Call for Applications: Senior Researcher in European Migration and Asylum Law

The Institute for European Studies of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel invites applications for a Full-time Senior Researcher in European Migration and Asylum Law.

Administratively, the senior researcher will be hired as a 80 % postdoctoral researcher (BAP) and a 20% research professor (ZAP).

Research will be focused on European migration law, including asylum, citizenship, anti-
discrimination and immigrant integration. Three particular research themes are encouraged:

  • The interaction of European migration and asylum law with international law and the activities of international institutions such as UNHCR, IOM, the Council of Europe etc.
  • The international diffusion of legal instruments with regards to migration and immigrant integration (including citizenship and anti-discrimination), embracing both a European and transatlantic dimension.
  • The role of international courts (European Court of Justice, European Court of Human Rights) in migration and asylum policy-making

The main tasks of the successful candidate consist of:

  • Conducting excellent research on the indicated research area within the IES Cluster on Migration, Diversity, and Justice;
  • Help develop outreach activities such as Policy Forums and other events;
  • Contribute to teaching relating to the indicated theme within the IES Advanced Master programmes, Summer Schools, teaching modules and/or Study Abroad programmes;
  • Act as promoter or member of the doctoral committee of relevant IES PhD students;
  • Search for external finances to advance the indicated research area, and, subsequently, prepare and manage externally financed research and academic service projects;
  • Enhance the cluster’s capacity to draw in external research funding and cooperate with other institutions

Additional information:

  • Planned starting date: 01/10/2013 (or as soon as possible thereafter)
  • Length of contract: 3 years (possibility of prolongation after a positive evaluation)
  • Deadline for application: 31/07/2013

For the full description click here!

Contact Details

Questions about content? Please contact:
Sebastian Oberthür
Academic Director of the Institute for European Studies
+32 (0)2 614 80 01

Interested? Any other questions? Please contact:
Jacintha Liem
Management Assistant of the Institute for European Studies
+32 (0)2 614 80 02


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