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Position: Research Assistant
Institution: Queen Mary University of London
Department: Law
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The Department of Law is looking to appoint a Research Assistant for the Jean Monnet Network on ‘EU China Legal and Judicial Cooperation’. The successful candidate will conduct research and make contributions to EUPLANT under the supervision of the Principle Investigator. EUPLANT assesses the extent to which legal transplants and enhanced judicial cooperation can lead to an increased regulatory convergence between the Chinese and EU legal frameworks. Against the background of what some regard as a deterioration of rule of law and increased pressures on civil society and the legal profession in China, EUPLANT assesses both the risks and opportunities of judicial and wider legal cooperation
Requirements: Candidates should have a LLM or equivalent degree in Law. Candidates should also have experience of working independently and exercising judgement and decision-making skills across the work area, with the ability to prioritise diverse tasks
   
Text: Research Assistant - QMUL18082 Department: Law Salary: £32,735 pro rata (Grade 4) Reference: QMUL18082 Date posted: 13-Mar-2019 Closing date: 14-Apr-2019 Job profile Apply online Overview: The Department of Law is looking to appoint a Research Assistant for the Jean Monnet Network on ‘EU China Legal and Judicial Cooperation’. The successful candidate will conduct research and make contributions to EUPLANT under the supervision of the Principle Investigator. EUPLANT assesses the extent to which legal transplants and enhanced judicial cooperation can lead to an increased regulatory convergence between the Chinese and EU legal frameworks. Against the background of what some regard as a deterioration of rule of law and increased pressures on civil society and the legal profession in China, EUPLANT assesses both the risks and opportunities of judicial and wider legal cooperation. Candidates should have a LLM or equivalent degree in Law. Candidates should also have experience of working independently and exercising judgement and decision-making skills across the work area, with the ability to prioritise diverse tasks. A strong interest and demonstrable expertise in Chinese Law and the relationship between the European Union and China would be highly desirable. Experience of undertaking and completing analytical projects would also be an advantage. The post is a part time, fixed term position until August 2021. Starting salary will be £32,735 pro rata per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave (pro rata), an interest-free season ticket loan, and a pension scheme. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme. For informal enquiries please contact Dr Matthieu Burnay (m.burnay@qmul.ac.uk ). Details about the Department and School of Law can be found at http://www.law.qmul.ac.uk/ . To apply, please click on the "Apply Online" link. The closing date for applications is 14 April 2019. Interviews are expected to take place shortly after. We actively welcome applications from all candidates, particularly candidates from BME groups, which are currently underrepresented in the Department of Law. Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality Apply online
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