Assistant Professor – Tenure Track

Job Description:

University Assistant with possible Qualification Agreement; Full-time (40 hours per week), Department of Civil Law at the Faculty of Law, Start: 1 March 2024 for 6 years; possibility of a qualification agreement:

Main Tasks

  • Independent research on the level of a Habilitation in the area of Austrian civil law
  • Supervision and mentoring of students at bachelor, master and diploma studies level
  • (Co-)supervision of student theses
  • Teaching and grading of courses offered by the Faculty of Law in its own study programs as well as in study programs offered for other faculties
  • Raising and administering third-party funding
  • Participation in administrative tasks
  • Participation in third mission activities of the Faculty of Law

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent German language skills
  • Completion of a doctorate (PhD) in law with a thesis on Austrian civil law that was awarded the highest possible grade (publication of the doctoral thesis is preferred)
  • Relevant scientific achievements after the completion of the doctorate/PhD
  • Scientific contributions to Austrian and/or international publications recognized in the relevant scientific community
  • Lectures at Austrian and/or international conferences
  • Research experience in central areas of Austrian civil law
  • Relevant professional experience at a university or with another relevant employer after the completion of the doctorate/PhD
  • Excellent didactic skills and university teaching experience
  • Relevant mobility experiences during or after the doctorate/PhD phase
  • Experience in working with third-party funding (application, management)
  • Description of a postdoc research project at the level of a Habilitation in the area of Austrian civil law
  • Teaching concept; Desired: submission of teaching evaluations, publication of dissertation
    Social competence; Ability to work in a team


Tenure-Track model:
The vacant post offers a continuous scientific career up to an associate professor. A key component of this tenure track model is the so called “Qualifizierungsvereinbarung” (qualification agreement). This agreement shall be concluded as the case may be at the latest one year after being employed. More information:

An initial salary of € 4.352 p.m.* shall be offered for this position. In the following, the conclusion of the qualification agreement will entitle to an increased salary of € 5.124 p.m.* and the fulfilment of the agreed qualification objectives will entitle to an increased salary of € 5.546 p.m.*. All mentioned salaries are monthly gross salaries, paid 14 times p.a. Furthermore, the university has numerous attractive offers (


We are looking forward to receiving your online application by 11.12.2023.

The University of Innsbruck emphasizes equal opportunities and diversity in its personnel policy.

The University of Innsbruck strives to increase the percentage of women and thus expressly encourages women to apply. This is particularely true for leading positions and scientific job offers. In case of underrepresentation women with the same qualifications will be given priority.

Following Austrian disability legislation, qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University of Innsbruck 

AT-6020 Innsbruck




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23. November 2023
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