20 August 2013

VACANCY: Research Fellow

The Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law invites applications for a position to start on 1st September 2013 or later as a Research Fellow (PhD candidate) part-time (50%) with Professor Anne Peters.                                  
The research fellow will conduct legal research (contribution to common research projects and own publications), particularly in the field of public international law (including international and European human rights law), global governance, and European Union law and comparative constitutional law.
Candidates are expected to write a dissertation (PhD thesis) in one of the aforementioned fields of research. Teaching at the law faculty of the University of Heidelberg (mainly in German language) can be arranged in consultation with the faculty.

The applicants are required to hold a university degree in law (with distinction), to have a deep knowledge of public international law, to demonstrate great interest in academic research, and to be fully proficient in English (in written and oral); further language skills are of advantage.

How to applyPlease electronically submit your application (CV; copies of academic records; a PhD project description of no more than 1-2 pages, one own legal manuscript, such as a seminar paper; possibly also a letter of recommendation) by 30 August 2013 (or later upon agreement) to APeters-office@mpil.de (personal assistant, director Anne Peters) via the Apply button below.

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