembourg invites applications for PhD Students
The University of Luxemburg invites applications for doctoral candidates (PhD students) in its Faculty of Law, Econimics and Finance (FDEF).
- Ref: R-AGR-3414-10 Law (to be mentioned in all correspondence)
- Fixed term contract for 14 month initial, extendable to 48 months.
- Full time position, 40h/week
- Employee and student status
The Doctoral Training Unit on Enforcement in Multi-level Regulatory Systems (REMS-II) is opening various funded PhD position in law, in the following topics:
- Judicial and non-judicial control over punitive sanctions (supervisor: Prof. Silvia Allegrezza, EU-criminal law)
- Centralised and/or Decentralised Approach to EU securities law enforcement (supervisor: Prof. Pierre-Henri Conac, Financial Markets Law)
- Public and private enforcement of international sanctions at the national level (supervisor: Prof. Matthew Happold, Public International Law)
- Evidence sharing in multi-level enforcement systems (supervisor: Prof. Katalin Ligeti, EU Criminal Law)
- Alternative dispute resolution mechanisms and effective protection of rights – consumer protection in financial services (supervisors: Prof. Elise Poillot, EU Consumer Law; and Prof. Isabelle Riassetto, Commercial Law, Company Law, Financial Regulation)
- Enforceability of EU law and availability of legal remedies: the challenges of multi-level settings to the protection and/or promotion of constitutional principles (migration, external action of the EU and restrictive measures, external action of the EU and sustainable development). (supervisor: Prof. Eleftheria Neframi, EU Law).
- You will conduct research under the guidance of your appointed professor with the aim of studying towards a PhD in Law.
- You will publish research results and present them at conferences, workshops etc.
- You shall contribute to the teaches of classes ranging from one to three hours per week
- Master’s degree in Law; a multidisciplinary background in Econmics is an advantage.
- Fluency in either English or French
- Strong interest in interdiscplinary research
- Excellent communication and team working skills are required.
What is offered?
- Fully-funded 4-year position
- An exciting international and multilingual research environment and the possibility tPhd o work within a research team focused on eforcement in multi-level regulatory systems.
- Personal workspace
- Travel opportunities
- Highly competitive salaries based on your experience and is an equal opportunity employer
Application should be submitted online before the 29th of September 2019 and must include the following:
- Completeed online application form
- A curriculum vitae
- Copies of university degrees
- Research proposal linked to the project desription and to one of the issue areas of the call
- Two letters of reccomendation by professors familiar with the applicant’s legal training
- Proof of language proficiency in English and/or French if those languages are not the mother tongue of the applicant