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Openings at CEU Department of Network and Data Science at Associate and Assistant Professor level

We expect applications from network scientists, data scientists, or social scientists with an excellent publication record. We especially encourage researchers with experience in: social networks and organizations, urban mobility and spatial networks, digital inequalities, data visualization, economic complexity. The candidates should have strong motivation to conduct interdisciplinary research and be interested in participating in projects with several departments at CEU. Capability of high-quality teaching is assumed.

Candidates should have a PhD in either network science, data science, social science, physics, or equivalent by the start date (August 1) as well as an excellent record of publications in international peer-reviewed journals.


We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience as well as a dynamic and international academic environment. Teaching load is comparable to that of research universities.

The normal teaching load at CEU is 12 taught credits (where one credit equals 50 minutes of classroom contact over a 12-week academic term) per academic year, plus thesis supervision.

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

About CEU

Central European University (CEU) is a graduate research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is accredited in the United States 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 in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and other emerging democracies throughout the world. CEU offers both Master’s and doctoral programs, and enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty, from over 50 countries, and a large number of prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

For more information, please visit www.ceu.edu

How to apply: 

Applicants need to submit:

  • A comprehensive C.V.,
  • Names of three referees (candidates should ask two referees to send recommendations directly to the CEU)
  • List of publications,
  • A sample publication,
  • And a short statement of research and teaching.

Review of applications will begin January 14, 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Questions of an academic nature may be addressed to Janos Kertesz, Director of the Department of Network and Data Science (kerteszj@ceu.edu

Please send your complete application package to: advert098@ceu.edu - including job code in subject line: 2018/098

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 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://hro.ceu.edu/KEE_privacy_notice.

Email:  advert098@ceu.edu

Starts on01/08/2019
Duration/PeriodAfter 4 years tenure
Deadline13/01/2019 23:00
KeywordsNetwork science; data science; social science;

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