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Job ID: 169917

Global Studies Lecturer
Auburn University


Date Posted Oct. 20, 2021
Title Global Studies Lecturer
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Admin - Human Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
    Social Sciences - General
 
 

Job Description Summary

Position
Auburn University seeks a 9-month non-tenure track appointment as a lecturer of Global Studies (95% teaching, 5% service), renewable annually based upon need, funding, and performance. The position is housed in the College of Human Sciences Office of Global Education and the role involves teaching 3-4 sections of undergraduate courses in one or more of the following areas each semester: Global Studies in Human Sciences; Hunger Studies; Development Practice; Study Abroad; Professional Development; Global Studies Internships. Other duties may include advising undergraduate students; being an active team member within the program; being actively involved with industry and relevant professional associations; being actively involved in the work of the Office of Global Education; advising global studies clubs and honor societies.

Setting
As a land grant institution, Auburn University’s mission, "is dedicated to improving the lives of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research and scholarship, and selfless service." Auburn University has a multicultural student enrollment of over 30,000 and the University provides instruction in approximately 60 academic departments and maintains graduate research and public service programs. Auburn is a one-hour drive from Montgomery, AL, and 1.5 hours from Hartsfield Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, GA. To learn more about Auburn University, visit http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/facultyjobs/. Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of employees, including dual-career couples.

The College of Human Sciences provides programs that promote living well through a focus on human health and well-being. Students in the College of Human Sciences receive a world-class education through curriculums focused on igniting creativity to discover sustainable solutions for improving quality of life around the world. Housed within the College, The Office of Global Education offers an interdisciplinary B.S. degree in Global Studies in Human Sciences, a Master of Development Practice graduate degree, as well as a minor in International Studies in Human Sciences. More information about the Office of Global Education can be found at http://humsci.auburn.edu/global/. Additionally, the Office offers many study abroad opportunities across the globe. The curriculum for each program is interdisciplinary across the myriad of Human Sciences disciplines, and each seeks to challenge students with real-world experiences and hands-on learning. This preparation produces graduates that have a broad worldview, a diverse understanding of the world in which they live and work, and a commitment to building a better world.

Minimum Qualifications
Advanced degree in Global Studies, Sustainability, Human Sciences, or related field at the time employment is scheduled to begin. Must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed duration of appointment. Must be able to communicate effectively in English and must possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

Desired Qualifications
Ph.D. desired. Experience teaching in global studies, hunger studies, sustainability, or related field; professional experience in development; interest in interdisciplinary teaching initiatives; professional experience with implementing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives; experience with active learning and flipped classroom teaching methodology; experience with distance education; experience with study abroad.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Apply on-line using the link: https://www.auemployment.com/postings/25618. Provide application letter, complete CV, transcripts from all universities attended; statement of teaching philosophy, diversity statement, and three (3) professional references with names, addresses, and phone numbers. Only complete application materials will be considered. Review of application begins on January 10, 2022, and will continue until position is filled. For more information about the position, contact Kate Thornton, PhD, Search Committee Chair: kate.thornton@auburn.edu.


 
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