Assistant Professors at CEU Department of Gender Studies

Deadline: 15 January 2015
Open to: scholars, PhD holders interested in gender studies
Remuneration: paid position


Located in the vibrant city of Budapest, CEU is accredited in both the US and Hungary. It is a private, English language graduate university offering MA and PhD degrees in the social sciences, humanities, policy studies, business, and law. The Department of Gender Studies at Central European University seeks to hire a fulltime Assistant Professor in the following areas:

1. Assistant Professor in the area of Gender, Policy, and Global Inequalities (Job code 2014/063)

  • a social science scholar whose research and teaching focus on one or more of the following through the lens of gender: development, environmental issues, economic relations (capitalism and its alternatives), transnational governance, im/migration, and/or resistance to state, corporate, and institutional power;
  • ability to teach an MA level course in critical analysis of policy and its implementation and to be involved in the Applied Track of their two-year MA program in Critical Gender Studies.

2. Assistant Professor with expertise in Gender in the Humanities (Job code 2014/064)

  • a strong theoretical grounding in gender studies, and a research agenda that crosscuts one or more of the following areas: biopolitics, postcolonial theory, critical race theory, posthumanism, the animal question, science studies, or critical climate change studies;
  • ability to teach an MA course in feminist theory.

The appointment is for an initial four years, after which the faculty member is reviewed for reappointment with permanent contract. Promotion is expected within a maximum of six to seven years from date of hire.


They seek colleagues with an active, interdisciplinary research agenda and demonstrated excellence in research and teaching in an English language academic environment at the graduate level. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. by August 31, 2015.


Send a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a sample of scholarly writing (in English); and names and email addresses of three referees who can be asked to send letters in case the applicant is short-listed to including the job code in the subject line.

They will begin reviewing applications on January 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

Official call Assistant Professor in the area of Gender, Policy, and Global Inequalities 

Official call Assistant Professor with expertise in Gender in the Humanities 

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