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Doctoral student, Law enforcement - 2019BAPFRECHEX055

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

Doctoral student in the area of ‘Law enforcement

Job description

  • You prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of ‘Law enforcement’.
  • 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 submit a research proposal of maximum 10 pages on the topic, which includes the following headings: ‘state of the art’, ‘research objectives’, ‘methodology’ and ‘bibliography’.

The two prior conditions are conditions of admissibility.

  • You have distinguished yourself during your studies.
  • You have obtained excellent grades in the research area of Law enforcement.
  • You show interest in Phd research concerning the specified area and the research topics of the Research group Law enforcement.
  • You can meet the statutory language requirements for both the knowledge of the teaching language, English, and the administrative language, Dutch. The University of Antwerp provides the necessary support.
  • 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 from 1 October 2019 until 30 September 2021, with the possibility of renewal for a two-year period after positive evaluation;
  • A full time gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.373,36 till € 2.516,73;
  • A dynamic and stimulating work environment.

How to apply?

  • Applications may only be submitted online, until the closing date 31 March 2019.
  • On application you submit a detailed PhD proposal in one of the research lines of the Research group Law enforcement. 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 26 April 2019.
  • More information about the application form can be obtained at
  • For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact prof. dr. Joëlle Rozie, Tel. 0032 3 265 54 89 –

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