Posted: Feb 19, 2021

Visiting Assistant Professor—International Studies

Application Deadline: N/A
International Studies
Prior to the official appointment to the university, the candidate(s) selected for hire must be able to demonstrate eligibility to teach assigned courses by successfully meeting the credentialing requirements based on official transcripts and other documentation as required. This is a 2 year fixed-term appointment starting August 2021 through May 2023. Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm EST on March 19, 2021, the position closing date. To apply, please complete the online application process available at https://jobs.uncw.edu/ and attach the following materials as an Adobe PDF document including: 1. Cover Letter 2. Curriculum Vita 3. Combined unofficial Graduate Transcripts 4. Teaching Philosophy - Statement of Teaching Philosophy describing teaching interests including a list of potential course offerings, plan for actively engaging students in field-based or methods courses, and how issues of diversity shape the applicant’s working practices, past and planned. Note that letters of application without the requested components will not meet the application requirements. Please note that a minimum of three professional reference contacts are required for all applications. References will be requested during the screening process. Please direct questions concerning the search to Dr. Gao Bei, Chair, Visiting Assistant Professor Search Committee, at [email protected], (910) 962-7650. For questions regarding the online application process, contact Ms. Shannon Payne at [email protected]

 

 

Visiting Assistant Professor—International Studies

External Link to Posting
https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/19912

College
College of Arts and Sciences Admin - 32000 College

Dept/School
International Studies - 32460

Vacancy Number
16F-373

Position Number
5032

Location of Workplace
Main UNCW Campus

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Department of International Studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is seeking a nine-month visiting assistant professor in International Studies.

This is a 2 year fixed-term appointment starting August 2021 through May 2023.

The Department seeks to hire a visiting assistant professor in International Studies who specializes in International Political Economy and focuses on an area that compliments existing offerings in the department, with particular interest in development, public health, and/or the environment. Candidates with a regional focus on Latin America are especially welcome. The new faculty member will teach courses in his/her area of specialization along with introductory courses in international studies and in interdisciplinary research methods.

This position carries a teaching load of 12 contact hours per semester. Selected candidates will engage in departmental meetings, committees, and special project work to further goals of the department.


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Doctoral degree in International Studies, Global Studies, International Relations at the time of employment. Candidates with a Doctorate in a related field or a closely related field, will also be considered.

Applicants who are ABD for the terminal degree may be considered depending on expected completion date.


Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

The successful candidate for this position will: 1) be committed to exceptional teaching at the introductory level and upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in their specialty; 2) support the established undergraduate programs and the future graduate degree programs within the Department of International Studies.


Required Certifications or Licensure

No Required Certifications or Licensure


Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of International Studies offers a BA in International Studies, and a Minor in International Studies and contributes to a number of interdisplinary minors in Asia Japanese Studies, Europe, Russia and Security Studies. International Studies is presently developing an MA program in International Studies with a possible launch date in 2022 or 2023. Fundamental to UNCW’s International Studies program is the mission to prepare its students to meet the many complex challenges facing our world, most of which do not fall within the strict confines of a single discipline, but rather require a broader interdisciplinary perspective.

How To Apply:

Prior to the official appointment to the university, the candidate(s) selected for hire must be able to demonstrate eligibility to teach assigned courses by successfully meeting the credentialing requirements based on official transcripts and other documentation as required.

This is a 2 year fixed-term appointment starting August 2021 through May 2023.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm EST on March 19, 2021, the position closing date. To apply, please complete the online application process available at https://jobs.uncw.edu/ and attach the following materials as an Adobe PDF document including:
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vita
3. Combined unofficial Graduate Transcripts
4. Teaching Philosophy – Statement of Teaching Philosophy describing teaching interests including a list of potential course offerings, plan for actively engaging students in field-based or methods courses, and how issues of diversity shape the applicant’s working practices, past and planned.

Note that letters of application without the requested components will not meet the application requirements.

Please note that a minimum of three professional reference contacts are required for all applications. References will be requested during the screening process.

Please direct questions concerning the search to Dr. Gao Bei, Chair, Visiting Assistant Professor Search Committee, at [email protected], (910) 962-7650. For questions regarding the online application process, contact Ms. Shannon Payne at [email protected]