Call for a Guest Lecturer


Guest Lecturer Position at the SPS Summer Academy

The SPS Department seeks an established or emerging political scientist or sociologist from Central and Eastern Europe* to deliver a guest lecture during the SPS Summer Academy. The lecture should be 1.5 hours in length and draw upon the guest lecturer’s ongoing research or published works that have been recognized in well-respected, peer-reviewed journals. The guest lecture’s theme should align with the SPS Summer Academy’s general topic.

The Department is pleased to offer the guest lecturer accommodation (up to 750 euros), travel expenses (up to 400 euros), and meals from September 4th to September 8th, 2023. Additionally, the guest lecturer will have access to an office space and the EUI’s research facilities, as well as the opportunity to participate in all social events hosted by the SPS Summer Academy.

To apply for the guest lecturer position, interested candidates should submit their CV, a list of publications, and a summary of their intended lecture (limited to 1 page) in a single PDF to [email protected]. The summary should also include an explanation of how the proposed lecture fits into the SPS Summer Academy’s general topic. Selection for the position will be based on academic excellence. We strongly encourage female scholars and individuals from underprivileged backgrounds to apply.

(Extended new) deadline for applications: 6 June 2023

The deadline for applications is closed now

*The guest lectureship is sponsored by the International Visegrad Fund. Scholars employed by universities in the following countries are eligible:

  • Visegrad countries (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia),
  • Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia), and
  • Eastern Partnership region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine).