Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics

Central European University - Department of Political Science

Starting date: August 1, 2018
Application deadline: April 15, 2018
Full Or Part Time: Full-Time

The Department of Political Science of the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary, announces a call for an Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics. The applicants should be able to carry out state of the art research and teach graduate courses (at the MA and PhD level) in comparative politics and political communication.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Teach 12 credits per Academic Year
  • Supervise MA and PhD theses
  • Carry out independent research and regularly publish in international scholarly journals


  • Applicants should have a PhD degree in political science;
  • A record of international publications in political science is an advantage;
  • A record of successful teaching and supervision in political science is a plus;

We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience as well as a dynamic and international academic environment. The initial contract is for four years with the possibility of renewal.

How to apply:
Please send your

  • application cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • publication sample
  • a sample course syllabus in comparative politics
  • three letters of reference

by April 15, 2018 to - including job code in subject line: 2018/042

For further inquiry, please contact Zoltan Miklosi, the Head of the Department of Political Science, at

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

About CEU
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. 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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