Vacancies at the University of Freiburg


At the Department of Law of the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany), four vacancies have to be filled at the future chair for civil law, particularly conflict of laws and comparative law (designated chairholder: Prof. Dr. Jan von Hein), from April 1st, 2013 with

legal research assistants (salary scale E 13 TV-L, personnel quota 50%)

limited for 2 years.

The assistants are supposed to support the organizational and educational work of the future chairholder, to participate in research projects of the chair as well as to teach their own courses (students’ exercise). Applicants are offered the opportunity to obtain a doctorate.

The applicants are expected to be interested in the chair’s main areas of research. They should possess an above-average German First State Examination (at least “vollbefriedigend”) or a foreign equivalent degree. In addition, a thorough knowledge of German civil law as well as conflict of laws, comparative law and/or international procedural law is a necessity. Severely handicapped persons will be preferred provided that their qualification is equal.

Please send your application (Curriculum Vitae, certificates and, if available, further proofs of talent) to Prof. Dr. Jan von Hein, Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht, Abt. III, Peterhof, Niemensstr. 10, D-79098 Freiburg (Germany) no later than February 15th, 2013.

As the application documents will not be returned, we kindly request you to submit only unauthenticated copies. Alternatively, the documents may be sent as a pdf-file via e-mail to

Further information is available at the institutes website.