Doctoral researcher (PhD) in digitization and taxation
University of Luxembourg
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
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The Department of Law of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg is looking for a PhD candidate to conduct research in digitization and taxation In the context of the Doctoral Training Unit on DIgitaLisation Law And INnovation (DTU DILLAN).


The doctoral researcher will be working under the supervision of Professor Werner Haslehner. The doctoral researcher’s main task will be to prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of digitization and taxation In the context of the Doctoral Training Unit on DIgitaLisation Law And INnovation (DTU DILLAN).

The thesis work will be undertaken at the University of Luxembourg but can also be jointly-supervised with another university.

The suggested theme of the PhD is digitization and taxation. The research topic may, for instance, concern the influence of digitization and artificial intelligence on international tax law and compliance, adaptive tax policy fit for an increasingly automated economy, or the connection between digitally enhanced policy making, enforcement and fundamental legal principles.

The candidate is, however, welcome to suggest any other topic within the overarching project theme. The doctoral candidate will contribute to the teaching of classes ranging from one to three hours per week, of small group teachings and tutorials.

The doctoral researcher will benefit from being part of large research group comprising several PhDs and Postdoctoral Researchers working on related topics of digitization.

Being part of the project will allow the doctoral researcher to enhance his / her knowledge-base and experience; working on the various aspects of the project will not only strengthen his / her academic profile, but also give him / her access to (and the chance to critically engage with) some of the most renowned experts in the field.

We are looking for a candidate with demonstrated interest in digitization and taxation. In particular, the following requirements apply :

  • A Master’s Degree in Law, ideally with a specialization in tax law.
  • Have 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, German in particular, will be considered an advantage.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract 36 Month , extendable to 48 months
  • Work Hours : Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location : Kirchberg
  • Employee and student status
  • Job Reference : UOL04465
  • In particular, we offer :

  • An exciting international and multilingual research environment and the possibility to work within a research team focused on enforcement in multi-level regulatory systems.
  • Personal workspace (full-time contract requires the doctoral candidate to work at the University premises).
  • Travel opportunities for training and learning.
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