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LOCATION: University of Northern British Columbia
DEPARTMENT: Global and International Studies
TITLE: Assistant Professor, (Full-time, Tenure-Track Position)
JOB DESCRIPTION: The University of Northern British Columbia is ranked as one of Canada's best small universities with a core campus in Prince George and regional campuses throughout northern BC. UNBC’s Department of Global and International Studies offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in preparation for international careers and explores issues from an interdisciplinary perspective. Foreign language training and study abroad experiences are incorporated into the program. For more information about the department, please visit our web site at: http://www.unbc.ca/international-studies.
UNBC, in conjunction with the Department of Global and International Studies, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek an individual who has demonstrated expertise in one or more of the four major theme areas of our global and international studies curriculum:
(1) global environment & sustainability,
(2) global cultures & diversity,
(3) global governance & social justice,
(4) global political economy & development.
Irrespective of theme, the Department particularly welcomes applications from those who can provide perspectives from the Global South in their teaching and research.
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and supervise graduate students. Candidates should preferably have a record of teaching excellence at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Evidence for teaching excellence includes but is not limited to a teaching dossier, teaching assistantships, appropriate course syllabi, high teaching evaluations, examples of innovative classroom pedagogy, teaching-related nominations and awards, and so forth, appropriate to stage of career.
The successful candidate must have a strong research program and related scholarly activity. Evidence for a strong and promising research program includes but is not limited to a comprehensive research plan, research grants and scholarships received, articles published in highly rated journals, books published by respected presses, talks given at prominent academic conferences, research-related nominations and awards, and so forth, appropriate to stage of career.
Preference will be given to applicants who are substantially grounded in an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and research and who hold a PhD, or have completed all the components of a PhD prior to the start date, in a social sciences or humanities discipline or field, including but not limited to: Anthropology, Geography, Global Studies, History, International Development Studies, Political Science, Regional/Area Studies, Sociology, or Women’s/Gender Studies. A collegial and collaborative approach to work in the department, such as teaching and service, is essential.
UNBC is located in Prince George in north-central British Columbia. Prince George is a city of 80,000 people with broad cultural, educational, and recreational amenities. It is a friendly, family oriented community, with a wide range of quality schools and a variety of affordable housing. The city is home to a symphony orchestra, professional theatre, a WHL hockey team, a teaching hospital, and a community college. The region also offers exceptional skiing, canoeing and kayaking, fly-fishing, hiking, and mountain biking. The lakes, forests and mountains of northern and central British Columbia offer an unparalleled natural environment in which to live and work. For more information about the city of Prince George, please consult www.unbc.ca/northernbc and www.tourismpg.com. For more information on working at UNBC please consult http://www.unbc.ca/provost/new_faculty.html.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FATLT03-17 to:
The Office of the Provost
Please direct inquiries to:
Dr. Ken Wilkening
This position is being advertised subject to budgetary approval. Electronic submissions of CVs can be forwarded to: FacultyRecruitment@unbc.ca.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
Applications received on or before March 1, 2017 will receive full consideration; however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
LOCATION: University of Texas at Tyler
DEPARTMENT: Political Science and History
TITLE: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in American Politics with an emphasis on Racial and Ethnic Politics
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Department of Political Science
and History at the
University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure
track position in American Politics with an emphasis on Racial and Ethnic
Politics. Preference will be given to candidates who specialize in Latino/Latina
Dr. Robert Sterken
Or e-mail application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org
The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
LOCATION: Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan
DEPARTMENT: The Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Area and Global Studies
TITLE: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Global Studies
JOB DESCRIPTION: Area and Global Studies, an academic unit in The Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies at Grand Valley State University, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the new program of Global Studies and Social Impact (GSI). We seek highly qualified candidates who will contribute to the growth of the new global studies program and enhance the intellectual diversity of the unit by complementing existing expertise in the unit. Areas of expertise could include: global inequality, migration, trans-nationalism, global health, global communication, environment/sustainability, human rights, gender, race or ethnicity. Successful applicant must be committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.
The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced level courses in Global Studies and Social Impact and develop new courses relating to their interests while contributing to another program in the college. Faculty members are required to demonstrate excellence in teaching, maintain an active research agenda and show service to the program, department, college, and university community. Ordinarily, tenure-track faculty members teach three courses a semester.
SALARY: Competitive Salary and benefits package
HOW TO APPLY: Apply on line at http://jobs.gvsu.edu. Include a cover letter addressing required and preferred qualifications, teaching and research statement, course evaluations, along with curriculum vitae including the names, phone numbers and email addresses of three academic references. Three letters of reference along with a writing sample of research and syllabi of courses taught should be sent to Dr. Steeve Buckridge, Director and Search Committee Chair, Area and Global Studies, 105 LOH, Allendale, MI 49401-9403. For any enquiries contact the Area and Global Studies office at 616-331-8110. Please visit our website for more information at www.gvsu.edu/areastudies.
DEADLINE DATE: Review of applications will begin on January 9, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
Grand Valley State University
For more information about Grand Valley State University, see our website at www.gvsu.edu.
In a continuing effort to diversify our campus community, we actively encourage applications from people of color, women, veterans, people of diverse sexual identities/orientations, and persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute positively to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.
Grand Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action