Postdoctoral Researcher / Senior Research Fellow (m/f/d) | Business and Tax Law

Scientist Munich
Jurisprudence

Job Code: 377

Job Offer from June 30, 2022

The Department of Business and Tax Law at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance (Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Wolfgang Schön) has a vacancy for the following position to start as soon as possible.

The Department of Business and Tax Law conducts basic research in the areas of Tax Law, Corporate Law, Accounting Law and Private Law. It consists of a research-strong team of highly skilled legal scholars both at the doctoral and at the postdoctoral level. The main focus of our work is on international, comparative and European tax and corporate law as well as on interdisciplinary approaches to these topics.


The Institute is a member institute of the Max Planck Society (MPG). The MPG is one of the worldwide leading international research institutions. The Institute has an excellent research infrastructure – including a world-class library – and the financial and institutional resources to conduct fundamental research, to organize work- shops and conferences and to engage in international research networks. It closely collaborates with the Faculty of Law at the University of Munich (LMU).

Your profile

The ideal candidate has very good knowledge in international, European and/or comparative tax or corporate law. The applicant has completed a doctorate in law on a topic that is related to the research topics mentioned above. We expect the candidate to be willing to contribute to the ongoing or already designed research questions of our group. Ideally, the candidate sets up their own multi-year project addressing foundational issues in our fields. Fluency in written and spoken English is expected, command of German is an advantage.

Our offer

We offer a position in which the researcher can qualify for positions with higher seniority at universities and research institutions through scientific work and publishing. The position is limited to three years. An extension is possible. Remuneration is based on qualifications and professional experience according to the collective agreement for the public service (TVöD-Bund). In addition, social benefits are granted according to the regulations for the public service (Bund).

Your application

The Max Planck Society strives for gender equality and diversity and has set itself the goal of employing more severely disabled people. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. Please submit your written application (cover letter, curriculum vitae with list of publications, references) preferably via our online form by August 31, 2022 at the latest.

You can contact the department office by phone at +49-89-24246-5400.

Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
Marstallplatz 1
80539 Munich
Germany

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