Positions as Research Associates (50% or 100%)
The Walther Schücking Institute for International Law at the University of Kiel, Germany, seeks
one full-time (100%), or two part-time (50%)
Research Associate(s) (with the aim of completing a Ph.D.)
beginning on 1 September 2019, initially limited for a period of three years. The regular working
hours amount to 38,7 for a 100% position and 19,35 hours per week for a part-time job. Salary
are determined according to the provisions of the current wage agreement applicable to remuneration group 13 TV-L (information on this can be found at https://www.tdl-online.de/tarifeinigung.html, Tarifeinigung vom 02.03.2019, p. 8). For a 100% position, the teaching obligation will consist of four hours, for a part time job two hours per week.
– First Examination in Law, first State Examination or Second State Examination in Law in
Germany with the final grade of at least “fully satisfactory” (“vollbefriedigend”), or a
comparable foreign legal qualification (e.g. Master of Laws or J.D. with “Merit” or
– Special knowledge in the area of public international law,
– English as a native language, or outstanding English language skills,
– Professional experience in academic editing and publishing is especially desirable,
– Fluency in German is not required, but is desirable.
– Editing and substantial supervision of the German Yearbook of International Law,
– Language supervision and coaching of Kiel’s student teams during their participation in
English-language moot courts and other public international law competitions, and
– Subject-specific teaching activities.
The University of Kiel is committed to increasing the number of female academics in research
and teaching and particularly invites women with the requisite qualifications to apply. Women with comparable suitability, qualifications and specialist abilities will be given preferential consideration in the selection process.
The University of Kiel is active in its support for the employment of disabled persons. For this reason, disabled persons will be given preferential treatment over other equally qualified applicants.
The University of Kiel also warmly welcome applicants with a migration background.
If you have any questions on the wage agreements or on procedural issues, Mrs. Christiane Voss
will be happy to assist you: email email@example.com, phone 0049 431 880-4900.
If you have questions regarding the job description, please contact Mr Daley Birkett by email
(firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone (0049 431 880-2170).
To apply, please send your curriculum vitae and a cover letter – preferably in electronic form – by
17:00 CEST on Wednesday, 17 July 2019 to
Walther-Schücking-Institut für Internationales Recht
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Prof. Dr. Andreas von Arnauld
We explicitly renounce the submission of application photos, so please refrain from sending any.
Further information can also be found at: http://www.gyil.org/ and http://www.wsi.uni-kiel.de.
Application documents received by post will not be returned but will be destroyed once the
recruitment process has been completed.
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