Research & Development Specialists in law
University of Luxembourg
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
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About the University

The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character .

It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education.

It s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance offers three Bachelor programmes, four Master programmes of Management and Economics and six Masters of Laws (LL.

M.), as well as several continuing education courses. It also includes the Doctoral School in Law and the Doctoral School in Economics and Finance.

Around 2,500 students from 90 different nationalities are enrolled at the Faculty. Academic staff from 18 different nationalities teach at the Faculty, supported by practitioners from the field, visiting scholars and guest professors.

Rooted in Luxembourg but with a European and international outlook , the Faculty counts three departments :

  • Department of Law
  • Department of Economics and Management
  • Department of Finance
  • Teaching and research benefit from the proximity of the European institutions, Luxembourg’s leading international financial centre and its vibrant business community.

    Institutional and private sector partnerships, sponsored Chairs and a growing network of international partner universities make the FDEF a vibrant academic hub at the heart of Europe .

    Your Role

    The Research and Development Specialist (R&DS), being attributed by the University to the Department of Law within the University’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance ( FDEF ) and reporting directly to its Head of Department, will engage in legal research that contributes to and supports the creation, consolidation, and transmission of legal knowledge, methods, and / or systems for ongoing or future research under the direction of one or more of the Department’s Full, Associate, or Assistant Professors.

    Main responsibilities, under the direction of one or more Department Professors :

  • Assist legal research projects
  • Undertake independent research in, and analysis of, legal literature regarding the current state of the art and / or new developments within relevant research fields, exchange information relative thereto with internal and external constituencies, including members of the Department of Law, colleagues, and peers
  • Document legal research projects, activities, and results
  • Supervise document maintenance and updates
  • Collect, interpret, and analyse legal research-related data and results, and offer advice with respect thereto, either on request or at own initiative
  • Gain expertise in specific legal research fields and / or projects
  • Search and analyse trends in legal data
  • Formulate, or contribute to the formulation of, legal hypotheses / advice / conclusions
  • Prepare and draft internal and external specialized reports and provide hypotheses / advice / conclusions
  • Contribute to, or prepare own, legal publications, including, papers, books, articles, blogs, and other research-related documents
  • Develop and perform empirical studies and legal practice-related research
  • Ensure the collection, assessment, selection, availability, and transmission of long-term knowledge for Department Professors (e.
  • g., update internal-knowledge and available-resource databases)

    Your Profile

  • Master qualification with specialization in law (all areas of public and private, national and European will be considered)
  • Legal research experience
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills with proven ability to adapt to new situations and develop creative solutions
  • Very good oral and written competence in both English and French, an understanding of Luxembourgish or German is welcome
  • Ability to work as an integral part of a team in a multidisciplinary, multicultural environment
  • In Short

  • Number of positions : 2
  • Contract Type : Permanent
  • Work Hours : Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location : Kirchberg
  • Job Reference : UOL03412
  • Further Information

    Applications should be submitted online and include :

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception.

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