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Doctoral student, Personal rights and Property Rights - 2018BAPFRECHEX262

The Faculty of Law is seeking to fill a full-time (100%) vacancy for a

Doctoral student in the area of ‘Personal rights and Property Rights

Job description

  • You prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of Personal Rights and Property Rights.
  • You take on a limited number of tasks concerning educational and research assistance and academic service within the Faculty of Law.

Profile and requirements

  • You hold the degrees of Master of Laws.
  • Students in the final year of their degree can also apply.
  • You have distinguished yourself during your studies.
  • You have obtained excellent grades in the research area of Personal Rights and Property Rights.
  • You show interest in Phd research concerning the specified area and the research topics of the Research group Personal Rights and Property Rights.
  • The focus in your teaching corresponds to the vision of education the university;
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.

We offer

  • a full-time (100%) doctoral scholarship for a period of two years from 1 February 2019 until 31 January 2021, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation;
  • a full time gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.324,20 to € 2.469,08;
  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.

How to apply?

  • Applications may only be submitted online, until the closing date 30 September 2018.
  • On application you submit a detailed PhD proposal in one of the research lines of the Research group Personal Rights and Property Rights. The Phd research must be completed in a period of 4 years.
  • A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications. The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel.
  • The interviews of the candidates, preselected by a selection panel, will take place on 16 October 2018.
  • More information about the application form can be obtained at
  • For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact prof. Thierry Vansweevelt, Tel. 0032 3 265 54 81 –

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