Tilburg University | Law School /Department Public Law & Governance is looking for aLegal PhD researcher for a 4-year NWO project on Blockchain in the Network Society (1,0 FTE) -Department of Public Law & Governance -Location: Tilburg -Scientific discipline: Law/Public Law
Full time equivalent: 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week)-Duration of employment agreement: 4 years-Monthly salary (full time): gross € 2,325 to € 2,972
We are looking for a legal PhD candidate who will actively contribute to the NWO-MVI project ‘The Role and Responsibilities of Public Actors in Distributed Networks. Transparency, Trust and Legitimacy by Design’. As part of our interdisciplinary project team, you will carry out research and activities aimed at responsible innovation. Currently, the government is developing blockchain applications to improve its services which might lead to complexity and uncertainty about government responsibilities or the optimal design of rules. Therefore, this project investigates how distributed technologies can be designed in a transparent and legitimate way, so that citizens can trust the government.