The Faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance (FDEF) of the University of Luxembourg has an opening for an Associate Professor (Promotion Track) in Cyber Policy.
To meet Luxembourg’s need for qualified individuals with a comprehensive understanding of the societal impacts of Cyber Policy, UNILU is recruiting an associate professor (promotion track) for the endowed Chair in Cyber Policy. The selected candidate is expected to provide critical scholarship related to the expansion of network technologies and digitalization, and the concurrent exposure of society to the risks and opportunities connected with the broad use of these technologies. In addition, there is an expectation to develop cross-cutting and interdisciplinary research on the legal and political context of cyberspace.
The selected candidate shall partake in the education activities of the Faculty, providing reliable, high quality teaching capacity at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels. This comprises courses in the Bachelor in Law, the Master in Space, Communication and Media Law, the Interdisciplinary Space Master, as well as guidance and supervision of PhD candidates. In view of developing a dedicated educational offer in cyber policy, the candidate should be able to cover course content on several of the following themes: cyber threats and responses; geopolitical and transnational aspects of cyber-regulation; digital technologies and international security; geopolitical consequences of internet standard setting; international and national security; cyber defence and deterrence; EEAS Cyber; role of states, organisations, companies, and individuals in cyberspace; cybercapacity building in the EU; human rights, civil liberties and data protection, impact of AI and other emerging technologies on human rights.
The selected candidate will be appointed chairholder for the Chair in Cyber Policy and will lead the chair’s research team comprising a post-doctoral researcher, a PhD candidate and a research and development specialist.
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The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.
The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance offers three Bachelor programmes, four Master programmes of Management and Economics and six Masters of Laws (LL.M.), as well as several continuing education courses. It also includes the Doctoral School in Law and the Doctoral School in Economics and Finance. Around 2,500 students from 90 different nationalities are enrolled at the Faculty. Academic staff from 18 different nationalities teach at the Faculty, supported by practitioners from the field, visiting scholars and guest professors. Rooted in Luxembourg but with a European and international outlook, the Faculty counts three departments:
Teaching and research benefit from the proximity of the European institutions, Luxembourg’s world-class financial centre ranked second in the world in investment fund asset domicile, and its vibrant business community. Institutional and private sector partnerships, sponsored Chairs, and a growing network of international partner universities make the FDEF a vibrant academic hub within the University at the heart of Europe.
Luxembourg is a cosmopolitan country with the convenience of a larger European capitals in a tranquil setting. Additional information about Luxembourg can be found under www.euraxess.lu and www.luxembourg.lu. Luxembourg’s financial centre is the largest investment fund captive reinsurance centre in Europe and the largest private banking centre in the Eurozone. The financial sector is a major employer in Luxembourg and accounts for over 30% of the country’s GDP. There are private international schools in English and other European schools offering diverse languages (e.g. French, German, Italian, Spanish, etc.) as well as English branches in a growing number of state/public schools.
How to apply...
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Professor Katalin Ligeti / Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance (firstname.lastname@example.org)
We ensure a full consideration for applications received by 10 May 2022.
All applications will be handled in strict confidence.
The University of Luxembourg wants to achieve gender parity in its academic positions and wants to eliminate obstacles to the recruitment of female professors and to their career development. In case candidates present equivalent CVs, the University will give the preference to women in all departments where gender parity is not yet achieved. The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.
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