School of Public Administration
Assistant Professor in Public Administration (multiple positions)
National Research University Higher School of Economics
The School of Public Administration of the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia invites applications for full-time, tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor in Public administration and subfields notably in Comparative and development Public Administration, Public Policy, Good Governance, Public service delivery, Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Public Administration. Knowledge of Russian is not required as teaching and research are both conducted in English.
The HSE is a dynamic, fast-growing Russian research university. Over the past twenty-five years, the HSE has become one of Russia's largest universities in the fields of economics, social sciences and humanities, and has earned the reputation of a national leader in higher education. One of its unique features has been its direct involvement in administrative and socioeconomic reforms in Russia, which has allowed HSE to develop as a “project and research university” where education, fundamental and applied research, and "think tank" activities are combined for the comprehensive development of society.
Candidates must hold a recent PhD in public administration or related fields, or to be in receipt of the PhD before the starting date of the contract. The successful candidate is expected to conduct high-quality research publishable in reputable peer-reviewed journals with research support provided by the University. The appointments will be made for three years in the first instance, starting in September 2018, with reviews of teaching and research during the third year.
The salary is competitive, indexed to inflation annually. More information is available at the: Contract issues.
The university offers health insurance (free of charge), language assistance, and social benefits; travel support and other research assistance are generous. Since we have heavy emphasis placed on high quality research, the teaching load of newly hired faculty is relatively low and service is minimal.
Application and Interviews
Please provide a CV, a statement of research interest, a recent research paper via online application form.
Please also arrange for at least 2 letters of reference to be sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for accepting application materials is February 15, 2018. Late applications can be also considered if the position is not filled.
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