Goethe University’s Labour Law Chair (Prof. Bernd Waas) is inviting applications for two positionsas Research Associate/Assistant(E13 TV-G-U, full-time position) – initially limited for one year,to be filled as from 10 June 2020 at the Coordination Team of the European Centre of Expertise in the Field of Labour Law, Employment and Labour Market Policies (ECE).
Areas of responsibility:
The European Centre of Expertise in the Field of Labour Law, Employment and Labour Market Policies (ECE) deals with legal, regulatory, economic and political aspects of employment and labour markets, including reforms in the 28Member States, the EEA countries, the candidate countries and the potential candidate countries.
A network of legal experts from all these countries regularly provides the European Commission with:
•monthly updates about legal developments on the national level, in particular on the implementation and application of EU labour law;
•independent advice and analysis of specific questions, in particular on the implementation and application of EU labour law on the national level;
•research on topics of European labour law of particular interest to the Commission.
The ECE is coordinated by Professor Bernd Waas.
The responsibilities of the advertised position include in particular:
• assisting the coordinator in fulfilling the ECE’s reporting obligations to the European Commission;
• active participation in the regular project meetingswith the Commission representatives
• observation and analysis of labour law and legislative developments both at European level and within the national legal systems;
• stimulating the exchange of information within the network;•editing and comparative evaluation of reports from the network's national experts.
In addition to a university degree in law, this demanding task requires a special interest in labour law and in particular European labour law, which should be reflected in the candidate’s CV. Further indispensable qualities are:
•good knowledge of European and comparative labour law;•high level of English language proficiency;
•ability to act independently and work flexibly within a team;•good interpersonal skills.
We offer an interesting, demanding and responsible spectrum of tasks in an international environment. Employment takes place within a framework project agreement ofa duration of four years. The position is initially limited to a period of one year. If further project phases are approved by the European Commission, an extension until the end of the project is desired.
Please send your application with supporting documents by 6 June2020 to: firstname.lastname@example.org.