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Law Professor Vacancy at Leiden University, Netherlands

Law Professor Vacancy at Leiden University, Netherlands

Country: Netherlands
City: Leiden
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The Leiden University of Netherlands announces the vacancy opening in the tenure track Assistant Professor of Law and Society.  The successful candidate will join the Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance, and Society (VVI) and carries out duties of assistant professor. The department will start with a unique, one-year, English-taught Master program that will have a focus on the social-scientific study of law and society. The incumbent might need to involve in that particular program.


The successful appointee will contribute to the department by doing the following tasks

  • Teaching and developing socio-legal courses in VVI’s academic domain, for the bachelor’s and master’s programs of Leiden Law School and Leiden University College.
  • Similarly, developing research and conducting research in VVI’s academic domain;
  • Furthermore, cooperating in the acquisition and management of research and teaching projects.


Candidates must have the following qualifications to apply for this Law Professor Vacancy at Leiden University, Netherlands

  • Masters degree in Law, and/or Social Sciences, and/or Humanities. Also, a Ph.D. degree directly relevant to VVI’s academic domain and approach.
  • Teaching experience; proven record as a good, inspiring teacher.
  • Experience with developing new teaching modules. Similarly, experience with socio-legal research on the national and local level in the Global North and/or the Global South.
  • Good publication record commensurate with career stage.
  • Strong language skills, including an excellent command of English. In addition to that, knowledge of Dutch is will be an advantage.
  • Team player with strong proven organizational skills, and relevant networks as well as willingness to travel.

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Leiden University

Leiden University is a public research university in Leiden, Netherlands. It is famous for its historic foundations, emphasis on the social sciences, and student-run societies. Leiden University has seven academic faculties and over fifty subject departments. In addition to that, it manages more than 40 national and international research institutes. The university has no central campus but its buildings are spread over the city. With a total enrollment of 30,000 students, it is one of the largest university in Leiden.


Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline12 January,2020
Company NameLeiden University a



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