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The Faculty Of Law

The Higher School of Economics Faculty Of Law in Moscow, Russia invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of Law.

The job involves:

  • working under the direct supervision of the Dean of the Faculty of law, Dr Evgeny Salygin;
  • participants are encouraged to pursue their own research in parallel with working on Faculty of Law’s projects in 7 broad areas:
  1. International Economic Law (International Financial Market regulations, Dispute resolution, WTO Law, Law of the EU);
  2. Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law (Problems of information society; Information, telecommunication law; Computer law;  Protection of personal data; information security; functioning of digital libraries, electronic museums;
  3. Cyber Law;
  4. International Private Law;
  5. International Business Law;
  6. Public International Law;
  7. Comparative Law.
  • writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals in co-authorship with the members of the Faculty of Law;
  • participation in organization of the events and other contribution to the Faculty of Law;
  • public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community;
  • some teaching is encouraged, though not required.

The Faculty of Law offers access to its databases that is available on the web-page of HSE’s library .


  • a PhD from an international research university in such fields as: International Economic Law, Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law; Cyber Law, International Private Law, International Business Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law;
  • a strong background in indicated areas of research (International Economic Law, International Private Law, International Business Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law or IT/IP/ Cyber Law);
  • ability to work in a team;
  • fluent English.

General conditions for Post-Doctoral Research positions can be found here. Appointments will be normally made for one year.

A CV and research statement should be submitted via online application form and two letters of recommendation should be submitted by the referees directly to fellowship@hse.ru by February 15, 2019. Please note that direct applications to the hiring the Faculty of Law may not be reviewed.

About HSE

HSE is a young, dynamic, fast-growing Russian research university providing unique research opportunities. For more information about HSE, please visit our web pages: Higher School of EconomicsThe Faculty of Law or contact Vladislav Starzhenetskiy, First Vice-Dean, Faculty of Law (vstarzhenetskiy@hse.ru) directly.

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