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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Central European University

Job category Junior faculty / Contract type open
AOS Open
AOC Undergraduate teaching capacity in one of the following areas: ethics, environmental philosophy, non-western philosophy.
AOC categories Environmental Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 2021/020
Location Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Start date August 01, 2021
Job description

Starting date: August 1, 2021 

Application deadline: April 15, 2021 

Location: Vienna 

Full- Or Part-Time:Full-time 

The Department of Philosophy at Central European University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position. The Department of Philosophy offers BA, MA and PhD level education and is up to the standards of the best international institutions. CEU’s programs are accredited in the United States as well as in Europe. The position is located in Vienna, Austria. 

Further information about the department can be found here: https://philosophy.ceu.edu/ . 

Duties and responsibilities: 

Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising BA, MA and PhD theses as the need arises. Administrative tasks at the departmental and the university level. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in research and regularly publish in major professional venues. CEU awards a fully paid sabbatical leave in every seventh year or half-year. 


A PhD in philosophy by the time they start the employment, with an open area of specialization. Have the ability to teach undergraduate courses in one of the following fields: ethics, environmental philosophy, non-western philosophy. 


We offer a competitive salary as well as additional benefits (e.g., sabbatical system, pension plan). The initial contract is for 6 years. Contracts are renewable and can be turned into indefinite contracts depending on the outcome of a review. 

Central European University does not discriminate on the basis of—including, but not limited to—race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, gender and sexual orientation in administering its educational policies, admissions policies, employment, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. 

The privacy of your personal information is very important to us. We collect, use, and store your personal information in accordance with the requirements of the applicable data privacy rules, including specifically the General Data Protection Regulation. To learn more about how we manage your personal data during the recruitment process, please see our Privacy Notice at: https://www.ceu.edu/recruitment-privacy-notice (Hungary: Közép-európai Egyetem, Central European University) or https://www.ceu.edu/recruitment-privacy-notice-austria (Austria: Central European University, CEU Central European University Private University). 

CEU is an equal opportunity employer. 

About CEU 

Central European University (CEU) is a research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary. CEU’s mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, research-based teaching and learning and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies. CEU offers bachelor's, master’s and doctoral programs and enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of resident faculty from over 50 countries and prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English. 

For more information, please visit https://www.ceu.edu/.

How to apply
Application type Email
Applications should include A comprehensive CV, including a list of publications and the names and contact details of three referees. Please name the file ‟<Your name> CV”; eg. ‟Julia Gonzalez CV”   A writing sample. Please name the file ‟<Your name> <Title or few words of the title> WS”; eg ‟Julia Gonzalez Explanatory Gap WS”   A brief (1-2 page) cover letter describing the candidateʼs research interests, teaching capacity and their interest in working at CEU. Please name the file ‟<Your name> CEU cover letter”; eg. ‟Julia Gonzalez CEU cover letter”   We do not ask for reference letters at the first stage of application; the referees of long-listed candidates may be contacted for references later by CEU. Interviews (through Zoom) with shortlisted candidates are expected to take place on one of the following days: 27, 28, 31 May 2021. Questions of an academic nature may be addressed to the Head of Department, Katalin Farkas ([email protected]). Please send your complete application package to [email protected] - including job code in subject line: 2021/020.
Email to apply
Hard deadline April 15, 2021, 7:59pm CET
Time created March 12, 2021, 2:57pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 15, 2021, 7:59pm CET
Expired on April 16, 2021, 8:46pm CET
Last updated July 2, 2021, 3:00pm UTC
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