Assistant Professor

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Apr 2024

Corvinus is the leading university in the field of business and economics in Hungary and is centrally located at the heart of Europe. The university building (also a UNESCO World Heritage Site) sits on the banks of the Danube in the centre of a beautiful historic city.

We seek an Assistant Professor to join our Department of Health Policy at The Institute of Social and Political Science.

This post is an opportunity for a candidate with a developing track record of research and teaching in any aspect of the discipline of sociology. The successful candidate will strengthen the international profile of the institute and play a major role in graduate teaching while contributing to our Health Policy Planning and Financing MA program. They will develop the department’s research profile through the production of high-quality peer-reviewed publications, attracting external research funding, recruiting and supervising postgraduate students, and enriching, broadening, and strengthening the academic networks of the institute. Applications are particularly welcome from candidates willing to work collaboratively in teaching and research, within and beyond departmental boundaries.

We welcome applications from those with expertise in any health policy, health economics, or health service research area. We give special consideration to those willing to:

  • participate in the research projects of the Health Policy Department and conduct individual research in health policy analysis and health economic outcome research.
  • initiate, manage and complete innovative research projects (with international cooperation) that can increase the international visibility of the department.
  • teach students about the Health Policy Planning and Financing MA program.
  • engage in service activities within the institute and the university’s community, with a special focus on extending the international professional network of the department and the institute.

While those at an early stage of their career are welcome to apply, they must have a completed PhD at the point of appointment.

The start date of the post is the 1st of September 2024. The post is fixed term for 3 years with the possibility of extension.

Essential qualifications and experience:

  • PhD in health policy, health economics or health service research area
  • strong research and publication profile or potential
  • experience in providing high-quality teaching in the English language

Desirable criteria:

  • PhD obtained at a university from the top 200 universities listed in the QS World University Rankings
  • publications in Scimago Q1 journals,
  • experience in managing research projects
  • teaching excellence evidenced by student evaluations
  • evidence of successful course planning, design, and delivery across a range of courses

Remuneration and benefits:

  • A competitive salary accompanied by a 15% bonus in case of outstanding performance,
  • One-time relocation support for candidates moving to Hungary
  • Fringe benefits

Application procedure:

For the documents required for an application and to apply please follow the instructions on the Corvinus career page here.  

The deadline for the submission of the application is 30th April 2024. 

For further information:

Forinformal inquiries please contact Prof Dr Valentin Brodszky, Head of Department, at [email protected] . For administrative matters please contact us at [email protected]



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