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Associate Professor – ÁRH/38/2024

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 Institute of Economics is welcoming applications for a full-time Associate Professor position for a 3-year definite period.

The starting date in this role is the autumn semester of 2024.

Job description and key duties

Teaching duties:

  • Teaching subjects belonging to the education portfolio of the Institute of Economics in weekly class hours as defined by the Corvinus Academic Career Model
  • Performing course leader duties

Research duties:

  • Regularly publishing in high-quality international journals (with submissions aiming Q1 journals)
  • 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 Economics, thus securing the resources of the research projects and contributing to the internationalisation of the institute and the university.

Service duties:

  • Participating in the professional life of the Institute of Economics 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 a foreign language (for Hungarian applicants preferably in English/German)
  • 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), from the Q1 and Q2 papers the aggregate number of authorship, calculated by the CKK formula should be minimum 1.0 Minimum 10 independent international, Scopus citations
  • H-index: minimum: 4 (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 junior researcher, or supervisor in the student competition, or principal investigator of a project which involves junior colleagues or PhD students to introduce/improve them to/in research.
  • In case of external candidates: student evaluation, min. 4.0 (or equivalent, 80%) in the last 3 years
  • In the case of the Corvinus candidates: CTE “basic requirements”: a score of at least 21 (on a -24 – +24 scale) and in the overall CTE score the candidate has to be above the bottom 15%

Desirable criteria

  • Student evaluation verifying teaching excellence
  • Experience in fulfilling course leader duties
  • Verifiable teaching development activity (curriculum development, methodological development
  • Research activity with an 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 the detailed presentation of the teaching, research and service activities and results
  • Summary table of achievements (please fill in the Excel Summary Table for associate professor applications – at the bottom of the page)
  • Assessment sheet for associate professor applications (please fill in the Excel Assessment Sheet – at the bottom of the page)
  • 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 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

  • The deadline for the submission of the application is 2024. 04. 15.
  • The applications shall 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 and in academic matters Szilárd Benk at

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Summary Table – Associate Professor_2024.xlsx
Assessment Table – Associate Professor_2024.xlsx
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