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Assistant Professor, Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Aug. 13, 2019
Title Assistant Professor, Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8W200:Patterson School Of Diplomacy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Political Science - General
    International Relations/Foreign Service

The Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure track appointment starting in August 2020 at the Assistant Professor rank. The ideal candidate will combine a focus on international commerce with an area of functional or regional expertise, preferably in Asia. Applicants from the disciplines of political science, history, and law are particularly welcome. Professional experience working with an IO, NGO or government, would be a plus, as would be extended study, research or teaching overseas. Candidates must already possess an earned doctorate/terminal degree.

The Patterson School is a selective 18-month professional masters degree program in international affairs. Each year’s incoming student cohort is generally limited to thirty-five, all full-time and residential. Our faculty is an interdisciplinary mix of traditional academics and former foreign affairs professionals. Coursework and seminars are supplemented with a rich offering of experiential co-curricular activities. Academic concentrations are offered in: diplomacy; international security and intelligence; international commerce; and international organizations and development.

In addition to standard faculty scholarly research, service and outreach responsibilities, the successful candidate will be expected to teach and to help organize and support co-curricular activities.
Additional information about the Patterson School can be found at

To apply, please submit CV and cover letter along with application. Please also include the contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters from your contacts within the employment system.

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 31st, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

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