Researcher in Law
University of Luxembourg


Researcher in Law

Contract Type:

Fixed Term Contract


6 Month

The Department of Law of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg is looking for a Research and Development specialist to support in evaluation and accreditation procedures of the Law Department and to conduct legal research.

Your Role...

The Research and Development specialist will be working under the supervision of the Head of Department Professor Herwig Hofmann. In particular, the R&D Specialist will be in charge of

  • Conduct research on the different topics falling into the scope of the research themes of the Department,
  • Contribute to ongoing evaluation procedures and disseminate results through scientific publications, workshops and conferences and conduct editorial work;
  • Offer research assistance and coordinate young researchers working in the same field;
  • Contribute in preparing further research proposals within the Department of Law.

We are looking for a candidate with a Master degree in Law or related fields.
In particular, the following requirements apply:

  • Curiosity and self-motivation;
  • Team-oriented;
  • Proven ability to work individually as well as part of a team;
  • Have the linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in either English, good understanding of a second language and possibly a third language, French in particular, will be considered an advantage;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
How to apply...

Applications should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter

We encourage early application.

Please apply formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered. The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

General information:

  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 6 Month
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Kirchberg
  • Internal Title: Research and development specialist
  • Job Reference: UOL06445



About us...

The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character. It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching, is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. The University`s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance offers four Bachelor programmes, fourteen Master programmes, as well as several continuing education courses. It also includes the Doctoral School in Law and the Doctoral School in Economics and Finance. Around 1,600 students from 97 different nationalities are enrolled at the Faculty. Academic staff from different nationalities teach at the Faculty, supported by practitioners from the field, visiting scholars and guest professors. Rooted in Luxembourg but with a European and international outlook, the Faculty counts three departments:

  • Department of Law
  • Department of Economics and Management
  • Department of Finance

Teaching and research benefit from the proximity of the European institutions, Luxembourg’s leading international financial centre and its vibrant business community. Institutional and private sector partnerships, sponsored Chairs and a growing network of international partner universities make the FDEF a vibrant academic hub at the heart of Europe.

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