About MPI and Job description
The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law is an Institute of the Max Planck Society, which is Germany’s most successful research organization.
The Institute in Luxembourg conducts research in the areas of European law of civil procedure, international litigation and arbitration and dispute resolution in the financial markets.
The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg would like to appoint a highly qualified candidate for one full-time position as :
Senior Research Fellow (m / f)
For the Department of European and Comparative Procedural Law
The Institute is looking for a highly motivated candidate who would join the Department of European and Comparative Procedural Law led by Prof.
Dr. Dres. h.c. Hess and composed by a team of five senior research fellows and 15 research fellows. The Department conducts scientific research in three areas : European civil procedural law, comparative procedural law and dispute resolution in the cross-
roads between private and public international law.
Applicants must have earned a degree in law and hold a PhD degree by the time they join the MPI, preferably in a topic falling within the scope of European Procedural Law in civil and commercial matters.
The successful candidate shall possess a strong interest and aptitude for legal research and have a high potential to develop excellence in academic research.
Her / his CV must portray a consolidated background in EU international procedural law or in comparative procedural law : prior publications in this field of the law shall be highly regarded in the selection process.
An interest in Family law is an asset. Full proficiency in English (and other foreign language) is compulsory (written and oral).
The MPI Luxembourg offers scientific guidance, a productive working environment within an international team of researchers, and the possibility to develop connections and fruitful exchanges with academia, judges and practitioners from many EU Member States.
Moreover, the Institute will provide a fully-equipped office and access to its renowned legal library.
Salary and social benefits are provided according to the Luxembourgish legal requirements.
Please apply online until 30th October 2018.