Vacancy – Assistant Professor of Legal Philosophy Tilburg Law School

by Admin on January 4, 2022

Tilburg Law School has a vacancy for an Assistant Professor of Legal Philosophy. Apply by 26 January the latest.

From the vacancy:

The candidate will join the research group of Jurisprudence, Legal Philosophy, and Legal History, which is one of the units of the Department of Public Law and Governance (PLG) of the Tilburg Law School (TLS). PLG is a large, diverse and interdisciplinary department, home to nearly 100 academic staff and a range of legal and social science disciplines. You will develop and grow in teaching as well as research, both individually and as part of a team of ambitious scholars.

The candidate will work closely, both in research and teaching, with the Chair of the Philosophy of Law.

The candidate is expected to possess – or to be in the process of developing – a good reputation in research that deals with central issues of the philosophy of law, together with a strong interest in how these issues are relevant to key challenges confronting contemporary law and politics. S/he will be expected to develop an ambitious multi-year research strategy that yields publications, grant applications, and activities with societal impact within one or two of the research foci of the Signature Plan Global Law and Governance, which are globalization and the Anthropocene. The candidate will also be expected to participate in the supervision of doctoral researchers.

The candidate is also expected to have excellent teaching skills, as demonstrated by prior teaching experience. The teaching package includes courses in the philosophy of law at the Bachelor level in the law and philosophy programs of Tilburg University. In the case of the Bachelor level courses for law students teaching is to large groups.

Department of Public Law and Governance distributes, in principle, 40% of time for research, 40% for teaching, and 20% for service, such as membership of committees and collaboration in student-oriented events. 

More information can be found here.

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