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Full Professor of Public Law

Faculty of Law, Business & Economics

Application deadline:

The University of Bayreuth is a research-oriented university with internationally competitive and interdisciplinary focus areas in research and teaching. The Faculty of Law, Business & Economics at the University of Bayreuth is currently seeking to appoint a

Full Professor of Public Law

at pay grade W3 (minimum salary: 7,217 euros per month). This is a permanent civil service position.

The successful applicant will represent public law, in particular public economic law in a broadly understood sense (including its European dimension), in both research and teaching. He or she must have a proven record in research and teaching in constitutional and administrative law and have a research profile that fits in with the economic law orientation of the faculty. The latter can be demonstrated in particular by a research focus in one of the following areas of law: administrative economic and regulatory law, social and health law, finance and tax law, media and information law, law of sustainability, or law of digitalization. The aim is to recruit a scholar who, due to his or her qualifications and research orientation, can contribute to the networking of law and economics and participate in joint research projects in law and economics.

The willingness to teach courses in a foreign language (for example, in English, French, or Spanish) and to contribute to the LL.B. programme “Law and Economics” is expected. The ability to teach in German is mandatory.

The general administrative requirements for hiring professors at universities in Bavaria apply. A complete description of the vacancy can be found at

Applications (CV including a list of publications, list of courses taught, experience obtaining external funding, as well as copies of certificates and diplomas) are to be submitted electronically to the Dean of the Faculty of Law, Business & Economics, Prof. Dr. Jörg Schlüchtermann, via by 18 February 2022. Applicants are welcome to direct questions and requests for further information to the Dean at Application documents will be deleted in accordance with data protection law following the conclusion of the appointment process