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University Assistant Predoctoral, Law

Vienna (Landbezirke) (AT)
The basic salary of EUR 3277,30 (on a full-time basis)
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Academic Discipline
Law, Social Sciences
Job Type
Academic Posts, Studentships / Grants & Scholarships
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Details

34 Faculty of Law
Startdate: 01.07.2024 | Working hours: 30 | Collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc)
Limited until: permanent
Reference no.: 2207  

Among the many good reasons to want to research and teach at the University of Vienna, there is one in particular, which has convinced around 7,500 academic staff members so far. They see themselves as personalities who need space for their continuous striving and curiosity in order to be able to be scientifically successful. Does that sound like something for you? Welcome to our team!

Become part of our team!

As a university assistant prae doc, you will complement/complete the research team around Univ.-Prof. Hon.-Prof. (UQ) Dr. Susanne Reindl-Krauskopf and take over tasks like actively contributing to research and teaching as well as scientific publications and research activities at ALES - Austrian Center for Law Enforcement Sciences.

The focus of our research is criminal law and criminology.

Our Team currently consists of one post doc, two prae docs, one teaching assistan and one administrative colleagues.

Your future tasks:

You actively participate in research, teaching & administration, which means:

  • Contribution to research projects.
  • Contribution to publications/scientific articles/scientific talks.
  • Contribution to and independent teaching within the scope of the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Student assistance
  • Contribution to the organisation of conferences and symposiums.
  • Contribution to administrative tasks in research, teaching and administration.
  • Contribution to research center ALES.
  • We expect you to finalize your dissertation agreement within 12-18 months.

This is part of your personality:

  • Completed Diploma, in the field of law
  • Excellent knowledge of Austrian law
  • Studie results above average, especially in criminal law
  • Excellent command of written and spoken German (native speaker competence)
  • Very good command of written and spoken English
  • Good command of a further foreign language, which enables legal work in this language
  • Independent and results responsible way of working
  • Comprehensive IT user skills (at a minimum: MS Office)
  • We expect interest in academic writing and research as well as in the development of criminal law including legal methodology

Desireable skills:

  • Didactic competences/experience with e-learning
  • You should be a team player with high social skills
  • Experience in legal practice through legal traineeship, legal internship, collaboration in a public authority of law firm or comparable activities

What we offer:

The employment duration is 4 years. Initially limited to 1.5 years, the employment relationship is automatically extended to 4 years if the employer does not terminate it within the first 12 months by submitting a non-extension declaration.

Work-life balance: 30 hours per week; working hours upon agreement.

Inspiring working atmosphere: You are a part of an international academic team in a healthy and fair working environment.

Good public transport connections: Your workplace is in the center of Vienna, easily accessible by public transport.

Internal further training & Coaching: Opportunity to deepen your skills on an ongoing basis. We foster the participation in scientific conferences!

Fair salary: The basic salary of EUR 3277,30 (on a full-time basis) increases if we can credit professional experience.

Equal opportunities for everyone: We look forward to diverse personalities in the team!

  It is that easy to apply:

  • Letter of motivation
  • With your scientific curriculum vitae
  • With your summary of research interests /  doctoral project proposal ( if available)
  • Diploma degree
  • Degree certificates
  • List of publications, evidence of teaching experience ( if available)
  • Via our  job portal/ Apply now -  button

  If you have any questions, please contact:

Susanne Reindl-Krauskopf

We look forward to new personalities in our team! 
The University of Vienna has an anti-discriminatory employment policy and attaches great importance to equal opportunities, the advancement of women and diversity. We lay special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions among the academic and general university staff and therefore expressly encourage qualified women to apply. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female candidates.

University of Vienna. Space for personalities. Since 1365.

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Application deadline: 06/21/2024 

Prae Doc


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