Corvinus University of Budapest has over a 100-year-old history and is one of the leading universities in Hungary in Business and Management, Economics, and Social Sciences. We have around 11,500 students, of which, approximately 2,000 are international.
We are located in a stunning UNESCO Heritage building overlooking the Danube River, in the heart of Budapest.
We have been granted accreditation by EFMD and EAPAA and we are the only Hungarian business university to have two international institutional accreditations by AACSB and AMBA. Additionally, we are members of several international networks such as CEMS, BSIS, PRME, and CFA. We are also proud to have won the title of the most sustainably developing university in UI GreenMetric’s world ranking in 2022.
The Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the Corvinus Science Shop are looking for an Associate Professor for a shared position (50-50%) in Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation for a 3-year contract.
The starting date is autumn semester 2023.
Through its teaching, research, consultancy, mentoring, training, and professional support activities, the Institute of Entrepreneurship, and Innovation aims to foster and develop the entrepreneurial attitude, mind, and toolset of students, graduates, and corporate partners to support them in exploiting future opportunities by turning innovative ideas into action. The newly established institute also attempts to support the University in the foundation of a university-level business incubation center and act as a supportive catalyst of entrepreneurial culture and behavior across the University. At the Institute, the candidates are expected to conduct research within innovation management and entrepreneurship and their interests should be linked to the strategic priorities of the Corvinus Science Shop as well in:
As a Competence Center of the University the Science Shop promotes dialogue between science and society. It is a meeting point for the local community and the academic community. The Science Shop channels the questions of community partners – civil society organisations, non-profits, and social enterprises – to lecturers, researchers, and students at the university in order to provide responses through community-engaged research and learning. The science shop facilitates the relationships of community and academic partners, supports the development of community engagement skills and competencies of academic audiences, and runs research on e.g., social entrepreneurship and other research topics with and for society.