Central European University job ad (Budapest)

School of Public Policy
Director of Center for Media, Data and Society
Budapest, Hungary

The Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) is one of the leading centers of research on media, communication, and information policy in Europe. Affiliated with the School of Public Policy (SPP) at Central European University (CEU), CMDS produces scholarly and practice-oriented research addressing academic, policy, and civil society needs. In addition to research, the Center serves as a focal point for an international network of acclaimed scholars and academic institutions; provides trainings and consultancies; and organizes scholarly exchanges through workshops, lectures, and conferences on current developments in the field.

CMDS is now seeking to appoint a Director who will further develop the Center’s vision and profile and extend its network and scope of activities. The Director will lead the Center, working to improve ways in which the Center contributes to the life of SPP and CEU, strengthening ties and creating opportunities for collaboration. The ideal candidate will bring fundraising and project development experience to the extensive portfolio of the Center and be committed to advancing the mission of the Center, SPP, and CEU.

We encourage applications from candidates who are willing to make a long-term commitment to living and working in Budapest.

You can find more information including how to apply here .

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, as well as a dynamic, supportive, and international environment.

About the School of Public Policy
In the words of its founder, George Soros, SPP aspires to become a “new kind of global institution dealing with global problems.” It is committed to the values of public service and the promotion of open societies through interdisciplinary research, innovative teaching, and engagement with policy practice.

SPP’s rich portfolio of academic programs combines knowledge and experience of policy design and practice. The programs are tailored for students from around the world seeking careers in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors at the local, national, and international levels.

About Central European University
Central European University (CEU) is a research-intensive university specializing in graduate education in the social sciences, humanities, public policy, law, and business. It is located in Budapest, Hungary, and is accredited in the United States and Hungary. The language of instruction is English. CEU’s mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, and civic engagement in order to contribute to the development of open societies around the world. CEU offers both master’s and doctoral programs, and enrolls more than 1,500 students from over 100 nations. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty members from over 40 countries, in addition to a large number of prominent visiting scholars from around the world.

You can find more information including how to apply here .

CEU is an equal opportunity employer

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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