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Assistant Professor, European Politics and International Relations

 Young PhD holders in European Studies are invited to apply for the position of Assistant Professor at the Department of European Studies, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, South India, beginning July 2018, for a starting period of one year.

Work Profile

As Assistant Professor, you will be working with students at the Master level. You will be responsible for the planning and organization of courses related to politics, governance, and external relations of the European Union. Your teaching responsibilities include mainly around eight hours of teaching and evaluation per week in addition to student mentoring. You shall display high levels of enthusiasm in organizing special lectures and conferences and initiate international networking with scholars and institutions.

Qualifications and Competences

  • Young PhD scholars with familiarization in politics and governance of the European Union, foreign policies and relations with other regions of the world, especially South Asia (India).
  • English at native fluency level, with excellent communication skills
  • High levels of motivation and self-drive
  • Ability to work in teams in multicultural environments

We highly encourage applications of candidates from a European country.


We, at DES, strongly believe in fostering individual growth and encouraging the career trajectories of young graduates. We provide you a dynamic and congenial international work environment for furthering your academic research interests and administrative skills. We offer a competitive salary complete with health insurance and accommodation support.


How to apply

Please send your letter of motivation enclosed with an updated CV to: office.mces@manipal.edu

Last date for application – May 1, 2018

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