Assistant Professor in Logistics

Company:Corvinus University

Location:Hungary / Budapest


Employment Type:3 years definite period


Corvinus is the leading university in the field of business and economics in Hungary and is centrally located at the heart of Europe. The University maintains an excellent position as a centre for research and teaching and attracts an international group of students and faculty. It offers a broad range of undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in the areas of economics, business, and social sciences. Corvinus has been granted accreditation by AACSB, AMBA, EFMD and EAPAA, and is a member of several international networks such as CEMS, BSIS, PRME and CFA.

The Institute of Operations and Decision Sciences announces an open call for applications for the Assistant Professor position for 3 years definite period.

The starting date is autumn semester 2023 (1st September 2023), but some flexibility is possible. Different schemes for tenure track can be offered in case of mutual satisfaction.

Job description and key duties:

  • The Institute of Operations and Decision Sciences in the Corvinus University of Budapest is a vibrant academic community with three departments (Supply Chain Management, Decision Sciences, Operations Research and Actuarial Sciences).
  • The successful candidate is a young researcher holding (or being close to completing) a PhD in Logistics from an internationally recognized university and shows high potential in research.
  • Teaching duties:

Delivers lectures in Logistics and related courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

  • Research duties:

The candidate will conduct independent empirical (qualitative and/or quantitative) research while concurrently contributing to the ongoing research activities in Logistics. Research potential is our key selection criterion.

  • Service duties

Actively participates in the academic life of the department, institute and university.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Doctorate degree (or being close to completing)
  • At least 3 years of teaching and research experience gained in higher education, or at least 3 years of professional experience
  • Research achievement, regular domestic and international publications
  • Prepared to teach at the required level of standard (has the knowledge, experience, and foreign language skills) in the discipline of the courses

Preference is given to candidates with:

  • Feedback (student evaluation, evaluation of direct supervisor) verifying teaching excellence
  • International teaching experience
  • Experience gained in international research projects including ongoing research, publications under review, project proposal in progress
  • Experience in organization of research projects
  • Participation in domestic and international conferences
  • Considerable publication results
  • PhD obtained at a university with remarkable international ranking (ARWU)

Documents and certificates to be submitted as part of the application:

  • Curriculum Vitae including the detailed presentation of the teaching, research and service activities and results
  • Cover letter, including the presentation of future academic plans (educational, teaching development and research plans)
  • References written by at least two reputable leading professors or researchers of the discipline (signed, scanned)
  • Research paper
  • Doctoral dissertation
  • Scanned copies of the documents verifying the university degree, scientific rank (e.g., PhD degree) and of the documents verifying other professional qualifications. (In case of scientific ranks obtained abroad, the nostrification will be arranged in the next phase of the selection procedure.)

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Favourable conditions regarding research facilities, data access, and research support schemes
  • Time devoted to research, travel support, etc.
  • Employees receive social security benefits and health care
  • A competitive salary is accompanied by 15% bonus in case of outstanding performance
  • One time relocation support
  • A wide range of development trainings
  • Teaching load is competitive with other European Schools
  • Additional benefits via 'Szép card' which can be used on food, accommodation, or leisure
  • Being part of a friendly, collaborative network and team of researchers and lecturers

Application procedure:

Choose the date

  • The deadline for submitting the applications is on 15 February 2023
  • The applications shall be submitted by clicking on the APPLICATION button on the Corvinus University career page:

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Selection procedure

For further information:

Please, feel free to e-mail us in administrative matters and in academic matters Krisztina Demeter (professor, Head of Dept. of Supply Chain Management) at

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