Professorship in Economic Law, in particular Corporate Law

Country: Germany;


Vacancy added: 03.12.2015

Employer: Anhalt University of Applied Sciences

Vacancy type: PhD position; PostDoc vacancy;

For whom: For lecturers; For researchers;

Resumes due: 03.01.2016


The applicant should, in light of his/her professional expertise and relevant experience, be able to provide the appointment area in the Bachelor and Master Degrees courses at the Department of Economics with theoretical and practical facets as well as international dimensions in teaching and research. The international orientation of the department expects applicants to be equipped with the necessary skills to perform lectures in English.

Besides lectures in Questions of Law, Company Formation, Management, Company Succession and Company Termination the applicant is required to perform lectures in corporate law basic modules. Furthermore, the applicant is expected to participate in interdisciplinary lectures, to collaborate in the further development of the Bachelor and Master Degree courses, to show initiative in the acquisition of external funding and to work actively within the Committee of the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences.

The candidate’s professional competence should be demonstrated by an appropriate university degree, an applicable PhD/Doctorate and several years of professional experience, preferably acquired in corporate institutions. Moreover, the candidate should have attained teaching experience.

The necessary qualifications are governed by § 35 of the Higher Education Act of Saxony-Anhalt (HSG LSA). According to § 17 of the Constitution of the Anhalt University in conjunction with § 38 HSG LSA, the employment relationship of a first appointment to a professorship is always attached to a period of probation. The probationary period is usually three years. After successful completion thereof and having obtained the approval of the Senate proposed by the Faculty Council, an appointment as a civil servant for life can be ensued. The payment of the salary is based as part of the legal and budgetary economic conditions.

The Anhalt University of Applied Sciences is committed to increasing the number of female academic staff in the scientific workforce and encourages them strongly to apply. Applicants with disabilities will receive preferential treatment in cases of equal qualifications and competence.

Within one month after the publication of this job vacancy, applications with the necessary documents (CV, presentation of occupational career including teaching, as well as specialized practical activities, list of publications, certified certificates/documents – A-level exam, university degree, doctorate, possibly habilitation) must be sent to:

President of Anhalt University of Applied Sciences
Bernburg Straße 55
06366 Köthen (Anhalt), Germany

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