The University of Luxembourg and the Doctoral Training Unit on Enforcement in Multi-level Regulatory Systems II (REMS-II) is opening 1 funded PhD position in Financial Market Law Ref: 50012575 / R-AGR-3414-17-C PRIDE (to be mentioned in all correspondence).
Duration: 36 months fixed-term contract, extendable up to 48 month
Role and responsibilities:
- The doctoral candidate will conduct research under the guidance of Pierre-Henri Conac with the aim of studying towards a PhD in Financial Market Law and more specifically on the topic of centralised and/or decentralised approach to EU securities law enforcement and possibly also with links to the issue of equivalence with third countries.
- The doctoral candidate will publish research results and present them at conferences, workshops, etc.
- The selected candidate shall contribute to the teaching of classes ranging from one to three hours per week, of small group teachings and tutorials.
- Applicant must hold Master’s degree in Law; a multidisciplinary background in Law and in Economics is an advantage.
- Applicant must possess the linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in either English or French, good understanding of the second language and possibly a third language.
- Strong interest in interdisciplinary research and excellent communication and team working skills are required.
Applications to be submitted online and must include the following:
- Completed online application form
- Copies of university degrees (to the extent possible, please include university transcripts and official details of class rank)
- A research proposal linked to the project description and to one of the issue areas of the call (2000 words-long, containing an explanation of the topic, its scientific background and why the applicant considers it to be important; a research question and the specific aim of the research proposal; methodology; timeline for completion, and a short bibliography)
- Two letters of recommendation by professors familiar with the applicant’s academic legal training commenting on the applicant’s ability to conduct academic research
- Proof of language proficiency in English and / or French if those languages are not the mother tongue of the applicant
|Organization||University of Luxembourg|
|Subject areas||Law, Economics|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||01 May 2020|