Research assistant and PhD candidate (m/f/d) in the field of legal tech, digitization and new technologies (TVL – E13 50-65%)

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The Professorship of Law, Science and Technology is dedicated to questions of law, digitization and society from an inter-disciplinary legal perspective. Our research group explores possibilities for technology design that conforms to and implements the constitution. It is situated at TUM School of Social Science and Technology and the Department for Science, Technology and Society. The School of Social Science and Technology is dedicated to understanding the multifaceted interactions of science, technology and society and to help shape them in a reflective manner.  


Profile

  • Successful completion of a degree in law on the master’s level or a level comparable to the German state exam
  • A profound interest in new technologies (Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, distributed ledger technologies, various digital platforms) and their societal impacts
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Additional language skills and IT knowledge are beneficial
  • Networked thinking and acting, soft skills (organizationteam skills)
  • High motivation and enthusiasm for research in the field of law and technology 

Tasks
  • Provide support for research projects, practical projects and teaching activities of the research group
  • Assumption of own teaching activities, in particular in the elite master RESET
  • Organizational tasks (e.g. organization of conferences and workshops)
  • The opportunity to write a dissertation project at the research group is given  

We offer  

You could participate in exciting legal research projects in a unique interdisciplinary environment that opens up new, innovative perspectives on the law. Thus, there is the possibility of specialization in the field of law and digitization, especially from a public law perspective. You can expect to work in a committed team on the inner-city campus of the TU Munich. Your doctoral project will be carried out according to the doctoral regulations in the field of law; at the end you will be awarded the degree of Dr. jur. 

You will be hired as a researcher. You will have the opportunity to take part in the projects of the research group and be paid according to the collective agreement for the public service of the federal states (TV-L) in the classification TV-L13 (between 50-65%). The salary includes all mandatory social insurance contributions for healthcare, unemployment, and retirement benefits. If necessary, there is the possibility of an increase through project work. The position is initially limited to one and a half years with the possibility of extension once the aptitude for scientific work with the aim of a doctoral degree is clarified. 

We look forward to receiving your application documents (CV, letter of motivation, and copies of relevant certificates), including your earliest possible starting datePlease send them by e-mail with the subject "Application WissMA Law" in a pdf file to: professur.djeffal@tum.de. The deadline for applications is 15 January 2022 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail at professur.djeffal@tum.de 

The TU Munich aims to increase the proportion of women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply. Severely disabled persons will be given preference in the case of essentially equal suitability.  

Munich University of Technology  


TUM School of Social Science and Technology

Prof. Dr. Christian Djeffal 
Augustenstraße 46, 80333 Munich 
Phone +49 89 289 29235  


www.tum.de  


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