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Pre-doctoral researcher (EXPIRED)

Centre for Law and Cosmopolitan Values, University of Antwerp

Job category Graduate fellowship / Fixed term
AOS Legal philosophy, normative ethics and meta-ethics
AOS categories Ethics
Meta-Ethics
Philosophy of Law
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium
Start date Academic year 2012-2013 or as soon as possible thereafter
Job description

The Centre for Law and Cosmopolitan Values, University of Antwerp (www.lcv.ua.ac.be) is seeking to fill the post of a:


pre-doctoral researcher for a project on
‘Interpretation, Concepts and the Law’


Job description:


The fellow will work towards a doctoral thesis (PhD) and will be situated within the Law and Philosophy Programme of the Centre for Law and Cosmopolitan Values, University of Antwerp (Belgium). The position is funded by a research project of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) on ‘Interpretation, Concepts and the Law’ and will aim for interdisciplinary research in the domains of legal philosophy, normative ethics and meta-ethics. The PhD is supervised by the project’s grant-holders: Prof George Pavlakos and Dr Katrien Schaubroeck.


Profile:

  • a master’s degree in law and/or philosophy
  • ability to conduct interdisciplinary research in the domains of legal philosophy, normative ethics and meta-ethics.
  • any prior research experience, record of publications or other proof of strong analytical skills will be taken into account
  • excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Additional knowledge of French or German is desirable.

We offer:

  • a full-time position as a pre-doctoral fellow for 3 years, with possibility of renewal for one further year (salary: approx. €1.950 net/month). The expected date of appointment is the academic year 2012-2013 or as soon as possible after that date.
  • The fellow will be involved in the editorial team of the prestigious review of legal and political philosophy JURISPRUDENCE (http://www.hartjournals.co.uk/jurisprudence/).

For additional information, you may contact Prof G Pavlakos by email.


Applicants may apply in the post or by email and should send a covering letter, a CV (no more than 2 pages), a research proposal (between 800-1200 words), a sample of writing (e.g. a paper, or degree thesis) and two academic references (which should be forwarded separately by the referees) before 15 November 2012, to:


Prof Dr G Pavlakos
Faculty of Law
Universiteit Antwerpen
Venusstraat 23
BE 2000 Antwerpen

Belgium

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Hard deadline November 15, 2012, 11:59pm CET
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.lcv.ua.ac.be
Contact name Prof G Pavlakos
Contact email
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Time created September 5, 2012, 5:28pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 15, 2012, 11:59pm CET
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