Position, Assistant Professor, Soviet and Post-Soviet History, Central European University

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Central European University - Department of History

Assistant Professor of Soviet and Post-Soviet History

Institution Type:    College / University
Location:    Hungary
Position:    Assistant Professor

Starting date: As soon as possible (from August 2015)

Application deadline: November 9, 2014

Full Or Part Time: Full-Time

The Department of History at Central European University (CEU) invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in the field of Soviet and Post-Soviet History. Scholars with Central Asian and/or Caucasian research interest are encouraged to apply. In keeping with the Department’s strong emphasis on interdisciplinary, comparative and cross-cultural studies, we seek applicants whose teaching and research accommodate contemporary approaches in social, political, gender, or cultural history. Applicants should hold a PhD degree and have excellent command of the Russian language.

About CEU and the History Department:

Central European University (CEU) is a research-intensive university specializing primarily in the social sciences and humanities and offering both Master's and Doctoral programs. It is located in Budapest and is accredited in both the United States and Hungary. CEU's mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, and civic engagement. The university is committed to promoting the values of open society and self-reflective critical thinking. The language of instruction is English.

The History Department encompasses the entangled histories of Habsburg, Ottoman, and Tsarist empires and their successor states. Several research centers and specializations extend the Department’s topical and geographical reach. Support is available for individual research, with participation in European and global projects encouraged. The Department enrolls about 40 new Master's students and 6 doctoral students annually, with about 50 students in each program overall. Further information about the department is available at www.history.ceu.hu


The initial appointment as assistant professor is for four years and renewable; salary is negotiable and competitive.

How to apply:

Applications should include

  • a C.V.,
  • a list of publications,
  • a sample publication,
  • a letter of application including a short statement about the applicant’s research and teaching plans,
  • the names and addresses of at least three referees.

Please submit your complete application package to positions@ceu.hu including job code in subject line: 2014/052.

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.


Please submit your complete application package to positions@ceu.hu including job code in subject line: 2014/052.

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

Website:  http://www.ceu.hu/

Primary Category:  Russian or Soviet History / Studies
Secondary Categories:  East Asian History / Studies
Eastern Europe History / Studies
Posting Date:  10/02/2014
Closing Date  11/09/2014