Call for Applications - ASU

The Arizona State University, School of Politics and Global Studies (SPGS) invites applications for one Faculty Associate position, for a participant in Central European Universitiy’s Global Teaching Fellowship program for the Spring 2019 Semester: Jan 7- May 6, 2019

The School of Politics and Global Studies (SPGS) is a multi-disciplinary school offering in-person and online undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Global Studies. The School has research groups in Conflict and Human Rights; Women and Politics; Nationalist and Ethno-Religious Dynamics; and Political Psychology, and is home to a vibrant group of graduate students.

The position will require teaching of two 3-credit courses or equivalent. Possible in-person courses include:

  • SGS 325:  Globalization and Socio-Economic Justice
  • SGS 330:  Globalization and the Environment:  Problems and Solutions
  • SGS 101: Thinking Globally: The Individual and Authority
  • "Democratic erosion" - part of a nationally-taught course in the US (link)

Additionally candidates can propose a self-designed course, or gain experience in co-teaching a course. One co-teaching opportunity with Professor Victor Peskin is SGS 394 Special Topics: Kosovo Revisited: War, Intervention, State Building, Criminal Accountability, and Great Power Politics

Applicants interested in online course development may apply to teach a new 1-credit course titled Post-Communist Geopolitics, to be offered in Summer 2019. The Fellow would collaborate with Professor Keith Brown, to contribute to content development, including writing and recording presentations for online delivery; with an option to participate in teaching the course online.

The final course distribution will be determined by SPGS.

The call is open to CEU doctoral candidates beyond coursework and beyond the third year of studies, and doctoral graduates who have earned a PhD in relevant fields between 2016 and August 2018.

Applications shall include:

  • Letter of application
  • CV
  • Teaching philosophy (1,000 words)
  • List of preferred and proposed courses
  • Two Letters of Reference (email or scanned copy to be sent to

Applications to be sent to 

In the subject of the email please indicate that you are applying for ASU

Application Deadline: EXTENDED: October 11, 2018

For information about the application process please contact Agnes Leyrer, CEU Global Teaching Fellowship Officer

For information about ASU and local conditions, please contact Keith Brown, Director of the Melikan Center of Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies at ASU (, or David Brokaw Assistant Director of mentioned center (