Institute of Law

Assistant
40-60 %

The Chair for Law & Finance of Prof. Dr. iur. Kern Alexander is seeking to fill an assistant position starting 1 February 2021 or upon agreement.

Your responsibilities

Research will include the regulation of financial firms and climate change risks, corporate governance of financial firms in achieving environmental sustainability/climate change objectives and related areas of banking regulation and corporate law. Work will also entail administrative duties at the Chair, contribution (including multi-media) to teaching, exams, and projects such as the Research Network for Sustainable Finance - SUSFIN, and research for publications and scientific projects and possibility of joint authorship on scientific papers and other publications.

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What we offer

We offer diverse and challenging responsibilities (research and teaching) in an international environment with the opportunity to work on a doctoral thesis for highly qualified applicants. The initial contract will be for a six-month period in the first instance with possibility of renewal for one year based upon satisfactory performance.

Place of work

Rämistrasse 74, 8001 Zurich

Start of employment

1 February 2021 or upon agreement. Please send your complete application as a PDF by 15 January 2021 (CV/Resume, Cover letter (one A-4 page), transcipt of records and diplomas (Bachelor and Master), letters of recommendation from previous employers or academic supervisors, language certificate if needed).

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