October 11, 2018
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DEPARTMENT: Department of Urban and Regional Planning
TITLE: Assistant Professor (International Environmental Planning)
JOB DESCRIPTION: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Department of Urban and Regional Planning (DURP) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in international environmental planning. We are seeking a new colleague whose research is on environmental planning issues (for example climate change adaptation, natural hazards, environmental justice, water and air pollution, or urban sustainability) in the Global South (namely Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean). The successful candidate will play an active role in undergraduate teaching and advising to strengthen our Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies and Planning (BAUSP) concentration in Global Cities and will contribute to curriculum in our graduate Transnational Planning Stream. The successful candidate should have an interest in preparing students for planning practice in international contexts.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.
The Department of Urban and Regional Planning celebrated one hundred years of planning education at Illinois in 2013 and has an international reputation for training professional planners and developing future scholars. DURP is ranked among the top 10 planning programs in the nation (5th edition, the Planetizen Guide); the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a land grant R1 institution. The campus and the Department provide ample support for faculty to conduct interdisciplinary research and innovative teaching. Members of the DURP faculty are involved in a broad array of ongoing research and public engagement activities throughout Illinois, the U.S., and internationally. The position offers many potential connections in the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign’s 16 major academic units (https://illinois.edu/academics/academics.html), including its Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (https://sustainability.illinois.edu/), and area studies programs, units, and centers with specific regional focus in Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa (http://international.illinois.edu/).
Faculty members in DURP are expected to produce a strong published record of scholarship and to maintain an active research agenda in their field. The Department places a high value on professional applications that lead to innovations in planning practice and dissemination of those innovations through scholarly publication and other means of communication. DURP faculty contribute courses to the Department’s three degree programs: Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies and Planning (BAUSP), Master of Urban Planning (MUP), and Ph.D. in Regional Planning. They also secure funding to support masters and doctoral student research assistants. Beyond the unit, the new faculty member will contribute to an interdisciplinary, sustainability-focused degree under development in the University’s College of Fine and Applied Arts where DURP is housed.
DURP currently has 15 full-time faculty members in addition to its adjunct and affiliate faculty, 81 students in the BAUSP program, 54 students in the MUP program, and 18 Ph.D. students. Its curricular offerings span sustainable design and development, community development for social justice, local and regional economic development, and land use and transportation concentrations, as well as a cross cutting transnational planning specialization. The university (www.illinois.edu) and departmental (www.urban.illinois.edu) web sites offer additional information.
A Ph.D. in planning or related fields is required. ABD candidates will be considered. The position is a full-time nine-month tenure-track faculty appointment that begins August 16, 2019. Salary is commensurate with experience.
HOW TO APPLY: All applications must be submitted online at http://jobs.illinois.edu. Applicants should upload a letter of interest (2-3 pages) that includes the following:
In addition, upload:
To ensure full consideration the application materials should be received by November 4, 2018.
DURP is strongly committed to increasing the presence of underrepresented groups in the planning profession and the academy. Women and members of underrepresented groups in planning are especially encouraged to apply.
For further information about the position, please contact the search Chair, Professor Faranak Miraftab, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 217-265-8238. For further information about application procedures, please contact Melissa Madsen, Associate Director of Human Resources, at email@example.com.
LOCATION: Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
DEPARTMENT: Global and Intercultural Studies
TITLE: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Department of Global and Intercultural Studies at Miami University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to teach in International Studies, to include Critical Security Studies of the Middle East; maintain an active research agenda; advise students; and provide service to the institution.
REQUIREMENTS: A Ph.D. in Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, International Studies, Political Science or interdisciplinary work within these or related, cognate fields by date of appointment in August 2019. Candidates should have Middle East regional expertise, relevant language ability, and field work experience. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident, admitted for residence as an applicant under the 1986 immigration amnesty law, refugee or asylee.
Consideration may be given to candidates with interdisciplinary conceptual and methodological perspectives in both critical and applied analyses of the complex social, political, and economic changes shaping the contemporary Middle East; those whose scholarship may include but is not limited to: critical political economies; environmental and human security; international and civil conflict; migration; as well as the cultural, gender, sexuality, race, and class dimensions of these issues.
Consideration may also be given to candidates with demonstrated potential for interdisciplinary teaching that engages the International Studies curriculum and other of the academic majors and minors offered by the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies: Asian/Asian-American Studies; American Studies; Black World Studies; Latin American, Latino/a, and Caribbean Studies; Middle East and Islamic Studies; and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
Screening of applications will begin on October 8, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.
LOCATION: Pennsylvania State University
DEPARTMENT: Global Studies
TITLE: Assistant Teaching Professor in Global Studies
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Program in Global and International Studies (GLIS) invites applications for a three-year, non-tenure track position as Assistant Teaching Professor in Global Studies. The preferred start date for the position is August 2019, and the appointment may be renewed based on factors including positive performance reviews. Responsibilities include teaching 2 introductory courses per semester in GLIS, which constitutes 2/3 of the position. For the remaining 1/3 of the position, the faculty member will assist with programmatic activities including curriculum and course development, student programs, and others as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS include a PhD in a Humanities or Social Science discipline at the time of appointment and teaching experience in global studies. As Penn State's Program in GLIS combines both Humanities and Social Science methods, experience in teaching with both humanistic and social scientific approaches will be a plus. Preferred qualifications also include a record of program building, curriculum development, proposal writing, and experience developing online courses.
TO APPLY, submit via the Penn State jobs website:
Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. For more information on Penn State's Global and International Studies Program see: http://glis.la.psu.edu/.
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1287127
CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.
Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
LOCATION: Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT
DEPARTMENT: Politics and Justice Studies
TITLE: Assistant Professor of Political Science
JOB DESCRIPTION: Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Political Science beginning August 2019. Primary teaching responsibilities include an introductory Political Science course, as well as upper division undergraduate courses in global politics and political theory. The ability to teach either comparative politics and/or research methods is also highly desirable. Westminster’s normal teaching load is 24 semester hours per year – typically three courses per semester.
The Department of Politics and Justice Studies at Westminster has a strong commitment to undergraduate education that emphasizes high-impact teaching practices, an interdisciplinary curriculum, and a student-centered learning environment. Students majoring in Political Science or Justice Studies cultivate strong writing and critical thinking skills that support their future goals to enter graduate school or the workforce.
Westminster College’s commitment to diversity and global learning is revealed in its core values, mission and vision statements, and learning goals. We seek colleagues who are prepared to facilitate the learning of all students, including those from groups historically underrepresented in higher education, such as students of color, LGBTQ+ students, students with disabilities, and first-generation college students.
For application instructions, please consult the online job board (http://jobs.westminstercollege.edu). Review of applications will begin on November 26, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. A complete application that demonstrates competencies in the above qualifications will include:
Westminster College is a place for self-reliant students of all backgrounds who seek lives of consequence. We are a private, independent college that has been advancing the liberal arts tradition in Utah since 1875. Our historic campus is the center of Salt Lake City's Sugar House neighborhood. Our mountain vistas inspire exploration, our urban surroundings provide endless opportunities, and our small classes promote inclusive dialogue. We offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. Our devoted faculty challenge students to engage their curiosity and pursue their passions through purpose-driven academic programs. Westminster is a place for expanding your worldview, innovating for the future, and launching a meaningful life. For more information visit www.westminstercollege.edu.
Westminster College is committed to a diversified workforce, equal opportunity, and nondiscrimination. To this end, Westminster prohibits any form of discrimination or harassment based on race or ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, disabilities, genetic information, status as a veteran, or any other category or classification protected by applicable federal, state, or city laws.
LOCATION: University of California, Santa Barbara
DEPARTMENT: Global Studies
TITLE: Assistant Professor in Technologies of Globalization
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Department of Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor whose work focuses on technologies of globalization, beginning July 1, 2019. Apply by October 1, 2018 for primary consideration. Position open until filled.
We seek a scholar with expertise in technologies that drive globalization across a broad spectrum, with particular interest in cutting-edge technologies that shape and/or have shaped the frontiers of globalization. Rubrics of interest include technologies of information, of production, transportation, and security, crime and illicit flows, social media, networks and mobilization, global governance of technology, and global health, as well as intersections among these. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.
Preferred candidates should include evidence of at least five years of study in the technologies that drive globalization and a publication record that employs an interdisciplinary framework.
This position requires a PhD by time of appointment. To ensure full consideration, please submit:
Applicants should also submit:
Apply at http://apptrkr.com/1275916.
For more information on the department, please visit www.global.ucsb.edu.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
LOCATION: University of Oregon
DEPARTMENT: CASLS/Global Studies Institute
TITLE: Research Assistant
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Global Studies Institute is seeking qualified applicants for its open research pool. Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. In limited circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three years based on programmatic need, funding, and performance.
Candidates would assist any one of the GSI units with research and development projects. Potential areas of research include: second language acquisition; applied research on world language curriculum, technology-based tools, or assessment; intersection of digital technologies in the world language/global classroom; curriculum development for international and area studies; pedagogy and teaching effectiveness.
• Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree
• Native or near-native proficiency in a language other than English
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits .
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.
UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination .
In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report .
LOCATION: University of California, Santa Barbara
DEPARTMENT: Global Studies
TITLE: Temporary Lecturer Position
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Department of Global Studies at University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses in Global Studies for the upcoming openings. Courses needed may include:
• Global History, Culture and Ideology
Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 33% to 100%. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.
Questions about the position may be directed to the Department Chair, Alison Brysk at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information about the UCSB Department of Global Studies may be found at our website, www.global.ucsb.edu.
Applicants must possess a PhD in a related field by time of appointment, and have one or more years teaching experience. Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends on qualifications.
To apply, please go to the following link https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01067. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, as well as provide contact information for 3-5 references.
The posting will remain open until October 31, 2018 to accommodate department needs. Appointments for fall quarter are usually reviewed in July, winter quarter in October, and for spring quarter in January. The pool will close on October 31, 2018; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.
Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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