Warburg Chair in Political Science

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Feb 10, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Warburg Chair in Political Science & International Relations

Main Campus - Boston, MA
R07402

Simmons University invites applications for its Warburg Chair in International Relations to begin August 15, 2021 (start date negotiable). This is a two to three-year appointment as a faculty member within the Department of Political Science and International Relations.

We seek an innovative practitioner with an enthusiasm for the field who will contribute to the teaching excellence and instructional innovation of the department and the University. As a University committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, we seek candidates who embody and express these values and have proven experience successfully working with individuals across a broad spectrum of identities, beliefs, and perspectives.

Responsibilities include teaching two to three courses per year - generally a senior seminar and a subject-based course designed by both the Warburg Chair and the Chair of the Department. The Warburg Chair will also be responsible for coordinating discussion-oriented programs and meetings, mentoring students for careers in foreign policy, cultivating student opportunities, and bringing distinguished speakers to the Simmons community. Additionally, the Warburg Chair is expected to maintain a regular presence on campus as well as participate in activities that help advance the University's strategic goals.

The successful candidate will have a distinguished record as a senior practitioner in International Relations with experience in fields including, but not limited to: diplomacy, international trade, development, policy formulation and implementation, international organizations, international health, and/or international women's issues. Additionally, the successful candidate will have previous experience in foreign policy formulation (at a senior level) - preferably with familiarity with related US policies. Candidates need not have advanced academic qualifications in International Relations, Political Science or other disciplines.

Consideration of applications will begin March 10, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit an online application including the following documents:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of interest addressing the following:
    • Your interest in the position
    • Your experience as a mentor (preferably to students though any experience welcome)
    • Programming that you would design to enhance students' understanding of the field and current events


For questions, please email hr@simmons.edu attn: Lindsey Baumgardner.

About the Department

The Department of Political Science and International Relations at Simmons University introduces students to the study of the institutions of government, the process of decision-making (domestic and international), the content of these decisions (public policy) and their impact on society. We combine theory with practical experience including, internships, study abroad, as well as independent research opportunities to enable our students to succeed, thrive, and become leaders within their field. We are a highly collaborative department focused on developing the next generation of socially-conscious leaders.

About the University

Located in Boston's historic Fenway area, Simmons has a strong tradition of empowering women and challenging traditional gender roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education institutions to prepare women to become leaders and has evolved to become a university offering a women's undergraduate program and graduate programs open to all.

You're joining our community at an especially exciting time as one of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New England. You'll find that people who work here are truly committed to our mission of preparing students to become champions of social justice and leaders in their professions and their communities. This commitment and pride make for a dynamic workplace.

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a University committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under- represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.

Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.


To apply, visit https://simmons.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Simmons-Careers/job/Main-Campus---Boston-MA/Warburg-Chair-in-Political-Science---International-Relations_R07402-2

Located in Boston’s historic Fenway area, Simmons College is a small, private, non-sectarian College which has educated students for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Working at Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse and mission-driven community of educators and professionals.

We prepare students to be leaders for themselves, their communities and the world. Our faculty and staff members lead by example - sharing a commitment to excellence and putting the students first.