Research Assistant in the field of banking and finance, commercial law, and sustainable finance 50-60 %
The Department of Commercial and Business Law of the University of Zurich and the Research Network for Sustainable Finance www.susfin.ch is seeking to fill the position of a Research Assistant as of 01.01.2022 or 01.02.2022 at the Chair for Law & Finance under the direction of Professor 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.
Research pertaining to the Swiss Code of Obligations and related regulations for banking and financial services law, investment law/pension fund, and corporate law interacts with environmental sustainability/climate change regulation
Administrative duties at the chair, contribution (including multi-media) to teaching, exams and conferences, and research for publications and scientific projects.
Fluency in both English and German (both C1/C2)
Graduates (MLaw / lic. iur. / MSc of Economics) or Master's degree students in their second year of study
Great interest in International/European/Swiss corporate, commercial and financial law/regulation, and environmental law and related sustainability issues.
Desirable: affinity to CMS, web design, and multi-media production
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 a Research Assistant on behalf of the Chair of Law & Finance in a diverse and interesting intellectual environment and interaction with Swiss and international organisations (OECD & WTO) and multinational banks. Find further information about employment at UZH: Welcome to the University of Zurich
Place of work
Rämistrasse 74, 8001 Zurich
Start of employment
1 January 2022 or 1 February 2022 Please send your complete application (CV, letter of motivation, transcripts, letters of recommendation, language certificates if relevant) by 01.12.2021.