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Assistant Professor – ARH/83/2024

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 9000 students, of which, approximately 1700 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 title of the most sustainably developing university in UI GreenMetric’s world ranking in 2022.

The Institute of Global Studies is welcoming applications for the Assistant Professor position for three years definite period.

The starting date is the autumn semester 2024.

Job description and key duties:

Teaching duties:

  • Teaching subjects in the education portfolio of the Institute of Global Studies in weekly class hours as defined by the Academic Career Model, especially in the field of International Relations and Area Studies with a primary focus on the Global South.
  • Priority is given to experts of African regional affairs.

Research duties:

  • Writing articles in prestigious international and domestic journals in the field of International Relations and Area Studies.
  • Participating at important international conferences, building international scientific relationships, and being involved in research projects.
  • Active research application activity in the field of International Relations and Area Studies, 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 and the university, performing service-related tasks determined by the Head of the Institute and the Head of the Department of International Relations,
  • Assisting programme directors (BA, MA, doctoral programs) with various administrative tasks
  • Contributing to graduation exams in a secretarial role (up to six times a year) and at doctoral defences (up to six times a year)

Essential qualifications and experience:

  • Doctorate;
  • At least 3 years of teaching and research experience gained in higher education, or at least 3 years of professional experience
  • Adequately prepared to teach at the required level of standard (has the knowledge, experience, and foreign language skills) in the discipline of the courses
  • Research achievements, regular domestic and international publications
  • The candidate must meet the job requirements set out in the Corvinus Academic Career Model.

Desirable criteria:

  • Feedback (student evaluation, evaluation of direct supervisor) verifying teaching excellence
  • International teaching experience
  • Experience gained in international research projects including ongoing research, publications under review, project proposals in progress
  • Experience in organisation of research projects
  • Participation in international conferences
  • Considerable publication results
  • MA degree or PhD obtained at or a university with remarkable international ranking (ARWU) and/or work experience at a university with remarkable international ranking (ARWU)

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

  • Curriculum Vitae including the detailed presentation of the 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)
  • 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.)
  • Summary table of achievements (Please fill in the Summary table Excel for Assistant Professor applications – you can find it at the bottom of this page)

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 candidates moving to Hungary
  • Cafeteria allowance

Application procedure:

  • The deadline for the submission of the application is 2024. 06. 30.
  • The applications shall 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 at and in academic matters Ágnes Szunomár at

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