|Location:||Budapest - Hungary|
|Placed On:||30th November 2021|
|Expires:||29th January 2022|
Lead researcher for the Inequalities and Democracy Workgroup of the Democracy Institute, CEU Budapest
Starting date: Fall 2022 (negotiable)
Application deadline: Open until filled, review of applications will start February 15, 2022
Full- Or Part-Time: Full-time (40 hours/week)
The newly formed Democracy Institute (DI) at the Central European University (CEU) invites applications for a lead researcher at the DI’s Inequalities and Democracy Workgroup. The chosen candidate will be appointed as a Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow at the Democracy Institute in Budapest and visiting professor at a relevant department at CEU in Vienna. S/he will have a chance to integrate the Workgroup’s existing research to build up an innovative interdisciplinary international research program, and to look for better ways of understanding the challenges social injustice poses to democracy in the 21st century. We seek applicants with a strong publication record in this research area. A proven track record in institution building is an advantage.
Duties and responsibilities:
Candidates must have a PhD, an outstanding research agenda, and a record of publications in peer-reviewed academic journals in the areas of political science and/or related disciplines.
We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience as well as a dynamic and international academic environment. The initial contract for the Research Fellow rank is for 2-4 years; continued employment depends on outcome of re-appointment review. The contract for the Senior Research Fellow appointment, is for an indefinite term. One of the two types of positions will be offered to the chosen candidate based on their expertise and experience.
How to apply
Applications should include (in one single pdf file):
Informal inquiries can be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Eva Fodor, email@example.com.
Please send your complete application package (as one single pdf file) to: firstname.lastname@example.org - including job code in subject line: 2021/084.
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CEU is an equal opportunity employer and values geographical and gender diversity, thus encouraging applications from women and/or other underrepresented groups.
For more information about CEU, please visit https://www.ceu.edu/.
For more information about the Democracy Institute, please visit https://democracyinstitute.ceu.edu.
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