Research and Development Specialist in EU Law and digital/information law



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Research assistant / technician

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Job number = UOL04456

Language: English (UK)
Country: Luxembourg
Organisation data: The Department of Law of the University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Job number: UOL04456
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Duration: 24 months
Schedule Type: Part Time
Work Hours: 20 hours per Week
Expected Start Date: 15/11/2021


The Department of Law of the University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance is looking for

a Junior Research and Development specialist for the INDIGO research project (


Your Role...

The Research and Development specialist will be working under the supervision of Professor Herwig C.H Hofmann. In particular, the R&D Specialist will

  • Support research in the field of the project INDIGO on the effects of digitalization on public law;
  • Coordinate the research consortium and support all management tasks of the INDIGO project;
  • Support the dissemination activities of the project through scientific publications, workshops and conferences (organize workshops, seminars and conferences; edit the publication of the research results);
  • Contribute in preparing further research proposals within the line of topics.



We are looking for a candidate with a

  • Master degree in law, preferably with a specialized knowledge in EU law and digital/information law matters;
  • Experience in (European) research project management;
  • Team-oriented, curios and self-motivated;
  • With the linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in either English or French, good understanding of the second language and possibly a third language, German in particular, will be considered an advantage;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.


In Short...

  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month
  • Earliest Starting date: 15 November 2021
  • Work Hours: Part Time 20.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Kirchberg
    Research and development specialist
  • Job Reference: UOL04456 R-AGR-3840-10-C


In particular, we offer:

  • An exciting international and multilingual research environment;
  • Excellent facilities including personal work space at the University;
  • Opportunities for training and learning;
  • The University offers highly competitive salaries based on the candidate's experience and is an equal opportunity employer.


How to apply...

Applications should be submitted online and include:

  • A motivation letter
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • The name, current position and relationship to the applicant, of one referee

We encourage early application. To ensure full consideration, candidates should apply by November 15th, 2021.

Please apply formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered. The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.


About us...

The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance offers three Bachelor programmes, four Master programmes of Management and Economics and six Masters of Laws (LL.M.), as well as several continuing education courses. It also includes the Doctoral School in Law and the Doctoral School in Economics and Finance. Around 2,500 students from 90 different nationalities are enrolled at the Faculty. Academic staff from 18 different nationalities teach at the Faculty, supported by practitioners from the field, visiting scholars and guest professors. Rooted in Luxembourg but with a European and international outlook, the Faculty counts three departments:

  • Department of Law
  • Department of Economics and Management (DEM)
  • Department of Finance

Teaching and research benefit from the proximity of the European institutions, Luxembourg’s world-class financial centre ranked second in the world in investment fund asset domicile, and its vibrant business community. Institutional and private sector partnerships, sponsored Chairs, and a growing network of international partner universities make the FDEF a vibrant academic hub within the University at the heart of Europe.


For more information concerning this position, please contact Prof. Herwig C.H Hofmann, email:


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Posted on

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Research assistant / technician

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Job number = UOL04456