The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law invites applications for a full-time appointment at the level of Assistant at the Legal Theory Department. The position of Assistant in Legal Theory is primarily a position for young researchers who are applying or have applied for a PhD programme in legal theory.


Job description

  • Your key responsibility is to develop and complete a doctoral dissertation in legal theory, preferably in analytical legal theory;
  • You help with the preparation of e-courses;
  • You participate in the organization of events (guest lectures, conferences);
  • You supervise LLB and LLM students;
  • You help teachers in conducting seminar classes;
  • You help teachers at the Department in conducting exams;
  • You participate in joint scientific research with other members of the Department.


Your profile

  • You have a Master of Law degree that has been completed with above-average success;
  • You can demonstrate your interest in analytical legal theory;
  • You are able to work in a research team;
  • You are proficient in English, both spoken and written;
  • Your effort to learn the Croatian language is expected (applicable to those who do not speak Croatian).


Our offer

  • An appointment for 6 years, with a possibility of renewal for a further 4 years;
  • A full-time (40 hours per week) position;
  • Salary around 1,500.00 EUR net per month (subject to possible changes due to regulatory framework);
  • Paid health and pension insurance contributions;
  • 5 weeks of paid vacation per year;
  • 1,300.00 EUR per year for covering conference attendance expenses;
  • Start date: In principle, October 1, 2024.


Application process

See EURAXESS job announcement at:

“Proof of eligibility” (from the Euraxess announcement) refers to a copy of a LLM diploma and grade transcript (in the original language and, if the original language is not Croatian, the English version).

Strong candidates will be invited for an interview.



Informal enquiries may be directed to Prof. Luka Burazin ( For questions as to the terms and conditions of employment please contact the Human Resources department (