Postdoctoral researcher in criminal law and procedure
University of Luxembourg

Postdoctoral researcher in criminal law and procedure

Luxembourg 31 Mar 2021


University of Luxembourg
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The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character. It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching, is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. The University`s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.

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:

  • Department of Law
  • Department of Economics and Management
  • Department of Finance

Teaching and research benefit from the proximity of the European institutions, Luxembourg’s leading international financial centre 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 at the heart of Europe.

Your Role

Under the direction of Professor Silvia Allegrezza

  • Realize researches in the field of criminal law and criminal procedure, (European and comparative criminal law and criminal procedure; forensics and criminal investigations; financial crimes and enforcement)
  • Publication of articles in scientific reviews and collective books, drafting of reports and contributions to conferences
  • Cooperate on scientific research and management of several European and International research projects
  • Assist with teaching activities, one to three hours a week and contribute to tutoring students

Your Profile
  • PhD in Criminal Law and/or Criminal Procedure, preferably with a specialization in financial crimes and/or forensics
  • Excellent knowledge of theory of criminal law and procedure, of European criminal law and procedure and good knowledge of financial law
  • Able to autonomously conduct research at a post-doctoral level
  • Have the linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in English; good understanding of French. A third language would be considered an advantage;
  • Team-oriented


  • Personal work space at the University (full-time contract requires to work on the University’s premises)
  • Attractive remuneration

In Short
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 9 Month
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Kirchberg
  • Job Reference: UOL03928 / FIGHTER R-AGR-3575 CRYPTOCRIME R-AGR-3424

Further Information

Applications should be submitted online in English and must include the following:

  • A copy of the PhD diploma or a letter indicating the expected defence date
  • A detailed curriculum vitae with a complete bibliography of published works
  • Copy of job market paper

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

Here’s what awaits you at the University
  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). 
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. WiFi on campus. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …

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