The Department of Public Law at Max Planck Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law is inviting applications for a W-2 Senior Researcher Position (m/f/d). The Department of Public Law headed by Professor Dr. Ralf Poscher.

About the position:
  • Successful candidates will develop an independent research program in an interactive and cross-disciplinary environment.
  • The initial appointment of the group leader is for 5 years with the possibility of a two-year extension depending on a successful evaluation.
  • Candidates should have an outstanding academic record, experience in different legal traditions and a strong theoretical interest.
  • Practical experiences in constitutional law via clerkships or other professional experience will also be considered relevant.
  • The project for the research group should aim at a habilitation or other academic project of the same academic aspiration that qualifies for a tenured position at a renowned university.


  • Submit application in one PDF-file to including dissertation, the three best publications, description of the project planned for the research group on max. 5 pages, CV, and transcripts.
  • Indicate the reference number PL-20-3 with the application.
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Max Planck Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law

Country Germany
Fellowship Level Research associate
Subject areas Law, Public policy
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 31st August, 2020

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