Lecturer in Mathematics

Application deadline: 
Open until filled
Starting date : 
September 1, 2021

The Undergraduate Studies department at Central European University (CEU)invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in the area of Mathematics.


CEU is an English language university that offers academic programs at undergraduate, graduate and PhD academic levels. CEU’s community of students and faculty is very international with a diverse student body that comes from over 100 countries. Currently, CEU has three undergraduate programs:  Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE), Culture, Politics, and Society (CPS), and Quantitative Social Sciences (QSS). CEU is looking to hire a full-time lecturer to train students in the fundamentals of mathematics.



We expect applications from mathematicians or mathematics teachers, with a track record in teaching introductory university mathematics. The applicant needs to be an experienced and professional math teacher with teaching as their main occupation. Experience in non-mathematics teaching of undergraduate students is an advantage, as is evidence of training in the didactics of teaching math. We also accept applications from exceptional high school teachers with the appropriate credentials.


Job description:

The lecturer will teach mostly undergraduate students and some graduate courses in the fields of linear algebra, calculus, probability, optimization and differential equations, which includes lecturing and tutoring. The candidate will be expected to participate in administrative service.



We offer a competitive yearly salary of EUR 48,000, commensurate with experience as well as additional benefits (e.g, pension plan). The initial contract is for 3 years, which can become an indefinite contract. 

How to apply

Applicants need to submit:

  • A comprehensive C.V.
  • Names of three referees (candidates should ask two referees to send recommendations directly to CEU).
  • A statement of teaching.

Questions about further details may be addressed to Prof. Tiago Peixoto, Director of the QSS BA Program (peixotot@ceu.edu). 

Please send your complete application package to:

advert017@ceu.edu - including job code in subject line: 2021/017.

Review of applications will begin March 22, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

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.

For more information, please visit https://www.ceu.edu/.

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

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