• The Centre and the Institute are looking for an outstanding junior researcher to conduct research in the area of international economic law and trade law.
  • For more information about the job description, please contact Prof. Dr. Jan Wouters at [email protected]
  • To apply, send a CV, detailed grading results, cover letter with personal motivation and the names of three referees to Mr. Thomas Goyvaerts [email protected]
  • Applications must be received no later than 30th June 2016.
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Your opportunities

  • You conduct independent, fundamental research on a research project in the area of international economic law and trade law.
  • You pursue a PhD in law on this topic.
  • You are involved in various ad hoc research activities related to international trade law.
  • You are employed in a dynamic, international and growing research environment and contribute to its current and future research activities.
  • You may be involved in teaching activities from time to time.

Your profile

  • You obtained a Master’s degree in law from a leading university with outstanding grades (you must at least have graduated in the top 5% of your class)
  • You have a strong interest and demonstrable expertise in international economic law, preferably international trade law. Prior (academic or practical) experience with international trade law is a plus. Prior successful participation in an international student moot court in the field of international economic/trade law is also a plus.
  • You have excellent analytical skills, and are able to summarize and present a large amount of information in an intelligent way.
  • You are able to organize your own research activities while working as part of a research group; you are able to handle various tasks at the same time while keeping strict deadlines.
  • You have excellent knowledge of English. Other language skills are an asset.
  • You are able to efficiently use the most important Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Our Offer
We offer an employment as full-time doctoral researcher starting as soon as possible for 1 year, renewable up to 4 years in a dynamic interdisciplinary research environment.