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Lecturer European Union Law

Geplaatst: 08-07-2024
Sluitingsdatum: 18-08-2024
De Haagse Hogeschool
Den Haag 
Onderzoek / Lector 
Tijdelijk, Vast 
min. 1 fte, max. 1 fte 
max. 11 (€4.361,31 - €6.114,87) 


From the International City of Peace and Justice, and through an ambitious and practice-oriented learning environment, the
Law programme aims to educate world citizens and form excellent and adaptable legal professionals who embrace today’s
and tomorrow’s legal challenges and opportunities

Faculty: Public Management, Law & Safety
Location: Main campus
Level of education: Master
Working hours per week: 1,0fte
Salary indication: a minimum of € 4.361,31 and maximum of € 6.114,87

What does the job look like?
From the International City of Peace and Justice, and through an ambitious and practice-oriented learning environment, the Law programme aims to educate world citizens and form excellent and adaptable legal professionals who embrace today’s and tomorrow’s legal challenges and opportunities.

What does the job involve?
We are looking for a colleague with expertise in the area of EU Law, which is one of the main components of our 4-year LL.B. programme in International & European Law. We would welcome candidates who are interested in teaching both the foundational (constitutional and substantive) modules in the first two years of our programme and the more in-depth electives and minors offered in the third year. The latter include, inter alia, EU Business Regulation and EU Environmental Law. You will work in educational teams and also be involved in our extensive and intensive tutorial system designed to enhance our student’s ability to convert their legal knowledge into practical output. In the graduation phase, you will act as supervisor for Internships and Applied Research Projects. For this purpose, and for keeping education up-to-date and practice-oriented, you are expected to have regular contacts with the professional practice.

A number of Lecturer responsibilities:
  • Developing and carrying out high standard legal education, in particular in the area of EU law;
  • Guiding students in their development and acquisition of learning skills;
  • Coaching and tutoring students with their practical assignments, applied research projects and internships;
  • Contributing to further developing a job-market oriented curriculum and participating in focused committee work;
  • Interacting with representatives of local, national, and international businesses, nonprofit organisations and governmental institutions to develop applied learning projects and study/career opportunities for our students.

What does your workplace look like?
The International and European Law Bachelor Programme of The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS) is a 4-year LL.B. programme, aimed at training students in the fields of commercial law, public international law, human rights and European law, with a strong emphasis on practical legal skills and legal technology. Main focus of the programme in the coming years is to further develop as market-oriented law programme. The Programme, which is licensed and accredited by the Dutch Government, is fast-growing with currently around 1100 students and 50 faculty members of diverse international backgrounds.
Further information about the program is available at this link.

About the Faculty
Based in The Hague - the Peace & Justice Capital of Europe, the Faculty of Public Management, Law & Safety provides an inspiring International learning and working environment in which students are educated to become professionals in their field. Our Faculty is one of the largest in our University, with more than 240 dedicated staff members working in education & research, supporting a growing population of more than 4000 students. The Programmes we offer in English include Public Management; International Law; and Safety & Security Management Studies. We also have Centres of Expertise at THUAS where research is carried out in the areas of Cyber Security; Global Governance; Health Innovation; Digital Operations & Finance; Global & Inclusive Learning; Governance of Urban Transitions; and Mission Zero under which, Multi-level Regulation, UN Studies in Peace & Justice and a Grip on Europe. The Faculty and Centres of Expertise are based in our main campus in The Hague at the Johanna Westerdijkplein walking distance from the city centre.

What do we expect from you?
We believe the most important thing is that you connect with the culture at our university of applied sciences and that you agree with our values, our way of working and our worldview.In addition, we also find the following important to be a successful Lecturer European Union Law:

  • You have at least a (professional) Master in Law with a specialization in EU Law;
  • You are fluent in English;
  • You want to work in an applied / practice-oriented Programme;
  • You have strong organizational skills, are competent with IT tools and can handle pressure and deadlines;
  • You have interest and demonstrable expertise in teaching (at university level), and an open mind towards new teaching- and learning methods;
  • You are a team player and like to work with people from different cultural backgrounds;
  • You should have obtained, or be willing to obtain, a teaching qualification (BDB).

This is what you can expect from us
First and foremost, it's important that you are able to enjoy your work. In addition, we offer you:

  • An employment contract for one year (1.0fte, 40 hours). Extension of the appointment depends on the organizational, educational and financial conditions.
  • A salary between € 4.361,31 and a maximum of € 6.114,87  gross per month for a full working week (40 hours).
  • 8% vacation allowance.
  • Guaranteed end-of-year pay of 8,3%.
  • The choice between an NS Business card (2nd class) for your commutes or a kilometer based compensation.

Read more about our attractive working conditions on terms of employment.

Working at THUAS
If you work at THUAS, you work at one of the most dynamic and open organisation in the City of Peace and Justice. Together with 2,500 colleagues, you help 26,000 students from over 120 countries to prepare for a promising future in a world that changes every day. We do this by growing and evolving along with the world and the wishes of our students. We work together intensively with colleagues, with students and in the professional field. Furthermore, we look ahead, we are critical, and we stand in the middle of society.Diversity, inclusiveness and equality are at the heart of everything we do. We strive for the composition of the student and staff population to reflect the society in which we work, and we want to offer everyone equal opportunities. We realise that this requires constant attention. We invest in this ourselves, and we would like you to help us with this.

Read more about our story and our core values here: Our story


Apply for a job at THUAS
You can apply directly online by submitting your CV and answering the 5 questions below. Please enlighten each question with a maximum of 200 words.

  1. 1. What is especially appealing to you to become a lecturer in EU Law in this programme?  
  2. 2. What kind of didactical/teaching skills have you obtained so far to coach our students online and offline in English in their development?
  3. 3. What would you bring to our students in your teaching to train them to become legal professionals?
  4. 4. From experience, in what kind of team do you thrive and what do you think is important in team cooperation?
  5. 5. What expert knowledge in the field of EU Law do you bring to the table and what are the main developments in this field that are crucial for our bachelor students?

  • We look forward to receiving your application. The application deadline is Sunday the 18th of August 2024 (23:59).
  • You can only apply via the application button below.
  • Giving a trial lesson, a case or presentation can be part of the application procedure.
  • Want to know more about the vacancy? Send an e-mail to Clair Moore, c.r.moore@hhs.nl.
  • Information about the recruitment procedure can be obtained by contacting Soeline Straatman, Recruitment Advisor via recruitment@hhs.nl .

During the period from July 15 to August 30, 2024, we will be less accessible due to the summer vacation.

Applications via the mentioned e-mail addresses will not be considered.
Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

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