Pro­fes­sor of Busi­ness, Com­pany and Tech­no­logy Law
Technical University Berlin Insti­tute of Eco­nom­ics and Busi­ness Law

Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty VII

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin, Fac­ulty VII - Eco­nom­ics and Man­age­ment, Insti­tute of Eco­nom­ics and Busi­ness Law offers an open pos­i­tion of a

Uni­ver­sity Pro­fes­sor – salary grade W3

in the field of "Busi­ness, Com­pany and Tech­no­logy Law".

Work­ing field:

Research in the field of busi­ness law and tech­no­logy-related cor­por­ate law, with a focus on pat­ent law and other tech­nical-insti­tu­tional areas of eco­nomic life.

Fol­low­ing future-ori­ented top­ics should be appro­pri­ately taken in con­sid­er­a­tion:
  • inter­faces between tech­no­logy, busi­ness and law
  • liab­il­ity sys­tems, liab­il­ity risks and their pre­ven­tion
  • legal assess­ment of innov­at­ive key tech­no­lo­gies (e.g. addit­ive man­u­fac­tur­ing, autonom­ous driv­ing, industry 4.0, robot­ics)
In addi­tion, sub­ject-spe­cific teach­ing tasks in the course of the degree pro­grams "Indus­trial Engin­eer­ing and Man­age­ment", "Busi­ness Inform­at­ics", "Eco­nom­ics", "Sus­tain­able Man­age­ment", "Indus­trial Eco­nom­ics", "Innov­a­tion Man­age­ment, Sus­tain­ab­il­ity, & Entre­pren­eur­ship" and "Pat­ent Engin­eer­ing" as well as in vari­ous (con­tinu­ing) edu­ca­tion courses are required. The lec­tures should be held in Ger­man and Eng­lish.

The pro­fess­or­ship is asso­ci­ated with the sci­entific man­age­ment of the Cen­ter for Intel­lec­tual Prop­erty as well as the sup­port of TU Ber­lin in applic­a­tion and fur­ther devel­op­ment of its pat­ent strategy.


Law degree (first state exam­in­a­tion or equi­val­ent, second state exam­in­a­tion an advant­age), ful­fill­ment of the appoint­ment require­ments pur­su­ant to Sec­tion 100 of the Ber­lin Higher Edu­ca­tion Act. This includes a uni­versity degree, qual­i­fied achieve­ments in research (gen­er­ally proven by PhD), postdoc­toral lec­ture qual­i­fic­a­tion (Habil­it­a­tion) or equi­val­ent qual­i­fic­a­tion and ped­ago­gical didactic qual­i­fic­a­tions, to be given proof of by a teach­ing port­fo­lio (for more inform­a­tion see TUB web­site, quick access no. 144242). Fur­ther­more, qual­i­fic­a­tion in the man­age­ment of a large work group, research and teach­ing exper­i­ences in the field of tech­no­logy-related busi­ness law, com­mer­cial law, labor law and pat­ent law. Exper­i­ence in the recruit­ment and man­age­ment of research pro­jects com­plete the require­ments.

How to ap­ply:

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin is seek­ing to increase the pro­por­tion of women in research and teach­ing and act­ively encour­ages applic­a­tions from suit­ably qual­i­fied female can­did­ates. Pref­er­ence will be given to applic­ants with severe dis­ab­il­it­ies ful­filling the require­ments of the pos­i­tion. TU Ber­lin val­ues the diversity of its mem­bers and is com­mit­ted to equal­ity of oppor­tun­ity.

We are a cer­ti­fied fam­ily-friendly uni­versity and our Dual Career Ser­vice can assist you and your fam­ily with your move to Ber­lin.

Please send your applic­a­tion until August 24, 2020 with the ref­er­ence num­ber and the rel­ev­ant doc­u­ments (CV, research and teach­ing plan, teach­ing port­fo­lio, list of pub­lic­a­tions and the descrip­tion of research areas and grants) only by E-Mail (as pdf) to

The scope of sub­mit­ted doc­u­ments should not be more than 30 pages; the Com­mis­sion may request fur­ther doc­u­ment­a­tion at a later date.

By sub­mit­ting your applic­a­tion via email you con­sent to hav­ing your data elec­tron­ic­ally pro­cessed and saved. Please note that we do not provide a guar­anty for the pro­tec­tion of your per­sonal data when sub­mit­ted as unpro­tec­ted file. Please find our data pro­tec­tion notice acc. DSGVO (Gen­eral Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion) at the TU staff depart­ment homepage: or quick access 214041.

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Ber­lin - Der Präsid­ent - Dekan der Fak­ultät VII, Sekr. H 30, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Ber­lin.
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ID: 81308

Num. of em­ploy­ees:
ca. 8300
  • Charlottenburg, Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
  • professorship
Cat­egory (TU Ber­lin):
  • Pro­fessor
Start­ing date (earli­est):
Salary grade W3
  • research
  • teach­ing
  • eco­nom­ics and law
Field of stud­ies:
  • eco­nom­ics and law
Level of edu­c­a­tion:
Fulfillment of the appointment requirements pursuant to Section 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act
Lan­guage skills:
  • German (excellent knowledge of language)
  • English (excellent knowledge of language)
Job offer is addi­tion­ally pub­lished at:,, Tagesspiegel, Neue Juristische Wochenschrift

Make an Ap­plic­a­tion

Clos­ing date:
Re­ference num­ber:
By mail:
Technische Universität Berlin
- Der Präsident -
Dekan der Fakultät VII, Sekr. H 30, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin
By e-mail:
Applic­a­tion papers:
CV, research and teaching plan, teaching portfolio, list of pub-lications and the description of research areas and grants

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