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The Faculty of Law has openings for positions as external teachers

Teaching sessions are scheduled in advance before each semester start and cannot be changed.

Please note that the advertised positions are to be filled depending on whether or not the course, which is of particular interest to you will be established.

The positions are to be filled by September 1, 2017.

Position description
The assistant lectureship will consist of carrying out teaching duties.
The external lectureship is a part-time position with qualified teaching duties.
Part-time lecturers independently plan teaching activities, give lectures, prepare and carry out examinations according to the regulations of the faculty.
The specific number of hours and participation in examinations is fixed for each semester. Please view course descriptions of content, syllabus, scheduled instruction, examinations, etc. at our website.

Your qualifications
Applicants must hold a Master's Degree and external lecturers must as well hold additional qualifications, e.g. expertise or practical experience achieved through employment. Teaching qualifications will be assessed.

Wages and employment conditions
In addition to the hours of teaching, the external teachers will be paid for preparation. The hourly rate for external lecturers is DKK 257.49 (as of April 1, 2017).

The wages and employment conditions, as per agreement between The Ministry of Finance and AC, the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations are according to circular of May 23, 2012.

It will be a fixed-term employment for up to three years or an employment with no fixed-term. The payment obligation is a minimum of 100 hours per teaching year, and so the equivalent amount of hours must be covered.

Accessibility for Non-Nationals
You can apply for a temporary position in Denmark as long as the official requirements are met. If you are a Nordic citizen, you are free to reside and work in Denmark. If you are an EU/EEA citizen or Swiss, seeking residence in Denmark based on EU rules on freedom of movement, you may be subject to special regulation.

Please note that it is your own responsibility to obtain a work permit if you are required to.
Read more at:

Housing and travel costs

The Faculty does not offer housing and will not be held accountable for any resulting travel expenses associated with hiring.

Available positions as external lecturer to be filled by September 1, 2017:

in Jurisprudence with particular intention of the appointment area IT Law and Data Protection Law:

Further positions for courses taught in Danish are available at:

The application and deadline
You apply electronically by clicking on the specific position of your interest.
A scanned copy of your diploma(s) must be enclosed in the application material. Please remember to send both your Bachelor and Masters diploma and to scan all pages of the diploma, including pages with grades.

Closing date for applications is 27 April 2017.

Contact and further information
Further information about the law degree is available at

Further information about the position as part-time lecturer is available from a Research Service, HR-team e-mail:

We invite any potential applicant to apply regardless of personal background.

The Faculty of Law is one of six faculties at the University of Copenhagen. The Faculty carries out research, education and knowledge dissemination within the area of law. The research is partly organised in research centres and groups. The Faculty employs about 85 full time researchers and app. 58 PhD students as well as app. 70 administrative staff members. There are app. 400 part time instructors contributing to the teaching of app. 4.500 law students. Visit the Faculty website:

Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.


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Application deadline: 27-04-2017
Employment type: Limited period
Employment start: 01-09-2017
Department/Location: Faculty of Law

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