Assistant Professor in Education (multiple positions)

Institute of Education, HSE
October 10 2017
Other, Education
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
The Institute of Education of the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia invites applications for full-time, tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor in Education, in education policy studies, economics of education, organization studies, leadership studies, psychometrics, and sociology of education. Knowledge of Russian is not required as teaching and research are both conducted in English.


About HSE

The HSE is a young, dynamic, fast-growing Russian research university. 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 2016/2017.


Candidates must hold a recentPh.D. in education or related fields from a research-intensive university, 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 2018, with reviews of teaching and research during the third year.


The salary is competitive, indexed to inflation annually, and subject to 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 expectations are minimal.

Application and Interviews

Please provide a CV, a statement of research interest, a recent research paper via online application form.

Please also arrange for at least 2 letters of reference to be sent directly to

The deadline for accepting application materials is November 15, 2017. Late applications can be also considered if the position is not filled.

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