of applications will begin on February 1, 2022 and continue until
the position is filled
Full-time (40 hours/week)
The Department of Gender Studies at Central European University
(CEU) seeks to hire a full-time Assistant Professor with
expertise in Gender in the Social Sciences. We are looking
for a colleague with a strong theoretical grounding in gender
studies, and a research agenda with a global perspective and/or a
focus on the Global South, which crosscuts one or more of the
following areas: women’s and gender history, transnational
feminisms, postcolonial theory, (post)socialism studies, migration,
critical race theory, critical environmental studies.
Duties and responsibilities:
The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to teach
MA and PhD level courses in their area(s) of expertise, including
our mandatory course ‘Foundations in Gender Studies I.’ The
successful candidate will also show an ability to supervise a range
of MA and PhD thesis projects with differing connection to the
applicant’s own research agenda. Overall, we seek a congenial
colleague with an active, interdisciplinary research agenda and
demonstrated excellence in research and teaching in an
English-language academic environment, preferably at the graduate
Full-time teaching is typically two or three courses per term,
depending on credit distribution, plus thesis supervision.
Applicants must have been awarded a Ph.D. by August 31,
We offer a competitive yearly gross salary of 60.000 EUR,
commensurate with experience as well as additional benefits (e.g.
pension plan). The initial contract is for six years. Contracts are
renewable and can be turned into indefinite contracts depending on
outcome of review.
How to apply:
Applicants need to submit:
- Cover letter
- CV with list of publications
- A sample of scholarly writing (in English)
- Teaching evaluations (if available)
- Contact information for three referees
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Francisca de Haan, Head
of Department (email@example.com).
Please send your complete application package to:
- including job code in subject line:
We do not ask for reference letters at the first stage of
application; the referees of long-listed candidates may be
contacted for references later by CEU.
CEU is an equal opportunity employer and values geographical
and gender diversity, thus encouraging applications from women
and/or other underrepresented groups.
CEU recognises that personal and family circumstances shape the
trajectory of one’s career and working patterns. As such, and in
line with CEU’s promotion of Equal Opportunities, we encourage
applicants to detail periods of leave, part-time work or other such
situations in their applications so that the Search Committee is
able to assess an applicant’s academic record fairly in the context
of their circumstances. Any declaration of personal and family
circumstances is voluntary and will be handled
confidentially and only considered in so far as it impacts on the
academic career of an applicant.
The privacy of your personal information is very important to
us. We collect, use, and store your personal information in
accordance with the requirements of the applicable data privacy
rules, including specifically the General Data Protection
Regulation. To learn more about how we manage your personal data
during the recruitment process, please see our Privacy Notice at:
(Hungary: Közép-európai Egyetem, Central European University) or
(Austria: Central European University, CEU Central European
University Private University).
Central European University (CEU) is a research-intensive
university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law,
public policy and management. It is accredited in the United
States, Austria 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. CEU offers bachelor's, master’s and
doctoral programs and enrolls more than 1,400 students from over
100 countries. The teaching staff consists of resident faculty from
over 50 countries and prominent visiting scholars from around the
world. The language of instruction is English.
For more information, please visit https://www.ceu.edu/