PhD Positions in Digital Health and Digitalization in Health Law 2021 - Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy

Publish Date: Feb 07, 2021

Deadline: Mar 15, 2021

We are looking for dissertation projects in the field of “Digital Health” for a new research group at our Institute. Possible topics include data protection and cybersecurity in healthcare, personalised medicine, and legal regulation of digital health.

Applicants are expected to hold an excellent degree in law that meets the doctoral admission requirements of the Law Faculty at Ludwig Maximilian University Munich (LMU). Candidates should have knowledge in digital law and/or international comparative law. Good language skills in English and German are expected, additional languages skills would be appreciated.

We offer attractive working conditions in a modern, well-equipped institute with a global network. Our institute holds the world’s largest social law library and is located close to LMU Munich, as well as the Bavarian State Library. Successful applicants receive a respective compensation in accordance with the TVöD to finance their PhD project.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from men and women, including disabled people, from all cultural backgrounds and ethnic origins.

Your application should include a short project outline (5 pages max.), curriculum vitae, and copies of your certificates and qualifications.

Please send your application stating reference number 23-20 by 15 March 2021 to:

hr (at) and leber (at)

For further information please contact Dr. Christoffer Leber (Phone: +49-89-38602-501, or E-mail: leber (at)

Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik
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Amalienstr. 33
80799 München

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