Assistant Professor in European Law - Faculty of Law

Aug 01, 2016
Nov 01, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time

Assistant Professor in European Law (1,0 fte - Faculty of Law)

Job Specifications - (uitleg)

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Job Description

The department of International and European Law of the Faculty of Law of Maastricht University intends to appoint a fulltime Assistant Professor in European Law (‘Universitair Docent’) with a starting date of 1 November 2016 (tbd). Applicants must have expertise in European Law (substantive and/or institutional law). The appointee will be required to teach at bachelor and master level, to contribute to the development of courses, to conduct high quality research within the Maastricht Centre for European Law, to write research and funding proposals and to fulfill administrative duties.


  • PhD degree in European Law (or obtain a PhD degree in the near future);

  • Excellent research and teaching skills;

  • Excellent organisational skills;

  • Excellent English language skills (written and spoken).


The appointment as University Lecturer will be for a period of three years. The salary depends on academic qualifications and experience. The salary will be set in salary scale 10, 11 or 12 of the Collective Labour Agreement of the Dutch Universities, minimum gross month salary € 2.532,00 and maximum € 5.288,00. For people recruited from abroad a reduced income tax rate may apply.

More information on terms of employment of the university can be found > Support > UM employees.


Temporary, 3 years


Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 16,000 students and 4,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Humanities and Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.


Faculty of Law - MCEL

The Faculty of Law of Maastricht University offers the possibility of teaching and interacting with high-level graduate students and a pleasant, international working environment. Its Maastricht Centre of European Law is a prominent research centre in the field of EU law (see

Additional Information

More information on this vacancy can be obtained from Prof. M. Claes (; phone +31 43 3883048/3883231).