One position as Research Assistant (30hours/week)

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 as soon as possible of a University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of European, International and Comparative Law to 31.07.2018.
Reference number: 7739
The section for international law and international relations is one of Europe’s leading institutions dealing with core problems of international law. To support its team it is looking for a jurist who is interested in international law questions for the duration of the leave of a current staff member. End of contract: 31.07.2018
Extent of Employment: 30 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: 
Editing and drafting of legal texts – assisting in the publication of scholarly works – organisation of conferences, workshops and symposiums – coaching of Moot Court Teams – participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement – we except the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months – participation in the “FÜM” (interdisciplinary introductory exam) – support of the section’s diverse administrative tasks – support in evaluation measures
Law degree (diploma or magister), specialization in international law evidenced by examination results (transcript of records etc.), experience in the editing and drafting of legal texts in German as well as in English, organizational talent, high degree of pressure-resilience, and capacity to integrate into a team. Please send your complete application portfolio via e-mail to 
Specialization in international law (international investment law) and/or practical expericience abroad (e.g. IO) or in the university field can be assets; please hand in a letter of motivation, academic curriculum vitae, list of publications, evidence of teaching experience (if available), short doctoral project proposal and a final transcript of records
Research fields:
Main research field: Law
Special research field: International law
Educational institution: University
Educational level: Legal sciences
Special subject: International law
German: Excellent knowledge
English: Excellent knowledge
French: Good Kniwledge 
Type of computer skills: Basic knowledge
Specified computer skills: Internet knowledge (should)

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than 21.08.2017, mentioning reference number 7739.
For further information please contact Ortner, Scarlett        +43-1-4277-35320. 
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: 7739
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