17/10/2020

Research Fellow(s) (m/f – senior/junior) with focus on technology and law


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    KU Leuven
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Juridical sciencesInformatic law
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    30/10/2020 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Belgium › Leuven
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    BAP-2020-783

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The research position involves the following tasks:
- Conducting fundamental and applied legal research, often in cooperation with computer and data scientists;
- Acting as a point of contact for and engaging with CiTiP’s partners in research programmes;
- Publishing research in high quality peer-reviewed national and international journals; presenting research results at national and international meetings, conferences, seminars and workshops;
- Generating and pursuing original research ideas (for new research projects and/or a doctoral dissertation);
- Engaging in science communication towards non-legal experts; stakeholders; the public at large (e.g. through CiTiP’s blog);
- Building research collaborations nationally and internationally; facilitating and participating in crosscutting research collaborations as appropriate;
- Contributing to the overall activities of the Centre (taking on limited educational and teaching assignments, contributing to grant applications, participating in thematic team meetings, setting up internal workshops.

As senior researcher, these responsibilities further include:

- Coaching junior researchers and managing an internal research cluster;
- Helping design and conducting innovative, world-class research and securing additional funding;
- Representing the Centre in various fora, such as expert committees, policy groups and advisory boards at national and international level.

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Benefits

  • A stimulating and dynamic work environment characterized by a unique mixture of independence, trust and support;
  • A favorable remuneration for engaging and enriching work (junior level: monthly gross salary of €3.300-€4.000–senior level:monthly gross salary of €4.200-€5.500) with numerous benefits such as end-of-year bonus, holiday bonus, paid leave, flexible holiday periods, insurance, mobility incentives, and discounts for sports and cultural facilities;
  • Experience is an asset and can be considered;
  • Access to all facilities offered by the University;
  • Full-time employment at KULeuven, with a fixed term contract for one year, yearly renewable if both parties agree.

Eligibility criteria

Candidates for the junior position drawing our attention  will hold
- a master’s degree in law, and
- an additional degree in philosophical ethics, science or engineering, or comparable educational background, constitutes added value, and
- demonstrable interest for the societal impacts of technological developments

Candidates for the senior position drawing our attention will hold
- a master’s degree in law, and
- a degree in philosophical ethics, science or engineering, or comparable educational background,
- demonstrable interest for the societal impacts of technological developments, and
- a doctorate

Selection process

For more information please contact Prof. dr. Anton Vedder, tel.: +32 16 32 69 23, mail: anton.vedder@kuleuven.be or Mrs. Edith Appelmans, tel.: +32 16 32 07 78, mail: edith.appelmans@kuleuven.be.
You can apply for this job no later than 30/10/2020 via the online application tool

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Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven
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Leuven
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