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Full-time, tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor in Sociology
Higher School of Economics , The National Research University
Moscow, Russian Federation
Applications: December 6, 2013

The Higher School of Economics invites applications for full-time, tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor, or higher, in the Faculties of Sociology at its Moscow, Perm and St. Petersburg campuses. We welcome candidates with excellent backgrounds in all sub-fields and notably a proven ability to conduct high-level research based upon empirical techniques using appropriate research designs and methods.

The HSE is a young, dynamic, fast-growing Russian research university which provides unique research opportunities (,

Work Conditions:
-Internationally competitive compensation package, 13% flat income tax rate and other benefits
-Generous travel support and research grants provided by the university’s Centre for Advanced Studies ( )
-Low teaching load, minimal service required
-Heavy emphasis on high quality research

-Ph.D. in Sociology or related field
-Fluent English (knowledge of Russian is not required)
-Ability and high motivation to conduct high-quality research publishable in reputable peer-reviewed journals

Generally appointments will be made for an initial three-year period and upon successful completion of an interim review, contracts would normally be extended for a further three years until the tenure review.

Please provide a CV, at least 2 letters of reference forwarded directly, a statement of research interest and recent research paper. All materials should be addressed to Martin Gilman, Director, Centre for Advanced Studies at no later than December 6, 2013.
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