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‘Project on Foundations of Private Law at Harvard Seeks Postdoctoral Fellow’

The Project on the Foundations of Private Law at Harvard Law School is seeking applicants for full-time, one- to two-year residential appointments, starting in the fall of 2024. The Project on the Foundations of Private Law is an interdisciplinary research program at Harvard Law School dedicated to scholarly research in private law. Applicants should be […]

Brian Coote Chair in Private Law: University of Auckland, New Zealand

The late Professor Emeritus Brian Coote generously bequeathed the largest gift by a staff member to the University of Auckland Waipapa Taumata Rau. Part of his legacy is to establish the Coote Chair in Private Law. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding scholar with excellent interpersonal skills who will make a significant contribution to […]

Associate Professor / Professor in Private Law – University of New South Wales

The School of Private and Commercial Law is looking to appoint an Associate Professor or Professor in Private Law, with primary expertise in contracts, as well as expertise in associated fields of private law, including equity and trusts. The appointee will be responsible for taking a leading role in the School’s teaching programs, research, and […]

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Private Law (Law of Obligations), University of Edinburgh School of Law

This is an excellent opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic academic to join the School of Law as a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Private Law (appointment dependent on experience). You should have an established teaching and research profile in private law as well as a proven commitment to promoting the student experience … (more) […]

‘The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law is recruiting!’

“The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law is currently recruiting. A fully-funded position as Research Fellow (PhD candidate) for the Department of European and Comparative Procedural Law, led by Prof Dr Dres hc Burkhard Hess, is open: Fixed-term contract for 2 years; contract extension is possible; full-time based in Luxembourg […]

Assistant/Associate Professorships in Private Law at Durham Law School

The Law School at Durham University seeks to appoint two talented individuals to the role of Assistant or Associate Professor. 1. We welcome applications from those with research and/or teaching interests in the broad field of private law, and we are particularly keen to hear from applicants with a focus on Corporate Law, Corporate Insolvency […]

‘Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowships in Private Law at Harvard Law School’

“The Project on the Foundations of Private Law at Harvard Law School is seeking applicants for full-time, one- to two-year residential appointments as Postdoctoral Fellows in Private Law, starting in the fall of 2022. Application materials are due to Bradford Conner (conner at by 9:00 a.m. on February 22, 2022 …” (more) [New Private […]

Markets, Ethics, and the Law: Post-Doctorate Fellowships – The Edmond J Safra Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University

The Edmond J Safra Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University is accepting applications for its 2022-23 post-doctorate fellowship program. The Center offers grants to outstanding researchers who study the ethical, moral and political aspects of markets, local or global, real or virtual. The Center encourages applications from all disciplines and fields, including economics, social […]

Samuel Beswick, ‘The Law School Research-Track Job Markets: Advice and Resources for PhD and LLM Candidates (Presentation Slides)’

ABSTRACT The path to becoming a law professor is strewn with unspoken norms and expectations. This document puts the quiet bits in writing by outlining what practical early steps graduate students can take to position themselves for an academic job, and what a tenure-track professorship application package looks like. The advice is primarily directed at […]

Assistant Professor in Law and Assistant Professor in Comparative Law: IE Law School

IE University invites applicants who are committed to an academic career in an international and innovative environment and possess high professional standards, to apply for a full-time, tenure-track, position at IE Law School. Candidates should be willing and able to teach undergraduate courses in IE’s law programs … Assistant Professor in Law (PPLE) Assistant Professor […]