Research Assistants in Law
ETH Zurich

Research Assistants (Law), Research group on Law, Economics and Business

20%-40%, Zurich, fixed-term

The Law, Economics, and Business research group, headed by Professor Dr. Alexander Stremitzer at ETH Zurich is searching for Research Assistants (Law).

We are looking for highly motivated students who are interested in working as research assistants for a “Law & Tech Class” to be taught in Fall 2023 and for which we need legal research.

Job description

You will support the instructors in preparing teaching materials and performing legal research for the class. This will be done both before the fall semester begins and during the course of the fall semester. Topics for which research will be requested will range from fairness in AI to tort liability of drones to recent platform regulations. Salaries are competitive and paid according to ETH standards.

Your profile

  • We are looking for advanced law students (preferably advanced Bachelor or Master level)
  • An interest to collaborate with a multi-disciplinary and international team of legal researchers.
  • You have excellent grades and preferably some prior experience in research support.

We particularly value individuals who are used to and comfortable addressing cutting-edge research questions where they must be creative and dogged in searching for relevant source materials.

We offer

ETH Zurich is a family-friendly employer with excellent working conditions. You can look forward to an exciting working environment, cultural diversity and attractive offers and benefits.

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We value diversity

In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our Equal Opportunities and Diversity website to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.

Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application, including:

  •  a Cover letter (detailing your relevant experience/interest)
  • Transcripts
  • a CV

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further information, please visit our website. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Jakob Merane by email at (no applications).

About ETH Zürich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.

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