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University Assistant Predoctoral, Law

Vienna (Landbezirke) (AT)
The basic salary of EUR 3578,80
Closing date
3 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: 30.06.2025
Reference no.: 2425

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 More than 7,500 academics at the University of Vienna thrive on continuous exploration and curiosity and help us better understand our world. Does this sound like you? Then join our accomplished team!
Your Personal Sphere of Influence:

The University Professorship for Fundamental and Human Rights and the Scientific Directorate of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights (Michael Lysander Fremuth) is seeking a University Assistant (pre-doc) with a research and teaching interest in the field of international human rights protection and international criminal law.

Ideally, you have prior knowledge in international law as well as an in-depth understanding of international criminal law and are interested in the human rights implications of using new technologies for the identification and criminal prosecution of the most serious human rights violations (such as open-source evidence).

Your workplace will be the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Fundamental and Human Rights, Freyung 6, 1010 Vienna. You will find a motivated and diverse team in a pleasant, collegial, and ambitious working atmosphere.

Your working language at the institute will be English; at least a passive understanding of the German language is required.

Duration of the fixed-term contract: 12 months

Your future tasks:

Involvement in research, teaching, and administration:

  • Participation in research projects / scientific studies
  • Contribution to publications / scientific articles / lecturing
  • Assistance in the organization of conferences, symposiums, and seminars
  • Participation in institute, teaching, and research administration

This is part of your personality:

  • Completed studies in Law/LL.M.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Teaching experience
  • Experience in acquiring third-party funding and knowledge in managing third-party funds
  • Experience in event organization
  • Scientific publications, participation in conferences

Additional desired skills and experience: 

  • Familiarity with university procedures and structures
  • Experience abroad
  • Computer skills

What we offer:

Work-life balance: Our employees enjoy flexible working hours and can partially work remotely. 

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 easily accessible by public transport.

Internal further training & Coaching: Opportunity to deepen your skills on an ongoing basis. There are over 600 courses to choose from – free of charge.

Fair salary: The basic salary of EUR 3578,80 (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!

How to apply:

  • Motivational letter
  • List of third-party funding
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • List of publications, proof of teaching experience (if available)
  • Degree certificates

If you have any questions, please contact:

Michael Lysander Fremuth

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.

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​Application deadline: 06/03/2024

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