Starting date: September 01, 2023
Application deadline: January 08, 2023
Full Or Part Time: Full-time (40 hours/week)
The Department of Public Policy (DPP) is seeking to fill a full-time position of Assistant Professor in Organizational Theory and Public Administration. The newly appointed faculty member will help shape DPP’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.
Duties and responsibilities:
The candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching the core curriculum to Public Policy and Public Administration Master’s students, in particular courses in core topics in the areas of Organizational Theory and Practice, Public Administration, as well as policy-relevant elective courses in the candidate's area of expertise (12 CEU credits in total). The candidate will contribute to the further development of our interdisciplinary and policy-relevant curriculum. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the existing research at the Department in the areas relevant for Organizational Theory and Public Administration. Please see DPP faculty profiles here: https://dpp.ceu.edu/directory/resident-faculty
The ideal candidate will (have):
- Hold a PhD (or plan to defend their doctoral research by June 2022) in Public Administration/Policy, Organizational Theory, Sociology of Organizations, or a related Social Science discipline; Demonstrated capacity for research excellence and ability to collaborate with DPP faculty across disciplines; Have teaching experience in the areas mentioned above or is willing to develop relevant courses in line with these areas The ability to teach courses in qualitative research methods is an asset A research agenda that is relevant for policy making; Experience in research and teaching relevant for national and global public policy challenges, tackling systemic policy challenges, including those affecting the global South, people with vulnerabilities, etc., will be an asset; Exhibit a passion for teaching and an openness to employing innovative teaching methods; Have the ambition and talent to influence salient debates in public policy; Be committed to building a world-class institution.
We offer a competitive yearly salary of 62.500 EUR, as well as additional benefits (e.g. pension plan). The initial contract is for six years. The contract is renewable and can be turned into an indefinite contract depending on the outcome of the review.
How to apply
The application package should be submitted in a single PDF file that includes:
- An application letter (not exceeding 1,200 words) which indicates the name and rank of the position to which you are applying, An academic CV, Job-market paper; A statement of teaching philosophy; and The contact information of three references who will be contacted for short-listed candidates.
We encourage applicants 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 Prof. Martin Kahanec at [email protected].
Please send your complete application package to: [email protected] - including job code in subject line: 2022/090.
CEU is strongly committed to the promotion of gender equality and equal opportunities within our institution. Previous training, work experience and/or engagement with matters of equality, diversity and inclusion at the organizational level will be an asset.
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.
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About the Department of Public Policy (DPP)
DPP is a multi-disciplinary and global public policy Department at Central European University in Vienna. In its degree and non-degree programs, DPP 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. DPP offers four 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 Department 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 DPP's diverse classroom.
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/