Research and Development Specialist in Labour Law



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The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg is looking for a Research and Development Specialist in Labour Law.

The University | About us...

The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character. It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching, is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. The University`s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.

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
  • Department of Finance

Teaching and research benefit from the proximity of the European institutions, Luxembourg’s leading international financial centre 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 at the heart of Europe.


Your Role...

Under the direction of Prof. Luca RATTI:

  • Conduct desk research on the different topics falling into the scope of the research on in-work poverty and European social citizenship.
  • Offer research assistance and coordinate researchers working in the same field.
  • Contribute in preparing further research proposals in the area of labour law within the research unit of law of the University of Luxembourg.

 What we expect from you…

  • Have a Master II or equivalent in Law. A specialization in Labour Law will be considered an advantage.
  • Have the linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in English; good understanding of a second language and possibly a third language, French or German in particular, would be considered an advantage;
  • Willingness to work in an inter-cultural and international environment.
  • Curiosity and self-motivation.
  • Team-oriented.

 In Short...

  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 5 Month 
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week 
  • Location: Kirchberg 
  • Internal Title: Research and development specialist 
  • Job Reference: UOL04107 


How to apply...

Applications should be submitted online and include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. 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.


In return you will get…

  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). 
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …



Further information...

For further information, please contact Professor RATTI :   


Apply here :




Language: English (UK)

Location: Belval

Country: Luxembourg 

Organisation data: Law

Job number: UOL04107

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract

Duration: 5 Month

Schedule Type: Full Time

Work Hours: 40.0 Hours per Week

Expected Start Date: 01/06/2021 

Location: Kirchberg

Faculty - Uni Lux: Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance

Expertise: Research & Education Support

Functions: Research support

Job: Research and development specialist  


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