Part-time Assistant Professor in Education Policy

The School of Public Policy is seeking to fill a part-time position of Assistant Professor in Higher Education Policy. The newly appointed faculty member will help shape SPP’s research agenda, teaching programs and engagement with practice. We seek an academic committed to contributing excellent research, innovative teaching, extensive engagement with policy practice, and cooperation with CEU’s external partners. The initial appointment is for four years, renewable.
Position for: 
Faculty
Status: 
Part-time
Application deadline: 
Jun 30, 2018
Start date: 
Sep 1, 2018

Part-time Assistant Professor in Education Policy

School of Public Policy

Starting date:                       September 1, 2018

Application deadline:          June 30, 2018

Full Or Part Time:                Part-time (20 hours/week)

The School of Public Policy is seeking to fill a part-time position of Assistant Professor in Higher Education Policy. The newly appointed faculty member will help shape SPP’s research agenda, teaching programs and engagement with practice. We seek an academic committed to contributing excellent research, innovative teaching, extensive engagement with policy practice, and cooperation with CEU’s external partners. The initial appointment is for four years, renewable.

The ideal candidate will

  • Be able to teach 6 credits (half of a regular teaching load), representing components of the core and elective curriculum to Public Policy and Public Administration Master’s students, including courses in the area of Education Policy, Higher Education and similar;
  • Hold a PhD in Education, Education Policy, Higher Education, or a related Social Science discipline;
  • Demonstrated capacity for research excellence and ability to collaborate with faculty across disciplines;
  • A research agenda that is relevant for policy-making;
  • Exhibit a passion for teaching and an openness to employing innovative teaching methods;
  • Experience in research and teaching in the fields of Education, Education Policy or Higher Education, and/or in the global South, will be an asset;
  • Contribute to the development of an interdisciplinary and policy-relevant curriculum;
  • Have the ambition and talent to influence salient debates in public policy;
  • Be committed to building a world-class institution.

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 the School of Public Policy

SPP is a multi-disciplinary and global public policy School at the Central European University in Budapest. In its degree and non-degree programs, SPP aims to create an educational experience that involves not only the acquisition of skills and knowledge but also the cultivation of a mindset that emphasizes entrepreneurship, innovation, cultural awareness and a commitment to the public good. SPP offers three master's degrees in public policy, and the public policy track of the Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science program. The programs are tailored for students from around the world seeking careers in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors at the local, national, and international levels. The School boasts a team of outstanding resident faculty, world-class visiting faculty made up of top researchers, and practitioners in the public policy field who bring a wide array of academic and practical subjects to SPP's diverse classroom.

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.

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015 named CEU among the world's top 100 universities for social sciences, one of only 31 European universities to make the list.

For more information, please visit www.ceu.edu

How to apply: 

The application package should be submitted in a single PDF file that includes:

  1. An application letter (not exceeding 1,200 words) which indicates the name and rank of the position to which you are applying,
  2. An academic CV,
  3. Job-market paper;
  4. A statement of teaching philosophy; and
  5. The contact information of three references who will be contacted for short-listed candidates.

We encourage you to submit up to two additional academic writing samples (one can be co-authored) and up to two sample syllabi. The writing samples and syllabi may be attached as separate PDF files. The application package should highlight why the candidate is a good fit for the position. Informal inquiries may be addressed to Acting Head Martin Kahanec at spp@ceu.edu.

Please send your complete application package to: advert062@ceu.edu  - including job code in subject line: 2018/062