Two Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Vacancy summary: 
Central European University's Legal Studies Department invites applications for two 12-month fixed-term Postdoctoral/Research Fellowships as part of its Demise of Constitutionalism Project funded by CEU’s Intellectual Themes Initiative.
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Two Postdoctoral Research Fellowships 

Demise of Constitutionalism/Legal Studies Department 

 

Central European University's Legal Studies Department invites applications for two 12-month fixed-term Postdoctoral/Research Fellowships as part of its Demise of Constitutionalism Project funded by CEU’s Intellectual Themes Initiative.

Applications are welcome continuously until the fellowships are awarded to suitable candidates.

Duties and responsibilities:

The fellowship recipient will be expected to conduct original research within the Project team on the demise of constitutionalism and its academic (curricular) implications in an interdisciplinary perspective.

Qualifications:

Applicants for a postdoctoral research fellowship must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in law, political theory, government, political science, economics (political economy), history (history of illiberalism), social psychology or a related field. A research grant applicant must have a J.D. or equivalent degree. PH.D, or its equivalent in the above listed areas is welcome.

Duration:

Both fellowships will be offered for a fixed term of twelve months. The first fellowship start date is February 1st, 2018 and the second June 2018 (negotiable).

Compensation

The fellowships are funded by a research project of CEU coordinated by Professor Andras Sajo. The Research Fellows will receive a monthly non-taxable stipend commensurate to the academic project and will cover living expenses and sufficient to cover mandatory health insurance.

How to apply:

Applicants need to submit:

  • CV (complete with a list of publications)
  • A 500-word original essay on the relevance of illiberalism in the applicant’s area of expertise, and
  • Contact information for two referees other than their doctoral supervisor.

Please send your complete application package to: advert026@ceu.edu - including the following code in subject line: 2018/026

Applications will be considered from January 15th, 2017. The posts are funded by a research grant of CEU coordinated by Professor András Sajó.

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.

For more information, please visit www.ceu.edu

How to apply: 
Applicants need to submit: • CV (complete with a list of publications) • A 500-word original essay on the relevance of illiberalism in the applicant’s area of expertise, and • Contact information for two referees other than their doctoral supervisor. Please send your complete application package to: advert026@ceu.edu - including the following code in subject line: 2018/026 Applications will be considered from January 15th, 2017. The posts are funded by a research grant of CEU coordinated by Professor András Sajó.