Bucerius Law School in Hamburg is a private university founded by the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius with the right to award doctoral and postdoctoral degrees. Each year, it takes approximately 100 carefully selected students to the first state exam in law. Moreover, it awards a university degree (LL.B.). Since 2006 it has offered the interdisciplinary and international Master of Law and Business Program (LL.M./MLB) in close cooperation with WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar/Koblenz, Germany.

Bucerius Law School invites applications for the faculty position of

Dean of the Master of Law and Business (MLB) Program

Employment will be at the tenured professor level. The future dean will be expected to direct the Master of Law and Business program, to teach master courses in this program in English (180 hours per year) and develop new and innovative courses. He or she will also be encouraged to collaborate throughout Bucerius Law School.

To be eligible for this position, the applicant should hold at least a PhD (or equivalent international degree) at the time of application or should have a proven academic track record, preferably in the fields of law covered by the MLB program. He or she should have a deep understanding of the common law and at least a basic understanding of the German language. The applicant should be willing to travel internationally with a view to expanding the MLB Program’s international network. The Dean will be responsible for recruiting, admission, student and alumni relations as well as the overall success of the MLB Program together with both Program Directors for Law and for Business as well the administrative director. The remuneration is based on the salary levels for professors in Germany. The employment is expected to start in September 2021.

Recruitment is subject to approval by the Hamburg Authority for Science, Research and Equality. Bucerius Law School strives to achieve equality between women and men in all areas of the law school. In areas where women are underrepresented, it therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply; their applications will be given preference where their qualifications are equivalent to that of male applicants. Bucerius Law School also sees itself as a family-friendly university and advocates the compatibility of work and family. Additionally, it has set itself the goal of employing more severely disabled people. Their applications will also be given preference in case of equal qualification.

Applications consisting of letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, a list of publications and courses taught, evaluation, and a brief statement of the applicant’s teaching, marketing and leadership concept of the program all in one PDF document should be sent by Tuesday, 10 November 2020, to the President of Bucerius Law School, Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Katharina Boele-Woelki (praesidentin(at)law-school.de).

Bucerius Law School, Jungiusstraße 6, 20355 Hamburg