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Associate Professor – ARH/36/2024

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

The Institute of Global Studies announces an open call for applications for the Associate Professor position for an indefinite 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 Global Studies during weekly class hours as defined by the Academic Career Model. Teaching at the master’s and doctoral level; courses include Comparative Economic Development, World Economics, International Political Economy, Economic History, etc.
  • Research duties:
  • Writing articles in prestigious international and domestic journals on economic history and political economy in general and comparative economic development in particular.
    • Participating at important international and domestic conferences, building international scientific relationships, getting involved in research projects, and active research application activity in the field of global and international political economy and comparative economic development, thus securing the resources of the research projects and contributing to the internationalisation of the institute and the university.
  • Service duties:
  • Active participation in the professional life of the Institute of Global Studies and the university, performing service tasks determined by the Head of the Institute.
  • Supporting early-career academics at the university, supervising PhD students as well as students participating in student competitions.
    • Mentoring assistant professor colleagues in the Institute.

Essential qualifications and experience

  • Doctorate obtained at least 3 years ago
  • Sufficient teaching experience gained in higher education: minimum 400 contact hours in sum, from which 40 in English language
  • Research activity (on an international level) and publication of research results in highly ranked international scientific journals: at least 3 international papers (written in English) in the research area of the applicant from which at least 1 Q1 or 2 Q2 in the year of publishing (no predatory journal), max. 3 authors and the applicant is the first or corresponding author
  • Minimum 10 independent international, Scopus citations
  • H-index: minimum: 5 (according to MTMT or equivalent)
  • Talent management: Officially included in the supervision of at least 1 doctoral student (co-supervision is possible), or as senior researcher works with a younger researcher, or supervisor in the student competition or principal investigator of a project which involves younger colleagues or PhD students to introduce/improve them to/in research.
  • Student evaluation, min. 4.0 (or equivalent, 80%) in the last 3 years

Desirable experience

  • 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 programs 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 young 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
  • Summary table of achievements (Please fill in the Summary table Excel for Associate Professor applications)
  • 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)
  • Research paper
  • 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 (applicable for applicants moving to Hungary)
  • Fringe benefits

Application procedure

  • Deadline for the submission of the application: 2024. 04. 14.
  • Applications have to be submitted by clicking on the APPLY button and by following the instructions at the bottom of the webpage.
  • The next step of the selection procedure is that the selected applicants will be interviewed by the Academic Tenure and Promotion Committee. The selected applicants will be informed in a later phase about details and timing.

For further information

Please, feel free to e-mail us in administrative matters at career@uni-corvinus.hu and in academic matters Ágnes Szunomár at agnes.szunomar@uni-corvinus.hu.

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