Are you an ambitious early career lawyer who is specialized in research and education in legal technology and do you want to be part of an inspiring academic work environment? Then apply for the position of assistant professor of Legal Tech at the VU University Amsterdam (VU) until 16 July.

As an assistant professor of Legal Tech at the Faculty of Law, you will be part of a team of lawyers and criminologists who, for the next four years, will be involved in education innovation in the faculty. You will have a leading role in developing and implementing education related to the use of legal technology throughout the Bachelor’s programs in Law, Notarial Law and Criminology. The development of students’ legal tech skills and critical reflection of this are central to education. Alongside this, you will conduct independent research into the use of technology in legal practice and/or in innovation in legal education, with an emphasis on skills education.

Your duties

  • develop and provide education in the legal tech skills of Bachelor students of law, notarial law and criminology. An important part of this is critical reflection on the use of technology by lawyers
  • play a leading role in the implementation of innovation in education in the faculty’s bachelor programs with a focus on legal technology, including the development of a minor program
  • play an active role in a team of education innovators who implement new forms of skills education in bachelor education
  • conduct research into the use of technology in legal practice and/or innovation in education