The School of International Affairs in University Park invites applications for a fixed-term Visiting Professor of International Affairs position for the 2021-2022 academic year, with rank to be determined (assistant/associate/full professor) based on qualifications. The successful candidate will have the professional and educational background necessary to teach courses in international affairs. The ability to teach courses focused on areas such as globalization and culture, human rights or development studies, national security, and international affairs is desirable, but not required. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in the social sciences or humanities, such as sociology, anthropology, geography, international affairs, political science, superior academic credentials, and demonstrated excellence in or potential for teaching and scholarship. Applications must include a CV, cover letter, sample publications relevant to the post, teaching interests, and a statement of how the candidate’s work is relevant to the focus of the position. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled; only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. Information on the School of International Affairs is available at https://sia.psu.edu/