Central European University job ad (Budapest)

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

Description
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 .

Compensation
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

CFP Gerbner conf on Comm & Conflict

Call for Papers

The George Gerbner Conference on Communication, Conflict, and Aggression May 30-31, 2014 in Budapest, Hungary

Inspired by the life and work of Budapest native and renowned Communication and Media scholar Dr. George Gerbner (1919-2005), the Budapest College of Communication and Business invites scholars, researchers, practitioners, students, and other interested parties to submit paper and panel proposals for presentation at the George Gerbner Conference on Communication, Conflict, and Aggression. This conference will take place from Friday, May 30 to Saturday, May 31, 2014 in Budapest, Hungary. The goal of the conference is to bring together individuals with a common interest in aggressive communication, antisocial behavior, and conflict so as to foster international relationships that lead to research collaboration and knowledge exchange. The inaugural Gerbner Conference, held in May 2010, and the subsequent conferences in 2012 and 2013, featured presentations by scholars from 14 countries over 4 continents.

This international conference will focus on aggressive communication and behavior, conflict, and other types of antisocial communication and behavior across contexts. Specific topics include, but are not limited to: media violence, media coverage of crime and violence, violence in advertising, political violence, workplace violence and aggression, unethical leadership, aggression in instructional settings, war rhetoric, peace and conflict communication, verbal aggression, crime, oppression, injustice, incivility, assertiveness, argumentativeness, disagreement, bullying, indirect aggression, psychological abuse, anger, frustration, hostility, deception, child abuse, spousal abuse, domestic violence, youth violence, school violence, gang violence, sexual violence, discrimination, conflict styles, conflict resolution, the origins, causes, and predictors of aggression, and the management and prevention of aggression.

Interested individuals are invited to submit an abstract (in English) of 200 to 500 words describing their individual presentation or panel idea to Rebecca Chory by March 07, 2014. Decisions regarding the acceptance of papers and panels for presentation at the conference will be made by April 01, 2014. Completed papers should be sent to Rebecca Chory by May 12, 2014. With the authors’ permission, top papers will be published in the journal Kommunikáció, Média, Gazdaság (Communication, Media, Economics), which is published by the Budapest College of Communication and Business, or in an edited book. One scholar will also be honored with the Gerbner Award. The conference registration fee is expected to be approximately 50 Euros.

Co-organizers of the conference are Dr. Jolán Róka, Vice Rector for Research and International Relations at the Budapest College of Communication and Business, and Dr. Rebecca M. Chory, Professor of Communication Studies at West Virginia University and 2009 Fulbright Scholar at the Budapest College of Communication and Business. For more information, please contact Jolán Róka or Rebecca Chory.

2014 EURIAS fellowships

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 16 participating Institutes: Berlin, Bologna, Brussels, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Wassenaar, Zürich. The Institutes for Advanced Study support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars.

EURIAS Fellowships are mainly offered in the fields of the humanities and social sciences but may also be granted to scholars in life and exact sciences, provided that their proposed research project does not require laboratory facilities and that it interfaces with humanities and social sciences. The diversity of the 16 participating IAS offers a wide range of possible research contexts in Europe for worldwide scholars. Applicants may select up to three IAS outside their country of nationality or residence as possible host institutions.

The Programme welcomes applications worldwide from promising young scholars as well as from leading senior researchers. The EURIAS selection process has proven to be highly competitive. To match the Programme standards, applicants have to submit a solid and innovative research proposal, to demonstrate the ability to forge beyond disciplinary specialisation, to show an international commitment as well as quality publications in high-impact venues.

For the 2014-2015 academic year, EURIAS offers 39 fellowships (20 junior and 19 senior positions).

All IAS have agreed on common standards, including the provision of a living allowance (in the range of € 26,000 for a junior fellow and € 38,000 for a senior fellow), accommodation (or a mobility allowance), a research budget, plus coverage of travel expenses.

APPLICATION
– Applications are submitted online (www.eurias-fp.eu), where you will find detailed information regarding the content of the application, eligibility criteria, selection procedure.
The deadline for applications is July 5th, 2013. Late applications will not be considered.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

– Scientific assessment by two international referees
– Pre-selection by the EURIAS international Scientific Committee
– Final selection by the IAS Academic Boards
– Publication of results: January 2014

For further information on the Programme, please consult our website.
For further information on the IAS and their specific working conditions, see here.

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Gerbner conf on Comm, Conflict, Aggression

Call for Papers

The George Gerbner Conference on Communication, Conflict, and Aggression
June 14-15, 2013 in Budapest, Hungary

Inspired by the life and work of Budapest native and renowned Communication and Media scholar Dr. George Gerbner (1919-2005), the Budapest College of Communication, Business and Arts invites scholars, researchers, practitioners, students, and other interested parties to submit paper and panel proposals for presentation at the George Gerbner Conference on Communication, Conflict, and Aggression. This conference will take place from Friday, June 14 to Saturday, June 15, 2013 in Budapest, Hungary. The goal of the conference is to bring together individuals with a common interest in aggressive communication and conflict so as to foster international relationships that lead to research collaboration and knowledge exchange. The inaugural Gerbner Conference, held in May 2010, and the second conference, held in June 2012, featured presentations by scholars from eight countries covering three continents.

This international conference will focus on aggressive communication and behavior, conflict, and other types of antisocial communication and behavior across contexts. Specific topics include, but are not limited to: media violence, media coverage of crime and violence, violence in advertising, political violence, workplace violence and aggression, aggression in instructional settings, war rhetoric, peace and conflict communication, verbal aggression, crime, oppression, injustice, incivility, assertiveness, argumentativeness, disagreement, bullying, indirect aggression, psychological abuse, anger, frustration, hostility, deception, child abuse, spousal abuse, domestic violence, youth violence, school violence, gang violence, sexual violence, discrimination, conflict styles, conflict resolution, the origins, causes, and predictors of aggression, and the management and prevention of aggression.

Interested individuals are invited to submit an abstract (in English) of 200 to 500 words describing their individual presentation or panel idea to Rebecca.Chory AT mail.wvu.edu by March 01, 2013. Decisions regarding the acceptance of papers and panels for presentation at the conference will be made by March 18, 2013. Completed papers should be sent to Rebecca.Chory AT mail.wvu.edu by May 13, 2013. With the authors’ permission, top papers will be published in the journal Kommunikáció, Média, Gazdaság (Communication, Media, Economics), which is published by the Budapest College of Communication, Business and Arts or in an edited book. One scholar will also be honored with the Gerbner Award. The conference registration fee is expected to be approximately 50 Euros.

Co-organizers of the conference are Dr. Jolán Róka, Vice Rector for Research and International Relations at the Budapest College of Communication, Business and Arts, and Dr. Rebecca M. Chory, Professor of Communication Studies at West Virginia University and 2009 Fulbright Scholar at the Budapest College of Communication, Business and Arts. For more information, please contact Jolán Róka at jroka AT bkf.hu; Budapest College of Communication,  Business and Arts or Rebecca M. Chory at Rebecca.Chory AT mail.wvu.edu.

 

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EURIAS Fellowships

EURIAS (European Institutes for Advanced Study Fellowship Programme) est un programme de mobilité internationale qui propose des résidences de recherche de 10 mois dans 14 instituts d’études avancées : Berlin, Bologne, Bruxelles, Bucarest, Budapest, Cambridge, Helsinki, Jérusalem, Lyon, Nantes, Paris, Uppsala, Vienne et Wassenaar. Les instituts d’études avancées offrent à des chercheurs de haut niveau la possibilité de travailler en toute indépendance. Ils bénéficient des meilleures conditions de recherche et de l’environnement stimulant d’une communauté scientifique internationale et pluridisciplinaire de premier plan.Les résidences sont principalement allouées aux candidats issus des sciences de l’homme et de la société, mais sont également ouvertes aux sciences exactes et aux sciences du vivant dès lors que les recherches ne requièrent pas de travail en laboratoire et qu’elles engagent un dialogue avec les sciences humaines et sociales. La diversité des 14 instituts offre aux chercheurs du monde entier un large panel de contextes et d’environnements de recherche en Europe. Les candidats indiquent jusqu’à trois structures d’accueil possibles en dehors de leur pays de nationalité ou de résidence.Le programme est ouvert à toutes les nationalités ; aux chercheurs prometteurs en début de carrière comme aux plus reconnus. Le programme étant extrêmement compétitif, les candidats doivent soumettre un projet de recherche solide et innovant, démontrer leur capacité à dépasser les spécialisations disciplinaires et témoigner d’une implication internationale et de publications importantes.Pour l’année académique 2013-2014, EURIAS offre 32 résidences de recherche (pour 16 chercheurs juniors et 16 chercheurs séniors).

Les 14 Instituts sont convenus de dispositions communes, incluant une allocation de 26,000 € pour un junior et 38,000 € pour un sénior, la mise à disposition d’un logement (ou une prime de mobilité), un budget de recherche, ainsi que la prise en charge du voyage.

CANDIDATURE
– Les candidatures sont exclusivement soumises en ligne sur le site www.eurias-fp.eu. Vous y trouverez des informations détaillées quant au contenu des candidatures, les critères d’éligibilité, la procédure de sélection.
La date limite de candidature est le 7 juin 2012. Aucune candidature ne pourra être acceptée au-delà de cette date.

PROCÉDURE DE SÉLECTION
– Évaluation scientifique par deux experts internationaux
– Présélection par le Comité scientifique international d’EURIAS
– Sélection par les Conseils scientifiques des instituts

CALENDRIER

Date limite de candidature  7 juin 2012

Résultats de la présélection par le Comité scientifique d’EURIAS  Mi-octobre 2012

Publication des résultats  Mi-décembre 2012

Rentrée académique des résidents  septembre/octobre 2013

Pour de plus amples informations sur le programme, merci de consulter le site www.eurias-fp.eu
Pour de plus amples informations sur les IEA et les conditions de résidence : www.eurias-fp.eu/IAS

 

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 14 participating Institutes: Berlin, Bologna, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cambridge, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyons, Nantes, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Wassenaar. The Institutes for Advanced Study support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars.EURIAS Fellowships are mainly offered in the fields of the humanities and social sciences but may also be granted to scholars in life and exact sciences, provided that their proposed research project does not require laboratory facilities and that it interfaces with humanities and social sciences. The diversity of the 14 participating IAS offers a wide range of possible research contexts in Europe for worldwide scholars. Applicants may select up to three IAS outside their country of nationality or residence as possible host institutions.The Programme welcomes applications worldwide from promising young scholars as well as from leading senior researchers. The EURIAS selection process has proven to be highly competitive. To match the Programme standards, applicants have to submit a solid and innovative research proposal, to demonstrate the ability to forge beyond disciplinary specialisation, to show an international commitment as well as quality publications in high-impact venues.For the 2013-2014 academic year, EURIAS offers 32 fellowships (16 junior and 16 senior positions).

All IAS have agreed on common standards, including the provision of a living allowance (in the range of € 26,000 for a junior fellow and € 38,000 for a senior fellow), accommodation (or a mobility allowance), a research budget, plus coverage of travel expenses.

APPLICATION
– Applications are submitted online via www.eurias-fp.eu, where, you will find detailed information regarding the content of the application, eligibility criteria, selection procedure.
The deadline for applications is June 7th, 2012. Late applications will not be considered.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

– Scientific assessment by two international referees
– Pre-selection by the EURIAS international Scientific Committee
– Final selection by the IAS Academic Boards

CALENDAR OF ACTIONS

Application deadline  June 7th, 2012

Results of the preselection by EURIAS Scientific Committee → Mid-October, 2012

Publication of IAS final selections → Mid-December, 2012

Arrival of fellows  September/October 2013

For further information on the Programme, please consult our website: www.eurias-fp.eu
For further information on the IAS and their specific working conditions: www.eurias-fp.eu/ias