Sunday, September 28, 2008

PhD Candidate for 'World peace through world law'

PhD Candidate for 'World peace through world law'
Radboud University Nijmegen Faculty of Law
Nijmegen, (Gelderland), 40 hours per week

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.

Required education/skills:University Graduate
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
Job type: Research / Advising
- Teaching & Research(Scientific discipline: Law)

Radboud University Nijmegen
Faculty of Law
Strategically located in Europe, Radboud University Nijmegen is one of the leading academic communities in the Netherlands. A place with a personal touch, where top-flight education and research take place on a beautiful green campus in modern buildings with state-of-art facilities.

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.
Date of entry: 08/09/2008

Conditions of employment
Salary: scale 10.
Maximum salary amount in Euro's a month 2.330
Employment basis: Temporary for specified period
Duration of the contract: 4 years.
Maximum hours per week: 40
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.

Additional Information
Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from:

dr. R. Tinnevelt, associate professor
Telephone number: 0031-(0)243615539
E-mail address:

Or prof.dr. Th. Mertens, professor
Telephone number: 0031-(0)243615705
E-mail address:

Or additional information can be obtained through one of the following links:

* About the organization (
* About the department (
* About the function (
* Radboud University Nijmegen (

You can apply for this job before 30-09-2008 (dd-mm-yyyy) by sending your application to:

Faculteit der Rechtsgeleerdheid
Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Dienst P&O, PMO
Postbus 7005, 6503 GM NIJMEGEN


When applying for this job always mention the vacancynumber 22.13.08.