PhD Positions (m/f/d) in 'Health Law - Digitalisation and Innovation'

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Germany,
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 Jul 2021

Your tasks

We are looking to hire several PhD students in the field of “Health Law – Digitalisation and Innovation”. Potential topics include the legal regulation of digital health devices, data protection and cybersecurity in healthcare, biomedical innovation, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and personalised medicine. Comparative, transnational, and legal-historical approaches to this field are particularly welcome. The start date is 1st September 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter. The positions are a fixed-term appointment for three years.

We offer

We offer attractive working conditions in a modern, well-equipped institute with a global network. Our institute holds the world’s largest social law library and is located close to LMU Munich, as well as the Bavarian State Library. Doctoral students are paid and receive social benefits in accordance with the German Civil Service Collective Agreement (TVöD). The annual salary before tax amounts to approx. EUR 33,000 (EG13 band 1, 65%).

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and individuals from ethnic and cultural minority backgrounds.

Your application should include a short project outline (5 pages max.), a curriculum vitae with a list of publications, copies of your certificates and qualifications, and (if available) a writing sample of 10-20 pages (seminar paper, journal article or book chapter).

Please send your application stating reference number 13-21 by July 31, 2021 to:

hr (at) and leber (at)

For further information please contact Dr. Christoffer Leber (Phone: +49-89-38602-501, or E-mail: leber (at)

Max PlanckI Institute for Social Law and Social Policy
- Administration/HR -
Amalienstr. 33
80799 Munich

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