University Assistant Predoctoral, Business, Economics and Statistics job with UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA


37 Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics

Startdate: 01.09.2024 | Working hours: 30 | Collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe (praedoc)

Limited until: 31.08.2026

Reference no.: 2529

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!

Your personal sphere of influence:

At the Institute of Business Law (Department of Private and Commercial Law) we are looking for a University Assistant ‘prae doc’ (30h/week). As a university assistant prae doc you will complete the research team of o. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. Arthur Weilinger and take on tasks such as active participation in teaching and publication activities. The position is to be filled from 01.09.2024 and is limited to 2 years.

Your future tasks:

You actively participate in research, teaching & administration, which means:

  • Collaboration in research, in particular participation in publications/scientific articles
  • Conclusion of a dissertation agreement
  • Independent teaching of courses in accordance with the provisions of the collective agreement
  • Supervision and correction of examinations
  • Communication with students
  • Supervision of seminar papers and theses
  • Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
  • Participation in the administration of the institute

This is part of your personality:

  • Diploma or Master’s degree in the field of law (in particular good knowledge of Austrian private and commercial law)
  • Special interest in payment services law
  • Excellent command of written and spoken German
  • Very good command of written and spoken English
  • Very good computer skills
  • Familiarity with the learning platform ‘Moodle’ 
  • Familiarity with university processes and structures is an advantage
  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • Independence and reliability

What we offer:

Work-life balance: Our employees enjoy flexible working hours and can partially work remotely. 

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 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 3578,80 (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!

How to apply:

  • With your scientific curriculum vitae / letter of intent
  • With your summary of research interests / ideas for a prospective doctoral project proposal
  • Master Degree / Diploma
  • Via our job portal/ Apply now – button

If you have any questions, please contact:

Arthur Weilinger

We look forward to new personalities in our team! 

The University of Vienna has an anti-discriminatory employment policy and attaches great importance to equal opportunities, the advancement of women and diversity. We lay special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions among the academic and general university staff and therefore expressly encourage qualified women to apply. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female candidates.

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​Application deadline: 07/21/2024 

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