One position as Jessup Moot Court Coach (m/f/d) (25 %)

The Institute for Public International Law (Prof. Dr. Silja Vöneky) is seeking to appoint a Jessup Moot Court Coach
(m/f/d) (25 % position) from May, 1st 2020 for the supervision of the Freiburg Jessup Moot Court Team.

The position includes organising and supervising the participation of the Freiburg University’s team in the Philipp C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (i.e. selection of team members, giving an introduction to
public international law, supervising the team during written and oral phase as well as related organisational tasks).

The position gives the opportunity to pursue a doctoral research project and write a dissertation.


  • German state examination in Law (Staatsexamen, with distinction) or an equivalent foreign legal qualification
  • Very good command of English
  • Very good or good knowledge of public international law
  • Successful participation in a Moot Court Competition.

The University and the Institute aim to increase the proportion of female employees and therefore encourage suitably qualified women to apply. Persons with severe disabilities will receive a preferential treatment if other
qualifications are the same.

In case you have any further question regarding the position and the supervision of the Philipp C. Jessup Moot Court Team please do not hesitate to contact the current coach, Ms Elisabeth Andersen (

We are looking forward to your application! Please send your electronic application and the usual information (cv etc) and documents to our secretariat ( by April, 1st 2020 at the latest.

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