Assistant Professor in Public Law

Switzerland (CH)
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

The Faculty of Law at the University of Zurich is seeking an

Assistant Professor in Public Law 
with a special Focus on Digitalization

without tenure track, immediate starting date.)

The assistant professorship is embedded in the group Public Law and in the interdisciplinary Digital Society Initiative (DSI) of the University of Zurich.

Candidates must hold a PhD in law of high standing and have either planned, elaborated, or begun a habilitation project. They must furthermore have a research focus in a partial area of public law (constitutional law, administrative law, European law, or international law) that specifically deals with public law issues regarding digitalization. The position is for a limited term of three years, with a one-time option to extend the term by another three years.

The University of Zurich aims to increase the percentage of women working in teaching and research, and therefore specifically encourages qualified women to apply.

Individuals with a proven track record who do not speak German as a native language are also explicitly invited to submit an application as long as they are willing to become acquainted with the German language over the course of their employment.

Candidates are requested to send their CV, a list of publications and presentations as well as a teaching portfolio by regular mail and e-mail to the following addresses: 

University of Zurich, Faculty of Law, Dean’s Office, Ms. G. Üstün, Rämistrasse 74/2, CH-8001 Zurich, E-mail:

The closing date for applications is July 18th, 2018. Submission of publications may be requested at a later stage. For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Nadja Braun Binder ( 

Details regarding the job requirements are available at: