Call for applications: Tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor in STI & Foresight
The Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) of the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia invites applications for full-time, tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor in the economics of innovation and science and technology studies, notably in foresight for science, technology and innovation; company technology and innovation management; human resources for and public perception of science, technology and innovation; science, technology and innovation indicators and policy; evaluation of science, technology and innovation policy; sectoral and corporate technology and innovation studies. Knowledge of Russian is not required as teaching and research are both done in English.
The HSE is a young, dynamic, fast-growing Russian researchuniversity. Over the past twenty years, the HSE has become one of Russia's largest universities in the fields of economics, social sciences and humanities, and has earned the reputation of a national leader in higher education. One of its unique features has been its direct involvement in socioeconomic reforms in Russia, which has allowed HSE to develop as a “project and research university” where education, fundamental and applied research, and "think tank" activities are combined for the comprehensive development of society. Committed to high-quality research, HSE now has a considerable number of international research laboratories, led by eminent professors from all over the world; more such laboratories were opened in 2016.
Candidates must hold a recent Ph.D. in Economics, Management, Public Management, Policy Studies, Sociology or related fields, or to be in receipt of the PhD before the starting date of the contract. The successful candidate is expected to conduct high-quality research publishable in reputable peer-reviewed journals with research support provided by the University. The appointments will be made for three years in the first instance, starting in September 2017, with reviews of teaching and research during the third year.
The salary is competitive, indexed to inflation annually, and subject to a 13% flat income tax. The university offers health insurance (free of charge), language assistance, and other social benefits; travel support and other research assistance are generous. Since we have heavy emphasis placed on high quality research, the teaching load of newly hired faculty is relatively low and service is minimal.
Application and Interviews
Please provide a CV, a statement of research interest, a recent research paper and at least 2 letters of reference via online application form.
The deadline for accepting application materials is March 30, 2017. Late applications can be also considered if the position is not filled.