Monday, November 14, 2011

Job Vacancy: Faculty at Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy

Vacancy summary:
The Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy of CEU announces a search for two faculty members - 1 Full-Time and 1 Part-Time (40/20 working hours/week).

Level: Junior
Position for: Faculty
Unit: Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy
Application deadline: Jan 31, 2012
Starting date: August 2012

Full Or Part Time: 1 Full-Time and 1 Part-Time (40/20 working hours/week)
The Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy of CEU announces a search for two faculty members.

The department comprises an international community of scholars focusing on various aspects of interdisciplinary environmental research. The department operates two masters programs: a one-year Msc in Environmental Sciences and Policy and a 2-year Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management (MESPOM) operated jointly with Lund University (Sweden), the University of Manchester (UK) the University of the Aegean (Greece), the Monterey Institute of International Studies (US) and the University of Saskatchewan (Canada). The department also has a dynamic PhD program with 5-7 new students admitted every year. The department hosts 2 research centers and is involved in a large number of international research projects.

More information about the department and its programs can be found at and

Duties and responsibilities:
The new appointees will be expected to contribute to interdisciplinary environmental research, complementary and connecting to the research of other faculty members. Applicants will be expected to reside in Budapest and be closely involved in designing and delivering our MSc courses (including supervising masters theses), as well as teaching and supervision of doctoral students. Ability to teach in any of the areas of: environmental economics; sustainable agriculture and food security; energy security; forestry management; and/or water resources management would be an advantage.

We are looking to make two appointments at the junior (Assistant Professor) level, one of which will be a part-time position. For both positions we will look for scholars of substantial academic promise, with a history of peer reviewed international publications, ability to conceive and undertake independent research with significant interdisciplinary elements, and a demonstrated proficiency in teaching.

Applicants for both positions must hold a PhD degree. Commitment to teaching and day-to-day work with students is absolutely essential. Previous professional experience is an advantage, as well as a track-record of working in multi-cultural environments.

Commensurate with experience. However, we offer a competitive salary, as well as a dynamic and international academic environment.

How to apply:
How to apply? Applicants need to submit:
• a full resume (including the names and contact details of 2 referees)
• a statement of purpose
• a recent sample publication Applicants should clearly indicate whether they wish to be considered for the full-time, the part-time or both positions.

Please send your complete application package to: - including job code in subject line: 2011/057 or Central European University Human Resources – Code: 2011/057 Budapest, Nador utca 9 H-1051 Hungary CEU is an equal opportunity


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