Assistant Professor of Anthropology

The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor in Anthropology. A leading program in Europe, we seek an outstanding candidate who will enhance our existing research strengths, and who can contribute to the department's core teaching in social anthropology.
Position for: 
Faculty
Status: 
Full-time
Application deadline: 
Feb 20, 2019
Start date: 
Aug 1, 2019

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology

Starting date:                       August 1, 2019

Application deadline:          February 20, 2019

Full Or Part Time:                Full Time (40 hours/week)

The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor in Anthropology.

A leading program in Europe, we seek an outstanding candidate who will enhance our existing research strengths, and who can contribute to the department's core teaching in social anthropology.

The successful candidate has a PhD in Anthropology and is currently engaged in critical analyses of global political and economic transformations, with an emphasis on ethnographic methods (in possible combination with historical and/or comparative methods). She or he has an international profile, and a track record in winning or a willingness to solicit grants. A global outlook, English-language publications, together with evidence of participation in major conferences, commitment to critical social science and contribution to broad anthropological debates is also a requirement.

A research university, CEU’s teaching loads reflect this mission and the role provides excellent research opportunities in an international and intellectually stimulating environment. The department is dedicated to interdisciplinary research and is known for its highly motivated and diverse student body and faculty.  

We currently have 40 MA students across two different programs, with an almost equal number of PhD candidates. As of September 2020, faculty may also be expected to teach in one of CEU’s newly accredited BA programs in Vienna. The department is accredited in the US.

For more information, please visit: http://sociology.ceu.edu/

Qualifications:

PhD in Anthropology

Compensation

We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience as well as a dynamic and international academic environment.

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 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.

For more information, please visit www.ceu.edu

How to apply: 

Applicants need to submit:

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Two writing samples
  • Three reference letters
  • Finalists invited for interviews will be asked to provide a sample course syllabus

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Ildiko Chikan (Chikani@ceu.edu).

Please send your complete application package to:

advert106@ceu.edu - including job code in subject line: 2018/106

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