Universität Bielefeld

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Current status of application procedure

  • Selection procedure by appointment committee
The Faculty of Law of Bielefeld University invites applications for the following academic position to be filled at earliest convenience:

Professorship (W3, permanent position) in Public Law with special focuses on International and European Public Law and on Constitutional Law.

The Faculty of Law seeks to attract candidates with an outstanding record both in teaching and academic scholarship.

The appointee is expected to make a substantial contribution to the standard classes in German public law – especially in constitutional law – that prepare students for the first state exam, and to strengthen the faculty’s international and interdisciplinary activities. The successful candidate is expected to take responsibilities in the areas of specialisation of the state exam course of studies "European and International Public Law" and "Constitutional Law" as well as teaching and researching foundations of law in the sense of the state exam course of studies. The Faculty of Law expects the participation in university research, inter alia in cooperation with the Faculty of Sociology and the Department of History, as well as a contribution to the internationalization of the law curriculum (this may also include teaching classes in English).

Appointment to the W3-professorship requires to have completed university studies, a doctorate, established teaching skills and an additional academic record that will – exclusively and comprehensively – be assessed by the appointment committee.

Applications from suitably qualified handicapped and severely handicapped persons are explicitly encouraged.

Bielefeld University has received a number of awards for its achievements in providing equal opportunities and has been recognised as a family-friendly university. The university welcomes applications by women. This is particularly true with regard both to academic and technical posts as well as positions in Information Technology and Trades and Craft. Applications will be dealt with according to the North Rhine Westphalian Equal Opportunities Act.

Applications including a curriculum vitae, a 2-page research and teaching concept, a list of publications with the ten most important highlighted, a list of classes taught so far and copies of academic certifications must be submitted by 20.03.2020 to:

Bielefeld University
Dean of the Faculty of Law
P.O. Box 10 01 31
33501 Bielefeld, Germany

or by e-mail in a single PDF document to:


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