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).

Your role

  • 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

Your profile

  • 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

Further information

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

Read more about the position and apply here