RU International and European Law, Institute for European Law - part-time teaching assistant (70%)

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
June 12, 2023
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RU International and European Law, Institute for European Law - part-time

teaching assistant (70%)

(ref. AAP-2023-40)

Last modification : Friday, May 12, 2023

The Institute for European Law engages in advanced research at international level in relation to the law of the European Union, with a particular focus on issues of constitutional and comparative law. The Institute's research covers all fields of EU constitutional law, including judicial protection in the EU, fundamental rights, and EU citizenship, as well as aspects of EU substantive law raising topical constitutional questions, including the economic and monetary union, social law, the internal market, the area of freedom, security and justice. The members of the Institute teach a wide range of courses on EU law: Introductions to EU law for bachelor students in the form of lectures as well as tutorials (in Leuven and in Hasselt) and advanced courses on EU Law such as EU Constitutional Law, Judicial Protection in the EU and the External Relations of the EU.

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The Institute for European Law is looking for (a) part-time teaching assistant(s) (from 5%, up to 70%) to provide teaching and organisational support to senior academic staff within the area of EU Law.

This position can be combined with vacancy BAP-2023-271.

The assistant will be expected to support the activities (tutorials, seminars, moot court, master's theses, practical clinics) of the Institute:

  • You would provide teaching support in the framework of courses in the area of EU Law, in Leuven (bachelor and master level), in Brussels and/or in Hasselt (bachelor level);
  • And/or you would follow up on students when they write seminar papers or their Master's thesis and teach tutorials;
  • And/or you would provide administrative support in running the Institute;
  • And/or in cooperation with your colleagues, you would be invited to contribute to the dynamic teaching and research environment of the Institute for European Law, also taking into account your own research and teaching interests.
  • Profile

    Master in Law with a specific focus (and if possible demonstrable knowledge) of European Union law. High academic grades, international degrees or experience, LLM and/or an excellent knowledge of both English and Dutch are considered an asset.

    Applicants are expected to submit:

  • CV
  • motivation letter,
  • transcripts of grades (Bachelor, Master and other diplomas),
  • optional for candidates interested in preparing a research project: a concise document (max. 2 pages) outlining preliminary directions for research.
  • It is expected that, for pre-selected candidates, a first round of interviews will take place on June 6th, 2023 (in principle in Leuven). Candidates invited for an interview will be asked to provide the details of referees to be contacted by phone.


    We offer a part-time employment as teaching assistant (from 5%, up to 70%) for a period running from September/October 2023 to August/September 2024.

    The salary scale linked to this position is salary scale 43.

    Please note that this offer of employment can be combined with the offer for a 20% described in vacancy BAP-2023-271.


    For more information please contact Prof. Dr. Elise Muir, tel.: +32 16 37 34 25, mail: [email protected].

    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 [email protected].

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