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Assistant Professor in Comparative Private Law

IE University

Location: Segovia - Spain
Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th November 2019
Closes: 15th December 2019

IE University invites applicants who are committed to an academic legal career in an international and innovative environment and possess high professional standards, to apply for a full-time position at IE Law School.

Candidates should be willing and able to teach undergraduate courses in the area of Comparative Private Law. We are particularly interested in candidates in the areas of Contract Law, Tort Law, Property Law, Family Law, Corporate Law and Commercial Corporate law.

Successful candidates will have the ability to deliver undergraduate courses with an international and practice-oriented focus, using innovative methodologies while maintaining excellence in teaching. They may also be assigned graduate programs courses. They will contribute also to high quality research. Attendance and participation in research seminars and conferences is expected and supported by the School. In addition, they will contribute to performing academic management tasks related to student services and advisory roles.


  • Ph.D. in a relevant area of law
  • Expertise in comparative private law preferably related to technology
  • Proven experience in research and teaching
  • Fluency in English and some knowledge of Spanish
  • Professional legal qualifications will be highly valued

Salary range: Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Start date: September, 2020

Application process:  Apply by December 15 via INTERFOLIO at

The following documents will be requested: Cover letter, Long CV (including publications and research projects) and 2 Letters of recommendation

We may ask some applicants for a video interview. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to come to the IE University campus.

About IE University: IE University holds a leading position in Europe among institutions of higher education for excellence in innovation and learning technologies.

IE University is the number one Spanish university, the seventh in Europe and the 24th in the world in the Times Higher Education’s Global University Employability Ranking 2018.

IE Law School is one of the top law schools in the world and has been listed among the best law schools worldwide in the Financial Times’ Global Legal Education report.

IE University has campuses in Madrid and Segovia, Spain. Madrid is a vibrant, cosmopolitan capital city of 5+ million that offers an enormous range of professional and leisure opportunities. Segovia is a beautiful World-Heritage city that offers the pleasures of a small city environment and easy access (30 minutes by bullet train) to the heart of Madrid.

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