The Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies is looking for a full-time doctoral researcher to pursue a PhD in a topic related to international law and global governance. Application deadline June 15, 2020.
The Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies is an inter-faculty interdisciplinary research centre of excellence of the Humanities and Social Sciences and a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) which conducts research in relation to globalization, governance processes and multilateralism (www.globalgovernancestudies.eu).
The Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies is looking for a dynamic and motivated full-time doctoral researcher to pursue a PhD in a topic related to international law and global governance with specific interest in the role of the EU in global governance, in human rights and / or in international trade and investment.
• You pursue a PhD in international (and EU) law.
• You build up research expertise within a particular research area that will be chosen in close consultation with your promoter.
• You share your expertise and research results within and outside KU Leuven.
• You pay attention to the valorization of research results at the academic level or in society.
• You publish research results in academic journals.
• You take initiatives, together with other colleagues, in order to make your research unit a dynamic research environment.
• You are keen to establish a good cooperation and understanding with other research centres and institutes within and outside KU Leuven.
• You are employed in a dynamic, international and growing research environment and contribute to its current and future research activities.
• You have a Master of Law/International Law degree and have studied at multiple universities.
• You have a strong and demonstrable expertise in EU law, international law and the law of international organizations.
• You have excellent analytical and writing skills.
• 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 are capable to operate in a multicultural and multidisciplinary research project and have experience in collaborating in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams.
• You are resistant to stress and have an inquisitive mind.
• You master English in an excellent manner. Knowledge of other languages is a strong asset.
• You have studied abroad at a leading university for one or more years.
• You have excellent study results: you must at least have graduated in the top 5% of your class.
We offer a full-time fixed term contract for one year to pursue a PhD (renewable after one year following positive evaluation and available funds) starting September 1 in a dynamic interdisciplinary research environment.
For more information, please contact Prof. Dr. Jan Wouters at email@example.com
Applications must be received no later than 15th June 2020 (1 pm CET).
KU Leuven carries out an equal opportunity and diversity policy.
How to apply?
Send a CV, cover letter, writing sample and two personal recommendation letters by email (subject: Application PhD International Law/Global Governance) to Mrs. Kathleen Mouling: firstname.lastname@example.org