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Position: Doctoral researcher (PhD student) in Law
Institution: University of Luxembourg
Location: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Duties: The doctoral researcher will be working within the Department of Law. The doctoral researcher is expected to contribute to the research project AVMSD III which deals with the new version of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (EU) 2018/1808 and its transposition by Member States. Particular interest in regulation of media, fundamental rights (esp. freedom of expression) both on the level of ECHR and CFR as well as examples of national approaches, overarching societal interests for regulation and the theoretical basis for regulation would be an asset; The candidate’s main task will be to prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of freedom of expression exemplified for certain areas covered by regulatory approaches such as illegal or harmful content under the supervision of Professor Mark Cole. The thesis work will be undertaken at the University of Luxembourg but can also be part of a jointly-supervised thesis with another university; The selected candidate is expected to present interim findings of the research project independently and together with the supervisor at conferences and in papers and journal contributions as well as work on a commentary project concerning the AVMS Directive; The selected candidate shall contribute to the teaching of classes, of small group teachings and tutorials or by coaching of Moot court teams
Requirements: Master’s degree in Law or equivalent, ideally a Master’s degree with specialization in Human Rights law; Linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in English is required due to the project language. Addition good understanding of a second language, French or German, will be considered an advantage
   
Text: UOL03409 30-Jun-2020 Company Text The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance (FDEF) of the University of Luxembourg is recruiting a: Doctoral researcher (PhD student) in Law A specialisation is foreseen in Media Law 36 months fixed-term contract Full-time position, 40 h/week Employee and student status Your Role The doctoral researcher will be working within the Department of Law. The doctoral researcher is expected to contribute to the research project AVMSD III which deals with the new version of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (EU) 2018/1808 and its transposition by Member States. Particular interest in regulation of media, fundamental rights (esp. freedom of expression) both on the level of ECHR and CFR as well as examples of national approaches, overarching societal interests for regulation and the theoretical basis for regulation would be an asset The candidate’s main task will be to prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of freedom of expression exemplified for certain areas covered by regulatory approaches such as illegal or harmful content under the supervision of Professor Mark Cole. The thesis work will be undertaken at the University of Luxembourg but can also be part of a jointly-supervised thesis with another university The selected candidate is expected to present interim findings of the research project independently and together with the supervisor at conferences and in papers and journal contributions as well as work on a commentary project concerning the AVMS Directive The selected candidate shall contribute to the teaching of classes, of small group teachings and tutorials or by coaching of Moot court teams Your Profile Master’s degree in Law or equivalent, ideally a Master’s degree with specialization in Human Rights law Linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in English is required due to the project language. Addition good understanding of a second language, French or German, will be considered an advantage We offer Fully-funded position with a competitive salary Regular personal exchanges with the supervisor and the members of the thesis committee, and a high quality research environment provided by the Doctoral School of Law The possibility to be involved in an international research project with high visibility in the expert community An exciting international and multilingual research environment Personal work space at the University Gender-friendly workplace Further Information Applications should be submitted online and must include the following: A motivation letter A detailed curriculum vitae with list of publications and copies thereof, if applicable A transcript of concluded university studies The name, current position and relationship to the applicant, of one referee For more information concerning this position, please contact Prof. Cole, ideally by email: mark.cole@uni.lu . Due to the current situation possible interviews after pre-selection will be held via a videoconference. The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer. Ref: 50010864 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)
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