University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law

Vienna, Austria
Nov 09, 2017
Dec 01, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other job types
The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 174 fields of study, approx. 9.500 members of staff, more than 94.000 students) seeks to fill the position of a

University Assistant (prae doc)
at the Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law

Reference number: 8020
At the Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law of the Vienna Faculty of Law, Prof. Michael Potacs is looking for a University Assistent "prae doc" in the field of Public Law to support his team.

Duration of employment: 4 year/s
Extent of Employment: 30.0 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement : §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.
Job Description:
Collaboration in the areas of research, teaching and administration; participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement; we expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months; opportunity to write a dissertation.

Master's degree in Law; excellent academic success in your studies, especially in the field of Public Law; excellent command of German; excellent command of written ans spoken English , IT user skills; excellent communication and teamwork skills; organisational capability; ability to work under pressure.

Interest in a dissertation in the field of Public Law. Application documents: - letter of motivation - academic curriculum vitae - list of publications, evidence of teaching experience (if available) - short doctoral project proposal - degree certificates

Research fields:

Main research field
Special research fields Importance
Public law MUST

Educational institution
Educational level Special subject Importance
Legal Sciences Public law MUST


Language level Importance
Excellent knowledge MUST
Excellent knowledge MUST


Type of computer skills
Specified computer skills Importance
Basic Knowledge
MS Office MUST
Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( ) no later than 30.11.2017, mentioning reference number 8020.

For further information please contact Pütz, Martina +43-1-4277-35451.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( ). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.
Human Resources and Gender Equality of the University of Vienna
Reference number: 8020
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