Research and Development Specialist (LU Business Law)

Research and Development Specialist (LU Business Law)
Region: Kirchberg
Environment: Academic
Ref: UOL05765
Contract: Temporary position (Full-time)

Company description

If you choose to study or do your research at the University of Luxembourg, you will be part of a young and dynamic institution seeking growth, to which you, as a student, researcher or lecturer, can contribute, and actively participate in its development process. The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the heart of Europe, a multilingual country and headquarters of many European institutions and businesses, offers a particularly interesting setting. Therefore, the University of Luxembourg resolutely seeks an international, multilingual vocation and founds privileged partnerships . Since August 12th 2003, the university offers Bachelor and Master Degrees, and Doctorates in line with the Bologna agreement as well as other specific courses . Research focuses on certain priori…

The Department of Law of the Faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance of the University of Luxembourg is looking for a Research and Development specialist to conduct research in Luxembourg business law.

Your Role...

The Research and Development Specialist will be working under the supervision of Professor André Prüm. The R&D Specialist will be in charge of:

  • Conducting research on different topics in Luxembourg business law, including in particular, company law, banking and financial law, insolvency law, and contract law;
  • Providing assistance for the preparation of scientific publications;
  • Providing assistance for the preparation of conferences, workshops, seminars, and lectures
  • Providing a scientific watch on selected topics by maintaining a database of case law and doctrinal references;
  • Preparing further research proposals within the Department of Law.


We are looking for a candidate with a Master degree in law, preferably with a specialization in commercial law.

Holding the Certificat of the Cours complémentaires en droit luxembourgeois and a work experience in a Luxembourg law firm will be considered as an advantage.   

In particular, the following requirements apply:

  • Solid knowledge and expertise in Luxembourg business law;
  • Strong interest in European law;
  • Perfect command of French;
  • Fluency in English. A good understanding of German will be considered an advantage;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Proven ability to work autonomously;
  • Team spirit;
  • Curiosity and self-motivation.

In Short...

  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Kirchberg
  • Job Reference: UOL05765

In particular, we offer:

  • An exciting international and multilingual research environment
  • Personal workspace 
  • Travel opportunities for training and learning
  • The University offers highly competitive salaries based on the candidate's experience and is an equal opportunity employer

How to apply...

Applications should be submitted online and include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • The name, current position and relationship to the applicant, of one referee

We encourage early application, as the applications will be processed upon reception.

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