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Assistant Professor position Global Governance

Central European University, Department of International Relations

Job Title: Assistant Professor position Global Governance
Reference Code: 2018/016
Job Location: Budapest
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Social & behavioral sciences
Application Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Date Posted: 2017-11-10
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor Position Global Governance

Department of International Relations
Central European University

Starting date: ††† August 2018

Full Or Part Time:††††††††††††† Full-Time

Application deadline:†††††† 1 February 2018

The Department of International Relations at Central European University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position. Successful candidates will have expertise in the study global governance. Preference will be given to candidates with a specific focus on sociologically informed approaches seeking to illuminate everyday experiences of (in) security and/or (under)development, transnational or international integration processes, and formal and informal international institutions. The department welcomes applications from those who also have a proven interest in qualitative methods and innovative teaching. Further advantages include regional expertise in the European, post-Soviet or Middle East areas, a track record of fieldwork research and/or policy or civic engagement.

Specific responsibilities include teaching three graduate courses per academic year, masterís and doctoral supervision, engaging in high quality academic research, and attracting external research grants.

For more information about CEU and Department of International Relations please visit: and

Central European University (CEU) is a graduate research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is located in Budapest and accredited in the United States and Hungary. CEUís promotes high level research, research-based teaching and learning and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and other emerging democracies throughout the world. CEU offers both Masterís and doctoral programs, and enrolls about 1400 students from nearly 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty from over 40 countries, and prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.


Compensation is commensurate with experience. We offer a competitive salary, as well as a dynamic and international academic environment. Teaching load is comparable to that of research universities.

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Requirements

Applicants should have, or be close to completing, a PhD in international relations, political science, or sociology and provide evidence for high level achievements to date or outstanding potential in research and teaching.

Information and Application Process Instructions

How to apply:

Applicants need to submit:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter
  • A sample syllabus
  • Two writing samples
  • Three letters of reference

Review of applications will begin 1 February, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions of an academic nature may be addressed to

Alexander Astrov, Head of Department (

Please send your complete application package to: - including job code in subject line: 2018/016. Only complete applications will be considered.

Shortlisted applicants will participate in an on-line / telephone interview. Finalists will be invited for a talk and an interview in person.

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the Central European University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Alexander Astrov, Head of Department as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Alexander Astrov, Head of Department
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