Lecturer / Researcher Law and Dispute Resolution

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Onderwijs en Onderzoek


Uren per week:

40,00 uren

Can you motivate young people to develop themselves into young professionals that have more skills than just standard legal knowledge? Can you translate your practical knowledge in dispute resolution into learning and research goals?
What exactly will you do?
The research group Multilevel Regulation (for more information see: https://bit.ly/2DW6UQL ) and the Law Programme are positioned in the faculty of Public Management, Law and Safety at The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS) where we blend education and practice-orientated research.
We are looking for a lecturer who will work for the Law Programme (50%) and who will conduct research for the research group Multilevel Regulation (50%).
In your lectureship you will carry out teaching duties and develop, in cooperation with other team members, education in the area of mediation, negotiation and/or arbitration and comparative law that contributes to THUAS LAW students’ professionalization in one of these fields.
As a researcher you will conduct practice-oriented research on informal dispute resolution (mediation, negotiation, arbitration) and multilevel regulation. Your research will benefit the professional practice and society at large.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Teaching courses in the LAW program (in the current curriculum you will teach the negotiation module of the Dispute Resolution Minor and you will tutor students on their assignments; you may also be requested to teach any year 1 introductory modules; Study success related coaching activities for groups of students;
  • Coordinating LAW program’s activities, such as internships or events;
  • Contributing to developing the LAW curriculum further as a job-market oriented curriculum and participating in focused committee work;
  • Conducting practice-oriented research in informal dispute resolution and multilevel regulation;
  • Preparing applications for external funding;
  • Coordinating research activities for the research group Multilevel Regulation;
  • Organizing events;
  • Working closely with students on student-led research projects.
Your profile
We’re looking for a candidate who is passionate about teaching and research in dispute resolution, who is collegial, proactive, and able to work independently under time pressure. You have interest and demonstrable expertise in teaching (at university level) and research. You have strong organizational skills. You are able to handle pressure and periodic heavy workloads. You are competent with IT tools and have an open mind towards new teaching, research and learning methods. You are a team player and have strong communication skills. You like to work with people from different cultural backgrounds.

Do you also fit the job requirements below? Then we would like to invite you to apply for this vacancy.
  • You have a relevant Master’s degree or PhD in Law;
  • You have knowledge of and practical experience in negotiation, mediation and/or arbitration;
  • You have experience in research and/or project management and preferably in applying for external funding;
  • You are a certified MFN mediator (certification is welcome but not required);
  • You are proficient in English (speaking and writing) and you have a good command of the Dutch language;
  • You have intercultural communication skills and you can easily switch within diversity of people and roles.
What we offer
  • A salary between euro 3.560,72 and the maximum euro 4.892,31 gross per month (scale 11) for a full-time work week, excluding 8% holiday pay. (The employment conditions are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Higher Professional Education.);
  • A full 13th month.
  • An appointment of 1.0 FTE, 40 hours/week in a temporary position for a period of one year, with the possibility of extension for a maximum of 2 years.
  • An easily accessible work space in The Hague, by both car (plenty of parking space) and train (next to the Hollands Spoor station).
  • The space and resources for professional and personal development.
  • A large network and a dynamic environment of young, motivated international students and employees within the higher education in a metropolitan context, national and international.
Do you want to know more about the Faculty?
The International and European Law Bachelor Program of THUAS is a 4-year LL.B. program, aimed at training students in the fields of international, European, and comparative law, with a strong emphasis on practical legal skills. The Program, which is licensed and accredited by the Dutch Government, is fast-growing with currently around 1150 students and 55 faculty members of diverse international backgrounds. Further information about THUAS and the LAW Program is available at http://www.thehagueuniversity.com/.

Do you want to know more about working at THUAS?
Preparing young people for the future is what THUAS does. We share our knowledge and give the students the skills they need to be strong and confident. We do this by emphasising three core values: global citizenship, internationalisation, and networking. This helps students to be aware of the world around them. Their whole lives.
As a university of applied sciences we stand in the middle of society and we also want to reflect on this in our education and research. At THUAS we are committed to diversity of both students and staff. THUAS aims to offer an inclusive campus with a diverse student and staff population in which equal opportunities stand out.

Are you our new colleague?
You can apply for the position by submitting your CV and cover letter via the link below. The application deadline Monday 14 October 2019. Interviews will be held on Thursday 17 October 2019.
As a part of the second interview a presentation is required.

Do you want more information?
For in-depth information about this vacancy, please contact Petra Lindhout, Programme Director Law via e-mail at p.e.lindhout@hhs.nl .
Want more information on the application process? Then contact Marianne Hollestein, Resourcing Advisor on +31 (0)70 445 8612 or vacatures@hhs.nl .

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