Tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in International Studies starting in the fall of 2013. The successful candidate's primary role will be to serve as Coordinator of the International Studies (IST) major and, secondarily, to serve as Director for the Clark Center for International Education (CCIE).
IST is an interdisciplinary program with approximately 50 undergraduate majors housed in the School of Arts and Sciences. The coordinator's responsibilities include a teaching load of three courses per year and a commitment to continued scholarship and campus service. The Clark Center Director's role is to promote and support faculty work in international education, service, and scholarship and to further involve students in internationalization activities. The director provides leadership and coordinates the operations of the Clark Center.
Major Responsibilities and/or Classes to be taught
Responsibilities primarily include: teaching introductory IST courses as well as courses in the candidate's area of expertise; research; undergraduate advisement; program recruitment, oversight of the IST curriculum and planning the schedule of IST course offerings. Secondarily, as CCIE Director, the position also requires administrative responsibilities including: coordination of CCIE committees, development of campus programs and workshops for faculty and students, sponsorship of public events, and management of CCIE's budget and website. The Director also promotes grant-writing to fund a variety of internationalization activities.
Functional and Supervisory Relationships
The IST Coordinator works under the direct supervision of the Dean of Arts and Sciences; The Clark Center Director reports to the Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs. The IST Coordinator/CCIE Director works closely with the Clark Center Council, the IST Advisory Faculty, and with the staff in the International Programs Office.
- Ph.D. in an international studies field (non-North American area focus) with a strong interdisciplinary background based in fields including but not limited to anthropology, political science/international relations, sociology, economics, geography, or history
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching
- A record of achievement in scholarship and/or related activities in the candidate's field of expertise
- Minimum of one year administrative experience
Job Open Date
- Area expertise in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East is preferred as is knowledge of a language other than English
- Minimum of three years teaching experience strongly preferred
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Application Types Accepted
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