Professor Horst Eidenmüller is looking for a research assistant to help with a project on ‘Siphoning Rents, Exploiting Biases and Shaping Preferences: Regulating the Dark Side of Personalised B2C Transactions.’

Duration and hours

The work is to start immediately and will run until the end of May. The work will initially be 6 hours/week and will reduce to 4 hours/week after 2 months.


The post will report to Professor Eidenmüller.


This post requires a strong background in contract and commercial law. The applicant should also be familiar with how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big Data increasingly shape B2C transactions. An understanding of (behavioural) economics is essential.


This post is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty and the hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students.

Rate of Pay

The postholder will be paid at the standard research assistant rate of £14.80/hour plus holiday pay of £2.53 = total of £17.33/hour.


This post is funded by the University’s Higher Studies Fund.

How to Apply

A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to by 19 February 2018. Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements. Supervisors may be asked for a reference.