The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 179 fields of study, approx. 10.000 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 02.05.2022 of a

University Assistant (prae doc)
at the Department of Business Law

Reference number: 13010

Are you interested in new things and would you like to take an important step in your scientific career? Then you are right with us!

To strengthen our team in the tax law department at the Institute for Economic Law, we are hiring a temporary position as a university assistant prae doc of 30 hours/week for a limited period of four years from May 2, 2022 or by arrangement.

The employment relationship is initially limited to 1.5 years and is automatically extended to a total of 4 years, unless the employer submits a declaration of non-renewal after a maximum of 12 months.

Duration of employment: 4 year/s

Extent of Employment: 30 hours/week
Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.

Job Description:
Your area of ​​responsibility:
• Participation in research in the field of tax law under the leadership of Univ.-Prof. Dr. Daniela Hohenwarter-Mayr, LL.M.
• Participation in exams and evaluation
• Independent conduct of courses and exams
• Supervision of students
• Independent research activities aiming at acquiring a profound professional and scientific knowledge
• Participation in research management tasks at the institute
• Writing a dissertation in tax law

Mag. iur. or LL.M. in law studies, MSc in business administration with an emphasis on taxation (a very good knowledge of the Austrian tax law system is required). We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months – Excellent command of written and spoken German – Very good knowledge of written and spoken English - Computer literacy – knowledge of university structures and processes –Ability to work independently and scientifically - Ability to work in teams

Knowledge of International and European tax law is desired - Specific interest in the department’s main research areas of International and European corporate tax law – First academic work in the field of tax law and didactic skills are advantageous – Interest in planning, carrying out, and presenting independent research - great commitment to work with students (e.g. supervision of theses) - Your application should include the following documents: - Letter of motivation - (Academic) curriculum vitae - List of publications, evidence of teaching experience (if available) - Degree certificates

Research fields:
Main research field
Special research fields Importance
Tax law;Financial law MUST

Educational institution
Educational level Special subject Importance
Legal Sciences Financial law MUST

Language level Importance
Excellent knowledge MUST
Very good knowledge MUST

Type of computer skills
Specified computer skills  Importance
Basic Knowledge
MS Office MUST

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than 17.07.2022, mentioning reference number 

For further information please contact Briza, Manuela +43-1-4277-38901.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

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