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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Competition Law

London, United Kingdom
£33,615-£39,483 (Grade 4) 
Closing date
1 Sep 2019

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Academic Discipline
Law, Social Sciences
Job Type
Academic Posts, Postdocs
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department: Centre for Commercial Law Studies
Salary: £33,615-£39,483 (Grade 4) 
Location: Lincolns Inn Fields
Closing date: 01-Sep-2019 


The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London specialises in the knowledge and skills in commercial law that can be placed at the service of government, public bodies, overseas institutions, the legal profession, industry and commerce. The Centre for Commercial Law Studies is a leading research Centre and hosts internationally excellent institutes in the fields of international commercial law and competition law.

The post-holder will participate and actively contribute to research projects in competition law including merger control. The research work may involve topics that will focus on the aims of competition policy, public interest considerations, industrial policy and national security in merger control, the challenges of competition enforcement in digital markets. The post-holder will be given time (20%) to develop their own research projects. 

The post holder should be able to demonstrate ability to conduct research taking a variety of methodological approaches, including doctrinal, theoretical and empirical. The candidates should also be able to take an active role in the dissemination and impact activities, such as organisation of conferences, engagement with non-academic stakeholders and use of social media. The post holder may be required to deliver lectures and/or seminars.

 This post is fixed term and the starting salary will be in the range of £33,615-£39,483 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Ioannis Kokkoris, Chair in Competition Law & Economics and Director of International and External Engagement

Details about the School can be found at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for submission of applications is 01 September 2019.  Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter. 

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