The Department of Medieval Studies at Central European University (CEU, Budapest) invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Byzantine Studies. The successful candidate will be an outstanding researcher and teacher in the field Byzantine Studies, with the ability to teach, and supervise, across a broad chronological range from ca. 500 to 1500. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and further developing the profile of Byzantine Studies at the Department of Medieval Studies and is expected to be an active member of the Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies (CEMS).

Qualification: The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in the field of Byzantine Studies.

About CEU and the Department of Medieval Studies:

The Department of Medieval Studies has a distinguished record in both teaching and research. It provides comparative and multi-disciplinary postgraduate education on all aspects of the history and culture of the period from c.300 to c.1600.

The Department currently offers four degree programs:

-MA in Medieval Studies (one year)

-MA in Comparative History: Interdisciplinary Late Antique, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (two years)

-PhD in Medieval Studies (three to six years).

-MA in Cultural Heritage Studies: Academic Research, Policy, Management (two years) – interdepartmental and interdisciplinary program of CEU

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The initial appointment 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 letter of application including a statement about the applicant’s research and teaching plans

-the names and addresses of three referees

Please submit your complete application package to [email protected] including job code in subject line: 2015/031, until August 30, 2015.

For further questions please contact Dr. Daniel Ziemann, Head of the Department of Medieval Studies ([email protected] ).

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

About Central European University:

Central European University (CEU) is a graduate research-intensive university specializing primarily in the social sciences and the humanities, as well as law, business and public policy. It is located in Budapest, and accredited in the United States and Hungary. CEU’s mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, and civic engagement. CEU offers both Master’s and doctoral programs, and enrolls more than 1500 students from nearly 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty members from over 40 countries, and a large number of prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

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 MA and PhD thesis supervisio

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