Open to new ideas. Since 1365. As a research university with high international visibility and a wide range of degree programmes, the University of Vienna is committed to basic research open to application and research-led teaching, as well as to career development of young researchers and to the dialogue with economy and society.
That way, the University of Vienna contributes to the education of future generations and to the society’s ability to innovate.
The appointment of particularly qualified researchers to university professors is an important strategy of the University of Vienna.
Become part of this vibrant and future-oriented organisation.
At the Faculty of Law of the University of Vienna the position of a University Professor of Innovation and Private Law
full time, permanent position) is to be filled.
Successful candidates provide excellent expertise on private law issues emerging from innovation and digitalisation with a focus on intellectual property law, demonstrated through excellent academic publications taking into account domestic, European and international developments.
The professor shall be part of the Department of Innovation and Digitalisation in law and shall contribute to the further development of said department.
Foreign candidates are expected to acquire the necessary knowledge on Austrian law within a short period of time.
Skills / Qualifications
Successful candidates should have the following qualifications :
The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees.
In addition, the University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to be prepared to take over responsibility on the organisational level of the Faculty and the University, if necessary.