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University Assistant Predoctoral, Law

Vienna (Landbezirke) (AT)
The basic salary of EUR 2,458
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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

34 Faculty of Law
Startdate: 01.07.2024 | Working hours: 30 | Collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc)
Limited until: permanent
Reference no.: 2477

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!

What you can expect:

The Department for Tax Law is looking for a research assistant (prae doc) with strong interest in issues concerning tax law in order to support research and teaching in the fields of tax law. The announcement is made for four years, whereby the employment relationship is initially limited to 1.5 years and is automatically extended to a total of four years, unless the employer submits a declaration of non-renewal after a maximum of 12 months.

Your future tasks:

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

  • We expect you to finalize your dissertation agreement within 12-18 months.
  • You participate in publications / academic articles.
  • You are involved in research projects and scientific studies .
  •  Yor are involved in the organisation of conferences, meetings, symposiums.
  • You apply for projects and raise (external) funds.
  • Independent teaching of courses defined by the collective agreement
  • You supervize students.
  • You participate in evaluation activities and in quality assurance
  • You take on administrative tasks in research, teaching and administration.

This is part of your personality:

  • MA in the study field law
  • Professional competence: Excellent knowledge in the field of Austrian tax law and European law
  • Methodological competencies: Jurisprudential methods 
  • Knowledge of principles of teaching 
  • High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
  • Excellent command of written and spoken German
  • High command of written and spoken English 
  • IT user skills 
  • Ability to work in team 

What we offer:

Work-life balance: Our employees enjoy flexible, family-friendly working hours, remote/hybrid and/or part-time work (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 in the center of beautiful Vienna 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 2,458 (30 hours per week) 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
  • Academic curriculum vitae
  • List of publications, evidence of teaching experience (if available)
  • PDF version of a seminar paper written as part of the diploma program
  • Degree certificates
  • Via our  job portal/ Apply now -  button

If you have any questions, please contact:

[[Yvonne Egger]]  


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: 06/07/2024 

Prae Doc

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