Professor of Intellectual Property Rights

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    Johannes Kepler University Linz
    Juridical sciences
    Leading Researcher (R4)
    01/04/2020 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Austria › Linz


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 Intellectual Property


The Faculty of Law at Johannes Kepler University Linz invites applications for a permanent professorship position under private law (part-time) for a


Professor of Intellectual Property Rights


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 the field of intellectual property law in research and teaching. Core areas includes patent law, copyright law and trademark law as well as teaching and conducting research in laws pertaining to protecting designs, semiconductors, names, and other intellectual property rights. The successful candidate is also expected to conduct research as part of the LIT (the Linz Institute of Technology) and contribute to the university’s research focus of "Digital Transformation" , building and fostering relationships to research conducted by the Faculty of Social Sciences, Economic & Business, the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, and the Faculty of Medicine. Combining legal expertise with expertise in engineering and natural sciences, social sciences economics & business, and medicine will benefit processes.


Applicants for the position must have a venia docendi (habilitation degree) or a comparable post-doctorate qualification in the academic field. Please see the online job advertisement for a detailed description of the position at: http://www.jku.at/professuren.


A salary above the minimum amount as stated in the collective agreement will be voluntarily offered. This amount is currently € 73,438.40 (full-time).


If you have any questions in regard to the job profile, please contact Univ.-Prof. Dr. Eveline Artmann, P +43 732 2468 3531, E-mail: eveline.artmann@jku.at.


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 with disabilities (§§ 2 and 14 of the Act for the Employment of People with 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 (including an application form and current CV) to the Rector of the Johannes Kepler University Linz at: application@jku.at by April 1, 2020. 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.

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