The newly established research group, headed by Professor Dr. Alexander Stremitzer at ETH Zurich conducts research on the likely effects of advances in computer and data science on legal policy and private ordering. We are looking to fill:
Post-Doc Positions in Law & Tech/ Smart Contracts
The postdocs will be involved in all aspects of the research, including project planning, research design, presentation of findings at conferences, and preparation of manuscripts for submission to leading peer-reviewed journals and law reviews. Postdocs will have the opportunity to co-author papers with lab colleagues, work with an array of affiliated faculty from ETH and University of Zurich, and develop independent projects related to these research areas. Organizational and teaching duties are limited to a few hours per week. Our offices are located in downtown Zurich, and the working language is English. The appointment will be for at least one year and up to three years (contingent on satisfactory performance) with flexible starting date beginning June 2018. Salaries are internationally competitive, paid according to ETH standards.
The ideal candidate will have a Doctorate in Law and at least an undergraduate degree in computer sciences, or a PhD in computer sciences and at least an undergraduate degree in law.
We look forward to receiving your online application, including a cover letter, CV, university transcripts, a writing sample, and contact details of at least two referees. Application review will begin on April 15, 2018 and continue until the positions are filled. 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 Questions regarding the position should be directed to Prof. Alexander Stremitzer by email at