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Position: Postdoctoral researcher in the context of the project ‘INformation in the EU’s DIgitalised Governance’ (INDIGO)
Institution: University of Luxembourg
Location: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Duties: The post-doctoral researcher will be working within the Department of Law and is expected to contribute to research in the area of Law and Technology in the context of the INDIGO research project, financed by the Fonds National de Recherche du Luxembourg (FNR) in the context of the H2020 - NORFACE funding scheme; We particularly encourage researchers with knowledge and experience in the transformative effects of information technology innovations in legal systems as well as with experience in regulation of technology in multi-level legal systems; The main tasks include writing academic papers, participating actively in the life of the department (e.g. seminars, workshops), and, to a limited degree, contributing to teaching in the Department’s programmes; The post-doctoral researcher will be under the supervision of Professors Herwig Hofmann and Dirk Zetzsche
Requirements: PhD degree in Law, especially areas relating law and technology, legal questions of developing large scale data use, artificial intelligence and decision making structures, regulation of technology within multi-level legal systems; Have the linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in English; good understanding of a second language and possibly a third language, French or German in particular, would be considered an advantage; Excellent knowledge of and be able to autonomously conduct research at a post-doctoral level; Willingness to work in an inter-cultural and international environment; Curiosity and self-motivation
   
Text: UOL03521 31-Dec-2099 Company Text The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg invites applications for a: Postdoctoral researcher in the context of the project ‘INformation in the EU’s DIgitalised Governance’ (INDIGO) Fixed-term 36-months contract, extendable depending on the acquisition of external funding Full-time position, 40 h/week Foreseen starting date: 01/11/2020 Employee status Ref: RCREQ0004469 (to be mentioned in all correspondence) Your Role The post-doctoral researcher will be working within the Department of Law and is expected to contribute to research in the area of Law and Technology in the context of the INDIGO research project, financed by the Fonds National de Recherche du Luxembourg (FNR) in the context of the H2020 - NORFACE funding scheme. We particularly encourage researchers with knowledge and experience in the transformative effects of information technology innovations in legal systems as well as with experience in regulation of technology in multi-level legal systems. The main tasks include writing academic papers, participating actively in the life of the department (e.g. seminars, workshops), and, to a limited degree, contributing to teaching in the Department’s programmes. The post-doctoral researcher will be under the supervision of Professors Herwig Hofmann and Dirk Zetzsche. Your Profile PhD degree in Law, especially areas relating law and technology, legal questions of developing large scale data use, artificial intelligence and decision making structures, regulation of technology within multi-level legal systems. Have the linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in English; good understanding of a second language and possibly a third language, French or German in particular, would be considered an advantage; Excellent knowledge of and be able to autonomously conduct research at a post-doctoral level; Willingness to work in an inter-cultural and international environment. Curiosity and self-motivation. We offer Fully-funded position with a competitive salary. An exciting international and multilingual research environment. Personal work-space at the University (full-time contracts require the candidate to work at the University premises). Work at a Department of Law, a dynamic and striving community conducting cutting edge legal research and teaching. Further Information Applications should be submitted online before September 15th and should include the following: A detailed curriculum vitae with a complete bibliography of published works. A motivation letter with a description of research interests and plans for the coming two years (2 pages max). Copies of three research papers or a copy of the PhD Thesis. Three letters of recommendation. For further information please contact herwig.hofmann@uni.lu or dirk.zetzsche@uni.lu Applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.
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