The Faculty of Law and the Research Unit for Economic Law invite applications for a fulltime position as a member of the Senior Academic Staff in the field of tax law. The assignment consists of teaching in an academic context, scientific research and additional duties of an academic nature, along with those to the wider society.
The assignment is comprised of research into national, international, European and comparative tax law.
The candidate has a proven interest for this area of law.
The candidate has a PDH in law on top of his basic degree law at a Law faculty within the EU and meets the expectations set out above.
A good command of the English language is required.
The official administrative language used at KU Leuven is Dutch. If you do not speak Dutch (or do not speak it well) at the start of employment, KU Leuven will provide language training to enable you to take part in administrative meetings. Before teaching courses in Dutch or English, you will be given the opportunity to learn Dutch, respectively English, to the required standard.
The candidate is expected to submit a proposal of a medium term research program to his application file.
Teaching assignments will include the education in Dutch and/or English about tax law. The candidate may be required to teach at the campuses of KU Leuven. Furthermore, he/she will organize seminars for smaller groups, will provide the individual supervision of master’s theses and will allot ample time to the education of PhD students. The candidate has a sound vision and a capacity to provide academic teaching alsof for large groups of students. He/she possess clearly didactic skills. It is expected of the candidate that his/her teaching meet the requirements concerning the standard, orientation and academic character demanded of academic programs of study. The commitment of the candidate to the quality of the academic programs as a whole, is considered self-evident.
It is expected of the candidate that he/she is willing to contribute to the services the university provides to the community, and that he/she should also be willing, in the long term, to accept policy functions at the faculty. The candidate will also be at the disposal of the government, the society and the press to provide scientific services and information and policy issues in tax lax.
The candidate must hold a doctoral degree and at least one degree that was awarded by a faculty of law within the European Union and meets the expectations set out above.
Proficiency in English is also required.
The official administrative language used at KU Leuven is Dutch. If the candidate does not speak Dutch (or do not speak it well) at the start of employment, KU Leuven will provide language training to enable the candidate to take part in administrative meetings. Before teaching courses in Dutch or English, the candidate will be given the opportunity to learn Dutch, respectively English, to the required standard.
The candidate has to be prepared to acquaint himself/herself with new legal topics if necessary. The candidate also needs to have the social and executive skills that are necessary to work amicably and flexibly in the teams within the faculty, the research unit Economic law and the research group Institute for tax law.
Depending on the application file and qualifications, the candidate will be appointed or tenured in one of the grades of senior academic staff.
KU Leuven offers a dynamic and international research environment. The Research Unit for Economic Law is part of the Faculty of Law, which has a large national and international network, comprised of both academics and legal professionals, at its disposal.
KU Leuven is well set to welcome foreign professors and their family and provides practical support with regard to immigration & administration, housing, childcare, learning Dutch, partner career coaching, …
To facilitate scientific onboarding and accelerate research in the first phase a starting grant of 100.000 euro is offered to new professors without substantial other funding, appointed for at least 50%.
For more information please contact:
- Prof. dr. Bernard Tilleman, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Bernard.firstname.lastname@example.org
- Prof. dr. Wouter Devroe, Chairman of the Division Economic Law, email@example.com
Candidates are invited to apply online at http://www.kuleuven.be/personeel/jobsite/vacatures.htm
Should you experience any problems with the electronic registration, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
KU Leuven places great importance on research integrity and ethical conduct and will therefore ask you to sign an integrity statement upon appointment.
You can apply for this job no later than February 28, 2020 via the online application tool
KU Leuven seeks to foster an environment where all talents can flourish, regardless of gender, age, cultural background, nationality or impairments. If you have any questions relating to accessibility or support, please contact us at diversiteit.HR@kuleuven.be.Continue reading
|Title||Vacancy for Senior Academic Staff Tax Law|
|Job location||Oude Markt 13, 3000 Leuven|
|Published||December 10, 2019|
|Application deadline||February 28, 2020|
|Job types||Professor,   Assistant / Associate Professor,   Tenure Track  |
|Fields||Commercial Law,   International Law,   European Law,   Tax Law  |