Lecturer Legal English (8 hours per week)
Radboud Universiteit
Nijmegen, Netherlands
3 dagen geleden
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  • Lecturer Legal English

  • 8 hours per week
  • Maximum gross monthly salary : € 4,402
  • Faculty of Law
  • Required background : Research University Degree
  • Duration of the contract : 1 year
  • Application deadline : 13 July 2020
  • We are looking for

    As a lecturer, you will teach courses in the Bachelor's degree programme in European Law School, the Master's degree programme in International and European Law, and the Master's degree programme in Dutch Law.

    More specifically, you will be responsible for the subjects 'English Legal Terminology', 'Writing Legal Papers' and 'Legal English'.

    These courses lay the foundation for a good command of spoken and written legal English. This will not only help students to do even better in courses in international and European law, but will also enable them to gain insight into the subtleties of this legal language, which undoubtedly will prove useful in their future careers.

    The three modules mentioned are spread over two semesters and vary in size (2, 1 and 7 credits respectively). You may also be asked to teach equivalent courses offered by the CPO (centre for postgraduate legal education).

    In addition, you will occasionally assist the faculty's academic and support staff in drawing up English-language communications and publications.

    We ask

  • You hold a university degree in English language and literature and have a special affinity for legal English, preferably acquired in legal practice, or
  • You hold a university degree in law and have proven knowledge of and skills in legal English, preferably acquired in legal practice.
  • Specialised knowledge of or experience in international and European law is considered an asset.
  • Excellent teaching and interpersonal skills.
  • A good command of the Dutch language, both spoken and written.
  • We are

    The Department of International and European Law is part of Radboud University's Faculty of Law. Core tasks of the faculty are education and research.

    The faculty's educational institute focuses on training students to become all-round lawyers and providing postgraduate legal training.

    The faculty's groundbreaking scientific research is characterised by close cooperation with legal practice.

    The Department of International and European Law teaches and develops Dutch- and English-taught courses in international and European law.

    Its research inter alia covers European competition law, the European internal market, legal protection, institutional developments in European law, fundamental rights, and developments in public international law.

    The department participates in the Radboud Business Law Institute (OO&R) and the Research Centre for State and Law (SteR).

    It currently has more than 15 staff.

    Radboud University

    We want to get the best out of science, others and ourselves. Why? Because this is what the world around us desperately needs.

    Leading research and education make an indispensable contribution to a healthy, free world with equal opportunities for all.

    This is what unites the more than 22,000 students and 5,000 employees at Radboud University. And this requires even more talent, collaboration and lifelong learning.

    You have a part to play!

    We offer

  • Employment : 8 hours per week.
  • A maximum gross monthly salary of € 4.402 based on a 38-hour working week (salary scale 10).
  • The exact salary depends on the candidate's qualifications and amount of relevant professional experience. Depending on knowledge and experience, you may be classified as a Lecturer Level 3.
  • In addition to the salary : an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
  • Duration of the contract : One year, with the possibility of extension. The faculty's policy is to offer candidates two consecutive one-year contracts, after which the contract may be converted into a permanent contract.
  • Appointment on the basis of a contract for services is possible (200 hours per year).
  • The preferred start date is 1 September 2020.
  • You will be able to make use of our Dual Career Service : our Dual Career Officer will assist with family-related support, such as child care, and help your partner prepare for the local labour market and with finding an occupation.
  • Are you interested in our excellent employment conditions?
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