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Luiss Guido Carli

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Expression of Interest for the Position of Assistant Professor of Law and Technology

The Department of Law invites young and promising scholars to express their interests for one full-time Assistant professorship of Law and Technology. We see this as an opportunity to further strengthen Luiss University’s ambition to become one of the leading research and teaching centres in Europe.


We seek candidates with a strong commitment to research and teaching and the aspiration to contribute to Luiss University’s international expansion and visibility.

Candidates must hold a PhD from a leading university, have a teaching experience coherent with their career rank, a proven ability to deal with primary sources, and a relevant record of publications.

Ideal candidates will show a passionate drive to develop research projects and engage in Luiss University’s dynamic and stimulating academic environment, contributing to its further development. They will have research experience on and intend to pursue research projects in the field of the theoretical rethinking of key legal categories in relation to the impact of new technologies and of the relationships between science (especially cognitive science), technology and law.

They will be able to teach and publish in English.

Role and Responsibilities

The Assistant Professor of Law and Technology is expected to undertake rigorous and innovative research in their field of interest, publish in high quality international outlets, and provide academic assistance in research activities. They are also expected to contribute to the collegial and intellectual life of the University and of the Luiss community at large.

This position is for a three-year fixed-term contract, with the possibility of renewal upon positive evaluation from the Department. Teaching load is one course per year either in an undergraduate or post-graduate program. Teaching can be either in English, Italian or both. The position holder will also supervise master’s dissertations and bachelor’s papers. Appointments are full-time and the salary is competitive.

About the Department of Law

The Department of Law is charged with the task of organizing the degree program for the single-cycle, five-year degree course in Law. It also promotes and coordinates scientific research and offers PhD programs in the legal field. Its primary areas of research are law and new technologies, law and innovation, European law, justice and market.

Expression of Interest

To express your interest for this position please upload the following documents:

  • Cover letter illustrating your research program for the next five years
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of (maximum three) publications or working papers (please upload all publications/working papers in a single file)

To submit your interest and upload the documents please click on the following button:

For further information, please consult: (no expressions of interest to be submitted via mail)

Luiss University welcomes expressions of interest from of international and female scholars, in line with its commitment to increase their number among its faculty.

Closing date: September 2, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. (Central European Summer Time CEST, UTC+2)