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Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows in International Dispute Settlement

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

Location: Geneva - Switzerland
Salary: CHF81,347
£61,132.27 converted salary* per annum (gross), with annual increments.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th March 2019
Closes: 31st March 2019

The Geneva LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS) and The Geneva Centre for International Dispute Settlement (CIDS) are looking for two

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows in International Dispute Settlement
one specialised in public international dispute settlement,
one specialised in private international dispute settlement

Hours: full time

Contract time: Fixed-term for 3 years, non-renewable, with a one-year probation period

Location: Geneva

Contract start: 1 September 2019

Salary: CHF 81’347 per annum (gross), with annual increments

Closing date for applications: 31 March 2019

Required qualifications

  • A PhD in international dispute settlement or in international law (ideally in commercial arbitration for the Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in private international dispute settlement), completed ideally not more than two years ago. Candidates who have not yet completed a PhD but are scheduled to do so before the end of the calendar year 2019 may also apply, although strictly no working time will be granted for the completion of the doctorate and a different salary would apply until completion of the doctorate.
  • Demonstrated interest, academic capabilities and/or practical experience in international dispute settlement
  • Strong command of the English language, sufficient to teach, interact with students, mark student papers, and write research papers.
  • Good knowledge of French would be an asset.


50% teaching, mostly in the LLM, including class time (approx. 130h/year), significant pastoral care (such as marking and giving feedback on formative essays, second-supervising master theses, accompanying students on study trips, office hours and general availability for student queries), and teaching support to professors.

20% administration and citizenship, including providing logistical support for classes and events.

30% research on assigned projects, including the organisation of Doctoral Seminars.

Application packages should include a motivation letter, a CV, copies of academic diplomas, work certificates, and the names of two references. Submit your application via the Apply Button. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

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