The Department of Public Security Law at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg i.Br., Germany, headed by its director Professor Dr. Ralf Poscher, offers several temporary post-doctoral positions for
The Max Planck Institute, one of the leading centers for interdisciplinary research in public security matters in Europe, is organized in three research departments: criminal law, public law, and criminology. With its world-renowned, specialized library and numerous national and international co-operations, it offers an ideal environment for theoretical, normative, doctrinal, and empirical research. The Institute is part of the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science, one of world’s most distinguished research organizations. Not only does the Max Planck Society and its institutes offer the opportunity for trans- and interdisciplinary cooperation among its 86 institutes, it also supports its young researchers in such efforts and, more generally, supports them in the development of their academic careers.
The Department of Public Security Law is a new addition to the Freiburg-based Institute. It aims to contribute to the international research community with projects that focus on fundamental issues of public security, public law, and legal theory. For an outline of the research agenda of the department, see: https://www.mpicc.de/en/research/research-program/public-security-law/.
Freiburg is a vibrant traditional German university town with a 900-year history, an international atmosphere and high recreational value. It is located in the border region of Southwest Germany, France and Switzerland. Under the European Campus Program researchers can profit from the resources of several prolific research institutions.
Applicants should be interested in exploring topics of public security law, general public law, or theory or philosophy of law. They should hold a doctoral degree in law (Dr. jur.) from a German university or an equivalent degree from a foreign university or law school. Academic recommendations are not necessary for the application but up to two are welcome.
Positions are temporary, with a regular duration of 2 years which can be extended twice (up to a maximum of 6 years). Full or part time contracts are possible. When appropriate the opportunity for habilitation may be offered. The German law on fixed-term contracts in Academia (WissZeitVG) applies.
Remuneration is regulated according to the federal tariff agreement for the public sector (TVöD); it includes all mandatory social insurances such as health care, unemployment, and retirement.
The Max Planck Society strives to ensure gender equality and diversity. Furthermore, the Max Planck Society is committed to employ more persons with disabilities and explicitly encourages applications from such qualified individuals. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.
Please submit an informative application (including your dissertation, a description of your fields of interest and previous work experience, CV, and relevant transcripts) no later than 01-10-2019 electronically in one PDF-file to
firstname.lastname@example.org, Re: PL-19-02 (max. 5 MB per e-mail).
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|Employer||Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law|
|Job location||Günterstalstraße 73, 79100 Freiburg im Breisgau|
|Published||July 16, 2019|
|Application deadline||October 1, 2019|
|Job types||Postdoc,   Researcher  |
|Fields||Public Law,   Civil Law,   Jurisprudence  |