The Department of History, Philosophy and the Social Sciences (HPSS) at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) invites applications for a one year full-time Assistant Professor in Residence in Political Economy starting in fall of 2019.
Rhode Island School of Design recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, scholarship, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
We are seeking a scholar whose work grapples with global issues of political economy. We are particularly interested in appointing a colleague with expertise in one or more of the following areas: (i) globalization, global supply chains, the social science of global consumption; (ii) the political economy of development and development studies with possible focus of attention on the impact of industrialization and urbanization in East Asia, South Asia, or Latin America; (iii) the social science of advanced manufacturing, contemporary industrial restructuring, the emerging global economy of design and social innovation studies; (iv) the political economy of work, labor, and/or gender as this pertains to the above areas. We seek candidates who demonstrate quality undergraduate teaching, can teach broadly in their field, and represent various aspects of their discipline within the department.