University assistant predoctoral

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 03 Dec 2023

16 Nov 2023
Job Information

Universität Wien
Research Field

Juridical sciences » European law
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

3 Dec 2023 - 23:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Hours Per Week

Offer Starting Date

15 Jan 2024
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Job description:

At the University of Vienna, over 10,000 people work together on the big questions of the future. Approximately 7,500 of them are academic staff members. These are individuals who, with their curiosity and their continuous pursuit of excellence, engage in international cutting-edge research and teaching. With us, you will also find space to unfold your potential. We are looking for a/an 

University assistant predoctoral
34 Faculty of Law

Startdate: 15.01.2024 | Working hours: 30 | Collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc)

Limited until: 20.06.2025

Reference no.: 1662

Among the many good reasons to want to research and teach at the University of Vienna, there is one in particular, which has convinced around 7,500 academic staff members so far. They see themselves as personalities who need space for their continuous striving and curiosity in order to be able to be More than 7,500 academics at the University of Vienna thrive on continuous exploration and curiosity and help us better understand our world. Does this sound like you? Then join our accomplished team!

Specific Requirements

Your personal sphere of influence:

As a university assistant prae doc, you will be part of the team of Univ.-Prof. Dr. Irmgard Marboe and take on tasks such active participation in teaching as well as in research and publication projects. Our research focus is on public international law.

Your future tasks:
  • You collaborate in research, teaching and administrative tasks at the Department.

  • You will be active in the support of the “Academic Coordination” of the Erasmus programme. This includes the selection of suitable candidates and their allocation to matching universities as well as the preparation of the study programme (Learning Agreements) for outgoings. For incoming students, assistance with the preparation of the study programme (Learning Agreement) at the University of Vienna is required.

  • Dissertation writing: you conduct research on your topic, spend one third of your working time on your dissertation or other independent research activities with the aim of deepening your own professional and academic knowledge.

  • You participate in examinations, in particular in the FÜM 1, and in evaluation activities.

  •  Independent teaching of courses and holding examinations within the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement will also be part of your tasks.

This is part of your personality:

  • Degree: you have completed your diploma/master's degree in law, which entitles you to study for doctoral studies, or an equivalent qualification with a focus on international law and European law.
  • Knowledge and areas of interest: You have knowledge and focus of interest in international law and/or European law, as evidenced by examination results and the completion of pertinent elective subjects or other specialization programmes (e.g. Summer Schools)
  • You have completed an Erasmus stay.
  • You have excellent language skills (oral and written) in German and in English; maybe you have also other language skills.
  • Maybe you have already experiences in working at the university, from professional employment or from working in an NGO.
  • Maybe you have already teaching experience or published academic papers.
  • You have computer skills in connection with the preparation of legal texts and ready-to-publish manuscripts.
  • You work independently and are both a good communicator and team player.

Additional Information

What we offer:

Work-life balance: Our employees enjoy flexible, family-friendly working hours, remote/hybrid and/or part-time work (upon agreement).

Inspiring working atmosphere: You are a part of an international academic team in a healthy and fair working environment.

Good public transport connections: Your workplace in the center of beautiful Vienna is easily accessible by public transport.

Internal further training & Coaching: Opportunity to deepen your skills on an ongoing basis. There are over 600 courses to choose from – free of charge.

Fair salary: The basic salary of EUR 3277,30 (on a full-time basis) increases if we can credit professional experience.

Equal opportunities for everyone: We look forward to diverse personalities in the team!

The employment is for the duration of the absence of an employee until 20 June 2025, with possible extension.

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