Professor of International Law, University of Graz, Austria

Publish Date: Oct 02, 2015

Deadline: Nov 04, 2015

About the Position

The Institute of International Law and International Relations engages in teaching and research of international law as part of the diploma and doctoral programmes of law at the University of Graz. It addresses questions of general and particular international law as well as of the law of international organisations and has a particular focus on international human rights law, democratisation, peacekeeping and human security as well as international law relating to development, environment and situations of transition.

The Institute of International Law and International Relations at the Faculty of Law is seeking to appoint a Professor (f/m) of International Law (40 hours per week; permanent employment according to the Austrian Law on Salaried Employment (AngG); expected starting date October 1st 2016

The applicant is expected to represent the field of international law in research and teaching according to curricular needs of the diploma and doctoral programmes of law as well as to the university’s and the faculty’s research focal points and to actively contribute to these core research fields.

Requirements for employment

  • Completion of an appropriate university degree at a university in Austria or abroad
  • Habilitation or equivalent qualification in international law
  • Excellent scientific qualification in research and teaching for the relevant subject
  • High social skills and ability to work in a team
  • Relevant academic and/or practical experience abroadProven pedagogical skills for teaching at a university
  • Competence in Project fundraising
  • Management and leadership experience/competence
  • Gender mainstreaming competence

The candidate is expected to demonstrate his/her educational and didactic skills. He/she should have generated his/her ability for knowledge transfer through several years of (international) teaching at university level as well as through experience with final degree and theses supervision. The candidate is expected to innovatively contribute to the Faculty of Law's teaching programme and to interdisciplinary programmes in German and English. He/she should be willing and able to cooperate with other disciplines, to engage in the raising of third-party funds, to collaborate in activities of academic self-administration, and to actively contribute to the core research fields of the university and the Faculty of Law. The presence at the university location Graz is required.


Salary scheme of the Universitäten-KV (University Collective Agreement): A1

Minimum salary

The minimum salary according to the classification scheme of the collective agreement is EUR 66.953,60 gross per month (14 monthly salaries). Salary subject to negotiation.

Application deadline: November 4th 2015 Reference number: PR/21/99 ex 2014/15

The University of Graz is striving to increase the number of women, particularly in executive positions, and thus explicitly encourages qualified women to apply. In case of equal qualifications, women will receive priority consideration.

If you are interested, please submit your application documents in accordance with the general application guidelines (which can be found at within the deadline.
Your application documents should include the reference number of the position and be sent by email to:

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