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Research Fellow – ARH/66/2024

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 proud to have won the most sustainably developing university title in UI GreenMetric’s world ranking in 2022.

The Corvinus Institute for Advanced Studies (CIAS) (50%) and the Institute of Data Analytics and Information Systems (50%) announce an open call for applications for the Research Fellow position for 3 years definite period.

The starting date is the autumn semester of 2024.

Job description and key duties:

Teaching duties:

  • Teaching subjects belonging to the education portfolio of the Institute of Data Analytics and Information Systems in weekly class hours as defined by the Academic Career Model.

Research duties:

  • Writing articles in prestigious international and domestic journals in the fields of Economics, Economic Geography, and Data Science.
  • Participating at important international and domestic conferences, building international scientific relationships, getting involved in research projects, and research application activity in the field of Economics, Economic Geography, and Data Science, thus securing the resources of the research projects and contributing to the internationalisation of the Institute and CIAS and the university.

Service duties:

  • Active participation in the professional life of the Institute and CIAS and the university, performing service tasks determined by the head of the institute and the dean of CIAS.
  • Supporting early-career academics at the university, supervising PhD students and students participating in student competitions.
  • Mentoring assistant professor colleagues in the institute and CIAS.

Essential qualifications and experience:

  • PhD degree
  • At least 3 years of teaching-research experience acquired in higher education
  • at least 3 years of research experience acquired at a research centre
  • Research results, regular domestic and international publications, also in a foreign
  • language
  • Conducting research activities independently, leading projects
  • Teaching activities
  • Writing policy papers/working papers

Desirable criteria:

  • Student evaluation verifying teaching excellence
  • Experience in fulfilling course leader duties
  • Verifiable teaching development activity (curriculum development, methodological development
  • Research activity with international impact, substantial international citation (verifiable)
  • Active role in the activities of doctoral programmes and/or mentoring of doctoral students
  • Active role in talent management
  • Experience in the coordination of research groups with the involvement of doctoral students and junior colleagues
  • International embeddedness, regular participation in international conferences, membership in international networks
  • Participation in the work of professional organisations
  • Participation in the editing and/or membership in the editorial staff of domestic and international journals

Documents and certificates to be submitted as part of the application:

  • Curriculum Vitae including a detailed presentation of teaching, research and service activities and results
  • Cover letter, including the presentation of future academic plans (educational, teaching development and research plans)
  • References written by at least two reputable leading professors or researchers of the discipline (signed, scanned)
  • Doctoral dissertation
  • Scanned copies of the documents verifying the university degree, scientific rank (eg. PhD degree) and of the documents verifying other professional qualifications. (In case of scientific ranks obtained abroad, the nostrification will be arranged in the next phase of the selection procedure.)

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Favourable conditions regarding research facilities, data access
  • Time devoted to research, travel support, etc.
  • A competitive salary is accompanied by a 15% bonus in case of outstanding performance
  • One-time relocation support for applicants moving to Hungary.)
  • Cafeteria allowance

Application procedure:

  • Deadline for the submission of the application is 2024. 05. 14.
  • Applications must be submitted by clicking on the APPLY HERE button and by following the instructions at the bottom of the webpage.

For further information:

Please, feel free to e-mail us in administrative matters career@uni-corvinus.hu and in academic matters Zoltán Oszkár Szántó at z.o.szanto@uni-corvinus.hu or Andrea Kő at andrea.ko@uni-corvinus.hu.

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