Call for Application: Research Associates for the Project "Law in Digital Transformation"
30 May 2020, by Internetredaktion
The Faculty of Law, Centre for Law in the Digital Transformation (ZeRdiT) invites applications, as part of its Graduate College “The Law in Digital Transformation”, for 4 research assoociates for the project
"Law in Digital Transformation".
The positions in accordance with Section 28 subsection 3 of the Hamburg higher education act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG) commences on 01.10.2020.
This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor contract act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG). The term is fixed for a period of three years. The position calls for 19.5 hours.
The positions are part of a structured PhD education programme, supported by the Landesforschungsförderung Hamburg, and integrated into the Faculty’s Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy Graduate School of Law (https://www.jura.uni-hamburg.de/en/forschung/ambsl.html).
The goal is to develop a Graduate College for research devoted to the digital transformation of law. The present project deals in particular with fundamental questions of legal analytics, the role of the media of law, possibilities and limits of personalisation of law, the implementation and effectiveness of law through digital technologies, alternative legal regimes through digitisation and, in the sense of a cross-cutting perspective, with teaching and learning in digital transformation (details on the sub-areas that are not conclusive can be found on the ZeRdiT homepage, http://uhh.de/rw-zerdit-en).
Academic research a spart of a structured PhD programme.
The positions provide the opportunity to pursue a PhD project.
Key requirement for applying is a completed degree in law or a related subject that is concerned with educational matters. We expect your willingness to take part in the structured PhD programme and to engage in interdisciplinary research, as the project is concerned with technological, social and economic foundations. A very good command of the English language is also essential.
The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg promotes equal opportunity. As women are currently underrepresented in this job category at Universität Hamburg according to the evaluation conducted under the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HambGleiG), we encourage women to apply for this position. Equally qualified and suitable female applicants will receive preference.
Qualified disabled candidates or applicants with equivalent status receive preference in the application process.
Applications should include
- a cover letter
- an outline of the PhD project (max. 6 pages)
- a Curriculum Vitae
- copies of degree certificate(s)
- a letter of recommendation
Please send applications by email in a single PDF file by 30 May 2020 to:
Fakultät für Rechtswissenschaft
Prof. Dr. Hans-Heinrich Trute
Please do not submit original documents as we are not able to return them. Any documents submitted will be destroyed after the application process has concluded.