Call for Applications - ASU

Arizona State University, School of Politics and Global Studies (SPGS) in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for one Faculty Associate position, for a participant in Central European University’s Global Teaching Fellowship program for the Spring 2020 Semester: January 10 - May 7 2022.

Application Deadline: July 10, 2021

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. 

It is hoped that candidates will be able to offer POS/SGS 494 Democratic Erosion, as part of the cross-university collaboration

Candidates should indicate briefly (100 words) their background and interest to teach this course. They should also identify 2-3 courses from this list, rank them for preference, and indicate briefly (100 words each) what attracts them to their proposed choices.

POS 352 European Democracies 
POS 356 European Union
POS 340 History of Political Philosophy I
POS 341 History of Political Philosophy II
POS 353 Comparative Politics of the Middle East
SGS 441 Religion and Global Politics.
HST 436 The Soviet Experiment
HST 354 Revolutionary Europe
HST 370 Eastern Europe in Transition
HST 394 World Wars I and II: Eastern Front
HST 304 Nazi Germany

Candidates may also propose a seminar course of their own design. They should provide a title, proposed level, 100-word description, and 3-4 key readings (or films).

The final course distribution will be determined by SPGS, in conversation with the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies (SHPRS) which administers HST courses, and with the successful candidate.

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 since 2019

Applications shall include:

  • Letter of application
  • CV
  • Teaching philosophy (up to 800 words). This should include up to 4 preferred or proposed courses, with supporting descriptions as described above. 
  • 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: July 10, 2021

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

For information about the School of Politics and Global Studies (SPGS) and Arizona State University, please contact Keith Brown, Professor of Politics and Global Studies, (please note underscore.