Saturday, September 20, 2008

PhD Candidate for ‘World peace through world law

PhD Candidate for ‘World peace through world law’ (1,0 fte)
Faculty of Law
Maximum Salary: € 2.330 gross/month
Vacancy number: 22.13.08
Closing date: 30-09-2008
Job description
The successful candidate will participate in the NWO financed Vidi project
entitled ‘Cosmopolitanism in a world of interconnected threats and challenges.
From a world of states to a world state?’ and will write a dissertation on
‘World peace through world law’. The primary focus of the dissertation will be
Hans Kelsen’s theory of international law.

A limited teaching requirement exists for this position, and the candidate will
also be expected to do some editing work.
Candidates for the PhD student position should preferably have a Master’s
degree in both Philosophy and Law. They are expected to have a strong interest
in legal philosophy and hold qualifications for scientific research. They
should also have excellent analytical and writing skills
The Centre for Philosophy of Law currently comprises four senior staff members
and two PhD students. The Centre’s research is focused on the ethical
foundations of law and is embedded in the broader framework of the Centre for
State and Law (STeR) of the Faculty of Law of Radboud University Nijmegen.
Conditions of employment
Maximum employment: 1,0 fte
Maximum salary per month, based on a fulltime employment: € 2.330 gross/month
Relevant working experience can lead to a higher salary.
Salary scale: 10
Duaration of the contract: 4 years.
Additional conditions of employment:
The candidate will be appointed as a PhD student (1.0 FTE) for a period of four
years. The candidate’s performance will be evaluated after 18 months. If the
evaluation is positive, the contract will be extended by 2.5 years.
Other Information:
A copy of the research proposal can be obtained from Dr. R. Tinnevelt.
Interviews are planned in weeks 41 and 42.
Additional Information:
dr. R. Tinnevelt, associate professor
Telephone: 0031-(0)243615539
prof.dr. Th. Mertens, professor
Telephone: 0031-(0)243615705
You can apply for the job (mention the vacancynumber 22.13.08) before 30-09-2008 by sending your application to:
Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Dienst P&O, PMO
Postbus 7005, 6503 GM NIJMEGEN
Telephone: 024-3611173