ERA - Academy of European Law

Lawyer (Course Director) in European Public Law

ERA - Academy of European Law

Trier, Germany

Would you like to work at the cutting edge of European law, helping judges, lawyers and other legal professionals to put the latest developments into practice?

The Academy of European Law is the leading partner of the European institutions, national administrations and professional associations in continuing professional training in European law across Europe.

We are looking for a new member of our team as soon as possible: Lawyer (Course Director) in European Public Law with expertise and/or professional experience in EU Asylum/Migration Law and/or Data Protection Law.

Your job:

The job offers a variety of work and entails primarily the management of three key activities:

  • preparing and running training courses;
  • organising high-level conferences and;
  • developing e-learning modules.

which you conceive to target the specific needs of practitioners of European law such as lawyers in private practice, judges, in-house counsel and civil servants and which you help promote among these target groups.

Your qualification:

  • extensive knowledge of European law coupled with an analytical mind-set;
  • good networking and communication skills;
  • an understanding for ERA’s business needs;
  • fluency in at least two of ERA’s three working languages (English, French and German);
  • professional experience of legal practise would be an advantage.

Native English-speakers are particularly encouraged to apply.

We offer:

  • a competitive salary;
  • private pension insurance scheme;
  • flexible working time;
  • the opportunity to work closely with leading experts in European law;
  • the chance to be part of a dynamic multi-national team;
  • regular business trips to our conferences throughout Europe;
  • working place in Trier, Germany, just over the border from the EU‘s judicial capital in Luxembourg and close to France and Belgium.

The post is for a fixed term/maternity cover until 31 December 2018. It is however not excluded that an indefinite contract can be offered subsequently.

If you feel attracted by the idea of working in a genuine European team and of promoting European law among European lawyers, please send us your CV, references and a motivation letter by e-mail – indicating your salary expectations (applications without this information cannot be accepted) – in one of the Academy’s working languages by 31 October 2017 to:

Please do not hesitate to contact our Personnel Department if you have any questions: Tel +49 (0)651 93737-0.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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