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Assistant Professor of Global Interdisciplinary Studies
Villanova University

  • Sep. 25, 2017
 
  • Assistant Professor of Global Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Villanova University
    Villanova, PA
    United States
 
  • 10/30/2017
  • Available immediately
  •  
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Labor/Industrial Relations
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Gender Studies
    Environmental Policy
    Economics - International
    Social Sciences - General
 
 
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VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY


 



 
 




Assistant Professor of Global Interdisciplinary Studies




Posting Number: 2017424F



Position Type: Faculty



Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants



Work Schedule: FT/9 Month



Department: 317-Inst for Global Interdisciplinary Studies



Position Summary

Villanova University's new Department of Global Interdisciplinary Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in global interdisciplinary studies to teach courses at the undergraduate level beginning in the Fall 2018 semester. We seek candidates with expertise in the social sciences who can work with students and faculty from a range of disciplines.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.



Duties and Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the position include team teaching and working with students in our interdisciplinary programs that are thematically and area focused, namely: Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Arab and Islamic Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender and Womens Studies, Irish Studies, Latin American Studies, Peace and Justice Studies, and Russian Area Studies. Teaching duties include a 3-2 teaching load, contingent on a successful and promising record of scholarship. After a successful Third Year Review, a one-semester sabbatical is available in the fourth year.



Minimum Qualifications

Desired Qualifications: 1) PhD in hand, but applicants close to completing their degree will be considereddegree must be completed by August 1, 2018. 2) Evidence of teaching excellence in higher education and promise of a strong record of research and publication are essential.
Successful candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service, and dedicated to conceptualizing and implementing interdisciplinarity in the departments curriculum. Areas of interdisciplinary expertise must have a global focus, and may include: international migration, global health, global south, demographics, human and labor rights, social justice, gender inequality, environmental/sustainability studies, conflict studies, racial economics, or global communication.



Preferred Qualifications

Candidates whose training and/or research exhibits interdisciplinary scholarship preferred.



Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours





Special Message to Applicants

An email will be sent to your references with a secure web link asking that they submit confidential letters of recommendation.



Posting Date: 09/20/2017



Closing Date (12am ET): 10/30/2017



Open Until Filled:



Salary Posting Information: Commensurate with experience



Salary Band: N/A



Job Classification: Faculty



To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/12328



Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.




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