Institute of Law

Administrative/Research Assistant with a focus on Communications in the field of banking and finance, commercial law, and sustainable finance
50 %

The Department of Commercial and Business Law of the University of Zurich and the Research Network for Sustainable Finance ( is seeking to fill the position of a Administrative / Research Assistant with a focus on Communications as of 1.7.2021 or 1.8.2021 at the Chair for Law & Finance under the direction of Prof. Dr. iur. Kern Alexander. Employment would provisionally be for 6-12 months in the first instance, with a possibility of extension depending on the candidate's performance and upon mutual agreement.

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What we offer

Besides the chance to work in a vibrant and international academic environment at a leading law faculty in Switzerland and abroad, we offer the opportunity to work as the communications liaison on behalf of the Chair of Law & Finance and an international Network of leading academics and practitioners in the area of sustainable finance. Furthermore, excellent candidates may have the possibility of doing a PhD in an area of Prof. Dr. iur. Kern Alexander's expertise and under his supervision.

Place of work

Rämistrasse 74, 8001 Zurich

Start of employment

1 July 2021 or 1 August 2021

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