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School/CompanyCentral European University
Job TitleOpen Rank Faculty position: Organizational Psychology
Job categoryAcademic
Career levelProfessor
Desired education levelDoctorate or PhD
Job typeFull-Time
Job description

Starting date: August 01, 2021
Application deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled
Full- Or Part-Time: Full-time
Location: Vienna

Central European University (CEU) is seeking candidates for a faculty (assistant, associate or full professor) position in Organizational Psychology or closely related field as a joint appointment at the Department of Economics and Business (ECONBUS) (0.75 FTE) and the Department of Cognitive Science (COGSCI) (0.25 FTE) in Vienna. CEU offers internationally competitive teaching loads, research resources and a university environment that fosters multidisciplinary collaboration and research productivity. A successful candidate for a senior position will have the opportunity to provide leadership in doctoral business education, in both the existing PhD in Business Administration program and new potential programs as well as contribute to the Leadership Program within the existing CEU Executive MBA.

We are seeking a scholar and educator with expertise in quantitative organizational psychology who can deliver world class executive education in the field of leadership and organizational behaviour, as well as offer state-of-the-art doctoral-level methodological training in quantitative empirical methods in management.

Candidate Attributes
Applicants must be qualified to teach at graduate level, including at the doctoral level, demonstrate scholarly research activities and be committed to service to university, profession and community. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in the relevant field at date of appointment.

For a senior position, the successful applicants will possess:

  • A demonstrated record of and commitment to scholarly research in the field, through publications in ranked (impact-factor) peer-reviewed journals;
  • Clear evidence of teaching excellence, course and curriculum development;
  • Demonstrated experience of teaching in executive education;
  • Interest in bridging more basic research conducted at COGSCI and parts of ECONBUS with the applied professional training within the EMBA program.

For a junior position, the successful applicants will possess:

  • Clear potential and commitment to scholarly research in the field, through a demonstrated pipeline of working papers and/or papers under revise and resubmit in ranked (impact factor) peer-reviewed journals;
  • Evidence of teaching excellence and course development. Experience in executive education will be a plus.
  • Proven ability to combine intensive research with involvement in program development.
  • Interest in bridging more basic research conducted at COGSCI and parts of ECONBUS with the applied professional training within the EMBA program.

We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience as well as a dynamic and international academic environment. The initial contract is for 6 years; continued employment depends on outcome of review in case of Assistant Professor rank. The initial contract is up to 4 years (renewable) for the Associate Professor rank or indefinite term in case of Full Professor rank.

How to Apply:

Applicants need to submit:

  • A current curriculum vitae including the names and full contact details of at least 2 professional referees and, in addition, at least 2 referees from among former executive-level students;
  • A cover letter explaining their motivations to apply for the post and the suitability of their credentials for the advertised post.
  • A brief statement of research interests and plans (max 2 pages) and 2 recent working papers (for junior position) or 2 published articles (for senior position)
  • Evidence of teaching excellence (teaching evaluations, current course syllabi).

Please send your complete application package to: - including job code in subject line: 2020/049.

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: (Hungary: Közép-európai Egyetem, Central European University) or (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.
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Expiry date2020/12/31