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Job opening: The Ronald Coase Visiting Professorship in Law and Economics 2020-21

Published: 12th May 2020 Last updated: 12th May 2020

The Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC) at Tilburg University currently accepts applications for the Ronald Coase Visiting Professorship in Law and Economics for the academic year 2020-21. We invite applications from experienced scholars of academic distinction, who will conduct research of high quality while in residence at TILEC.

Both legal scholars and economists working in one (or a combination) of the TILEC research areas, including competition policy, innovation, the regulation of network industries, industrial organization, or institutional economics, are welcome to apply.

In principle, the Ronald Coase Visiting Professor is a tenured professor at a distinguished university with a genuine interest in interdisciplinary work. During the duration of the professorship he/she shall spend a minimum of six weeks on campus. The Ronald Coase Visiting Professor will be offered office space and is expected to actively participate in TILEC activities and interact with the TILEC community. He/she will produce at least one paper to be submitted to the TILEC discussion paper series. Depending on the curriculum needs at Tilburg University and the availability of the chairholder, a short seminar on his or her topic of expertise shall be organized for the benefit of TILEC PhD students.

The Ronald Coase Visiting Professorship is embedded within TILEC either at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) or the Tilburg Law School (TLS). It will allow the chosen candidate to devote him- or herself to the execution of his or her research program in a stimulating environment. The professorship also offers an opportunity for building a lasting relationship with TILEC with a view to fostering excellence and dialogue in global interdisciplinary scholarship, following Professor Coase’s example.

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