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Professorship of Private and Business Law, Private International Law, International Civil Procedure and Comparative Law
Published(911 days ago)
Deadline for applications(875 days ago)
University of ZurichZürich (Schweiz)
Faculty of Law
For the spring semester 2018, or upon agreement, the Faculty of Law at the University of Zurich is
inviting applications for the
Professorial Chair of Private and Business Law, Private International Law,
International Civil Procedure and Comparative Law
The position is open to candidates with an outstanding academic record in research and teaching in
the field of private international law, including the related fields of international civil procedure,
comparative law and transnational law, as well as in the Swiss law of obligations, particularly in
the area of non-contractual civil liability. Also called for are qualifications in one or more of the
following areas: Private insurance law, European contract law, economic or empirically based
analysis of the law of obligations, consumer protection law, tenancy law, and drafting of
(international) contracts. A (completed or almost completed) Habilitation or equivalent is required.
The University aims to increase the number of women in research and teaching and therefore
specifically encourages applications from female academics with the requisite qualifications.
Please send your application with CV, a record of academic achievement in research and teaching,
and employment references by e-mail and regular post by 31 March 2017 to: University of Zurich,
Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Law, Ms. Gonca Üstün, Rämistrasse 74/2, CH-8001 Zürich.