Professor for Labour Law and Social Law.

In accordance with § 94 Sec. 2 subpara. 1 of the 2002 Austrian Universities Act, the Faculty of Law at the Johannes Kepler University Linz announces a faculty opening for a University Professor for Labour Law and Social Law

The Faculty of Law at Johannes Kepler University Linz invites applications for a permanent professorship position under private law for a Professor for Labour Law and Social Law to begin immediately. The appointment is in accordance § 98 of the Austrian Universities Act. An evaluation will be conducted after a five-year period.

The successful candidate is expected to represent and further develop this academic field in research and teaching. Applicants for the position must have a venia docendi (habilitation degree) or a comparable post-doctorate qualification in Labour Law and Social Law. Please see the job opening for a detailed job description in the info box on the right (German only).

A salary above the minimum amount as stated in the collective agreement will be voluntarily offered. This amount is currently € 70,071.40. Depending on the current position (present salary), the annual gross salary will be between € 80,000 and € 100,000 (minimum salary as stated in the collective agreement plus voluntary additional payments).

Info Box


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Holzner
+43 732 2468 1820

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Mag. Andreas Riedler
+43 732 2468 1920

Terms of employment

permanent position
(§ 98 UG)

application deadline

March 20, 2019

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The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of academic female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications by qualified women. If applicants are equally qualified, a woman will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified applicants who have physical disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.

Prospective applicants interested in the position are requested to electronically send a complete application in adherence to the stated criteria in the job profile, together with the requested documentation (e.g. application form, CV) to the Rector of the Johannes Kepler University Linz,, by March 20, 2019. If documents cannot be sent electronically, they are to be sent in quintuplet copy and should arrive at the Rector’s office no later than one week after the end of the application deadline.