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University Assistant Predoctoral, Law

Vienna (Landbezirke) (AT)
The basic gross salary of EUR 3578,80
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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

Job Details

34 Faculty of Law
Startdate: 01.10.2024 | Working hours: 30 | Collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc)
Limited until: 30.09.2028
Reference no.: 2499

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 Institute for European, International and Comparative Law has a vacancy for a University Assistant Prae Doc starting October 1, 2024. As a university assistant prae doc, you will support Prof. Matthias Lehmann and his research team in the area of international banking and financial law.
The focus of our research is private international law (conflict of laws), international banking and financial law, as well as international dispute resolution (litigation and arbitration).

The position is initially limited to 1.5 years. It will be automatically extended to a total of 4 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:

  • You are involved in research projects and scientific studies in on legal problems of cross-border banking and finance. This encompasses both private law and regulatory problems.
  • You support the head of the team at scientific publications and publish your own research.
  • We expect you to finalize your dissertation agreement within 12-18 months.
  • You work on your dissertation and its completion.
  • You hold courses independently within the scope of the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement.
  • You take on administrative tasks in research, teaching and administration, for example
    • supervision of students
    • organisation of exams

This is part of your personality:

  • Completed Master's degree or Diploma in law
  • lnterest in questions of comparative law
  • Motivation to work on your dissertation
  • Didactic competences / experience with e-learning
  • IT user skills (esp. Microsoft Office; advanced IT skills are desirable)
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English (C1 Level)
  • Knowledge of German or another foreign language is desirable (esp. French, Italian, Spanish)

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 gross salary of EUR 3578,80 (on a full-time basis) is paid 14 times a year! The salary 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:

  • With your scientific curriculum vitae
  • With a letter of intent
  • With your summary of research interests or (if you have already) ideas for a prospective doctoral project
  • Master Degree  /  Diploma
  • Via our  job portal/ Apply now -  button

If you have any questions, please contact:

Matthias Lehmann

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: 06/28/2024 

Prae Doc


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