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Visiting Assistant Professor Of International Relations

Employer
Bucknell University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 13, 2024

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Visiting Assistant Professor Of International Relations

R0000000038
Academic West Building

Position Title:
Visiting Assistant Professor of International Relations

Position Type:
Full time

Location:
Academic West Building

Categories:
Faculty Exempt

Job Summary:
The Department of International Relations at Bucknell University invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position to begin in August 2024. We seek a teacher-scholar with a Ph.D. degree in International Relations, Environmental Studies, International Development, Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, or other relevant discipline by the start of the appointment. Candidates in the final stages of completing their degree requirements, with a defense date by July 2024 will be considered, but degree must be granted within the candidate's first year of employment in this role in order to continue employment at Bucknell.

Job Duties:

The Department of International Relations at Bucknell University invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position to begin in August 2024. We seek a teacher-scholar with a Ph.D. degree in International Relations, Environmental Studies, International Development, Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, or other relevant discipline by the start of the appointment. Candidates in the final stages of completing their degree requirements, with a defense date by July 2024 will be considered, but degree must be granted within the candidate's first year of employment in this role in order to continue employment at Bucknell.

We welcome candidates who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices and who display a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity.

We are seeking a candidate whose teaching and research are in human security and global governance with expertise including some, among others, of the following: international peace and conflict resolution, disaster management, peacebuilding, economic security, environmental security, food security, humanitarian assistance and relief, and nongovernmental organizations. The selected candidate should be able to teach our courses on human security and global governance, as well as a set of electives. They may also be asked to teach a first-year introductory course for the major. The successful candidate will teach six courses per year.

Applications must be submitted online at: bucknell.edu/careers-bucknell. Online applications require a cover letter; CV; a statement on the candidate's teaching philosophy; sample syllabi (relevant to the position) and course evaluations. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted separately. Inquiries can be sent to Professor Emek Uçarer (ucarer@bucknell.edu). Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Advertised:
2024-02-02

Benefits:

Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to):
  • Flexible scheduling options determined by role;
  • Medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance options
  • An outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions)
  • Full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally, full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education will be applied to waiting periods.
  • A comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives
  • A myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card


To learn more about Bucknell's benefits, click here! (*Eligibility criteria and waiting periods may apply.)

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.


To apply, visit https://bucknell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Academic-West-Building/Visiting-Assistant-Professor-of-International-Relations_R0000000038.



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