The Political Science Department at Central European University, Vienna, invites applications for a full-time open rank (Assistant or Associate) position in Comparative Politics. Having an active research interest in challenges to democracy in the 21st century or non-Western polities will be an advantage. Teaching experience, especially on the BA-level, is a welcome asset.
We encourage applications from candidates who are willing to make a long-term commitment to living and working in Vienna.
In the latest QS global academic rankings CEU was ranked 41st for Politics and International Studies. For more information on the department, see http://politicalscience.ceu.edu/.
Duties and responsibilities
The successful candidate is expected to teach core and elective courses on the BA, MA, and PhD level in comparative politics, to supervise BA, MA, and PhD students, to publish in international outlets, and to participate in departmental initiatives. A typical teaching load consists of 12 teaching credits (where one credit equals 50 minutes of classroom contact over a 12-week academic term), plus BA, MA, and PhD thesis supervision.
The candidate must have a PhD or equivalent in political science and a proven record of excellence in scholarship. Post-graduate teaching experience in the area of comparative politics is a plus.
We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience as well as a dynamic and international academic environment. The initial appointment is for six years, renewable as indefinite, after review.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants need to submit a cover letter, their CV, including the full contact information for three referees, and two English language article-length works presenting their own research.
Please send your complete application to [email protected] – including the job code in the subject line: 2020/005.
Central European University (CEU) is a graduate research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is accredited in the United States and Hungary. CEU’s mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art 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 master’s and doctoral programs, and enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty, from over 50 countries, and a large number of prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.
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