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 as soon as possible of a

Scientific Staff
at the Department of Innovation and Digitalisation in Law

Reference number: 13226

The Department of Innovation and Digitalisation in Law is a in 2017 founded research and teaching institution at the University's law school. We mainly deal with the impact of IT on the legal system from a European perspective.

Duration of employment: 12 month/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:
The advertised position is assigned to EU Horizon2020 projects.

Your tasks: Participation in research and administration: - Participation in research projects / research studies - Involvement in the organisation of meetings, conferences, symposiums - Involvement in the department administration as well as in research administration. We are looking for open minded, innovative and productive colleagues willing to work in an international and interdisciplinary environment.

The position is currently limited to 12 months with option on extension.

Degree in Law, Excellent command of written and spoken English, Willingness to participate in international and interdisciplinary research projects, Interest in IT and digital media, High willingness to travel

Willingness to work in a team, Curiosity, Flexibility; Application documents: Letter of Motivation, Curriculum vitae, List of publications and Degree certificates

Research fields:
Main research field
Special research fields Importance
European law;Fundamental rights;Legal informatics;Data protection MUST

Language level Importance
Good knowledge SHOULD
Excellent knowledge MUST

Type of computer skills
Specified computer skills  Importance
Basic Knowledge
MS Office MUST
Basic Knowledge
Internet knowledge 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 18.07.2022, mentioning reference number 

For further information please contact Forgó, Nikolaus +43-1-4277-34202, Wimmer, Martina +43-1-4277-34201, Haimbuchner, Katharina +43-1-4277-34203.

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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