Postdoc Position in Economic Law at Lund University

Lund University is delighted to offer a postdoctoral associate position in european law. This position is available for three years. Applications are invited up to April 10, 2019.

The Faculty of Law is one of Lund Universitys four founding faculties. The Faculty has approximately 2 000 students enrolled in first and second-cycle courses and programmes, around 160 staff members including 40 doctoral students.

Information about the faculty can be found at

Mainly research but work duties include teaching for up to a maximum of 20 percent of working hours as well as cooperation with wider society.

The researchers and teachers at the Faculty are expected to contribute to a dynamic research environment as well as to other Faculty activities, and to perform work primarily in the workplace provided by the Faculty.

Economic law relates to the study of public and private law, and concerns both the conduct of the state (or states) in relation to economic relationships and issues and the conduct of private parties involved in economic and business transactions. Economic law encompasses a wide range of topics, for example, labour law, company law, tax and finance law, commercial law, trade law, investment law, competition lawand law and economics. The post-doctoral position covers the study of economic law at national level and/or international level (including regional law, such WTO law and European law).

Specific attention will be paid to post-doctoral research projects including a Swedish and/or Nordic perspective.

A person shall be qualified for appointment as a postdoctoral fellow who has been awarded a doctor's degree in legal science or a degree deemed equivalent to a doctor's degree in legal science. The doctors degree must be completed no more than three years prior to the application deadline.

Candidates who have completed their degree earlier than this can be considered if special grounds exist. Special grounds include leave of absence beacause of illness, parental leave, positions as elected representatives in trade union organisations and other similar circumstances.

The assessment criteria for the current post are a good ability to develop and carry out research av god kvalitet as well as teaching skills. The primary focus of the assessment shall be on research expertise.

Attention will also be paid to applicants subject knowledge of economic law.

Fixed-term employment, two years. The appointment can be extended if special grounds exist.

The position is based on a collectiveagreement between the social partners (trade unions and employer’s organisation) dated 4 September 2008.

Salary is determined on an individual basis, within certain guidelines for this type of position. Please indicate a salary request in your application.


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