Access to Justice jobs: Postdoctoral researcher on access to justice and institutional development in Libya

April 25, 2012 at 9:55 pm Leave a comment

Leiden University: Postdoctoral Researcher on Access to Justice and Institutional Development in Libya (30,4-38 hours per week) Vacancy number: 12-098


  • Carrying out socio-legal research in Libya (field research, supported by desk research);

  • Coordination of research assignments of several senior and junior researchers;

  • (Co-)Editing of scholarly articles and chapters of various contributors;

  • Working with and further developing an international network of researchers and policymakers;

  • Organisation of academic panels and workshops;

  • Policy advice.


  • Relevant Master degree;

  • Ph.D. central to Law, Governance and Development, preferably with a socio-legal approach – or research publications of similar level;

  • In depth knowledge of state, law and society of at least one country in the MENA region, preferably Libya;

  • Relevant research experience and publications, based on field research in at least one country in the MENA region;

  • Fluency in English and Arabic; knowledge of Dutch will be considered an advantage;

  • Experience in interdisciplinary research and research supervision;

  • Excellent English writing and editing skills;

  • Ability to maintain and expand an international scholarly and policy network;

  • Relevant knowledge of international policy developments;

  • Team player with strong proven organizational skills; Excellent presentation, communication, and diplomatic skills;

  • Willingness to do extensive fieldwork in Lybia and occasional travelling.

    Read more about the position of Postdoctoral Researcher on Access to Justice and Institutional Development in Libya here


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