Professorship for Law of the Digital Society
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover

Professorship for Law of the Digital Society

Germany 16 Apr 2021


In 1831, founded by the scholar Karl Karmarsch, the Higher Trade School of Hannover started with only 64 students. Today there are around 22,000 students in the natural sciences and engineering, the h
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The Faculty of Law invites applications for a

Professorship for Law of the Digital Society (salary scale W2 NBesO)

to be filled at the earliest possible date.

The faculty is looking for a dedicated researcher distinguished in the field of law of the digital society, whose work is highly compatible with the key research areas of Leibniz University Hannover, in particular with those of the L3S Research Center. The position requires both experience with interdisciplinary research projects funded by third parties and expertise in the complex, interdisciplinary and European-oriented research area of digitisation. The candidate is expected to acquire new funding and collaborate responsibly on existing research projects.

General duties and employment requirements are specified in the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (NHG). Any details will be explained upon request.

Part-time employment can be arranged upon request.

Leibniz University Hannover has set itself the strategic goal of significantly increasing the proportion of women. For this reason, female researchers are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to equally-qualified applicants with disabilities. The university welcomes applications from international researchers.

Candidates aged 50 or over at the intended time of appointment who do not already have civil servant status in Germany will be employed as regular members of staff.

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Prof. Dr. Bernd Oppermann (email:, tel.: +49 511-762 8104).

Please submit your full application until 16 April 2021 via the appointment portal of Leibniz University Hannover at

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