The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland, invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Assistant Professor in International Law (pdf) with a specialization in one of the following areas :
- International Economic Law – trade law, investment law, intellectual property and/or financial regulation
- Protection of Human Dignity – human rights, humanitarian law, international criminal law and/or transitional justice
- International Environmental Law – climate change, energy law, and/or natural resources management
- Transnational Law – transnational business transactions, commercial arbitration, alternative dispute settlement, transnational litigation
starting on 1 September 2015 or on a mutually agreed-upon date.
Candidates are expected to have an excellent background in international law and be prone to interdisciplinary dialogue.
Applicants should have a doctoral degree prior to the start of their contract.
All candidates must be able to supervise master’s and doctoral theses and to teach graduate students in both disciplinary and interdisciplinary programs, including general courses in International Law and in their own area of specialization.
The teaching language is either English or French. Prior knowledge of French is not required, but the successful candidate is expected to acquire at least a passive knowledge of it within two years of being hired.
Applications, including a motivation letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and a list of publications – but excluding letters of recommendation and publication samples – must reach the Director, preferably by email (firstname.lastname@example.org, ref. LAW) or by post (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, P.O. Box 136, 1211 Geneva 21, Switzerland), by 15 February 2015.
Information on employment conditions can be obtained using the same contact details.
The Institute reserves the right to fill the post by invitation at any time.
For more information, candidates are encouraged to consult the Institute’s website: http://graduateinstitute.ch/open_positions